2041 Comprehensive Plan Update

    . Current Comprehensive Plan 2001-2025 . Volunteer Application Form    by David Atchison/The Daily Home Pell City begins process of revising its Comprehensive Plan PELL CITY – Officials have begun the process of rewriting the Comprehensive Plan, a shared vision for the future of the municipality. “It went well,” City Manager Brian Muenger […]

Our Schools


Schools — Quality schools make Greater Pell City a desirable place to live, work and raise a family. An accredited public school system along with private and Christian schools and a community college put the emphasis on education, and the offerings for academics as well as workforce development training are all within a few minutes’ […]

Arts: Something for Everyone


Go see a famous musical group perform, or a traveling play that has gained national attention. Learn to paint or walk through rows of pottery, sculpture and other displays at an art show that is becoming a local tradition. Even learn to cook gourmet food, make a quilt or hear poetry read by a famous […]

Gateway to Logan Martin Lake


Created in 1965, Logan Martin Lake is an Alabama Power Company reservoir used for hydroelectric power generation. Named for a company lawyer, Logan Martin has 275 miles of shoreline, bordering two counties — St. Clair and Talladega. It is is located on the Coosa River chain and spans 17,000 acres. And from Logan Martin Dam […]

Historic Pell City


What magic molded a sleepy little whistle stop of 40 souls into St. Clair County’s largest city? Actually, the town owes its success to a missed train and a fortuitous marriage. Pell City was blessed with both a father and a mother — Sumter Cogswell, who nurtured it from infancy, and Lydia DeGaris Cogswell, who […]

A Place for Families


There is nothing like music, fun and fellowship on an early summer night in Pell City’s historic downtown or taking a stroll through Lakeside Park, browsing booth     after booth of creative works by noted artists from around the corner and around the state at the Artscape Festival. You can take your child fishing at […]

St. Vincents Changes Everything


Terrell Vick escorted the final patient out of the old St. Vincent’s St. Clair Hospital, and Sean Tinney welcomed the first patients arriving at the new one. It was a fitting role for each to play — Vick as former president and COO and acting as Chief Transition Officer and Tinney as president of St. […]