“Our job today is not to figure out the long-term relief plan. I think we all know what has to be done there, but our job today is to find something that can alleviate overcrowding until we get a long-term plan in place,” Circuit Judge Brian Howell said standing before about a dozen officials. Read the full story
A preliminary autopsy report, given to Calhoun County officials on Wednesday, shows an inmate who died early Saturday morning suffered a medical event prior to his death, the coroner said. Read the full story
A Baptist-based home repair charity known as World Changers brought a group of students from five Southern states to Anniston and Oxford on Monday to participate in a week-long project for local residents. Read the full story
A preliminary autopsy report, given to Calhoun County officials on Wednesday, shows an inmate who died early Saturday morning suffered a medical event prior to his death, the coroner said.
A Baptist-based home repair charity known as World Changers brought a group of students from five Southern states to Anniston and Oxford on Monday to participate in a week-long project for local residents.
The McClellan Development Authority board decided Tuesday morning to rescind a petition to the Anniston City Council to vacate several roads around a planned entertainment district. The council was scheduled to consider the petitions during a meeting Tuesday night, but instead removed it from the agenda.
A Calhoun County jailer on Tuesday was charged in connection to a sexual relationship with a female inmate, Sheriff Matthew Wade said.
At a county board of education meeting on Tuesday, Randy Reaves, safety director for the county’s public schools, announced plans to install access-controlled doors at each of the high schools.
The city could help a local nursing home lower its debt payments and upgrade its building to better serve patients and increase revenue, city leaders learned Tuesday.
The Anniston City Council on Tuesday again tabled a proposal to hire a consulting firm for retail development, much to the ire of several community members.
Thanks to a Cleburne County fundraiser called Even For Education, every student in the system — all 2,700 of them — will receive help with back-to-school expenses.
Jacksonville State University will ask the city to temporarily let more students occupy rental homes together, helping alleviate the housing shortage left in the wake of the March 19 tornado.
What is the South? That’s the question five people from the Alabama Shakespeare Festival in Montgomery have been asking residents of 12 cities across the region, including Anniston.
Merrill Hall was insured, but estimates from earlier in the year were that the insurer would pay around $16 million in rebuilding costs. The total cost to rebuild could be between $28 million and $32 million.
The deadline to apply for a spot on the ballot for election to the Jacksonville City School Board is Tuesday, according to the city clerk’s office.
An Anniston man charged with the death of a child was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole Wednesday after accepting a plea agreement, a prosecutor said on Monday.