Living Democracy

Living Democracy 2017

July 16, 2018
Alabama Bicentennial Exhibit visits Elba
Alabama Bicentennial Exhibit visits Elba

Members of the Elba and Coffee County communities are now enjoying the Alabama Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit presented by the Humanities Foundation. The exhibit made its debut in Coffee County July 2 at the National Security Conference Center in Elba. Since its opening, people of all ages have come to soak in the information and artifacts the exhibit presents.

By Pearce Miller
July 9, 2018
Lawford's Hardware represents value of local businesses
Lawford's Hardware represents value of local businesses

In most cases, local businesses are the backbone of small towns.  These businesses help bring people together and have a great impact on the community. One example of a local business in Elba is Lawford’s Hardware store at 333 Davis St. on the downtown square.  This store is stocked with all kinds of tools, fishing gear and just about everything needed for home repairs.

By Pearce Miller
June 27, 2018
Restoration 154 looks to the future
Restoration 154 looks to the future

Restoration 154, a nonprofit responsible for many events, programs and improvements in Elba, continues to look to the future.  Special Restoration 154 projects include providing citizens a chance to kayak down the Pea River on a Saturday afternoon or enjoy an event at the Elba Theatre on the downtown square.

By Pearce Miller
June 25, 2018
Elba celebrates opening of new splash pad
Elba celebrates opening of new splash pad

Elba Mayor Mickey Murdock and so many others involved with the planning and building of the town’s new splash pad celebrated at the official opening on Tuesday, June 19. The 90-degree temperature and sunny skies made it a perfect day to dedicate a splash pad in south Alabama.

By Pearce Miller
June 15, 2018
Code enforcement officer plays key role in Elba
Code enforcement officer plays key role in Elba

Code enforcement officer is one of the most important jobs when it comes to the development of a city. The man who holds that title for Elba is William Worthington.  He is in charge of inspecting buildings and enforcing codes. On Tuesday, June 5, Worthington was kind enough to let me ride along with him and see his day-to-day routine.

By Pearce Miller

Last Updated: May 31, 2017