City of Ava

Ava City Council: Square Project Complete, Growers Market Returns Saturday

On Tuesday, April 27th, the Ava Board of Aldermen convened for a business session at 5 p.m. City Finances City Treasurer Peggy Porter said she was working on the rough draft of next year’s budget, mainly waiting on departmental supervisors to submit capital projects for the year. Fire Department Grant The city is moving forward…

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New Wellness Center Opens in Ava

By Doug Berger After 26 plus years being involved in the healing arts, the Touch of Healing Wellness Center, is the first brick and mortar location Christina Chiffo has ever had to put all her services together and share her knowledge. She has worked with a chiropractic neurologist, worked with massage and body treatments at…

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Ava City Council: City Employees Sworn In

On Tuesday, April  11th, the Ava Board of Aldermen convened for a business session at 5 p.m. Ordinance 1090 The Aldermen voted to approve the results of the municipal election last week as certified by Douglas County Clerk Karry Davis. Oath of Office Burrely Loftin was sworn in as Mayor.   Suzanne Welsh was sworn…

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American Legion Awards

The American Legion Post 112 in Ava recently honored local first-responders and a student with awards. The Post awarded Law Enforcement Officer of the Year to Reggie Johnson, Chief of the Ava Police Department. Firefighter of the year went to Curley Rawlins of the City of Ava fire crew. EMT of the year went to…

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Storm Siren Testing

On Wednesday, April 14th at 10:00 A.M., the Douglas County Emergency Management staff will be testing the Ava storm sirens. In the event of bad weather the tests will be run the following day at the same time.

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