Suspect sought in daring daytime robbery

On Monday, April 1, The Fayette Police Department received reports of an attempted robbery at Check Into Cash located in Fayette. According to Assistant Police Chief Mark Allison, a white male entered the business and took an undisclosed amount of money. Allison says at this time they have a person of interest and the investigation is still ongoing. Corporal Jordan Roberts is leading the investigation with the assistance of multiple agencies. If anyone has any information regarding this incident, please contact the Fayette Police Department at (205) 932-5312.

Berry City Council meets



The Berry City Council held its regular meeting on Monday, April 1. The session was attended by all council members. The meeting commenced with a prayer led by Councilman Chris Lindsey, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. Mayor Jimmy Madison proposed the approval of the minutes
from the March 4 meeting. The motion was approved with Councilman Russell Madison moving to accept and Councilwoman Mary Sue Lollar seconding it.

All girls golf team at FCHS


The inaugural 2024 FCHS Girl's Golf Team consists of, left to right, Jaliegh Jordan, Victoria Allison, Sofi Gant, Lucy Lowe, Elsie Smyth and AnnaBeth Smith, not pictured.

The Fayette Country Club held the inaugural West Alabama Conference Golf Tournament on Wednesday, March 27. For the first time in school history, Fayette County High School has established an all-girls golf team.

 

Commission votes to purchase equipment



The Fayette County Commission held its regularly scheduled meeting on Monday, March 25, at the Mount Vernon Community Center. All commissioners were present for the meeting, except District 2 Commissioner Shane Hughes. The meeting was led with prayer, followed by the national anthem. The meeting began with the approval of the agenda.

Fair Meds Act: Impact on prescription costs and local pharmacies concerns Fayette citizens


Fayette Downtown Pharmacy is one of the local pharmacies that will be affected by the Fair Meds Act.

House Bill 238 (HB 238), also known as the Fair Meds Act, sponsored by Representative Phillip Rigsby, (R)-Huntsville, suggests the addition of a "dispensing fee" to the cost of prescription drugs. The purpose of the bill is to introduce a $10.64 fee for every prescription filled in the state.

 

FCCLA members attend conference


Students in picture beginning on the left front row: Collin Lowery, Lane Pendley, Jackson Swindle, Danni Kate Naramore, Aubrey Helms, Maddi Frost, Addi Jones, Lucy Clark, Heather Madison, Bella Files, Anna Raley Palmer, Sydney Frost, Carrie Odom, Alex Wilson, Kryssa Fields, Maggie Mauldin, and Sophie Nelson.

Berry High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America chapter members attended the State Leadership Conference and STAR Events competition in Montgomery March 7-8 at the Montgomery Performing Arts Center.

 

Dudley named new editor of The Times-Record


Devin Dudley

Devin Dudley, a Fayette County native and 2012 graduate of Fayette County High School, has been named the new editor of The Times-Record, replacing retiring editor Dean Maddox. In addition to being a graduate of Fayette County High School, Dudley has an Associate’s degree in Business Administration from Bevill State Community College, and a Bachelor of Arts degree from The University of Alabama in Communication and Information Sciences.

 

Aquatic Center to keep admission prices unchanged


Pictured at the March 12 Fayette City Council meeting, from left: Councilman Jerry Nichols, Councilwoman Aliska Hughes-Monroe, Councilman Tommy Williams, Mayor Pro Tem Eddy Campbell and Councilwoman Virettia Whiteside.

The Fayette City Council held its regular council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 13. All council members were present for the meeting. In the absence of Fayette Mayor Rod Northam, who was attending a meeting in Washington D.C., Mayor Pro Tem Eddy Campbell presided over the meeting.