Sexual violence survivors and supporters will take to Choccolocco Park on Saturday for the sixth annual Journey for Hope walk.
A little of everything made it into Anniston City Council's work session Monday: aggrieved parents from a sports event, a crime-fighting councilwoman and speculation about a new tax.
The notion of legal help for a practical purpose came up because of the 16 residents who applied for federally funded housing rehabilitation, nine have yet to be approved and could not provide documentation showing they own the home they need help repairing.
“There was a lot of loose change, there were quarters that had been wrapped up and they dropped them, they had busted open. I saw a couple of $10 bills,” said Heflin police investigator Stacey Hendrix.
Selling a smartphone or other Internet reading device without a pornography filter would become a crime under a bill before the Alabama House of Representatives.
All the researching, writing, and speaking on the city’s story has earned Hunter Gentry the title of unofficial Oxford historian. It’s a title he’s embraced.
Anniston police on Monday confirmed they are investigating as a homicide the death of a Saks woman found in her home on Saturday.
The gunfire that killed an Oxford man driving on Quintard Avenue on Saturday morning came from another car driving in the lane next to him, police said Monday.
Anniston police were seeking two suspects Monday who shot a 30-year-old man in the stomach on Friday night, police said.
In a 2008 email exchange with appointees of Gov. Bob Riley, then-Medicaid commissioner Carol Steckel said the Alabama Nursing Home Association requested the moratorium. Three years into the moratorium, though, only one nursing home in the state met the state’s requirements for running an inpatient hospice, which included having a nurse on hand 24 hours a day.
According to a legal notice published by the county on Thursday, the owners of a Heflin apartment complex, Woodland View, owe just over $10,000 in delinquent taxes. The property will therefore be sold at auction at the Cleburne County Courthouse on May 2, 2017, to the highest bidder for cash according to the published notice.
On Tuesday the McClellan Development Authority announced that in the coming weeks 95 acres of McClellan land will be cleared of timber and the lead from decades of bullets fired upon it cleaned from the soil.
Oxford officials will conduct a public hearing Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. to discuss how a federal planning grant is being used to chart improvements to the city’s downtown beyond an ongoing revitalization project there.
Six months after Vincent Robinson was shot to death at Constantine Homes, family and friends gathered together on Friday to remember the 26-year-old father of three.