The 7th annual May Community Celebration to honor all veterans past and present will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Hopewell Community Center at McCord’s Crossroads, 7290 County Road 16, Centre. All American meal will be $6 suggested donation and all veterans eat free. Parade line-up is at 9…

The National Technical Honor Society at Gadsden State Community College has added 37 new members. The organization is a leader in providing recognition for excellence in career and technical education, creating significant occupational opportunities for America's top workforce education stud…

Trinity Houston of Oxford was recently named as an Arts & Sciences Ambassador for the 2019-20 academic year at the University of Kentucky College of Arts & Sciences in Lexington, Ky.

The Rho Rho Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Gadsden State Community College recently held its 2019 induction ceremony. Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, headquartered in Jackson, Miss., is the largest honor society in higher education with 1,285 chapters on college campuses in all 50 of the Unite…

Students who recently graduated from Berry College included Ashley Garcia of Anniston with a bachelor of arts in communication and Shelby Rorrer of Talladega with a bachelor of science degree in animal science.

Team members include, left to right, back row, Khyree Patrick, coach Dexter Copeland, Crimson Champion, coach Demetrium Hutchins, Big Dau/Baby Mascot, Jayden Lewis, Tavoris Thomas, Calob Moore and Jadon Dobbins; front row, JJ Long, Ky Baker and Jayden Wright.

Mina is a 2 year old female Mountain Curr mix who is very friendly and is spayed. (You must have a fenced yard to adopt a dog from the league.) Call the League for Animal Welfare at 256-238-0380 or visit at 2726 Bynum-Leatherwood Road. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. …

George is a large young boxer mix. He is a fun and friendly boy who loves to romp and play. His $125 fee covers neuter, shots and microchip. Anniston Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is open noon-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and noon-3 p.m. on Saturday. Visit AL75.petfind…

Jan Roberts is retiring after nearly four decades of teaching and coaching. She spent almost all of her career at Pleasant Valley and working as a case manager. Roberts is still making up her mind about what she will do in retirement, but she does not plan on leaving education completely.

The DD Club of Calhoun County is in need of names and addresses of former members to aid in planning a club reunion. Please message, text or call 256-283-8685 to provide your information to be included in the upcoming reunion.

Sapphire is an adult mixed breed girl. She is a happy, energetic dog and adores people. Her $100 fee covers spay and shots. Anniston Animal Shelter, 1201 Parkwood Drive, is open noon-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, and noon-3 p.m. on Saturday. Visit AL75.petfinder.com or email c…

Chunky is a 6 month old Chihuahua mix female. She is very sweet and good with other dogs and cats. (You must have a fenced yard to adopt a dog from the league.) Call the League for Animal Welfare at 256-238-0380 or visit at 2726 Bynum-Leatherwood Road. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday a…

Gadsden State Community College recently held its 53rd annual Honors Day events at the Ayers Campus Learning Resource Center. The programs spanned two days of recognizing student achievements and scholarship presentations. More than 160 students were honored and more than $1.2 million was aw…

Kathy Sellers is a local author whose latest release, “The Day of Bella,” is available for purchase through Amazon. It’s her fourth book. She is already working on her fifth book, “Big Jake’s Little Wife,” a western about a mail-order bride. You can meet Sellers at a book signing on June 8 f…

Charlie is a 3 year old male cat. He has been neutered and is so affectionate. He is ready for his forever home. (You must have a fenced yard to adopt a dog from the league.) Call the League for Animal Welfare at 256-238-0380 or visit at 2726 Bynum-Leatherwood Road. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. M…