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National Day of Prayer Local Events – May 2nd, 2019

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  • Brilliant: 9:30 am at the flag pole in front of Brilliant Town Hall

  • Guin: Noon behind the Guin City Hall and it will be led by Guin First Baptist Church Pastor Dr. Kenny Hatcher

  • Hamilton: Noon at the Hamilton Police Department Municipal Courtroom (auditorium at the old city hall), hosted by the Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce. There will be local speakers and refreshments following the event.

  • Winfield: Noon at the Johnny Michael Spann Memorial Park

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April 28, 2019 at 3:22 AM

Maintenance Position Available – Fayette County Commission

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The Fayette County Commission will receive application for a maintenance position. This is a full-time job with benefits available. The successful applicant will be responsible for the maintenance of County buildings and grounds, including, but not limited to general electric work, light plumbing, mowing and cleaning of grounds. Applications will be received until Thursday, May 9, 2019 At 12:00 noon. All applicants must provide evidence of experience in general maintenance work and supply a minimum of three (3) references for each experience. For more information, contact Ms Bobby Joe Kemp-Driver at 1-205–932–4510 regarding the position. Salary is negotiable based on experience.

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April 28, 2019 at 2:38 AM

Notice of Public Hearing – City of Hamilton

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Notice is hereby given that at its regular public meeting beginning at 6:00 pm on Monday, May 6, 2019 in the Hamilton City Hall Auditorium located on 736 Military Street South, Hamilton, Alabama, the City Council of the City of Hamilton (the “City”) and other elected officials will hear comments from interested citizens concerning the proposed annexation of real property located near the intersection of State Highway 187 and US Highway 43, better known as Harper’s Junction.

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April 25, 2019 at 7:08 PM

Higher Limits Now Available on USDA Farm Loans

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April 25, 2019 at 11:27 AM

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Honoring America’s First Lady of Courage with Four Day Festival in Tuscumbia

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Tuscumbia, Ala. – In June, the town of Tuscumbia comes together to honor one of its heroic natives with a four day celebration attracting thousands of visitors from across the country. Set for June 27-30, 2019, the Helen Keller Festival offers a variety of family-friendly events including a parade, a car and truck show, live music, arts and crafts and sporting activities, while celebrating the life of Helen Keller and her remarkable achievements in overcoming a world of silence. All activities take place in Spring Park in downtown Tuscumbia unless otherwise noted.

The Helen Keller Festival is centered on the Helen Keller Festival Market, a marketplace consisting of handcrafted items, art, jewelry and other specialty products along with retail vendors and commercial made products. Marketplace hours are 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 27th, noon to 8 p.m. June 28th, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 29th, and 5 to 8 p.m. June 30th. Admission is free to the marketplace.

Live music is offered every evening of the festival. Admission to each concert is $5 per person excluding Sunday’s performances. This year’s music line up features a diverse mix of award-winning artists. On Thursday evening, June 27th, the Velcro Pygmies takes the stage at 8 p.m. Slated to perform Friday, June 28th at 8:30 p.m. is Mixtape-80s Tribute Band. Saturday’s music lineup features country music sweetheart Tanya Tucker at 8:30 p.m. and Jason Crabb takes the stage Sunday, June 30th at 7 p.m.

Additional activities include the Helen Keller Festival Parade June 27th at 6 p.m., a 23 mile and five mile family bike ride June 28th, a car and truck show in downtown Tuscumbia June 29th, a five mile and one mile fun run June 29th, a golf tournament at Spring Creek Golf Course June 28th and 29th and a guided walking tour of the historic downtown area June 29th.

Festival hours are Thursday 6 to 10 p.m., Friday 12 to 10 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday 4 to 10 p.m. No dogs or other pets allowed in Spring Park except those classified as service dogs to assist the handicapped. For a complete schedule of events, map of downtown Tuscumbia or more information, visit www.helenkellerfestival.com.

Tours of Ivy Green, the birthplace of Helen Keller, are also offered Monday through Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 4 p.m. (admission charged). The home is located at 300 North Commons Street West in Tuscumbia. Live performances of William Gibson’s world-famous drama, The Miracle Worker, will be offered on Friday and Saturday nights at 8 p.m. on the grounds of Helen Keller’s birthplace (admission charged) from June 7 to July 13. For more information or to purchase tickets, call 256.383.4066.

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April 25, 2019 at 8:46 AM

Brilliant City Council Meeting 04/24/2019

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April 24, 2019 at 6:52 PM

First Friday’s Event – May 3rd!!

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The Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to kick off our 2nd First Friday’s in Downtown Hamilton, AL on May 3rd from 6-9pm.

BOOTH fees are FREE!!!

If you are interested in setting up a booth or participating in the entertainment, please contact the Chamber office at 205-921-7786 or email us back.

We will be having a Movie Night – “The Incredibles 2” – will be playing at 7:30 pm, so bring a chair.

Entertainment will be Colby Nix sponsored by First National Bank

Please see attached flyer with more information about the event.

We will also be having First Friday’s on June 7th of this year.

If any business would like to sponsor the entertainment this year please contact us!!

We hope you all will come out and enjoy the entertainment and shopping!!

We will have the First Friday’s T-shirts available for purchase at First Friday’s on May 3rd.

Sizes are Small, Med, Large and XL for $12.00 each. Size XXL is $15.00.

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April 24, 2019 at 2:39 PM

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