Way back in 1915 — 104 years ago — McCoy Methodist Church opened a brand new church building at the corner of 19th Street and Moore Avenue in Anniston. Read the full story
It’s a sight —and sound — found every Labor Day since the 1920s at tiny Shoal Creek Church: Devotees of the traditional Sacred Harp style of singing gather in the old church in the woods to display their ancient art. Read the full story
It’s a sight —and sound — found every Labor Day since the 1920s at tiny Shoal Creek Church: Devotees of the traditional Sacred Harp style of singing gather in the old church in the woods to display their ancient art.
The steeple atop Pastor Ronny Moore’s sanctuary was tall and sleek, a skyward beacon easily seen among the hills surrounding West Point Baptist Church in Jacksonville. Its color mimicked the clouds above. Windows adorned each side. At its apex stood a simple cross.
When Katrina Dorsey began going to the Anniston Soup Bowl with her mother in 2015, she never imagined she would become the director.
LINEVILLE — When passing through Lineville, a visitor might expect to see 175 acres of farmland. But what about 175 acres of land used for ministry? That’s quite a bit bigger than a typical church property, but the campus of Servants in Faith and Technology, otherwise known as SIFAT, is used…
It was the summer of 2002 when a young John McDonald arrived in Anniston as a seminarian. As part of his theological studies, he spent a month working alongside the parish priest at Sacred Heart of Jesus Catholic Church.
A sunflower towers over the corner of Circle Drive and West 15th Street in Anniston, at about 12 feet high, welcoming the community to Our Martha’s Garden.
Fifty years ago, when Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon on July 20, 1969, a young man from Saks was glued to his television screen.
In 1975, a 15-year-old girl walked into a Birmingham abortion clinic, pregnant and afraid. She had been sexually involved with two older men at the time and didn’t know which was the father. The decision haunted her for 42 years, she said, before she found healing through a Bible study calle…
The large, ornate chandelier hanging from the ceiling in the nave at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jacksonville is original to the 163-year-old building, but the electricity is not.
If you had asked Pastor C.O. Grinstead, a native of Gary, Indiana, what he thought of Alabama about 65 years ago, he would have told you Alabamians were “hick all the way.”