Though the Salvation Army has demolished one building this week, it’s renovating two others and plans to put them to use early next year. Read the full story
More than 100 people lined up at Anniston’s senior center Thursday morning to claim plates of turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce and green beans in the yearly Pre-Thanksgiving dinner held by the Dorcas Art and Social Club. Read the full story
With a noteworthy 5-0 vote, the Anniston City Council this week decided to invigorate one of the city’s low-income neighborhoods. Read the full story
More than 100 people lined up at Anniston’s senior center Thursday morning to claim plates of turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce and green beans in the yearly Pre-Thanksgiving dinner held by the Dorcas Art and Social Club.
In an organizational meeting in Anniston on Tuesday night, NEABA — organizers of Anniston’s best-known bicycle events — voted to add eight high school students to its board of directors.
The Anniston City Council is exploring the idea of buying land in the southern and western ends of the city in hopes of attracting convenience stores to underserved neighborhoods.
Demolition crews worked Tuesday afternoon to take down the former Salvation Army men’s shelter on Noble Street. The glass door and its red-and-white logo still stood, though a welcome banner that hung on the building’s face had been crushed under brick and glass.
Colleagues of Anniston attorney Jerry Oglesby knew him for his upbeat attitude, kind courtroom demeanor and professionalism, they said Tuesday. Oglesby, 79, died Sunday, according to his wife, Jean Ann.
When veterinarian Elizabeth Mayne bought two acres of McClellan as a site for a clinic last year, her contractor said, the vet wasn’t aware that the site wasn’t connected to the local sewer system.
A Calhoun County grand jury indicted three men earlier this month after they each allegedly fatally shot different victims during the summer. Each of their indictments were filed Nov. 4.
Last Wednesday, Anniston prosecutor Jason Odom said, 192 people were scheduled to show up in municipal court, with 524 tickets or charges among them.