Milestones

Walker County Development Authority Secures $4.7 Million for Industrial Park Development

Photos by Al Blanton The Walker County Economic & Industrial Development Authority, State Senator Greg Reed (R-Jasper), President Pro Tempore of the Alabama Senate, Representative Matt Woods (R-Jasper), and Representative Tim Wadsworth (R-Arley) announced a $4,717,945 allocation through the State, Growing Alabama program to be used for site development on the new Walker County, Heritage

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Bevill State Community College Receives $2.4 Million Grant to Lead EV Charging Training Initiative in Alabama

Bevill State Community College (BSCC) is thrilled to announce that it has been awarded a $2.4 million grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) to assist in the Alabama Energy Infrastructure Training Center expansion of the current HVAC Training Center in Jasper. This expansion will now include workforce training resulting in

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Bevill State Community College Welcomes Andrew McCay as new Vice President of Administration and Operations

Bevill State Community College is proud to announce the appointment of Andrew McCay as the new Vice President of Administration and Operations. McCay, an alumnus of Bevill State, brings a robust background in finance, operations, and legal expertise to his new role. McCay’s impressive educational background includes a Juris Doctor from the Birmingham School of

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Walker Wilson Resigns from Jasper City Board of Education After 11 Years of Service

Words by Anna Lee Vaughn | Images by Ryan McGill and courtesy of Jasper City Schools The Jasper City Board of Education recently held a reception to honor long-time board member Walker Wilson. Eleven years ago, Walker joined the board in place of former member Pat Nelson. A product of Jasper City schools, Walker knew

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Bevill State Career Pathways Academy Hosts Robotics Camp Exhibition and Scholarship Signing Ceremony

“The Career Pathways Academy has been instrumental in shaping the futures of many young individuals in our community. We are immensely grateful to Senator Greg Reed for his unwavering support and dedication to this program. His vision has enabled us to offer unparalleled opportunities to our students, equipping them with the skills necessary for successful careers.” – Dr. Joel Hagood

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