One year after Alabama became the 43rd state to allow for charter schools, one such enterprise has the go-ahead to begin classes for the 2017-2018 school year.
The civilized world’s long war against violent jihadists never went away, but bombings over the weekend in New York and New Jersey jolted Americans back to its reality.
Name another mid-sized Alabama city that has withstood the amount of gut-punches and dysfunction that has plagued today’s Anniston.
Whether through ignorance, laziness or nefarious intentions, our City Hall candidates too often find themselves on the wrong side of the state’s campaign-finance regulations. Calhoun County voters should expect this trend to stop.
A poll taken last month by NBC News and Survey Monkey found that 41 percent of Republicans disagreed with the statement, “Barack Obama was born in the United States.” Another 31 percent of Republicans would neither agree nor disagree, meaning almost three-quarters of them aren’t comfortable …
If Delaware is in the South, then kudzu is native to New York’s Central Park and ground zero of country music is somewhere in Ohio, like Toledo.
The presidential campaigns of Democrats Al Gore (2000) and John Kerry (2004) offer important lessons to Hillary Clinton. Gore and Kerry were experienced, intelligent and serious candidates who found themselves ensnared in a political landscape hardwired for false equivalence and horse-race c…
On Aug. 24, 2011, Anniston police officer Justin Sollohub was shot while pursuing a suspect near 19th Street and Moore Avenue. Sollohub died the following day. He was 27.
No line-item in the city of Anniston’s proposed 2017 budget has received more scrutiny than one that allocated about $450,000 in years past to the city’s public school system. For context, that sum is less than 2 percent of the Anniston City Schools’ $23 million budget for 2016.
Members of Congress returned to work this week after their August break. Yes, we should put scare quotes around “work.” And, yes, we could have noted that it must be nice to take a month away from the office. Oh, and yes, the November general election will be a major distraction for most sen…