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McCormick files in Hawesville mayoral race

By C. Josh Givens City Councilman Robert “Rob” McCormick has filed to seek the office of mayor of Hawesville. McCormick – who was appointed to council in December 2021 – said he is seeking the office with a plan to build more community involvement and seek infrastructure grants to grow city resources. “The current administration…

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Hawesville pushes forward with repair to lift stations

Mayor Charlie King says repair work on wastewater lift stations and repair to a pump for the city’s aquifer should be ironed out in the coming weeks. King hopes City Council will have all available information for the June meeting. “We are allocating monies for repairs, and by the next meeting we should have that…

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Hawesville increases price of plots at Memory Gardens

Hawesville City Council has made the decision to raise the cost of a cemetery burial plot at Hawesville Memory Gardens from $600 to $1,000, Mayor Charlie King said. The full price increase will come after Sept. 1; until then the price will be $800. “We looked around and figured out we were way under market…

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Lift station project tabled by Hawesville Council

Hawesville City Council tabled awarding a bid for needed repairs to two lift stations in the city’s wastewater treatment system after one bidder – NAC Heavy Highway – made significant totaling errors for the final bid, and another from Bobby Luttrell and Son came in well over the budget for the project. Mayor Charlie King…

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