Music continues to bring people together locally in the band room and classrooms at Anniston High School, while actors and singers involved with CAST have found a way to virtually touch the lives of others with meaningful entertainment.

Two happenings with happy endings this month chase away the blues on gray, rainy February days. Author Marie Bostwick, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, is preparing a program March 16 for viewers here about a woman restoring her unhappy life. In Oxford, a historic house is …

Dorien Johniken is a junior at The Donoho School. His art, “The Ascension,” was recently selected as the cover art for “The Modern Green Book”, a database in the same vein as “The Green Book” of the early to mid-1900s. Digital copies of “The Modern Green Book” are available at 

I don’t know much about the sports, but I do love Super Bowl week. I am particularly excited this year because it’s Super Bowl No. 55, which translated into Roman is LV. It’s the Super Bowl of love, baby!

I read a bunch of mysteries last year. I won’t bore you with all the titles. I can sum it up by saying it was an assortment from authors such as Jonathan Kellerman, Harlan Coben and John Sandford, but my all-time favorite mystery writer is Michael Connelly.

Tom Mullins, who recently retired from the Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun, discussed the resources available for genealogical research in the library’s Alabama Room during the January meeting of the Daughters of the American Revolution.

The arts can help you celebrate Christmas in two ways. Decorate your home’s exterior with all the trimmings and you’ll spread holiday cheer to passersby. Or, create a piece of art for a unique gift and make a special someone happy.