• Meadowlane Elementary wins national award

    Meadowlane Elementary wins national award

    View the presentation here The Phenix City School System celebrated a momentous achievement on Jan. 9 at Meadowlane Elementary School. Superintendent Randy Wilkes, Meadowlane principal Aretha McDonald, and Phenix City mayor Eddie Lowe led a program in celebration of the school receiving the 2019 Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) National Distinguished School Award. Meadowlane

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  • School employees rewarded

    School employees rewarded

    Photo:Russell County Superintendent Dr. Brenda Coley (far left) led her school district for Institute Day on Jan. 6. Faculty and staff celebrated with noisemakers and confetti poppers during the spirited event. Motivational in nature, Institute day celebrates the district’s progress, introduces new employees, and reasserts its mission, while working on professional development. Improvement incentives included new

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  • Mayor boasts 149 days in reserves during State of the City address

    Mayor boasts 149 days in reserves during State of the City address

    Photo: Phenix City Council discusses finances during the annual State of the City address. Photo|Denise DuBois Last week, Phenix City officials talked to interested community members about the city’s financial state at the annual State of the City address.  Mayor Eddie Lowe walked through the General Fund balance sheet and Debt Service Stress Test sheet. He

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  • St. Francis Hospital Joins Newly Formed Joint Venture Created by Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health

    St. Francis Hospital Joins Newly Formed Joint Venture Created by Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health

    Emory Healthcare and LifePoint Health recently announced that they have formed a joint venture to enhance access to, and delivery of high-quality, cost-effective care; improve the health of residents in Columbus, Ga., and surrounding communities; and strengthen the regional benefits of Emory’s health care expertise close to home. St. Francis Hospital in Columbus, which LifePoint

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  • Beulah Utilities on the brink of $5.5 million water expansion

    Beulah Utilities on the brink of $5.5 million water expansion

    Beulah, Alabama — Beulah Utilities District is poised to launch a $5.5 million expansion and improvement project that will add two water tanks and upgrade six water mains to stabilize and increase the water pressure for customers and firefighters. Lee County Commissioner Robert Ham said that when it is complete in about two years, the

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  • Goodwill To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services For The Community

    Goodwill To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services For The Community

    Goodwill is preparing to help the community during tax season by offering free tax preparation services through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), an IRS-sponsored tax program. For 10 years, Goodwill has provided free tax prep services for the community through a partnership with theIRS. Through that partnership Goodwill recruits and trains volunteers to prepare current

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