A special legislative session to debate a proposed Alabama state lottery will begin Aug. 15, Gov. Robert Bentley announced this morning. The session could give lawmakers time to get a lottery vote on the November ballot.
Calhoun County’s bingo regulators charged groups applying for permits Thursday to submit background checks on the contractors who would run their games.
Tristen Bowers, 20 of Anniston, moved to Honduras in May 2015 to pursue mission work through Adventures in Missions, a program based in Lubbock, Texas.
Jenny Dothard was hired as the principal of Saks Middle School, and Derek Cobb was hired as the principal of Alexandria Elementary School.
Four chamber and Star-sponsored debates are scheduled for the first three weeks of the month, offering voters in Anniston, Hobson City, and Oxford the chance to ask questions of candidates.
The Calhoun County Commission agreed to pay Kronospan $375 per job created for five years at its wood flooring plant in Oxford, up to $75,000. The company believes the expansion will create approximately 160 jobs.
Hometown Teams, which is part of the Smithsonian Institute’s Museum on Main Street program,will be at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County from July 30 to Sept. 4.
As four of this city’s incumbent officials wage campaigns for re-election, its chief executive and one member of the City Council have already secured victory.
Those plans show architectural renderings of what those three commercial and one industrial properties could be, with hotels and restaurants, commercial facilities and retail shop landscaped and ready for investors to write a check.
A Georgia man charged with capital murder and child abuse in the death of a 7-month-old Cleburne County baby will remain in jail, a Cleburne County judge ruled Wednesday.
Circuit Judge Debra Jones reduced Pamela Deann Smith’s bond from $250,000 to a $50,000 property bond and ruled that she is not to live with her husband, Allyn Troy Smith, who is also charged with murder in the same case.
The Heflin City Council Tuesday declared four municipal candidates running unopposed for their seats in the Aug. 23 election to be in those offices.