The recent visit by Social Security officials to Headland showed promise, but a storm that day held attendance down. Therefore, officials have scheduled another meeting for Sept. 4 from 1:30-4 p.m. in the Solomon Memorial Library.
Six braved the conditions to sign up for benefits, with another signing up on line. The turnout, despite the inclement conditions, encouraged SSA officials to schedule the second meeting.
As it plans the addition of a new building to its campus, Troy University Dothan is actively seeking the assistance of the towns, cities and counties it serves. Tuesday, it was Headland's turn.
Dr. Don Jeffrey, vice-chancellor of the Dothan Campus, reviewed the university's rich history in the Wiregrass with the Headland City Council. "We've been needing room to grow." The latest project in that growth is a planned 50,000-55,000-square-foot facility which will include classrooms, a Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence to assist local business owners and potential owners, and a 400-seat auditorium.
The 2014 Dixie Youth State Tournament got underway with special ceremonies Friday night. The reigning champion, Headland, arrived in style aboard a city fire truck. Lights were flashing and sirens blaring to let everyone at Douglas Park the top team from last year was on its way. Headland’s first game was Sunday afternoon and it was a good start to the title defense as the local players beat Beauregard 1-0 in a great pitching and defensive effort by both teams.
The City of Headland has moved it's administrative offices to the new Headland Municipal Complex located at 25 Grove Street. This facility will house offices for the Mayor, City Clerk, Water / Wastewater Department, Street Department, E-911, city administrative assistants and the Headland Chamber of Commerce. The former City Hall is now the Judicial Building housing the Police Department, City Court Magistrate, City Court and Council Meeting chamber. Read on to view photos!