Oxford man says despite city’s protest, his chicke...
by Brian Anderson
banderson@annistonstar.com
02:18 PM, Friday, April 18
The veteran of the Gulf War said he bought the chickens almost two years ago to help him with his post-traumatic stress disorder. But the animals have since become like members of the family. They’ve become favorite pets of his four daughters, he ...

Latest Headlines

Cleburne County Farmers Association hears from 14 candidates
`Fourteen candidates for elected offices in Cleburne County spoke to members of the Cleburne County Farmers Associati...
11:04 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
State school board tries to leave high-stakes testing behind
The state Board of Education denounced the long-running program in no uncertain terms in a resolution Wednesday -- ju...
06:26 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Cleburne school board sets gym rental policy
The Cleburne County Board of Education this week approved a new gym rental policy for Cleburne County High School.
06:18 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Heflin to hire new Parks and Recreation staffer
The Heflin City Council this week approved hiring another supervisor for the Parks and Recreation Department.
06:11 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Holocaust remembrance set for tonight at JSU
Each year the number of living Holocaust survivors declines, and each year their stories are in peril of being lost t...
05:13 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Outdoors becomes classroom for local students
The activities, spread out over 10 stations and including presentations on water conservation, outdoor safety, nutrit...
05:10 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Anniston man on trial for 1999 Weaver murder
Jurors heard testimony Wednesday from witnesses in a capital murder trial stemming from a 1999 shooting death in Weaver.
05:09 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Wellborn educator a finalist for state Teacher of the Year
Jackie Kelley, the vocational teacher at Wellborn High School, was announced as finalist by the Alabama Department of...
03:45 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
JSU educator receives conservation award
Renee Morrison, assistant director of the Jacksonville State University Field Schools, received the Roosevelt-Ashe Co...
03:35 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Three area 5k runs set for weekend
The events include New Desire’s Run to Reach at Southside High School in Etowah County Friday evening, the first Foot...
03:28 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Clay County official hired to promote local tourism
The seven-year executive director of the Clay County Chamber of Commerce will end her tenure in Lineville this week t...
02:47 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Driver in I-20 police chase jailed, passenger to face charges
A man who led police on a chase from Georgia to Heflin in a taxi he allegedly took at gunpoint was in the Carroll Cou...
02:18 PM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
George Smith: This morning, 72 years since death march
APRIL 29, 1942 ... it’s been 72 years today since American and Philippine war prisoners began the infamous Bataan Dea...
05:00 AM, Wednesday, April 09
full story
Oxford narrows list of nonprofits to get city money
Council members agreed Tuesday to pay four local nonprofit agencies while other organizations the city had budgeted m...
10:54 PM, Tuesday, April 08
full story
Weaver council set to vote on door-to-door sales regulations
The ordinance would require door-to-door salespeople to have a valid business license with the city. The city license...
07:21 PM, Tuesday, April 08
full story

Friends to Follow