City Council in gold letters on purple background

City discusses possible new hotel and brewery

Graphic by Bell Jackson The Montevallo City Council met Monday, Sept. 28, for their regularly scheduled, biweekly meeting. The council met to discuss the set agenda topic as well as field the concerns of citizens…

Objects representing different organizations like a game controller, a pair of crocs and a Greek life button lay on a table.

Student organizations are adapting to COVID-19

Photo by Madelyn Alexander.  Meeting new people, exploring different interests and furthering your education are all integral aspects to the college experience. In a pre-COVID world, people would go out of their way to interact with one…

City Council in gold letters on purple background

City Council receives critical letter

Graphic by Bell Jackson The Montevallo City Council met Monday, Sept. 14, for their regularly scheduled, biweekly meeting. The council met to discuss the set agenda topic as well as field the concerns of citizens…

Two protestors hold up signs reading "No Justice No Peace" and "Black Lives Matter."

Breonna Taylor protest in Montevallo

Photo by Anna Grace Askelson. On March 13, Breonna Taylor was fatally shot in her Louisville residence by police officers using a no-knock warrant. The death of Taylor sparked protest in Louisville and across the nation,…

Nix elected new mayor of Montevallo

Graphic by Anna Grace Askelson The citizens of Montevallo elected a new mayor and city council members on Aug. 25.   In the mayoral race, Russell “Rusty” Nix received 678 votes (51.9%) defeating Joyce Jones who received 629 votes (48.1%),…

The influence of Black Lives Matter on Artist

Illustration by Derrick Thomas In the midst of large-scale societal shifts, many great works of art were born. The intense emotions that come with revolutionary changes to our everyday lives are often the driving force…

Illustration featuring Joyce Jones on left and Rusty Nix on right.

Meet the Montevallo Mayoral Candidates

Illustration by Anna Grace Askelson One of the most important aspects of a community is leadership that makes sure the voices of its people are accurately represented. Whether it's making headway in handling a crisis…