The Anniston Star posed several questions to officials of the Department of Health and Human Services after the department announced Saturday that coronavirus evacuees would be sent to the Center for Domestic Preparedness. Among their responses was an email with answers in a question-and-answer format. Read the full story
Some passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined for coronavirus infections will be evacuated to Anniston’s Center for Domestic Preparedness as soon as Wednesday, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Read the full story
Some passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship quarantined for coronavirus infections will be evacuated to Anniston’s Center for Domestic Preparedness as soon as Wednesday, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Ed Fowler, the former vice president of operations at Consolidated Publishing, is set to be inducted into the Alabama Press Association’s Newspaper Hall of Honor, alongside Marcia Sears, former owner of the Shelby County Reporter.
This year’s event is set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 3 at the Bridge on 1400 Noble St. in Anniston. He said the event is open to the public, and offers free food and continuing education units for nurses, social workers and counselors.
Rain through Wednesday night pushed Anniston past precipitation records for the month of February, according to the National Weather Service, even as showers continued.
Defense attorneys called several witnesses Wednesday to testify about a man convicted of the 1998 slaying of a woman at a hearing to determine whether he will be granted parole.
For a while, the tall man in a U.S. Army jacket stood in the back of the room, listening to Annistonians debate the merits and fears of opening a homeless shelter on Leighton Avenue. Then it was the tall man’s turn. He paused, gave his name and said “My address is homeless.”
The 127-page grant application that resulted in a $300,000 state award to address homelessness in Anniston sheds light on questions that have riled some neighbors of a proposed shelter and services center.
The Anniston City Council on Tuesday once again postponed a plan to take possession of a donated building on Leighton Avenue that could be turned into a homeless shelter.
A judge began hearing arguments and witness testimony Tuesday to determine whether a man convicted of killing a woman in 1998 at a fast food restaurant should be granted parole.
Ray Clevenger, 78, joined the Navy when he was 19, still rough around the edges and confrontational. His own grandmother told him he’d die and go to hell by the time he was 21, he said. That had all changed after he found Jesus, he said, through his wife’s family.
The City Council on Tuesday will again take up the question of whether to accept the donation of a Leighton Avenue nursing home that's been proposed as the site of a shelter and services center for homeless people.
A 2018 Alabama Policy Institute report said licensing boards oversee 151 occupations, covering more than 432,000 Alabama workers — more than 21 percent of the state’s labor force. The institute estimated the initial costs to be $122 million and annual license renewals to be $45 million.
Dozens of kids who recited poems, speeches and monologues during the 40th annual Anniston Black Heritage Festival at Longleaf Botanical Gardens. “I hope it will reach 40 more,” said Georgia Calhoun, the festival’s founder and coordinator.
The old Fort McClellan headquarters complex — once the nerve center of a major Army base — could soon land on the Anniston City Council’s list of nuisance properties.