Survivors get ready to make the first lap in the Alma/Bacon County Relay for Life
Friday May 15,2015 held in Goldwasser Park. Event raises over $20,000.
With all the fan fair Alma and Bacon County deserve after a drought of a major new store opening in the county, the new Walmart Neighborhood Market open its doors this morning, May 13, 2015.
Walmart #4229 is one of the new concepts of the corporation to fit into communities that don’t have the size to support a full size store.
Derek Pindroph of the First Baptist Church gave an opening prayer.
The welcome to the “Grand Opening Celebration” was given by local store manager Jonathan Mullis of City of Alma Mayor Peggy Murphy as well as the local stores management team.
Prior to her comments she introduced the Bacon County High School Band who played the National
City of Alma Mayor Peggy Murphy is encouraging all Alma and Bacon County Residents to take part in the current testing procedure for the 2020 next census to be held in 2020.The Census Bureau is testing new procedures and methods in 2015 designed to significantly improve 2020 Census operations.
The goal is to use results to develop programs for the 2020 Census that save taxpayers money, while maintaining the Census Bureau’s commitment to high quality and accuracy.
“This is a good way to help the Census Bureau and in turn ourselves to make sure we get an accurate count in the next census,” said Murphy. “The census determines that we get our fail share of funding from the state and federal governments in the coming years. If we help with this project it will go a long way to making sure WE ARE COUNTED!
Day of the Child 2015
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