Anniston has received 1.5 inches of rain in June, less than half the normal amount, according to National Weather Service records. Since Jan. 1, Anniston has received approximately 21 inches of rain, 5 inches less than normal, according to Stefkovich.

Oxford-area landowner Thomas Taylor has what Clay County-based pottery hunter Gary Price calls an “interesting conglomeration”: a small mound of broken clay shards, intended once to be jugs and bowls and other utilitarian containers, now just potsherds Taylor dug up and polished.

It’s been three and a half months since voters in both Lineville and Ashland threw out a ban on alcohol sales that’d been in place a century, and for years forced folks who made the choice to drink to also drive, motoring over curving, rural roads to surrounding counties for their beer, wine, or liquor.

Homeowners associations must register as nonprofit groups with the Alabama Secretary of State’s office or their local probate judge. Homeowners associations must also provide or direct potential buyers to the public record containing information such as the homeowners’ association covenant, the current operating budget and a list of all common areas, according to the law.

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