Lights permanently removed in Hamilton

Shown is the intersection of First Avenue and U.S. Highway 43 in Hamilton, now without its notorious traffic lights.
HAMILTON — The bell has finally tolled for Hamilton’s First Avenue traffic lights after the Alabama Department of Transportation permanently removed them on Friday, March 17. Hamilton used yellow caution lights in place of typical traffic lights on the street for a trial run this past month.

Marion County back in C3

Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance (C3) CEO Tom Wisemiller speaks to Marion County Commissioners during a meeting.
HAMILTON — Marion County is back in the Northwest Alabama Economic Development Alliance (C3) after commissioners voted to rejoin the economic development group lead by CEO Tom Wisemiller.