Gail White is organizing the seventh annual Fort McClellan military police reunion. This year, the reunion will take place July 29-31 and feature entertainment from musician Tim McDonald, as well as several other activities, including the unveiling of a plaque honoring the military police an…

Hayden Parris is a local, young fifth generation farmer focusing on raising chickens and selling eggs. Although Parris doesn’t bring her goods to town by wagon like her great-great-grandfather did, she does continue her family’s long-standing tradition of selling goods at farmers markets — i…

Fire safety, frequently on people's minds in Anniston given the catastrophic downtown fires of recent years, was the topic of a resident's letter to the editor on June 7, 1946. The writer wondered whether it was a good idea to build a gas station so close to houses on Wilmer Avenue. (The gas station is still there today; the houses are not.)

June 6, 1946, in The Star: The Anniston City Commission bestowed official names upon Anniston’s newest city parks: Ezell Park, honoring Scoutmaster A. P. (Cap) Ezell, Troop 15; Huger Park, honoring Dr. R. P. Huger; and Carver Park, honoring George Washington Carver. Ezell Park is the one in …

Julie Mangham is a local jeweler specializing in metalsmithing. She began metalsmithing as a therapeutic hobby during one of her husband’s deployments. Mangham’s jewelry is heavily inspired by nature and is available online at Sweet Rock Metal Shop on Etsy.