New Frist State Bank location

WEDOWEE - Representatives of First State Bank attended the Aug. 20 Wedowee Town Council meeting to ensure the council of the attractiveness and suitability of the new bank on the corner of Highways 48 and 431.

Images were presented to the council to show what the building is planned to look like. Representatives also assured an engineer who would have to go through the Department of Transportation to ensure traffic flow.

The representatives were confident and ecstatic in their presentation to the council, stating that, "Expanded space means more employees." They also ensured that this bank is, "Something that will be attractive and an asset to the city."

Representatives plan to be back at the public hearing on Sept. 3 at 5 p.m. at city hall. This hearing is to make new decisions and plans for the rezoning of houses in preparation for the new First State Bank. All are welcome.

Other business

A public hearing was held in regard of an application from the town of Wedowee to the utilities board. This application is for approximately $2 million and is for a Clean Water State Revolving Fund (CWSRF) loan through the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). The project will consist of sewer system improvements at the lagoon and in the collection system. No comments were made from the public.

The Wedowee Family Fun Day is scheduled for Oct. 12. This will be a fun event welcome to anyone and their families. Special entertainment such as music and bouncy houses are expected to be there. There will also be concessions and other fun activities planned. Be on the lookout for more information in the near future.

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