Toby Bennington, Anniston’s city planner, said by phone Thursday that Anniston won the Outstanding Planning Award for the city's bicycle and pedestrian projects from the Alabama chapter of the American Planning Association, a nonprofit group that supports urban planning.
About 210 children from Calhoun County schools between first and eighth grade participated in the Anniston Community Education Foundation’s sixth annual Youth-Family Summit at the Anniston City Meeting Center
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.
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.
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.
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.
With at least three members of the five-member Anniston City Board of Education not returning to office, the board will look very different after the elections of Aug. 23.
The cemetery is a small, well-kept plot of land just past a neighborhood at McClellan. Simple white headstones line the bright green grass, many of them with pennies resting on top to show that people visited. One grave has a pot of pink flowers in front of it. That’s Peter Gnau’s grave.
Researchers at the Fiocruz Institute, a research organization in Brazil, announced last week that they’d found the Zika virus in the southern house mosquito, an insect that is common both in Brazil and the U.S.
The White Rabbit, a vintage store on the square in Jacksonville, recently changed ownership and part of it is under renovation.
Reaching Out International plans to give out thousands of pounds of food at Zinn Park in Anniston on Thursday morning.
Molly Bingham of Orb Media said every reporter must find his or her role in that revolution. Whichever community journalists choose to serve, they must strive to reach and engage those communities.