With a new, $4 million garage and adjacent office building recently finished along U.S. 78, Oxford Mayor Alton Craft said the city’s Building Services and Engineering departments will move from City Hall into the new space.

The Jacksonville City Council asked city staff to draft a resolution requesting that the state Legislature grant it permission to legalize Sunday alcohol sales. Some council members say legalizing Sunday alcohol sales might make economic sense given that other cities in Calhoun County have done so in recent years.

Commissioner Joe Faulk pleaded guilty Thursday to using his office for personal gain, the  Alabama attorney general’s office announced Thursday afternoon. Faulk, 56, accepted pay to promote the Coast2CoastRx discount drug card, one of a handful of discount drug cards endorsed by city or county officials in recent years — discount offers that have often irked local pharmacists who never agreed to the discounts.

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