A 1953 act doesn’t allow outside searches for the chief’s position or for any of the Anniston Police Department’s other high-ranking positions.
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The Piedmont High School Diversified Occupations classes and Future Homemakers of America returned to Piedmont June 1, 1948, after a week of sightseeing in the nation’s capital.
When the warehouse at Terry Manufacturing in Roanoke went up in flames in 1998, the company’s president lost more than part of his business.
The bluegrass festival that started in northern Calhoun County the early 1990s with a few performers had, by 1998, 11 acts scheduled to pick their way through tunes for two days.
Even though early results showed Calhoun County Sheriff Larry Amerson well in the lead in the primary election of June 1998, the sheriff didn’t want to jinx his luck by talking about what seemed a certain win.
“If this nation is to remain strong, every community in it must be trained and ready to respond to terrorist attack,” said Sen. Jeff Sessions when McClellan's CDP opened in 1998.
The laundry detergent known as "All" was invented in Anniston, according to a story about a visit by the chairman of Monsanto in 1948.
Did you know the comic-strip character "Popeye" has a little bit of Calhoun County in his DNA? A script writer for the strip, Tom Sims, was from Ohatchee.
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Costing around $70,000, the schools will be built for the Friendship and Webster’s Chapel communities.
The Calhoun County Commission yesterday approved part of a larger agreement with the City of Anniston on the reins of Fort McClellan, setting the stage for an end to nearly a year of feuding among the county’s public officials.
After a hiatus of a couple of seasons, John Lyons returned to Jacksonville High School as its boys basketball coach in 1998.
Cobb Avenue High School’s graduation ceremonies for the 59 seniors in the Class of ’48 were scheduled for May 28, 1948, at Seventeenth Street Baptist Church
Around 150 leading Oxford residents got together May 25, 1948, with the intention of making the case for why the Calhoun County school board needed to build a new high school for Oxford.
May 25, 1948, in The Star: A charter membership of more than 100 local women has been announced for the Anniston Memorial Hospital Guild by the organization’s treasurer, Mrs. Charles Stanley. Active projects already put into operation by the guild include a coffee shop for visitors and a nur…
Three Anniston students went to Montgomery in May 1998 to show their support for the school resource officer program.
Seventy-one seniors at Calhoun County High School and 170 seniors at Anniston High School were looking toward a milestone event in their lives during this week of May in 1948.
After coming to understand her value to the Anniston school system, the Board of Education on May 21, 1998, offered to make Jan Hurd's status as "interim" superintendent a permanent one.
Occupancy of the bright open spaces inside Anniston High School has always been contingent on a fully functioning air conditioning system. During this week in 1998, there wasn't one.
The senior class in Calhoun County High School in Oxford took a vote at the end of the 1948 school year for their "Who's Who" categories.
The trusty steed is coming back into his own in Anniston with the recent reorganization of the Calhoun County Horseman’s Association, the reader learned in May 1948.
The Jimmy Brooks Field opened May 17, 1998, in Wellborn, a living tribute to a longtime volunteer coach in that community. Brooks died in 1996, having stated that one day he wanted to create a field like this for the kids of his area.
Ever since he was an eighth-grader at Jacksonville High School, Scott Brasher knew what he wanted to be: an Alabama state trooper.
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