coosa county

New Graphite Processing Processing Plant Hiring Over 100 Workers, Paying Average of $21.15/Hour

Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that Westwater Resources Inc. plans to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County, putting Alabama at the forefront in the production of an essential material in batteries that power electrical vehicles, electronics and other green energy products and equipment. Westwater said its Alabama Graphite Products LLC subsidiary plans to make an initial…

Honor Flag Brought to Honor Fallen Firefighter

Many are showing support for the Equality Volunteer Firefighter killed in Coosa County last Friday. 45-year-old Michael Johnston was driving a fire tanker truck while responding to a call for service. Johnston was killed when the tanker truck he was driving hit an embankment and overturned. The wreck happened just before 4 o’clock Friday afternoon.The United States Honor Flag team arrived…