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World Record Alligator harvested in Wilcox County

  Wilcox County made the news when Mandy Stokes Harvested the World Record Alligator See the article at or here: AUTAUGAVILLE, Alabama – Alabama is officially the new home of the world record American alligator. The huge animal killed by Mandy Stokes and her crew from Thomaston earned world record status Friday morning after a […]

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 […]

$25,000 Crappie is Caught!


As soon as the big crappie splashed to the surface of the water, Linda and Joe Lister immediately knew this was not the average Miller’s Ferry slab.  The two red tags hanging just below the dorsal fin meant this fish would be remembered as much more than a fun day on a great fishing lake in […]

3rd Annual BBQ Cookoff – April 27

2013 BBQ Poster

The Mark Curl Memorial 3rd Annual BBQ Cookoff will be held on April 27th in downtown Camden.  Teams interested in competing for $2500 in prizes should contact the Chamber immediately to sign up.  The public is invited to attend from 11am to 2pm.  This fun event features live entertainment, children’s entertainment, face painting, delicious BBQ, […]

Bessie W. Munden Recreational Park

The Bessie W. Munden Recreational Park was founded in 1959 and it is owned and operated by Bessie W. Munden Recreational Park, Inc. (BWMRP, Inc.).   Located on the outskirts of Camden, Alabama in Wilcox County it is a public park, serving all citizens, with a special emphasis on the youth of our county. Munden Park […]