North Jefferson News, Gardendale, AL

October 12, 2012

News Briefs: Gardendale City Hall closed for move next week

From staff reports
North Jefferson News

Gardendale City Hall closed Oct. 18-19

Gardendale City Hall will close Oct. 18-19 while offices are moved to new locations. City hall is moving next door to the former civic center building. The police department, which will be closed Oct. 19, is moving to the former Food World grocery store on U.S. Hwy. 31.

Oct. 19 deadline to turn in names for memorial

The last day to turn in deceased veterans’ names to be inscribed onto the North Jefferson Memorial Wall is Oct. 19. The names will be read aloud during a Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony, hosted jointly by American Legion Post 255 and VFW Post 10250. Family members must provide a DD214 form and a death certificate. Call Tom O’Janovac at 590-0095 or 965-5328.

Drop flowers off at Memorial Park

The Gardendale Beautification Commission invites citizens to drop off flowers at the Memorial Park anytime from now until Veterans Day on Nov. 11 to honor the heroes of the past.

Warrior Day Nov. 3

The annual Warrior Day festival is Nov. 3 at Warrior Park, beginning at 9 a.m. There will be a parade, music, arts and crafts, vendors, a raffle and more. For more information, call JD McAlpine at 647-9697 or Morris Winnett at 590-4620.

Gardendale clean-up now through Friday

The Gardendale Public Works Department will offer curbside pickup of household discards through Friday.  Call 631-3394 before Thursday for pickup. All items must be placed at curbside.


North Jefferson Middle School student Matt Williams’ name was left off of the caption for a photograph of the school’s Future Business Leaders of America club that ran in the Oct. 3 Shopper.