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August 4, 2020
Elba comes together for HGTV contest video
Elba comes together for HGTV contest video

Everything from parks to historic houses to the Pea River was thrown into a community-produced pitch video Elba put together to enter a contest to become a lucky winner of the new HGTV Series “Home Town Takeover” contest.

By Harrison Carter
July 14, 2020
COVID-19 shuts out summer youth sports in Elba
COVID-19 shuts out summer youth sports in Elba

During the last four months, American across the nation discovered they have a lot of free time. Historically, Americans spend hours enjoying and participating in sporting events such as baseball.

By Harrison Carter
July 2, 2020
Elba Housing Authority adapts to pandemic
Elba Housing Authority adapts to pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic hit, Laurie Chapman, executive director of the Elba Housing Authority, and her staff found themselves in a new normal.

By Harrison Carter
June 24, 2020
Elba mayor serves his community
Elba mayor serves his community

Mickey Murdock came home to Elba after four years in the military hoping to build a successful life. A long-time resident, Murdock grew to love the community as he raised his family.

 

By Harrison Carter
August 19, 2019
Watts appreciates Elba's gifts of kindness, wisdom
Watts appreciates Elba's gifts of kindness, wisdom

I remember my first drive through Elba.  I drove around on a quick tour for 15 minutes. I was shocked because it seemed that I had seen the whole town on that short drive. This first impression set in as I realized I would be spending my summer in a small Alabama town.

By Whitt Watts


Last Updated: August 04, 2021