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By 2000, the city’s population dipped another 5.5 percent, and it didn’t get better in 2010 (a 14.5 percent loss) or 2020 (a 7.5 percent loss). Sounds like Anniston, but it isn't.
This unholy tilt is embedded within what James Cobb, the superb Deep South chronicler at the University of Georgia, calls the Southern strategy of labor relations.
No one wants their school to close. Everyone would rather the other school shut down. Surveying the community to determine parents’ preferences will assuredly show that.
Jacksonville State University and other smaller college football programs should consider switching their schedules to spring on a full-time basis.
In 1987, not long before Christmas, a gathering of Anniston’s Black ministers held a clandestine meeting to discuss a radical proposal: renaming 15th Street after the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
It’s one of the old names that holds a shadow over Daytona this year. Feb. 18 will mark the 20th anniversary of Dale Earnhardt’s fatal wreck. In some ways, it seems a century ago.
A Dallas-based development company that works extensively with Amazon has been talking to NASCAR about acquiring some of Talladega Superspeedway’s real estate.
Best I can tell, there hasn’t been a publicized Ku Klux Klan parade on Noble Street since 1965. After a Sunday afternoon rally at the Anniston City Auditorium, about 500 Klansmen and their hangers-on marched down 10th Street, turned north, paraded four blocks to 14th Street and reconvened wh…
Dennis Bonner died a month ago, taken from his family on a January Monday at UAB Hospital by this pandemic’s unrelenting disease. He was just 63. COVID-19 has killed roughly 8,000 Alabamians and 450,000 Americans.
They’re permanent members of a transformational club: African-Americans who integrated the very universities that symbolized the privileged within our once-segregated society.
Jacksonville State University took the plunge Friday, joining the warmth of the Atlantic Sun Conference after giving a cold shoulder to the Ohio Valley Conference, a business partner for 18 years.
The ASUN Conference made a bold move in getting Jacksonville State along with Eastern Kentucky and Central Arkansas. Don't sleep on the ASUN now, as the league commissioner teased another big announcement Feb. 23.
My favorite Hank Aaron story, though, retells the afternoon of Feb. 24, 1975, when he spent an afternoon in and around Hobson City less than a year after hitting his record-breaking 715th home run.