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January 30, 2015


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New management for Classic at Buckhorn plan to add to menu, offer live music

New items also will be added to the menu, such as red beans and rice, étouffée and a bison burger, and the restaurant will stay open later on Saturday for Cajun night and live music.

  • icon Updated: January 27

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Monday 01/19/2015
New Oxford Dairy Queen a hit
Updated: January 19, 2015 - 9:02 pm

The Oxford Dairy Queen opened Dec. 31 on U.S. 78 East and since that time, residents have slammed the restaurant with business. Whether that's because residents just love Dairy Queen or because it's a novelty for the area, is up for debate.

Monday 01/05/2015
Harris-Kay Realty president appointed to state Small Business Commission
Updated: January 05, 2015 - 8:32 pm

State officials last week announced that longtime Anniston realtor Keith Kelley had been appointed to a commission charged with promoting the growth of small businesses in Alabama.

Tuesday 12/23/2014
City wants Victoria Inn back in private hands
Updated: December 23, 2014 - 5:34 pm

The city of Anniston has overseen repairs and upkeep for the Victoria Inn since buying the historic building last year but has never planned to keep the hotel indefinitely. With basic repairs now complete, the city now wants to check out of the hotel business.

Monday 12/15/2014
New dialysis clinic won’t replace Anniston’s existing facility
Updated: December 15, 2014 - 5:50 pm

The medical company constructing a dialysis treatment clinic on Quintard Avenue in Anniston will keep its facility on 11th Street open, a spokesman said this week.

Tuesday 12/09/2014
Griffin’s Jewelers to close Anniston location
Updated: December 09, 2014 - 6:45 pm

The co-owner of Griffin’s Jewelers says the company will soon close its Anniston location.

Friday 12/05/2014
Alabama Power rate increase would raise bills $6.78 per month
Updated: December 05, 2014 - 6:45 pm

A rate increase that would cost the average Alabama Power customers $6.78 per month appears to be set to become official at the beginning of the year.

Noble Bank to open branch in Birmingham
Updated: December 05, 2014 - 7:07 pm

NobleBank & Trust executives on Friday announced that the community bank will soon open its fifth branch at a location in Birmingham.

Tuesday 12/02/2014
Auto Custom Carpets founder recognized for life’s work
Updated: December 03, 2014 - 10:56 am

The late founder of Anniston’s Auto Custom Carpets was recently honored by a national trade association.

Tuesday 11/25/2014
Southern Girl Coffee opens store, roasting facility
Updated: November 25, 2014 - 6:13 pm

The owners of Southern Girl Coffee say they are pleased with the turnout to the grand opening Saturday for the company’s roasting facility and store in downtown Oxford.

Monday 11/17/2014
Owner of Brother’s hopes to sell legendary Jacksonville bar
Updated: November 17, 2014 - 6:05 pm

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.

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.

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