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Limestone County Schools Graduation Schedule

According to the Limestone County School Board graduation ceremonies will be held Thursday and Friday May 23 and 24, 2019.

Students at West Limestone High School will be the first to graduate, Thursday, May 23, 2019 beginning at 4:00 p.m. Clements High School students' graduation ceremonies will begin at 6:00 p.m. Thursday evening and Tanner High School graduation will begin at 8:00 p.m. Thursday night.

East Limestone High School students will get things started Friday, May 24, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. followed at 6:00 p.m. by Ardmore High School and Elkmont High School's

8:00 p.m. ceremonies will wrap up graduation for Limestone County.

Present when Brenda Munusamy, left, TEA Board Member, presented Marty LeBlanc, center, Lincoln County High School robotics teacher and recipient of the Distinguished Educator Award from the Tennessee Education Association, and Kim Owen, LCEA President. (couresy photo)

Joint Council Approves Pay Raises

The Ardmore councils met Monday night, May 13, 2019 at the Ardmore, Alabama Council chambers to discuss business related to both.

Tennessee aldermen Smith, Emerson, Crabtree and Hargrove were absent.

Minutes of a joint meeting held March 7, 2019 were approved.

Raises of 4% were approved for two police officers and one dispatcher and a 2.5% raise for the Police Chief. Alabama Councilmen Hobbs and Duffey abstained from the vote regarding the Police Chief's raise.

The meeting adjourned.

Open House & Cruise In Saturday

Stateline Powder Coating is hosting a Cruise In and Open House this Saturday, May 25, from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will take place at their state of the art facility located at 331 Jo Mar Road, Ardmore, AL. and is open to the public.

There will be a Cruise In and an automotive parts yard sale. Vendors must bring their own tables. Classic car and truck enthusiasts and those interested in the powder coating technique will enjoy the on-site demonstration of their Mobile Dustless Blasting Unit.

Contact co-owners Tim Johnston or Jeremiah Johnston at 256-679-8144, or 256-886-3759.

Town Approves Vacating Alley

The Ardmore, Alabama Council met in regular session Monday, May 13, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.in the Council chambers. Present were Mayor Billy Shannon and Councilmen Billy Ray Hall, Mary Hobbs, Ricky Mitchell, Leah Faulk and Melody Duffey with Police Chief Jimmy Kennedy.

The council approved the minutes of the April 8, 2019 meeting as well as the minutes from a special meeting called April 29, 2019.

A public hearing concerning vacating and transferring ownership of an alley found no public opposition.

The council approved Resolution 5-13-2019 vacating the alley (a part of Second Street - non-constructed and a part of Fifth Avenue - non-constructed) located off of Jones Avenue and the transfer ownership.

Resolution 5-13-19 (selection of grant project engineer/architect for a Community Development Block Grant the Town intends to apply for regarding water/sewer development was passed by the Council.

Council members also allocated money for participation in Salutes to the seniors who will be or have already graduated from various grades and schools.

The purchase of an ad in the Ardmore Tiger Band Football Schedule was approved and a $250.00 gift to the 5A Regional Champion Ardmore Lady Tigers to help with expenses related to travel for the team to the AHSAA Tournament in Montgomery, Alabama got the green light from the council.

Mayor Shannon update the council on the landscaping project at Town Hall saying that the landscaper should be on site by the first week of June.

Councilman Hall told the council the sign for the bridge in the Town Park was coming from a new vendor and that it should be in by Friday.

The council also approved a 3.5% pay raise for a street department employee before adjourning.

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