Nick Saban and Bruce Pearl’s autographs spotlight auction – Reuters

VALLEY – A host of coveted items will be kept inside the school dining hall. The auction will take place inside the school canteen. Doors will open at 5 p.m. EDT so everyone can see what’s on for deals, and the sale begins at 5:30 p.m. EDT. State Senator Randy Price, a licensed auctioneer, will participate in this year’s auction.

A wide variety of objects are collected in the large halls of the school. Most of them can be brought in and displayed when auctioned.

One item that cannot be brought is one of the Valley Haven buses. This is a 2009 model and is in excellent working condition.

“It will be a good buy for someone,” said Valley Haven Executive Director Craig Brown. “We would like to get several thousand dollars for this.”

Fans of Auburn and Alabama can compete to see what happens for more cash, a Nick Saban autographed soccer ball or a Bruce Pearl Final Four autographed basketball. Each comes with a display case.

Interesting and unusual items include a grandfather clock in good condition and a calculator that was once used at Hogansville City Hall. This is the kind where the numbers are punched out and a crank pulled to add the numbers. It has been in a basement for a long time but still works.

For fans of Coca-Cola collectibles, a vintage free-standing, slide-top cooler will be up for one lucky bidder. There is an unusual piece of furniture for hard stuff. When closed it looks nothing like a miniature bar, but when open there are spaces to keep favorite drinks and plenty of glasses to take away. There’s even a good supply of bottle caps.

Local businesses stepped up to donate beautiful items for the auction. Pawn City at Lanett donated a highly prized 1955 Les Paul custom guitar, Phillip Sparks of Grills & Frills donated an Oklahoma Joe grill with smoker, Batson-Cook Hardware a Stihl FSA45 cordless cutter (or weed eater) and Marvin’s supplied an 80 pound push spreader.

Badcock & More in Valley donated a Troy Bilt straight shaft brushcutter and a Hummer A12008 portable music system. in downtown West Point donated a Juki HZL-27Z sewing machine with automatic needle and needle threader. Purge Nation, also in downtown West Point, donated a certificate for two 30-minute virtual reality ax throwing sessions.

Berry (formerly Letica) donated 10 sets of four-gallon buckets and five sets of five four-gallon buckets. Gibson Floor Coverings donated a finished rug measuring 68.5 inches by 103 inches in the color beige.

“A lot of people donated to us,” Brown said. “West Point Tire’s Kenny Knox and Bob Wilkerson donated to us again this year. We also received passes to play at any Robert Trent Jones golf course in Alabama. We also have passes to play on the Point University golf course.

Harris Carpets provided three $100 gift certificates and Langley Motor Company donated five oil change certificates. Hester’s Tire & Auto donated a $250 gift certificate, Knauf donated some insulation, and New Horizon Community Theater donated two reserved seats for seven upcoming productions.

Other donated items include an assortment of The Pioneer Woman items, an assortment of magazines and ammunition, Dan Farmer’s handmade cutting boards, a large number of birdhouses made by Charles Chapman, a “Bless This Food Wall,” a “Bless This “Cuisine,” and an illuminated metal “Love” sign.

Several used electric weed killers will be on offer along with some items donated by Clyde Jennings, including a handmade wooden angel, a wooden cross that can hold baseballs, and a handmade tire that can hold baseballs. contain baseballs.

There is a used Casio CTK-2300 electric keyboard with stand, an assortment of used wooden chairs, a blue desk chair, a blue two-step stool, a leather recliner, a 9 x 12 area rug which has never been used, a 28 inch portable fire pit on wheels, a four and a half pound Craftsman vise with a set of grinding discs and many other items.