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Chamber welcomes Elizabeth Grimes Reaves

The Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Elizabeth Grimes Reaves, who will bring with her fresh enthusiasm and strong capabilities. She is excited to begin working with the Chamber members in promoting local business and events. Reaves graduated Auburn University in 2010, with a degree in Agricultural Business and Economics. While in Auburn, Reaves volunteered […]

Fancher Gator returns to Camden


The Fancher Gator will be on display at The Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce located in the Hollis Curl, Gees Bend Ferry Terminal in Camden Alabama;  beginning  on August 3rd and for most of the month of August. The Fancher Alligator is the Alabama State record alligator. It was taken in the first ever alligator […]

2013 Crappie Derby – Final Results

The Wilcox Area Chamber of Commerce’s sixth Crappie Derby ended on Sunday, May 12.  This year’s event enjoyed a record catch of tagged fish as participating anglers reeled in $34,400 in prize money.  33 of the 209 fish were caught.  Two of the five “big money” fish were redeemed along with 21 single tagged 2013 […]

$1000 Fish Caught in Derby


      Jim Lash of Saraland holds the 20th single tagged fish caught in the Crappie Derby.  Jim landed the fish this morning near the Miller’s Ferry Campground. The 20th fish netted Jim $1000!  Jim and his wife spend a week each spring at the Miller’s Ferry Campground and have fished in the Derby nearly every year.  This is […]