According to city officials, anywhere from 4-5 million people per year visit the Leeds area, as the result of Bass Pro Shops and The Outlet Shops of Grand River, located at Exit 140 off Interstate 20. The city wants to help bring some of that traffic to its historic downtown area.
Moody hoping to negotiate purchase of its water system As legislation that would change the makeup of the Birmingham Water Works Board of Directors continues to work its way through Montgomery, local officials are attempting to figure out the best way forward for their systems.
When snow and ice caused a travel disaster a couple of weeks ago, St. Clair County, along with much of Alabama, basically shut down. Roads were impassable, leaving motorists stranded on major highways, side roads and even Interstate 20.
Since taking office as mayor in 2008, William Isley says his chief concern has been the quality of life for all his city’s residents. Based on the growth of the City, he says those efforts are bearing fruit.