BY JAMES PHILLIPS, DAILY MOUNTAIN EAGLE
The Jasper City Council showed its support for area police Tuesday by designating July as Law Enforcement Appreciation Month.
“In light of recent negativity directed toward law enforcement nationally, there is a need to show law enforcement officers that our citizens recognize the difficult and sometimes impossible career they have chosen in public service to us all,” said Mayor Sonny Posey as he read from the proclamation. “Law enforcement officers play an integral part in our society and are the guardians of our way of life and are deserving of our support.”Read more ...
Located in northwest Alabama on Interstate Highway 22, Jasper is a thriving retail hub, center of growing industrial development and home to approximately 14,000 residents. Enjoying one of the top ranked education systems in the State of Alabama, ongoing renovated Park & Recreation programs and its close proximity to the outstanding recreation areas such as Smith Lake, Bankhead National Forest and the Warrior River makes it an attractive area for relocation. Mayor V. L. “Sonny” Posey would like to welcome you to our city and web site.