Donny Jones, Chief Operating Officer for the Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, has been named to the Alabama Workforce Council by Governor Robert Bentley. The council, formed in July 2014, is a blue-ribbon panel of business executives, educators and legislators who advise and support the state board of education, two-year colleges and four-year colleges and universities.
The City of Tuscaloosa has announced that 4th Avenue East will reopen at noon on Friday, Nov. 6. The road has been closed since Aug. 27, a trial temporary closure, at the request of homeowners in the area.
There will be a public meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10 from 5 to 5:45 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers to discuss future options for the road. Since none of the options to be discussed will include the closure of 4th Avenue East, the City has authorized its re-opening.