“Everyone in Weaver seems to work together for the common good of this city and every now and then we have someone go above and beyond,” Weaver Mayor Wayne Willis said by phone Tuesday.
The attorney general’s office, since 2013 when state law was updated to allow for open-carry, has investigated nearly 60 claims across the state for similar violations.
Officials announced closures Thursday afternoon of schools and other services ahead of a winter storm expected on Friday to drop 2 or more inches of snow and sleet over the Interstate 20 corridor.
Eight high school bands — from Weaver, Ohatchee, Wellborn, Alexandria, White Plains, Pleasant Valley, Piedmont, and Saks — will contribute members toward the performance at the Windy City’s November 2017 Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade, according to Weaver High School band director Jared Holland.
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.
Up to 22,000 Alabama Power customers in Calhoun County were briefly without electricity Thursday morning after service to several substations was severed, a company spokeswoman said.
The students, players, coaches, and residents of both Weaver and Piedmont spent this past week preparing and hoping for a win at tonight’s football game.
According to the Alabama Department of Transportation, crews closed a section of the 33-mile paved trail today from Main Street north to Warren Drive to resurface and widen it.
Calhoun County School System officials on Tuesday announced the start soon of renovation projects that will see Saks and Weaver high schools made like-new.
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.
The Weaver City Council unanimously passed a budget Tuesday night that is projected to leave about $39,600 in the bank while giving city employees a two percent cost-of-living raise.
At Michael Tucker Park, the trail’s end in Calhoun County, Anniston’s Parks and Recreation Department held the Spokes & Strings Bluegrass Festival. One mile north along that trail, Weaver residents and visitors gathered at Elwell Park to shop, eat and listen to live music at the city’s annual Heritage Festival.
The Weaver High School graduate, who’ll start on a computer engineering degree at the University of Alabama this month, placed first in the school group’s state-level competition the last two years in a row.
On Friday Verburg, 25, was to march in the opening ceremony at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the 2016 Summer Olympics, where he’ll compete for the U.S. track and field team.
“We have about 30 miles in the city and some of those roads haven’t been paved since the 1970s,” council member Mike Warren said after Weaver’s council meeting last week
Stacie Marie Gardner, 31, worked as a correctional officer at the Federal Correctional Institution in Talladega when she accepted $1,474 in January 2015 to smuggle a cell phone to the inmate, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance’s office in Birmingham.
“No one has asked for more money, but I am just here to tell the council that if they can’t get good candidates then we’re not going to be able to fill positions,” said Terri Summerlin, chairwoman of the civil service board. “I just want y’all to think about it.”