A new partnership between law enforcement and a home security company could make Oxford safer, according to city police. Read the full story
Anniston High School's relatively new health science programs are similar to other health science curriculums in local school systems, including Calhoun County and Oxford high schools, with a focus on preparing students for work in the medical industry. Read the full story
Anniston High School's relatively new health science programs are similar to other health science curriculums in local school systems, including Calhoun County and Oxford high schools, with a focus on preparing students for work in the medical industry.
A group of about 10 system employees waited to the very end of the Calhoun County Board of Education meeting — which included an hour-long executive session — to learn who would be named as the new superintendent Thursday night.
Tornado stricken homeowners looking for more time to rebuild their homes may get a break from the Jacksonville City Council, according to its agenda.
Firefighters were still working Friday to determine the cause of a fire that destroyed a home and possibly killed two cats early Thursday morning in the Choccolocco community, according to Quad Cities volunteer fire chief Van Roberts.
Calhoun County’s unemployment rate has improved more than half a percentage point in a month, according to February data from the state Department of Labor.
A Bessemer man pleaded guilty to a 20-year-old crime Thursday, admitting to taking money and a VHS tape at gunpoint from a Movie Gallery store in Jacksonville.
Rogers, a Republican from Saks, spoke to — and debated — about 50 local residents Thursday in a town hall meeting at Oxford Civic Center. The event was a chance for Rogers to openly engage with critics.
“The elementary science olympiad is a very big deal,” said Erika Clark, Kitty Stone Elementary School principal. “These kids took time out of their schedules to stay after school and study science.”
“In my professional opinion, Alabama cannot afford to keep ‘switcherooing’ tests and expectations and levels of what this state wants our students to achieve,” said Joan Frazier, board member and former Anniston superintendent.
A $5.2 million construction project at Anniston Army Depot could be canceled to fund President Donald Trump’s proposed border wall, according to a list released by the Pentagon this week.
After hearing Wednesday about the success of new career tech programs at Anniston High School, school board president Robert Houston asked career tech director Ed Sturkie how his department will keep paying for them.
After nearly a decade of heated debate, Alabama’s academic standards for K-12 education are headed for a vote Thursday in the Alabama Senate. State Sen. Del Marsh of Anniston said he wants the state to end its use of the Common Core State Standards, which have been the basis of Alabama’s standards since 2010.
Michael Clay, one of several patients diagnosed with leukemia in the Fruithurst and Muscadine area, has just finished chemotherapy, and Fruithurst is throwing a party in his honor, according to his aunt Tina Holcombe.
An Anniston man was awaiting transfer to a state prison after he was sentenced to life in prison earlier this month in connection with a 2013 homicide in Wellborn.
The trio of hikers hope to raise $10,000 by walking the 335-mile-long Pinhoti Trail, which crosses 170 miles of Alabama before continuing into Georgia.