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.

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

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.


Trump in Tupelo

State House District 17 Rep. Tracy Estes, R-Winfield, (back row, right) and Hamilton Mayor Bob Page (back row, left) attended the campaign rally hosted by President Donald Trump at the Tupelo Regional Airport on Monday, Nov. 26, on behalf of Mississippi incumbent Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.

Water, sewer rate increases being considered

HAMILTON - The City of Hamilton is considering raising water and sewer rates to offset losses which the water department has traditionally suffered.
The Hamilton City Council met in a work session on Wednesday, Nov. 28, with Hamilton Water Superintendent Rodney Williams to hear the city’s options.
The current proposal would raise the minimum 2,000-gallon water bill from $48.38 to $50.19.


First tree lighting ceremony tomorrow night

HAMILTON - The first Mayor’s Annual Holiday Tree Lighting ceremony will take place on Thursday, Nov. 29, beginning at 5:30 p.m. outside of Hamilton City Hall.
Beginning at 5:30, several groups will perform, bringing real holiday spirit to the ceremony.
Hamilton Boy Scout Troup 56 will begin the ceremony with opening prayer.
Hamilton’s elementary and middle school choirs will perform at the event. The ceremony will also feature performances from Hamilton High School’s Key Line Dancers and the high school color guard.

Ivey awards $450k to fund Ragsdale Housing repairs

The City of Hamilton was presented a $450,000 Community Development Block Grant on Friday, Oct. 26, at the State Capitol. Shown at grant check’s presentation are (from left) Northwest Alabama Council of Local Governments (NACOLG) Executive Director Keith Jones, Sen. Larry Stutts, Gov. Kay Ivey, Hamilton Mayor Bob Page, Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) Kenneth Boswell, Hamilton attorney Scott Hunt and NACOLG Community Development Specialist Heath King.

HAMILTON - The City of Hamilton was awarded a $450,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) by Gov. Kay Ivey for infrastructure repairs at the Ragsdale Hamilton Housing Authority, located on Highway 278 East.
The grant was presented to Hamilton Mayor Bob Page, Hamilton attorney Scott Hunt and Sen. Larry Stutts, R-Tuscumbia, by Ivey in Montgomery at the State Capitol on Friday, Oct 26.
The repairs on the  housing location will include sewer, water, street and drainage, which are reportedly more than 60 years old.