Silverhill hosts 31st Arbor Day celebration


SILVERHILL, Alabama — The town of Silverhill celebrated its 31st anniversary as a Tree City, celebrating with a drive through tree giveaway March 5 at the Silverhill Community Center.

The giveaway included (3-gallon) Shumard oak, bald cypress, and Savannah holly; (1-gallon) crepe myrtles, purple and white.

One of the area’s first towns to be part of the Tree City program, Silverhill gave away potted trees, including straw magnolia, bottle brush, sasanqua and sweet olive.