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June 23, 2015
Tiger Town Park Reflects Spirit of Elba
Tiger Town Park Reflects Spirit of Elba

What used to house classrooms, offices, teachers and students at Elba High is now the entrance to Tiger Town Park and serves as a symbol of the resilience and innovation the people of Elba have come to master. Today, on the campus of the old high school, a menagerie of repurposed structures and spaces greets visitors.

By Caroline Allen
June 17, 2015
Selma AARP Chapter Hosts Summer Picnic
Selma AARP Chapter Hosts Summer Picnic

For the AARP Chapter of Selma, summer is the perfect time to look forward to the relaxing activities and freedom warmer weather brings. Members of the AARP group also look forward to getting together with one another at their quarterly picnic.

By Illyshia Parker
June 16, 2015
Collinsville Study Club Has Served Community Since 1929
Collinsville Study Club Has Served Community Since 1929

In April 1929, the Study Club was formed in Collinsville, with 21 charter members and two honorary members. Soon after in May, the club was federated with the Alabama Federation of Women’s Clubs, and their motto was “We study that we may serve”.

By Crystal Rawls
June 16, 2015
Roanoke Church Has Storied Past, Bright Future
Roanoke Church Has Storied Past, Bright Future

Established in 1845, First Baptist Church has enjoyed a long history in Roanoke, Alabama. Construction of the original building on Main Street began in 1901, and its current building has occupied its location in the heart of downtown Roanoke since 1979.

By Joy Porter
June 15, 2015
Cooperation Helps Elba Food Bank Serve Thousands
Cooperation Helps Elba Food Bank Serve Thousands

The Food Bank, headquartered at the Elba Church of Christ just outside the city’s downtown hub, is open every Thursday morning. Food for the ministry is bought from the Dothan Food Bank at 16 cents per pound. Local grocery stores also donate and allow the Alliance to purchase food at store cost.

By Caroline Allen

Last Updated: April 04, 2019