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Brenda Powell will bring message of 'Sugarman' to Wiregrass Hope Group

It’s a project that began four years ago; it culminated in May with the publication of her first book, “The Adventures of Sugarman the Pony: A Messenger of Love.” It is the start of a series of adventures that features a special pony and his barnyard friends that will teach life lessons to children and adults. Dothan native Brenda Warren Powell, a corporate sales representative for Staples who resides in the mountains of north Alabama, will bring Sugarman’s message of love to a special book signing at Wiregrass Hope Group, 171 Westgate Parkway, on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 4-7 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to WHG.

Friday 07/31/2015
Brenda Powell will bring message of 'Sugarman' to Wiregrass Hope Group

It’s a project that began four years ago; it culminated in May with the publication of her first book, “The Adventures of Sugarman the Pony: A Messenger of Love.” It is the start of a series of adventures that features a special pony and his barnyard friends that will teach life lessons to children and adults. Dothan native Brenda Warren Powell, a corporate sales representative for Staples who resides in the mountains of north Alabama, will bring Sugarman’s message of love to a special book signing at Wiregrass Hope Group, 171 Westgate Parkway, on Thursday, Aug. 13, from 4-7 p.m. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to WHG.

Thursday 07/30/2015
Headland’s drug take-back a huge success

Last week the city of Headland hosted its second drug take-back event, which was made possible by the Headland Police Department and SpectraCare joining forces.

HPD offers programs to city’s residents

Over the past seven years, the Headland Police Department has implemented several programs to benefit the citizens of the city.

Wednesday 07/29/2015
Sonmor receives Quilt of Valor for her service in Iraq

A Quilt of Valor is presented to a member of the U.S. armed services that has served in an active conflict. For that special quilt to have been made by a sibling doubles the honor. Such was the case for Dr. Joni Sonmor, who received the distinguished honor in a ceremony held at Quilted Creations in Headland. The quilt she received for her service in Iraq as an Army reservist was made specifically for her by her twin sister, Janice Mann, who also nominated her for the honor.

Friday 07/24/2015
HES SEEKS COMMUNITY SUPPORT

Last year, Carmen Neiswanger, principal of Headland Elementary School, implemented some new programs to demonstrate to the students that learning is fun.

Local farmers have high hopes for harvest season

Farmers depend highly on several factors to have a successful year. The main factor that determines the outcome of harvesting a crop is whether nature was on their side or not.

Wednesday 07/22/2015
Keep your pets cool this summer

Summertime is here, and the temperatures will continue to rise during July and August. Is your pet ready for the heat?

HMS prepares for a new school year

In just a few weeks students will once again fill the hallways of Headland Middle School.

Headland still moving forward

Headland Mayor Ray Marler continues to see Headland moving in a positive direction.

Wednesday 07/01/2015
LEW-E returns to Headland

The Blanche R. Solomon Memorial Library wrapped up its Summer Reading Program last week with a return visit by LEW-E the Clown.

HPD plans for a long holiday weekend

Individuals will celebrate the Fourth of July in many different ways. However, if their destination route takes them through the city of Headland, they may want to think twice about drinking and driving.

Tuesday 06/30/2015
Angie Sherrill joins WUW staff as Houston County area manager

She spent 18 years serving the needs of children at risk as the area coordinator for Children’s of Alabama. The Birmingham-based pediatric hospital has helped many Wiregrass families through the years, and Angie Sherrill has witnessed many life-changing experiences take place for families who have relied on the medical and surgical skills of the doctors who work there. It’s an experience she will likely cherish for the rest of her life.

Celebrate the Fourth at NPF's Fireworks at the Fairgrounds

Wiregrass residents looking for a fun and family-friendly way to celebrate the Fourth of July may want to head down U.S. Hwy. 231 South to the fairgrounds at the National Peanut Festival. That is where the “Fireworks at the Fairgrounds” will help the public enjoy fireworks and a whole lot more on America’s birthday.

Headland reveals Community Art Project

Last week, the city of Headland and the Headland Area Chamber of Commerce received a gift from the younger generation of the Headland community and Frederic Lecut, a local artist.

Local hero visits Blanche R. Solomon Memorial Library

Students attending the summer reading program at the Blanche R. Solomon Memorial Library were greeted by a local hero last week.

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