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

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The HEART of Headland downtown revitalization group hosted another "Under The Oaks" concert on Friday, May 24. Under the Oaks is a free live music series in the downtown square every fourth Friday through September 2019.

The band "As Is" (Mel Williams and friends) played Southern rock, country and more. People dined at local restaurants, visited food trucks and shopped the square while listening to awesome live music.

The next event is Friday, June 28. The Tri-State Community Orchestra will perform a patriotic concert 7-9pm. Saxophonist Kendall Ali will perform from 6-7pm.

2019 Youth Ambassor Caroline Crowley

2019 Youth Ambassor Gracey Cupples

Top , Caroline Crowley, and bottom, Gracey Cupples, receiving a scholarship check from Executive Director, Rhonda Harrison and Chamber President, Pete Crews .

A luncheon was held at the Blanche Solomon Memorial Library on Wednesday May 15th for the Chamber Youth Ambassador graduating seniors.

2019 headland business showcase 06The 2019 Business Showcase was a Fiesta at the Square! Live music played and the mood was festive as people came out to network with businesses and enjoy free hot dogs cooked by the Headland Lion's Club and the treats offered by participating businesses. More than 30 business participated with giveaways, samples, door prizes and even non-alcoholic margaritas.

Each business donated merchandise and gifts that participants won by visiting every booth and the participating businesses on the square.  The overall winner of $100 cash prize was Andrew Hurst.

Books-n-Brunch, part of Alabama and Henry County’s Bicentennial Celebration, was held on Saturday, February 16th at the Herndon Oil Co. Loft in Abbeville. This event was sponsored by the Abbeville Memorial Library, the Blanche Solomon Memorial Library, the Abbeville Chamber of Commerce, the Headland Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Henry County Bicentennial Committee.

Books-n-Brunch guests enjoyed breakfast casseroles and pastries why they listened to fourteen local authors share from both their life experiences and books. Book topics included fiction, non-fiction, poems, short stories, history, children’s books, Christian, and a coloring book. For more information about our local authors, stop by the library.

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