In the past year since her feature film “Best Mom” premiered, former Anniston resident Meg Weidner has been on an emotional roller coaster. “I probably need to make a playbook about what to do, and what not to do, for the next go-around,” she said. “In order to minimize the stress and maximi…

    In a dismal capper to a dreadful year of gifted people dying before their time, Carrie Fisher died Tuesday at age 60, following a heart attack the actress and writer suffered on a plane from London to Los Angeles on Dec. 23.There are many reasons to mourn Fisher, who had come to seem indestr…

    Cheslee Duke — middle school student, softball player, actress extraordinaire — is ready to step into her first starring role for CAST community theater. She is playing the main character in the musical "Hairspray," which will run for one weekend only, starting Thursday at McClellan Theatre in Anniston.