Alabama recorded two new deaths Friday from COVID-19, and the state’s number of known cases surpassed 600 as the world grappled with the new coronavirus and the economically crippling effects of attempts to stop its spread. Read the full story
Each weeknight for the next two weeks, Sgt. Michael Webb will post a video on the Anniston Police Department’s Facebook page featuring an officer or City Hall volunteer reading a book. Webb hopes parents will join their children for a community-wide bedtime story that’s as much public service as it is educational.
Today’s high school seniors are seeing their final year upended in an abrupt swirl of postponements and cancelations that won’t be forgotten. That includes proms, many of which were set to happen right about now.
Before the novel coronavirus became a global pandemic, and before the worldwide outbreaks of Spanish flu, Asian flu, Hong Kong flu, H1N1, SARS and MERS, there was yellow fever. And, have mercy, does Anniston have a story to tell about it.
Jeff Sessions — born in Alabama, educated in Alabama, who rose to political prominence in Alabama, who has represented Alabama in Congress and wants to again — tweeted this on Wednesday: