Let’s cheer and energize our spirits early in the holiday season by attending two concerts and a comedy this week. There are inspiring melodies in a community chorus performance, powerful and passionate works in an orchestra presentation, and laughable lines in a theater production.

Snax is just under 3 years old, female and spayed. She loves to play and jump. She goes to Encore regularly for fun and training. The girl needs a forever home. She is dog selective meaning she does not like all dogs, just a few. A fenced yard and love is required for adopting. Call the Leag…

Pharaoh is a mature bully breed mix. This happy natured, mellow boy will be a great buddy for hanging out on the porch or taking strolls together. His $125 fee covers neuter, shots and microchip. Anniston Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is open noon-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and …

U.S. Air Force Airman Michael D. Saterfield recently graduated from basic military training at Joint Base Santonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The Airman completed an intensive eight week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fit…

The month of October for the 2019 DD Club rats has gotten off to a great start. It is also known as initiation month for these girls. They have to walk around town with no makeup and blue nails every day; wear all white, 10 braids, toe shoes, and 10 pieces of jewelry on Wednesdays; and all o…

Daniel O’Donnell is the saxophonist in local soul and funk-influenced rock band Caldonia. He cites Maceo Parker, Clarence Clemons and John Coltrane as influences on his style. Caldonia’s first mastered single, “Taxi,” will be released on Nov. 29, but you can listen to a demo version now on t…