ACE Alerts

Heflin is Happening

This small east-central Alabama town with a population of less than 4,000 is willing to work with nearly anybody to make things happen. Heflin officials have embraced the ACE approach of establishing connections with a variety of entities
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News from ACE TOWNS

Montevallo encourages students to get outdoors | read more

There’s no doubting Thomasville as an Alabama Community of Excellence | read more

Collins honored for role with ACE-Jasper | read more

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Thomasville is an Alabama Community of Excellence

The town of Thomasville sits about 100 miles away from Mobile to the south, Montgomery to the east and Tuscaloosa to the north. Some might say this places the rural community in the middle of nowhere. Longtime Thomasville Mayor Sheldon Day prefers to say that the city actually is “in the center of everything.” Learn More

ACE marks 15 years of boosting towns across the state

ACE has been helping towns of between 2,000 and 18,000 people for 15 years. Instead of looking at what the towns don’t have, the ACE program looks at what they do have and helps them maximize those attributes.
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Welcome to the Alabama Communities of Excellence




Created in 2002 as a 501 (c)3 non-profit corporation organized for the purpose of utilizing the collective expertise of its partner organizations, ACE provides participants with a “one stop shopping” type of experience—community development programs and tools needed to insure long term success found through one organization.