The City of Albertville is taking the following precautionary methods in light of the COVID-19 situation: Spring recreation sports will be delayed until June 1st. Sand Mountain Park staff will be available to answer any questions for membership, program sport participants, and coaches via 256-891-8240, and will remain open to the public, for now, at the Armory. Albertville Public Library and Albertville Senior Center will be closed through at least April 30th. Per Alabama Supreme Court, Albertville Municipal Court will be cancelled March 17th through April 30th. Please contact the Magistrate's Office for your updated court date at 256-891-8291. The Magistrate's office will be closed to the public, but will take payments and handle business through their drive-up window. The Magistrate's lobby will only remain open for warrants. City Hall, at this time, will remain open to the public during normal business hours. Please contact us at 256-891-8200 with any questions or concerns. If you need help with food assistance or "of need" resources available to you as a resident of Marshall County, please call 2-1-1 by phone to be connected to a trained professional that can assist your needs through United Way of Marshall County. All residents of Albertville are urged to practice social distancing by keeping at least a six foot distance from others, not gathering in groups of 10 or more for non-work related gatherings, or any non-work related gatherings that cannot maintain a six foot distance as they are currently prohibited by Governor Kay Ivey in the State of Alabama. 

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Hix, Brad

Brad Hix
  • Departments:Fire Department
  • Title:Fire Chief
  • Phone:(256) 891-8230
  • Fax:(256) 891-8236
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I began my career as a volunteer at the Albertville Fire Department in 1986 and then was hired full time on October 11, 1987.  I attended the very first fire school held at Albertville in April of 1988.  Halfway through fire school I enrolled at Gadsden State Community College to obtain my Intermediate license.  I would go to fire schools during the day and E.M.T. school at night.  Upon the retirement of Guy Campbell I was promoted to Fire Marshal.  During this time I graduated from the Alabama Criminal Justice and Peace Office Academy in Selma Alabama.  After about two years I returned to shifts as a firefighter.  In 1992 I was promoted to Lieutenant.  In September of 2003 I was promoted to the rank of Captain.  After serving 11 years as Shift Captain, I was promoted to Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal in January 2015.

I have been married to the former Tammy McCreless since April 11, 1987.  We have two children Emily(22) and Carson(19).  We are members of Southside Baptist Church.  I like to spend my spare time with my family and I also like to hunt and play golf.

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