Loved crossing guard memorialized with monument

BY Jan Murray jmurray@southeastsun.com

Loved crossing guard memorialized with monument
For 45 years she safely walked multiple generations of students across Donnell Boulevard in Daleville and did not leave her much-loved job until illness forced her to at 83 years old.

Books are sweet at Windham Elementary

BY Jan Murray jmurray@southeastsun.com

Books are sweet at Windham Elementary
“Roses are red, violets are blue, books are sweet, and so are you!”That poem was on the invitation for grandparents to attend a grand breakfast this week as part of an annual book fair—themed “Books are Sweet”—at Windham Elementary School.To develop an excitement and love for reading is the goal for the librarian at WES. She turned her media center into a life-size Candy Land game board for this year’s Scholastic Book Fair to help create enthusiasm for reading. “My purpose is to make sure the kids enjoy the week and foster a love for reading,” said Christy Hixson, media specialist. “It’s exciting and inviting for the students and is more than just about selling books.”

Daleville PD supports Toys for Tots

By Jan Murray jmurray@southeastsun.com

Daleville PD supports Toys for Tots
Every year large containers marked for Toys for Tots can be found in various locations throughout the country. This year, the Daleville Department of Public Safety is participating by being a drop-off point for the program, said Director Harvey Mathis.

Holiday Market open at Senior Center--Bazaar and quilt giveaway largest fund-raisers for center

By Jan Murray jmurray@southeastsun.com

Holiday Market open at Senior Center--Bazaar and quilt giveaway largest fund-raisers for center
The senior citizens at the Daleville Senior Center have been busy for most of the year, crafting hundreds of items for their largest holiday market ever. Shoppers will find a multitude of homemade items from simple to elaborate and priced for most any budget.

Daleville Council looking to fill multiple board positions

By Jan Murray jmurray@southeastsun.com

Daleville Council looking to fill multiple board positions
The Daleville City Council announced multiple board openings at last week’s regularly scheduled council meeting. Altogether, there are 12 openings on six different boards.Interested citizens who would like to volunteer for positions should contact City Clerk Angelia Filmore at city hall.
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