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Headland, Alabama - Gem of the Wiregrass
Headland, Alabama - Gem of the Wiregrass
Headland, Alabama - Gem of the Wiregrass

New Headland queens were crowned last Saturday night at Headland High School Auditorium. They are Miss Headland Taylor Morrison, Petite Miss Headland Bella Danzey and Little Miss Headland Anslee Freeman. In the Miss Division, Bailynn Hamilton was 1st Runner-Up and Chloe Duke 2nd Runner-Up. Petite Miss 1st Runner-Up was Mari Ellis Brewer, 2nd Runner –Up was Abbey-Leigh Jones. Little Miss 1st Runner-Up was Shelby Barber and 2nd Runner-Up was Kinley Hughes. Taylor and Anslee will represent Headland in the Miss and Little Miss National Peanut Festival Pageants this fall.

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Living Waters Counseling celebrated the completion of their vision for the facility with thededication of five new cabins on February 25. The Christian counseling facility is located at 2130 County Rd. 125 in Headland.

Two of the cabins are dorms and sleep 10 and three of them are buddy cabins for families and camp leaders. The cabins are available for youth, marriage and pastoral retreats. The cabins may also be used for disaster or crisis situations where churches can help sponsor a family in need. Call 693-3380 for more information.

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logo admGolden Peanut and Tree Nuts to Build Farmer Stock Warehouse in Headland, Alabama

New warehouse will increase unloading speed, improve product quality and supply

ALPHARETTA, Georgia, Feb. 21, 2017—Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts, a subsidiary of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM), today announced that it is investing in the construction of a new warehouse and receiving area at its shelling facility in Headland, Alabama.

“Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts is already one of the world’s premier handlers and processors of peanuts, and we are committed to taking action to remain the first choice for customers,” said Greg Mills, president of Golden Peanut and Tree Nuts. “The new receiving and storage capacity we are building at our Headland facility will allow us to ensure that we continue to meet—and exceed— customer needs as the peanut and peanut oil markets in the U.S. continue to grow."

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Joe Todd speaks to Chamber members attending the Eye Opener at Todd Farms located on 431 south in Headland, Alabama.  Dewey Todd presented a history of the Todd Family and their cane-making process as well as how Todd Farms has expanded since locating in Headland.  The Chamber thanks Todd Farms for hosting our Eye Opener event.

2016 daylily festival

Vendor applications are being accepted for the Daylily Art & Garden Festival will be Saturday, May 20, 10am-3pm, on the square in downtown Headland. The festival will feature a Youth Art Contest and Show, garden-related crafts like birdhouses and wind chimes, art vendors, daylilies and other plants, gardening products and farmers market vendors. Hands-on children’s art and gardening activities will be featured inside the square. Local daylily growers Bush Gardens will also conduct garden tours that day.

Vendor Registration and Rules

Daylily Festival Sponsorship Request

Daylily Festival Youth Art Contest Entry/Info