Employees benefited in the budget passed by the Heflin City Council on Tuesday — some more than others, as was pointed out by one of the council members who voted against approving it.
According to a Friday press release, JSU has named Timothy Lindblom, head of the department of biology, as dean of the School of Science. Maureen Newton, head of the department of sociology and social work, was named dean of the School of Human Services and Social Sciences.
“The deficit has had a negative effect on what we do, but we are combatting it,” Chad Robinson said in reference to the irrigation system the Choccolocco sports complex has in place. “Work has actually picked up.”
Voters in Anniston’s City Council Ward 3 had requested 33 absentee ballots as of Thursday, the last day state law allows voters to request such ballots before Tuesday’s runoff.
Anniston police arrested Frederick Lamont Lovett at the store on northern Noble Street around 9:30 Thursday night, and reports filed afterward indicate Lovett tried to both elude police and resist arrest.
The new center, paid for partly with $700,000 in state money, should be fully operational in November and provide manufacturers with services from design and prototype development to research and education — all while giving training and possible job opportunities to JSU students.
HOLLIS CROSSROADS — The Haunted Chicken House opened for its 12th season this month with some 15,000 square feet of gore and thrills aimed at scaring the most unflappable of customers.
Moore came before the Court of the Judiciary, the state's disciplinary body for judges, in the wake of an order he issued to the state's probate judges in January concerning same-sex marriages.
The clinic was set up as part of the 2003 settlement agreement in the federal lawsuit against Monsanto, an agreement that provided medical, dental, eye and prescription drug care without charge for the 18,500 claimants in that case since 2004.
The three-day event, sponsored by the Student Government Association and the JSU chapter of the American Democracy Project, offered students the chance to learn about the political process and become a part of it before the presidential election in November.
At this beginning of the fall fire season the Talladega National Forest Shoal Creek District already has battled two fires — one involving 60 acres south of Talladega and one involving 2 acres near Heflin, according to authorities. But the Alabama Forestry Commission said with the drought it could get worse — much worse.
Four Cleburne County fire departments worked Thursday to extinguish a blaze that destroyed a home in Fruithurst that belonged to a member of the county's school board.
The second of two Saks men charged with murder over a January shooting was released from the Cleburne County Jail on Wednesday morning, officials said Thursday.
Vincent Tyron Robinson, shot and killed last week police Chief Shane Denham have called an argument, was being remembered Thursday as a father "trying to do right." Officials say that both Robinson and Karl Edward Griffin, charged with his murder, were legally barred from carrying firearms.
Disciplinary actions that take students out of Calhoun County Schools classrooms have been handed down with decreased frequency in the last year, according to data from the system’s administrators.
Five of the six candidates attended a public forum at the Jacksonville Community Center to answer prepared questions chosen randomly and questions asked from the audience.
While two families were mourning the loss of three women in a Tuesday car crash, law enforcement officials said Wednesday that the accident could have been avoided had the Ohatchee man responsible for the wreck received proper mental health treatment.
Anniston schools Superintendent Darren Douthitt on Wednesday endorsed incumbent Councilman Seyram Selase in the city’s Ward 3 race. Selase faces former Councilman Ben Little in the Oct. 4 runoff.