Firefighters in Calhoun County only had to snuff out two small brush fires Saturday despite the dry weather but meteorologists warn the drought will only intensify this week.
A recent change to the address numbering system on campus at Jacksonville State University is expected to result in faster response times by emergency personnel.
Officials say the goal is to switch to a metric-based system and reward quality, cost-effective care. Some area physicians and clinic operators have mixed opinions on the changes, with some concerned about reductions in payments to others saying the new rules won’t affect them at all.
This is the 10th anniversary of the release of “Talladega Nights.” The movie, at times, is absolutely brilliant. It has some ingenious moments and memorable lines. It also bombs miserably in spots.
Anniston Police Chief Shane Denham said 20-year-old Malachi Hicks was in stable condition at UAB Hospital after he was shot multiple times for allegedly robbing Betty’s Bar-B-Q on South Quintard around 8:59 p.m.
On Friday an official with AdvancEd was to present that accreditation certificate in person at the private K-12 school and dormitory, which opened in 2011.
The preliminary results of the two-year study, published this week by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, shows higher rates of fatty liver disease in the West Anniston community than the general U.S. population.
TALLADEGA – They weren’t really going to blow up something up on the speedway, were they? Were they?
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs awarded the Family Services Center $52,201 with money from the U.S. Department of Justice, according to a news release sent Tuesday. The grant will pay to keep a violent crimes counselor on hand, the group's director said.
A Wednesday night wreck that sent two children to Children’s Hospital in Birmingham by helicopter happened because an Anniston man ran a red light, officials said Friday.
Organizers of Anniston’s Veterans Day parade are concerned over the lack of entries this year. Many older veterans can’t leave town for other parades, those organizers say, so community participation is important.
A retrospective from a local man who's enjoyed the smidgen of fame he's gained from an movie that takes a wacky but affectionate look at NASCAR culture.
Superintendent Joe Dyar’s salary will increase in increments with the change, from $119,850 now to as much as $134,850 in 2020. Dyar's first raise under his modified contract comes in July 2017; the contract, originally awarded in 2010 and extended in 2013, was to expire in June.
The new concrete-brick dugouts are awaiting fencing to protect players from errant baseballs, and the field will be graded and reseeded but will be finished in about two weeks, said Jon Swafford, facilities manager for the city’s Parks and Recreation Department.