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July 12, 2016
Community Swap Meet is Saturday in Elba
Community Swap Meet is Saturday in Elba

Bring goods and services you'd like to share and you'll be able to barter, give away, or sell your offerings to others at the Community Swap Meet on Saturday, July 16, from 9 a.m.- 12 p.m. in front of the mural by the Rabbit Hole in Elba.

By Randy Whitten
July 7, 2016
Rusty's Feed & Seed stays busy despite changes in farming
Rusty's Feed & Seed stays busy despite changes in farming

Last week I enjoyed learning more about rural life and farming when I visited Rusty’s Feed & Seed. I discovered Rusty’s does more than simply sell products. It is a place where people smile at one another and know each other by name.

By Randy Whitten
June 22, 2016
Elba City Council takes care of business
Elba City Council takes care of business

The Elba City Council holds meetings on the second and fourth Monday of each month at the City Hall beginning at 5:30 p.m. This past Monday, I decided to attend their meeting. I wasn't sure what to expect. I had never been to a City Council meeting before.

By Randy Whitten
June 20, 2016
Camp offers exposure, encouragement, empowerment
Camp offers exposure, encouragement, empowerment

Some youngsters have the tendency to become lazy in the summer, but some have the opportunity to participate in programs that promote cognitive growth and physical fitness. That opportunity is what the Elba Parks and Recreation Department hopes to provide with Camp E.X.C.E.L.

By Randy Whitten
June 13, 2016
Passion for community inspires Elba camp director
Passion for community inspires Elba camp director

Beverly Daniels Hamilton, camp director of the E.X.C.E.L summer youth camp hosted by Elba Parks and Recreation, says she has been passionate about her community since her son was born. That’s when she noticed some of the kids in their neighborhood faced economic and social challenges.

By Maranda Whitten


Last Updated: May 09, 2022