Events of local interest from 25 and (usually) 75 years ago.
Such training is needed, said City Manager Kent Davis, as the world-class trails atop Coldwater Mountain can be tough for beginners. The program would also open up the sport to youth who live near the popular trail, he said.
During a meeting Monday night, with leather-bound organizers and notepads spread over a long row of tables, committee chairman David Hall listened as the group’s treasurer reviewed the numbers.
The bill, filed by Sen. Gerald Allen, R-Tuscaloosa, would end the requirement for Alabamians to have a permit to carry a hidden gun. Allen pre-filed the bill for the upcoming legislative session scheduled to begin Feb. 7.
Thunderstorms were to bring more rain, perhaps by 11 p.m. Saturday night, National Weather Service meteorologist Jim Westland said by phone.
While $4,000 prize money was on the line at the hog show, chicken exhibitors were after points tracked in nationwide competitions, organizer Renee Nunnelly said.
Nearly 600 students are now enrolled in one of the academy’s 11 programs. That’s up from 324 students in the 2013-14 school year.
Some of Calhoun County’s districts in the House of Representatives will have to be redrawn before the 2018 election, a federal appeals court ruled Friday.
Five of the board’s members present for Thursday evening’s meeting approved Shannon Finley for principal at the $15 million Alexandria Middle School. The school now rises from the earth near Alexandria High School, where Finley has been assistant principal nearly two years.
Sgt. 1st Class Dale Moore will have the best view in the house during Friday’s presidential inauguration, he said. “From my vantage point, the Capitol is to my back and then in front of me is the swearing-in,” Moore said by phone Thursday.
More than 300 livestock farmers in the area have already applied for such aid through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Livestock Forage Program.
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.
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.
According to the National Weather Service, temperatures in Calhoun County reached 75 degrees Saturday, breaking a record 73-degree high made in 2007 on the same 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.
Tracy Sanders, chief of the Mount Olive Volunteer Fire Department, was killed Friday in a three-vehicle wreck in Ohatchee, according to officials.
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.
Ezell Dickerson walked the halls of the Calhoun County Ken Joiner Administration Building for the last time as its security guard Thursday.