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. Read the full story
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. Read the full story
Experts offered safety advice Wednesday during an emergency preparedness lunch held at Jacksonville State University. Read the full story
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. Read the full story
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.
MONTGOMERY — A bill to allow Alabamians to donate some of their income tax return to the construction of a wall on the U.S.’s southern border by checking a box on their tax return documents could get a vote in the Alabama Senate this week.
“April 6 will be the opening day with the fireworks,” Piedmont City Councilman Doug Dickeson said. “They’ll also be doing a fish fry and that’s what pays for the fireworks. If you don’t like fish, there will be chicken tenders.”
Anniston’s City Hall will relocate to the newly vacated offices of Consolidated Publishing, with a four-year lease that begins April 1, with four annual renewal dates during that time.
The memory of a town no one ever lived in, known as “Mock Village at Yahou Lake” in Pentagon documents, is a minor headache for local officials hoping to reopen McClellan's Yahou Lake as a recreation area.
JACKSONVILLE — Alabama’s best-known television meteorologist was at Jacksonville State University on Monday on the eve of the anniversary of the tornado that damaged it to talk about the importance of another way to get warning of storms: weather radios.
A student was charged Sunday after he allegedly made threats on social media to bring a gun to Weaver High School, according to Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade.
Anniston High School teacher Darrelyne Jackson often tells her culinary arts students to do their best work because they never know who they might serve. A thank-you note from Gov. Kay Ivey makes for good evidence she’s right.
A judge sentenced a Jacksonville man to more than 16 years in prison Monday after he pleaded guilty to robbing a woman at gunpoint in 2017 at an Anniston restaurant.
Calhoun, Cleburne, St. Clair and other northern Alabama counties will be under a freeze warning from 1 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.