Events of local interest from 75 and 25 years ago.
Negotiations for the abandoned railway needed to extend the Chief Ladiga Trail into Anniston’s downtown could start within the next two months, city officials said Thursday.
A member of U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers staff office was briefed Wednesday on problems at the Center for Domestic Preparedness in Anniston, which previously used deadly toxins during training.
Calhoun County commissioners in a brief meeting Thursday agreed to move forward with plans to build a storm-proof safe room at Thankful Park near Anniston.
Anniston police were searching for a suspect in connection with the shooting death of a 56-year-old man Thursday morning, officials said.
Sports collectors looking for signed memorabilia to add to a collection may find just what they’re searching for at an auction Saturday benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of East Central Alabama.
Since more warmth and sunshine are in the forecast — temps in the 70s all week with showers expected only Tuesday; a little cooler but sunny all weekend — here are some suggestions for how to spend that time outside.
Anniston City Council members at a brief meeting Monday agreed to sell property to a developer who plans to build a multi-million-dollar residential facility in west Anniston.
The nonprofit Dannon Project will use a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to roll out a new training program called the “Re-entry Demonstration Project.”
The company, LuLaRoe, was founded in 2012, according to information on its Facebook page, and has ridden a meteoric rise in recognition in recent years thanks largely to the efforts of its consultants and the softness of its clothing.
This year’s festival was the 37th since it began in 1980, according to organizer Georgia Calhoun. She was recognized Saturday by Anniston officials and state Rep. Barbara Boyd for founding the observance.
An economic development incentive program that ended in 2013 remains on the Anniston’s financial books as old debt and should be written off, city officials said Friday.
Anniston already has great plans for its downtown, according to redevelopment experts at a public meeting Friday. All that’s needed is to build upon them, they said.
The 20 or so business owners, city officials, board members and visitors answered a questionnaire meant to drive a visiting team of downtown revitalization experts as they draft recommendations for Main Street Anniston, the local group working to spur growth downtown.