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Forest officials to discuss restoration

MOULTON — Bankhead officials and conservationists will review and compare alternatives for health and restoration projects in the forest July 26.

The Bankhead Liaison Panel meeting, focusing on the Grindstone, Inman and Rockhouse watersheds, is at 6 p.m. at the Moulton Recreation Center and is open to the public.

- Kristen Bishop

Brewer High prepares for school

Brewer students can buy lockers and parking permits and pick up schedules July 26 for the school year that begins Aug. 6. Seniors start the process at 8 a.m., followed by juniors at 10:30 a.m. and other students at 1 p.m.

Lockers are $8. Parking spots are $12 for a reserved space and $2 for an overflow space and require a driver license, proof of insurance and car tag receipt.

Freshman orientation is July 30 from 8:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. Students will get an introduction to school policies and rules and clubs and organizations. E-mail for more information.

- Bayne Hughes

Back-to-school NAACP picnic

Decatur-Morgan County Branch 5024 of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People will hold its Back-to-School/Stay-in-School picnic Saturday at Delano Park.

The picnic for students in kindergarten through 12th grade will feature free hot dogs, hamburgers, drinks and school supplies (while they last). Students and parents must be present to receive the supplies.

The picnic starts at 10:30 a.m. near the tennis courts.

- Bayne Hughes

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