Local author to debut second book at Hanceville festival

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HANCEVILLE, Ala. – Hanceville Public Library has announced local writer Greg Burden will feature his second book at the 30th Annual Mud Creek Marching Festival. The book is titled “Hanceville, The First 150 Years.”

Also available will be Burden’s first book, “Blount Springs, Fountain of Youth”, which details the history of the area. He will be available for personal book signings at the library during the event, which will take place October 23 at Hanceville High School (801 Commercial St.).

For those interested in learning more local history, the Facebook page “Hanceville History” is a helpful source which allows locals to share old photographs that page members may have. The latest post on the page features an interview between Hanceville Mayor Kenneth Nail and librarian Shirley Burden who mentions that there will also be a book sale during the festival, with plenty of used book selections.

Lastly, each Wednesday, the local Hanceville Library features “Storytime” for children. This event begins at 10:00 a.m. and allows a time for parents and children to share arts, crafts, monthly chess and good old-fashioned reading.

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