Sixty-two years after Aaron Harcrow Sr. served his last day in the United States Army, the 84-year-old received four medals for his honorable service.
The final hurdle for the City of Millport to break ground on its waste water lagoon has been cleared.
The clock is ticking for the City of Millport to use state grant monies to fix its lagoon system, or risk losing the funding altogether.
The city’s water treatment enhancements have yielded positive results in the first few weeks of testing, but the current system’s sustainability is unknown.
Millport officials should know by the end of the month if recent modifications to the town’s water purification plant are sustainable and able to lower costs for treating the local water supply.
With less than a month before the Town of Millport must resolve its lingering issues with its waste water lagoon, there’s a chance the city will have to purchase land from Lamar County to keep costs within the $350,000 threshold of a grant from the Alabama Department of Economic Community Affairs.
Millport resident Brenda Medley is keen to see the city improve water pressure for her home and those owned by others along Highway 96 and Payne Chapel Road after dealing with low pressure and sometimes discolored water, she told the Millport Town Council Monday night.
Millport Town Council members and Mayor Icie Wriley weren’t expecting construction bids to repair its faulty sewer lagoon to be more than twice the amount they have to spend.