Images of decorative architect work on Noble Street in downtown Anniston.

Brenna Harris from Pleasant Valley High School represented PVHS and the Calhoun County School System as one of more than 800 high school cheerleaders from across the U.S. who represented Varsity Spirit in the world-famous London New Year’s Day Parade.

Nina is a medium size mountain curl. This young girl loves toys, retrieving and learning new things. Her $100 fee covers spay and all 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.petfind…

Sharon Martin, an Edward Jones financial advisor in Oxford, was selected to attend the Edward Jones fourth annual Women's Conference in St. Louis.

Jayla Bentley is a junior at the University of Alabama Birmingham studying to obtain a bachelor's degree in history as well as a minor in psychology and criminal justice. She was among those named on the University's presidential honors list for the fall semester of 2018. Bentley wishes to c…

Corey Etter, golf pro at Pine Hills Country Club Golf Course in Choccolocco, recently received a donation from the Over the Hill Gang Civic Club of White Plains, for being a co-sponsor of the club’s 11th annual Toys for Kids Christmas golf tournament. The donation was presented by Bill Couch…

Squeaky is a neutered male cat, age around 12 years. Declawed on front. Ignores other animals but no aggression unless they get in his face. (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 Roa…

Mystic is a very shy and submissive girl who loves to snuggle with her person. She is a young beagle mix and desperately needs out of the shelter. Cheaha Regional Humane Society, 3605 Morrisville Road; open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday. Call CRHS at…

CPR classes will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. the third Saturday of each month except April 27 and Dec. 14 at YMCA of Calhoun County, 29 W. 14th St. Deadline to register is 8 p.m. Tuesday. Full certification is $85 ($75 for Y members) and recertification is $45($35 for Y members). Bring your o…

Winter is about 9 months old. She is a spayed shepherd mix and loves water and playing in mud. (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 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 9…

Brody is a male dog on the small side. He is very loving toward people. He has a cherry eye, which makes people not want to adopt him. He’s about 25 pounds and needs someone to love him. Cheaha Regional Humane Society, 3605 Morrisville Road; open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday, a…

Ron Ritchie, center, recently received the 2018 Distinguished Service award from State Commander Johnny Baker, right, and Commandant, David Grice.

David Grice, left, is the newly elected Commandant of the Allen Ray Chaffin Marine Corps League, receiving the gavel from State Commander Johnny Baker.

CPR classes will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. the third Saturday of each month except April 27 and Dec. 14 at YMCA of Calhoun County, 29 W. 14th St. Deadline to register is 8 p.m. Tuesday. Full certification is $85 ($75 for Y members) and recertification is $45($35 for Y members). Bring your o…

Karl is a handsome adult mix breed dog. He has good manners and loves all people and attention. His $100 fee covers neuter and all 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.…

Wreaths Across America (WAA) is an annual celebration to honor American veterans, their families and the sacrifices that they make for our country. Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and Girl Scouts of America (GSA) come together every year to honor our veterans and our American heritage. WAA has a…

At a called meeting of the Cheaha Chapter of The Sons of the American Revolution, held at the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County, Stokes Caswell Durden was inducted as a new member by president Bill Rozier.

Branson Oliver and Dustin Travis are the American Cornhole League national college doubles champions. Oliver and Travis are juniors at Jacksonville State University. Oliver studies occupational safety and health, and Travis studies computer science. The champions will be recognized by Jackso…

Sean Bussey was recently awarded the "Most Improved Teammate” award by his Saks Cross Country team. The team honored Bussey at an awards banquet held Dec. 10, 2018.