City of Hamilton

‘No confidence’ in new president

Submitted by Scott Johnson on Thu, 06/21/2018 - 16:41
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HAMILTON - A recently-formed legislative advisory task force has declared “no confidence” in newly-named Bevill State Community College (BSCC) President Dr. Kim Ennis. The BSCC-Hamilton Campus Legislative Advisory Task Force made the vote of “no confidence” in the system’s new leadership on Tuesday morning, June 19, in Hamilton. Following the vote, House District 18 Rep.

Hamilton Back-to-School cleanup set for Aug. 10

HAMILTON - Hamilton residents are organizing a back-to-school cleanup bash to help kick off classes going back in session.
Volunteers will meet at the Hamilton High School football field parking lot on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 7 a.m. to organize into groups and begin work.
Marion County Schools held their first day back in school on Wednesday, Aug. 7.
Event organizer Tyler Knight requested volunteers bring hedge trimmers, weed eaters, pressure washers, rakes and gloves.

 

Groundbreaking held for Love’s, Arby’s


Hamilton Mayor Bob “The Builder” Page wears a hard hat and holds a shovel during a ground-breaking ceremony to celebrate the incoming Love’s Truck Stop and Country Store on River Road Drive in Hamilton. The land is currently being used to grow soy beans. (Abigayle Dunkin/Intern)

• Construction to start the end of the year; $12M facility will create 50 jobs

HAMILTON - Love’s and Arby’s are locked in for Hamilton.

Hamilton Mayor Bob Page and the Hamilton Area Chamber of Commerce held a ground-breaking ceremony for the Love’s Truck Stop and Country Store on Friday, June 21, at the company’s recently-purchased property located immediately off County Highway 35 on River Road Drive.

An Arby’s restaurant will be located within the store.

Tree seedling giveaway set for Feb. 26

HAMILTON - The Arbor Day free tree giveaway in Hamilton has been set for Tuesday, Feb. 25.
Sponsored each year by the Hamilton Beautification and Tree Board, in conjunction with the Alabama Forestry Commission, the free giveaway allows residents to select various saplings at no charge.
The event will be held at the Hamilton City Hall from 9 - 11 a.m.
For more information, interested persons can contact city hall at 921-2121.

Christmas Tree Lighting a success


(Photo courtesy of John Boyett) Hamilton Mayor Bob Page is shown with Santa Claus in front of the City of Hamilton’s lit Christmas Tree. The tree was donated to city by Tara Place Christmas Tree Farm and the lights were provided by Hamilton Walmart.

HAMILTON - Conservative estimates place turnout for the City of Hamilton’s 2018 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony at more than 750 attendees.
The Hamilton City Council heard from Hamilton Mayor Bob Page at its meeting on Monday, Dec. 3, who publically thanked those who assisted in the city’s Christmas Tree lighting ceremony, which took place at Hamilton City Hall on Thursday, Nov. 29.
According to Page, he estimated that there were about 750 people who attended the ceremony. He called this a conservative estimate.

Choir performs at tree lighting

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The Hamilton Elementary School Choir performs during the City of Hamilton’s Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 29, on the steps of Hamilton City Hall. Shown leading from the front row are (from left) kindergartners Gregory Hill, James Walker Engle, Jacob Likes,  Desi Title,  Addy Beth Childers and Mia Blalock.