Praise for local leaders

By Gary Lloyd  In days as implausible as these, as much as I have tried to avoid the vitriol on social media and television, I still was compelled to write. It’s what writers do during, well, any times, whether they be wild Wednesdays or mundane Mondays. If happenings are not written down, people forget.  But … Continue reading Praise for local leaders

Alabama Historical Commission suggested ordinance for establishing historic preservation commission

READ: 'We're about to lose this thing': Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood SUGGESTED ORDINANCE AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH A HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION IN THE CITY OF                           , TO PROVIDE FOR DESIGNATION OF HISTORIC PROPERTIES OR HISTORIC DISTRICTS; TO PROVIDE FOR ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF APPROPRIATENESS; TO PROVIDE FOR AN APPEALS PROCEDURE; TO … Continue reading Alabama Historical Commission suggested ordinance for establishing historic preservation commission

‘We’re about to lose this thing’: Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood

By Gary Lloyd TRUSSVILLE – Bob Davis remembers riding his red tricycle around the Cahaba Project. Now he drives a truck, and he has seen the numerous changes through the decades. “We’re about to lose this thing,” Davis said amongst a group of close to fifty members of Trussville’s Cahaba Project neighborhood Tuesday night at … Continue reading ‘We’re about to lose this thing’: Cahaba Project residents debate future of historic neighborhood