Hearst Television and Cable One announced a deal Friday on the rates Cable One must pay to carry the national news distributor’s TV channels, according to a release from the Birmingham station that hung in the balance.
OXFORD — At least two tenants of the long-stalled second phase of the Oxford Commons shopping center intend to open within coming months, according to spokespeople representing the companies.
The city’s Planning Commission at a meeting on Jan. 19 will review plans for a Cook Out restaurant, to locate at 400 Pelham Road S., according to a copy of the meeting’s agenda available on the city’s website.
Anniston Mayor Jack Draper, speaking by phone Tuesday, used the word “resurgence” when speaking about the projects, which he said are the product of the previous administration’s work.
The nonprofit health insurance company, with 2.9 million customers in Alabama and other states, dropped CVS from one of its “pharmacy networks” at the start of the year, a change that will affect 390,000 of the company’s customers.
The incentive package is for Harbert Realty Services, the Birmingham-based developer that’s promised an estimated $6 million in shopping and eating space downtown next to the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County.
Cable One announced Wednesday negotiations with a national news distributor over the price of carrying the company’s TV channels, with an NBC-affiliated channel in Birmingham hanging in the balance.
For $100 per property, Oxford attorney Ron Allen said the city can obtain a tax deed from the Alabama Department of Revenue — essentially, the interest on the unpaid taxes, one tax expert said Wednesday.
City Manager Kent Davis, speaking by phone Wednesday while out of town, said that prior to Friday’s accident the city had already planned to meet next week with Alabama Department of Transportation staff to discuss a recently completed ALDOT speed study of McClellan Veterans Parkway.
Retail centers' parking lots were filled with cars which were filled with shoppers doing their last-minute duty Saturday toward helping make someone's Christmas merry and bright.
Anniston officials on Monday announced plans for a downtown retail development project to include several national restaurant and retail chains, though just which ones were less clear Monday.
Greg South, a Piedmont City Council member, opened the outfitters-style store Nov. 17 across from the Solid Rock Cafe on North Center Avenue. South operates the cafe with his wife, Jennifer South.
As Oxford’s City Council considers a bill for the second of a three-year contract with a retail consulting firm, the city’s mayor and the council’s president say they’re satisfied with the firm’s work so far.w
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.
Proponents said the road would connect industrial sites on the former Fort McClellan to Interstate 20, promoting development. Critics called it “Bypass Anniston” and predicted it would kill traffic and business on Quintard Avenue, the city’s main thoroughfare.
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.
The interruption was described as “a transmission outage,” meaning that the problem existed between where the company's electricity is generated and the tall, large lines that transmit that power to smaller distributing lines.
Gamecocks fans flocked to Burgess-Snow Field to see the football playoffs last year, and businesses, university and city officials expect similar attendance Saturday.
Approval would help keep workers employed at the site and possibly attract more work, officials say. The request comes more than a year after the Army began destroying out-of-state munitions at the depot following approval from state environmental regulators.