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August 1-Sept. 2

The Equality Volunteer Fire Department is holding a Labor Day Fundraiser: Boston Butt and Rib Sale. Boston Butts are $35, and a rack of ribs is $30. Orders are being taken now, and pick up will be September 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the old fire station. Orders may also be available to pick up Friday night, September 1, after 5 p.m. To place an order contact Jackie Dean at 256-786-1169 or Jean Moe-Prince at 256-537-1884, or email The fire department appreciates your support!


August 26

The Coosa County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a Co-Ed Softball Tournament as a fundraiser for Cancer Outreach and Community Hope, or C.O.A.C.H. The tournament will be held Saturday, August 26, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Alexander City softball fields. All teams are welcome, and there is a $200 non-refundable registration fee to participate. Limited to 16 teams. Rules and regulations will be provided at signup. Those interested in participating are asked to contact Jennifer at the Sheriff’s Office at 256-267-2488 by Friday, August 18. Team rosters must also be turned in by Friday, August 18. Prizes for first through third place: First place – $1,000; second place – $600; third place – $200. The payout reflects a 16-team tournament.



The Goodwater Youth Development and Recreational Center is open to the public weekly on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and practice days for the travel ball team are those same days from 5 to 6 p.m. Cheerleader practice is held on Wednesdays and Fridays. For more information, call 256-743-1252.


The historic Old Rock Jail in Rockford will be open every Sunday afternoon beginning May 7 and going through October 29. Exceptions to this schedule are Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, July 2, and September 3.



The Friends of Flagg Mountain host a potluck dinner (bring something to share) with entertainment by local musicians on the First Friday of every month. Bring a chair and join the fun and fellowship with dinner starting at 6 p.m. For more information, see the Friends of Flagg Facebook page or contact Jodi McDade at 334-651-5226 (leave a message).


The Coosa County Republican Party meets the fourth Monday of every month at the Coosa County E-911 building in Rockford with refreshments at 6 p.m. and the meeting starting at 6:30 p.m. For more information email


The West Coosa Senior Center will host breakfast on the fourth Saturday of each month from 7-10 a.m. at the senior center, located in the old Stewartville school, located at 47 Coosa County Road 70, Sylacauga, 35151. Plates will be available for $6 each with choices of ham, bacon, sausage, eggs, gravies, and more! Dine in or call ahead to 256-249-2024 to carry out. Donations are appreciated!



The Hanover Community Club and Neighborhood Watch will now hold quarterly gatherings at Andrews Chapel. These quarterly gatherings are held on the third Tuesday of March, June, September, and December at Andrews Chapel Fellowship Hall at 6 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited and encouraged to attend. Y’all come!

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