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City opens new greenway in South Huntsville
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Another greenway is opening in Huntsville. The City is excited to open its newest greenway on Haysland Road. The Elgie's Walk greenway is described as a beautiful, paved, two-mile multi-use path that winds through wetlands and woodlands preserved for the public to enjoy.
CALERA - The weather was phenomenal and the change of venue to Calera's Courtyard and historic Main Street district was a positive for the city's Christmas Village and Craft Fair and parade that followed on Saturday, Dec. 5.
Main Street awards given out by state leader
Jasper Main Street handed out several awards - including a rare statewide Leadership Award to the Walker Area Community Foundation - to local entities Tuesday at the Jasper City Council meeting, as it was forced to cancel plans for its annual awards ceremony due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Mary M. Helmer, the president and state coordinator with Main Street Alabama, noted she has been going to cities to deliver the awards this year in person due to the pandemic. That has allowed her more one-on-one time to speak with recipients than there would have been at a banquet.
Downtown Eufaula lights up
According to the Eufaula Chamber of Commerce's former Director Jim Bradley, the oak trees we know and love were not in the median until 1972. The Chamber planted the first tree closest to Highway 431 and then raised funds to buy and plant the remainder of the trees in the median.
Two Alabama Brick and Mortar Businesses Named Recipients of Main Street America Grant
Main Street America and The Hartford are pleased to announce the first-round recipients of the HartBeat of Main Street Grant Program. Grants of $5,000 - $15,000 have been awarded to 67 brick-and-mortar small businesses across the country. Funds will help these businesses respond and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic and help to revitalize and strengthen older and historic downtown commercial districts.