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CPC plans future event participation

By Christa Jennings Senior Staff Writer   The Coosa County Children’s Policy Council, or CPC, is looking at ways to stay active and involved with the communities and area youth as it looks to fall events coming up in the county. With 20 people attending last Tuesday’s meeting, including seven via Zoom and 13 in…

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Work begins on animal shelter

With the initial fundraising goals being met, work began this week on the Coosa County Animal Shelter as volunteers spent time in the early stages of remodeling the old Stewartville Volunteer Fire Department building to turn it into the new animal shelter. Volunteers donated their time and labor three days this week to help the…

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Republican Party meets Monday, will review statewide amendments

Special to the News   The Coosa County Republican Party will hold its monthly public meeting on Monday, September 26, at the E-911 building located at 66 Communication Drive in Rockford. Refreshments will be served at 6 p.m., and the meeting will begin at 6:30. The guest speaker will be Jimmy Entrekin, legal counsel for…

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This day in CCN history

      The “celebrity jail” was a popular part of the Rockford Reunion event 30 years ago. Larry Carden, pictured at right, visited the “Rockford Callaboose” twice thanks to the contributions of his wife, Dot. Public Safety Director Allen Rambo, in the left picture, was escorted to the jail by the “official” reunion law enforcement officers…

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Poplar Point Camp pool in need of repairs

Fundraising efforts underway to keep pool open for community use   A group visiting Poplar Point Camp many years ago enjoys using the pool. Photo submitted   A group of volunteers working to paint and patch the camp’s commercial swimming pool about seven years ago. Photo submitted   A group of children enjoying time at…

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Rockford Utilities Board mostly discussion

By Christa Jennings Senior Staff Reporter   Aside from approving standard monthly matters such as the meeting minutes and financial statements, Monday evening’s meeting of the Rockford Utilities Board was mostly discussion with no other official action being taken. After having a late start, the meeting only lasted approximately 40 minutes, with some of that…

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September 12-18, 2022

  Jail population as of September 19: 31 inmates Males: 27 Females: 4   ARRESTS On September 12, Deputy Ward arrested Gregory Lee Dunham, a resident of Goodwater, for Receiving Stolen Property. He was processed into the Coosa County Jail on a $5,000 bond. On September 13, Deputy Mitchell arrested Naszier Hasan Napoleon, a resident…

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Important general election dates

    Sept. 14: Absentee voting process began in the Coosa County judge of probate’s office Nov. 1: Last day that absentee ballot applications can be returned by mail (USPS, FedEx, UPS, etc.) Nov. 3: Last day that absentee ballot applications can be returned by hand delivery Nov. 7: Last day for a voter to…

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Empowerment Assembly kicks off Limitless Mentoring at CHS

  Liz Huntley, world renown speaker and author, speaks to the girls of Central High School Coosa County during the Empowerment Assembly. Photo by Maressa Ware     Liz Huntley, world renown speaker and author, speaks to the girls of Central High School Coosa County during the Empowerment Assembly. Photo submitted   Special to the…

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