Fairfield Civic Center

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The Fairfield Civic Center was a public events facility located at 6509 E. J. Oliver Road in Fairfiled. Constructed in 1993 as an initiative of then-Mayor Larry Langford, it was managed by the Fairfield Civic Center Authority and funded by the city.

The center featured a ballroom with tiered seating for 500 diners or up to 700 seated theater-style. Three conference rooms and the 240-seat Glory's Family Dining were also part of the facility.

The Civic Center housed the Alabama Historical Radio Society's public exhibits and also housed two clothing stores and a gift shop.

The facility closed in 2011 in a dispute between Mayor Kenneth Coachman, who chairs the authority, and the Fairfield City Council. Manager Johnnie Wyatt resigned on September 21 and issued pink slips to 16 part-time employees.


  • Norris, Toraine (September 21, 2011) "Fairfield Civic Center closes after facility manager resigns." Birmingham News

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