A LOCAL BLACK HISTORY EXHIBIT is on display at the Florence-Lauderdale Public Library through March 1.  Visit the library during February and see a historical photo exhibition of local families from the library’s archives.

Are you interested in sharing your family’s history with the library?  Bring in photographs, documents, and materials that you’d like to share, FLPL’s archives department will preserve your family’s history.

COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY OF NORTHWEST ALABAMA, Gerald Williams Cooperative Garden Program - Free vegetable garden supplies to help qualifying local residents wishing to grow their own gardens.

Sign up through March 19.  To participate in the program applicants must:

• reside in Lauderdale, Colbert, or Franklin counties

• income must not exceed monthly gross (prior to take-out, see below)

Maximum monthly gross household incomes

Single person – $1,595

Two-persons – $2,155

Three-persons – $2,715

For each additional person - add $560/month

ALL Residents Call 256-248-1921, 1-4 pm, Mon.-Fri.

The Cooperative Garden program is a partnership of the Community Action Agency of Northwest Alabama, TVA, Retirees, Bicentennial Volunteers Inc. and many others.