Horace Moore, publisher of The Times-Record, is proud to announce the promotion of Dean Maddox to the position of news editor. Maddox will replace Michael Palmer, who has returned to The Times-Record’s sister paper, The Journal Record, in Hamilton. “Michael did a good job for us, and I wish him well,” Moore said. “Dean has been around for a long time, and he will do a good job as your news editor. He has worked for us for many years and will provide the news that our readers have come to expect."
The West Central Alabama Technology Fair was held in Fayette on the Bevill State Community College Campus on Feb. 22. Competitions were held in several technological categories for students in the third through 12th grade. Students from Fayette, Lamar, Marion, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Walker and Winston Counties competed in the competition. The competitions were divided into five levels: Level I - Grades third and fourth, Level II - Grades fifth and sixth, Level III - Grades seventh and eighth, Level IV - grades ninth and 10th, and Level V - Grades 11th and 12th.