Events of local interest from 75 and 25 years ago.
Council members approved incentives for an estimated $10 million hotel and retail project on Noble Street that could generate between 45 and 60 jobs, according to the developers.
Plans are to increase speeds along Alabama 21, McClellan Boulevard, Quintard Avenue and portions of McClellan Veterans Parkway and U.S. 431.
With the help of volunteer guides, the veterans spent their weekend hunting deer on secluded depot property while trading stories and building friendships. The veterans were recognized for their participation and honored for their service during a closing ceremony Sunday.
More than a thousand people, some standing along the walls, packed the Anniston City Meeting Center for Monday's 15th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast and Youth Appreciation Day.
Killed last week in a traffic accident, Tracy Sanders leaves behind her family and a legacy of public service. “She wanted to save the world,” Sanders’ husband, Randall Sanders, said by phone Monday.
City officials, community leaders and the public joined together at the Anniston City Meeting Center for the 15th annual Martin Luther Kind Jr. Breakfast and Youth Participation Day.
After many jokes and a few tears in front of a full audience, judges Shannon Page and Tom Wright along with Calhoun County District Attorney Brian McVeigh took their oaths of office during a combined swearing-in ceremony Friday afternoon.
The Carver Community Center enter initially hosted the event, but it has grown so much that organizers had to move it to a larger venue. This Monday it will be at the Anniston Meeting Center at 9 a.m.
Anniston officials on Friday were awaiting word from the National Park Service as to how the city’s new Freedom Riders National Park will take shape.
That’s been done, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which oversees the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, but it was unclear Friday whether the new masks also meet other federal guidelines that regulate their use at the Anniston facility.
The full text of President Barack Obama's proclamation establishing the Freedom Riders National Monument in Anniston.
By lunchtime Thursday, all 83 of Anniston’s police officers completed training aimed at helping them understand and better respond to calls involving people with autism.