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Our Prattville Exclusive Interview with Ray Boles: Candidate cites job creation as impetus for Alabama Senate run

<em>Our Prattville</em> Exclusive Interview with Ray Boles: Candidate cites job creation as impetus for Alabama Senate run

Prattville – Ray Boles, Republican candidate for Senate in District 30, is the son of Ronnie and Pat Boles of Prattville. Boles has a twin brother, Ron, who is an officer with the City’s Police Department and a sister, Donna Boles Finch, an Autaugaville schoolteacher. The Prattville native is the proprietor of Prattville Carpet and […]

Country Crossing spokesman calls for Riley investigation

Country Crossing spokesman calls for Riley investigation

Dothan, AL – On Thursday, Jay Walker, spokesman for the Country Crossing entertainment complex near Dothan, Alabama, issued a statement concerning delaying the House vote on a controversial bingo bill now dubbed “Simple Bingo Act.” Last week, the bill that would allow voters to decide on whether to legalize electronic bingo, was delayed in the […]

Prattville City officials and staff don pink for a purpose

Prattville City officials and staff don pink for a purpose

Prattville – Mayor Jim Byard Jr., the Council members, City Department Heads, and some city employees wore pink gloves Tuesday night to support breast cancer awareness and the upcoming Walk of Life. Byard further explained the purpose of wearing latex mitts during the Council meeting. “The Joy to Life group we joined last October when […]

Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. vs. Madisonville Mayor Will Cox

Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. vs. Madisonville Mayor Will Cox

Prattville – Mayor Jim Byard Jr. accepted a challenge from Madisonville, Kentucky Mayor Will Cox concerning 2010 Census participation- highest percentage in their prospective cities wins. If the Fountain City loses the bet, Byard will be forced to wear a University of Kentucky sweatshirt to a City Council meeting, but if Prattville wins, Cox dons […]

Prattville Fire Department releases annual report for 2009

Prattville Fire Department releases annual report for 2009

Prattville – The Prattville Fire Department 2009 Annual Report, a summary of expenses and activities, has recently been published by the City. The fire department is the only ambulance service in Autauga County and answers emergency and non-emergency calls, including non-emergency transports. With a total coverage area of 597 square miles, there were 2,285 calls […]

EPA confirms hazardous materials found in Prattville

EPA confirms hazardous materials found in Prattville

Prattville – The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has confirmed that hazardous chemicals have been identified in an abandoned metal plating shop at 112 Industrial Park Road in West Prattville. On March 12, the City of Prattville released information indicating that possible hazardous materials had been discovered in that location. According to EPA on-scene coordinator, Jeff […]

Possible hazardous chemicals found in Prattville: City officials reported on Friday

Possible hazardous chemicals found in Prattville: City officials reported on Friday

Prattville – According to Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr., possible hazardous chemicals were found in an abandoned building on 112 Industrial Park Road on the city’s west side. The site is located approximately one mile from the entrance of the International Paper Company. Code Enforcement Officers, acting on a complaint by a City Councilman, recently […]

Prattville bullying meeting brings awareness to problem

Prattville bullying meeting brings awareness to problem

Prattville – The sanctuary of First United Methodist Church in Prattville was filled to capacity last night with parents, children, school and law enforcement officials, and concerned citizens, to learn and discuss the issues of bullying. Prattville Mayor Jim Byard Jr. stated that although the presentation was timely due to a website constructed recently to […]

A sit down with Rep. Mac Gipson: Legislator discusses gambling and other issues affecting Alabama

A sit down with Rep. Mac Gipson: Legislator discusses gambling and other issues affecting Alabama

Prattville – A lifelong resident of Autauga County, H. Mac Gipson is serving a fourth term in the Alabama House of Representatives District 88 (which covers both Autauga and Elmore counties). Gipson’s standing house committees include Education, Finance and Appropriations, the Education Committee, the Children’s First Joint Oversight Committee, and the Community Service Grant Joint […]

City of Prattville to file suit against Lexon Insurance Company

City of Prattville to file suit against Lexon Insurance Company

Prattville – The City Council voted unanimously tonight to authorize the City to file suit against Lexon Insurance Company for the completion of Eastwood Subdivision. It was determined that the developer of Eastwood, located directly behind the Prattville Town Center, failed to finish the development in the allotted two-year time period; i.e., curbs, guttering, and […]

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