For those who have been charged and convicted of a crime, it can be hard to find a job and housing and to get back on their feet. However, having a past criminal record expunged may help a person get their life back and become the person they’ve always wanted to be.
It never dawned on Col. Cotina Jenkins Sellers of how important it is to be the first African-American from Vaiden to become a colonel in the United States Air Force until her niece, Nakyla, did a speech about her during a black history month service.
In Carroll County, heavy rains caused a mudslide at the corner of Washington and College Streets in Carrollton and flooding on roads throughout the county. According to supervisors and Sheriff Clint Walker, county officials were hard at work making sure the roads were safe for travel.
The Vaiden Community Living Center crowned its king and queen of the Valentine’s Day ball. The event was held Thursday, Feb. 14, and members of the court celebrated with family members and friends.
Life Connections Coordinator Debra Austin said the Valentine’s Day court has been at the nursing home for 10 years.