MIDDLETON – I am standing on the small hill that is home for what I call “the new Oak Bowery Baptist Church.” Read full post
Between April 9 and Sunday, the unit arrested and charged suspects on nine felonies and one misdemeanor, served three felony and nine misdemeanor warrants, wrote two tickets and seized two firearms.
At least 1,200 people held advance tickets Saturday for the festival, which transformed Zinn Park – a city block of greenery in downtown Anniston – into a true concert venue, complete with multiple stages, yellow-shirted security staff and revelers walking carefully through the crowd with filled-to-the-top beer cups.
The slogan “Open Space. Perfect Pace.” combined with a new logo, will “connect the dots” between the landscape of the region and the activities and amenities in and around Heflin, said Tripp Muldrow of the South Carolina firm Arnett Muldrow. In a 30-minute presentation he explained the factors that went into the choice of Heflin’s new public image.
According to a Friday report from the Alabama Department of Labor, the county’s jobless rate dipped to 4.5 percent in March from 5.5 percent the same month last year. The report states the county had 189 more employed people in March than it did a year ago, but also 270 fewer people in the total workforce.
Veterans of U.S. wars during World War II and in Korea and Vietnam were escorted to Washington, D.C., Wednesday for a one-day tour that included Arlington National Cemetery and the monuments dedicated to those who served during times of overseas conflict.
Planting the flowers, part of international Earth Day, has been a tradition for the three years that pre-K classes have been taught at the former Cobb Elementary School building.
Officials with Alabama Power on Friday announced that Anniston’s Patty King, who runs Sunny King Automotive Group, will retire from the utility’s board of directors.
Candidates for two local district judgeships — one of them an incumbent judge — were no-shows at a debate at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce office Thursday night.
“We just want to reach students that the traditional brick-and-mortar school isn't for them — regardless of what the reason is. Just to provide them with an opportunity to have a good public education,” said Natasha Scott, math administrator for the school system.
Member Joan Frazier said she had several questions about the reports. But because finance director Jimmie Thompson was absent from Thursday’s meeting, she said she would send the questions to him.
About a year has passed since RMC took over operations of its longtime Anniston rival. Since then, RMC has upgraded and renovated parts of Stringfellow, but has also added a more personal management style that some employees there appreciate.
Anniston police on Wednesday charged an Anniston teen with murder in connection to the shooting death of another man Saturday, officials said on Thursday.
Seven years after the tornado outbreak that killed nine Calhoun County residents and flattened this rural community, Webster’s Chapel is still putting the finishing touches on its storm recovery. Ten miles away in Jacksonville, the years-long process is just beginning.
Two Oxford motels were shut down and their owners charged with crimes this month after state and local fire officials found numerous code violations, officials said on Wednesday.