About 30 people sat around the Zinn Park's Martin Luther King Jr. pavilion to hear doctors give information about the COVID-19 vaccine and answer questions. Read the full story
Anniston’s school board last week voted to “start the process” of closing Tenth Street, a declaration of intent that has policymakers now waiting like parents in a pickup line.
By 2000, the city’s population dipped another 5.5 percent, and it didn’t get better in 2010 (a 14.5 percent loss) or 2020 (a 7.5 percent loss). Sounds like Anniston, but it isn't.
Members of the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce assembled via Zoom Friday in a virtual version of the chamber’s annual update on the status of the state and local economy.
The bill, which has yet to be introduced for addition to the 2021 Alabama legislative session and as yet has no named sponsor, would distribute part of the county’s overhead among cities.
Next week’s Opioid Roundtable will be a virtual version of the annual anti-drug event organized by the Anniston-based nonprofit Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention.
It’s almost springtime, which in Alabama means it’s almost severe weather season, as March through May see the highest frequency of tornado activity throughout the year.
The Alabama Senate is set to take up debate about a wide-ranging lottery and gambling bill by Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston — but some of Marsh’s colleagues in the House are taking a wait-and-see approach before supporting the plan.
More than 50 entrants participated in the festival’s annual oratory competition, in which students in all grades from area schools recite speeches, quotes and poems from venerated Black authors.
John Rose began working on the “Barney Google and Snuffy Smith” comic strip in 1998 as Lasswell’s inking assistant. When Lasswell died in 2001, King Features hired him to be the cartoonist on the strip.
Many Anniston residents opposed a hastily announced plan to bring coronavirus-exposed passengers from the cruise ship Diamond Princess to Anniston to recover. Little did they know COVID was going to be all around them soon enough.
No one wants their school to close. Everyone would rather the other school shut down. Surveying the community to determine parents’ preferences will assuredly show that.
In 1987, not long before Christmas, a gathering of Anniston’s Black ministers held a clandestine meeting to discuss a radical proposal: renaming 15th Street after the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Is a 66-year-old Anniston school building ready to be retired? The city board of education wasn't prepared to take that step Thursday, but it started the process, subject to public input and other factors.
School officials do not yet know how many employees would be let go as a result of the proposed school closure. Students would likely be split between Golden Springs and Randolph Park elementary schools.
Anniston’s City Council announced Tuesday morning that it would postpone its regular meeting Tuesday, citing the winter weather that has hobbled many other parts of the state.
After days of warnings about winter weather — almost all of them aimed at the counties west of the Anniston area — Calhoun County residents woke to a light dusting of snow Tuesday morning, with flakes still coming down.
The Anniston Kiwanis Club’s annual Pancake Day breakfast is set for March 6 — and will be adapted for COVID-19 safety, like many traditional local events.