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Owner of Brother’s hopes to sell legendary Jacksonville bar

Realtors are negotiating with investors interested in purchasing Jacksonville’s Brother’s Bar, a venue that’s played host to acts such as Stevie Ray Vaughan and Gregg Allman, the establishment’s current owner said Monday.

  • icon Updated: November 17

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Monday 11/03/2014
Regional Business Summit set for Wednesday
Updated: November 03, 2014 - 10:46 pm

Officials from across northeastern Alabama will host a regional business summit in Anniston Wednesday.

Monday 10/27/2014
Anniston becomes XLTE market for Verizon customers
Posted: October 27, 2014

Verizon Wireless officials recently announced that Anniston is one of more than 400 markets chosen for a new technology that will mean more dependable, faster wireless Internet access for customers.

Wednesday 10/22/2014
In Senate District 13 race, Democrat and independent aim for GOP incumbent’s seat
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 8:56 am

If you want to know the shape of Alabama politics in 2014, just look to the sprawling rural Senate district on the state's eastern border.

Tuesday 10/21/2014
Area businesses seeing improvement this year
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 12:25 am

Representatives from many of the 100 businesses that participated in the 30th annual Calhoun County Regional Business Expo at the Anniston City Meeting Center on Tuesday said they've seen their bottom lines improve this year. 

Expungement law more complicated, expensive than supporters hoped
Updated: October 21, 2014 - 6:32 pm

The Alabama Legislature recently passed an expungement law that allows people to have most misdemeanor arrests and many types of non-violent arrests stricken from official records if they've never been found guilty of the crime.

Thursday 10/16/2014
Texas company chosen to oversee Quintard Mall
Updated: October 16, 2014 - 7:58 pm

An executive with a Texas real estate company on Thursday confirmed that a Calhoun County judge recently approved his firm to oversee Oxford’s Quintard Mall, which went into foreclosure earlier this month.

Monday 10/13/2014
Indian Oaks Golf Club closes
Posted: October 13, 2014

The Indian Oaks Golf Club closed Friday, but the director of the Saks course said he and a group of investors hope to reopen the facility in about two weeks.

Monday 10/06/2014
Anniston man charged with sexual abuse of 5-year-old girl
Updated: October 06, 2014 - 4:56 pm

An Anniston man was in jail Monday on charges that he raped and sodomized a 5-year-old girl in June.


Business as Usual: Chamber’s Business EXPO set for Oct. 21
Updated: October 07, 2014 - 12:11 am

The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce’s 30th annual Business Expo will be held Oct. 21 at the Anniston Meeting Center.

Monday 09/29/2014
Calhoun County Restaurant Week begins today
Updated: October 10, 2014 - 8:49 am

The 11-day celebration is meant to be a preview for Taste of Calhoun County, which will be held at the chamber’s 30th annual Business Expo Oct. 21 at the Anniston Meeting Center.

Sunday 09/28/2014
Local barber celebrates (early) anniversary of shop opening
Updated: September 28, 2014 - 9:24 pm

Mai Martinez rose before sunrise Friday morning to cook for what she thought was going to be the 20th anniversary of her Lenlock barber shop being open for business. She was just a little off. 

Monday 09/22/2014
Anniston City Council approves new board structure for museums, 2015 budget
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 10:09 pm

Anniston's museums gained a new board structure Monday that city leaders expect will improve the facilities and keep them independent of government control.

Several restaurants set to open in Calhoun County
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 7:50 pm

Legghorn’s set to open in former Cali’s Fresh location

Wednesday 09/10/2014
Regional Medical Center CEO resigns
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Regional Medical Center's top boss, David McCormack, resigned Wednesday for personal reasons, the hospital board's chairman said.

Monday 09/01/2014
Prime Dining hopes to let customers know they’re still open
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 6:29 pm

Friday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony for Prime Dining and Bar in Anniston is less of a grand opening and more a celebration of the restaurant’s rebirth.

Sunday 08/31/2014
Star to raise monthly subscription rate by 50 cents
Updated: August 31, 2014 - 12:37 am

The company last increased its rate in August 2008. The added costs associated with gasoline and car maintenance have increased significantly since that time.

Thursday 08/28/2014
Depot celebrates restart of Stryker upgrade program
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm

Jason Parks knows his way around a Stryker combat vehicle.

Monday 08/25/2014
RMC reportedly extends contract with Blue Cross
Updated: October 02, 2014 - 4:59 am

Regional Medical Center has apparently extended its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, avoiding the loss of the insurer's customers in September. However, the hospital and the insurer have so far not discussed the deal publicly.

Sunday 08/24/2014
Business as Usual: Former Annistonian introduces toy, app to introduce kids to STEM
Updated: August 24, 2014 - 10:22 pm

Former Anniston resident Chris Harden says he and his business partner came up with the idea for their product while playing with their kids.

Thursday 08/21/2014
Coffee shop opens at Donoho
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 9:47 am

Local officials on Thursday held a grand opening ceremony for a coffee shop housed at the Donoho School and staffed by students.

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