• Priceville Blueprint

    Be a part of the future!
    The Town of Priceville has initiated a partnership with DesignAlabama, as a part of the DesignPlace program to look at the future of our community and they need your help!
    You are invited to “Priceville Blueprint” on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Priceville Municipal Building. Event starts at 6:00 P.M.
    For [...]

  • Priceville approves fuel-tax increase

    From The Decatur Daily
    by Evan Belanger
    PRICEVILLE — The Town Council on Monday approved a 1-cent fuel tax increase and a fiscal 2018 budget that included funding to start work on a new fire station as well as hire an additional police officer.
    Meanwhile, councilmen discussed an emerging plan to build from scratch a downtown in the [...]

  • Priceville could pay for road extension with leftovers from $7M rec center

    From The Decatur Daily
    by Evan Belanger
    PRICEVILLE — After approving a $9 million bond issue last week, town officials plan to build and open by next fall a 66,000-square-foot recreation center at North Park.
    They’re also planning to use a portion of the bond proceeds to extend Marco Drive to East Upper River Road in a bid [...]

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Priceville offering ‘Refuse to be a Victim’ class

From The Decatur Daily
by Ashley Remkus

PRICEVILLE – To share tips with the public on how to safeguard yourself, family and personal property from crime, Priceville is hosting a Refuse to be a Victim class.

Registration is free, but space is limited for the class, which will be Aug. 4 at 6 p.m. at Fredrick’s Outdoor, 1312 South Bethel Road.

“The class is designed to teach you personal safety — when you’re at home, work, school or while you’re traveling,” said Priceville police Cpl. Herman Davis. “We’ll cover the little things like what type of security cameras or alarm systems are good for you and things like dead bolts. The main thing it teaches you, though, is to be aware of your surroundings.”

Refuse to Be a Victim is a nationwide program localized by police departments and other agencies to best serve the safety needs of their communities.

The course covers vehicle safety, travel security and personal protection devices such as firearms, pepper sprays and stun guns.

“We want you to know how to protect yourself with your weapon,” said Councilman Jerry Welch, a firearms safety trainer. “To defend yourself against somebody, you have to be prepared. There’s a lot of responsibility that comes with carrying a weapon, specifically a gun.”

Sheriff Ana Franklin will teach a brief session on Alabama’s firearm carry laws, Davis said.

Davis said the class is primarily geared toward adults, but teens also will benefit from the course material.

The class also covers online safety, including making secure credit- and debit-card transactions and avoiding inappropriate chat-rooms or sites.

Of the 50 available spaces, 26 were filled as of Friday afternoon, Davis said.