A bus branded with the logo of Anniston-based Teague VIP Express carrying 46 passengers to a casino flipped onto its driver side while crossing an icy overpass on Interstate 269 in Mississippi on Wednesday. Read the full story
An organizer said the program to draw prizes for Anniston police officers began as an idea to show better appreciation to local law enforcement, then quickly became a community-wide offering of thanks.
A bus branded with the logo of Anniston-based Teague VIP Express carrying 46 passengers to a casino flipped onto its driver side while crossing an icy overpass on Interstate 269 in Mississippi on Wednesday.
In a telephone interview after the 90-minute meeting, Mayor Jack Draper said no vote was planned Wednesday, Draper said all the options would be on the table for discussion in a work session next week, with a vote likely in a special called meeting sometime after Thanksgiving.
Four members of Anniston’s City Council spent Tuesday afternoon visiting possible new locations for City Hall, a tour that seemed to do little to narrow the council’s list of potential sites.
Anniston’s leaders have been hoping for a new federal courthouse for years, a project that could jumpstart development along Noble Street and bring more people to the city’s historic downtown. Now the pace of decision-making on the courthouse project is quickening.
More than seven months after an EF-3 tornado roared down Alabama 204 and crashed into Jacksonville’s biggest residential area, it’s looking increasingly likely that Craig Bodiford’s funeral home will be the last storm-damaged business to get back up and running.
Two downtown Anniston landmarks went on the auction block Monday, adding another wrinkle to what is increasingly looking like a game of musical chairs for downtown office space.
The Anniston City Council is considering four possible new locations for City Hall – including The Anniston Star’s current building – according to a list council members discussed Monday.
Broadband access in Alabama is so spotty it’s creating a “homework gap” between urban and rural kids, U.S. Sen. Doug Jones, D-Birmingham, told a crowd of public officials Thursday.
Clanton Animal Hospital was one of several local businesses Wednesday that hosted high school students — and gave them a glimpse of possible careers — in the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce’s twice-yearly Job Shadowing Day.
Scott Dorsett, site services manager for Eastman Chemical, crouched down as he told the fifth-graders of Golden Springs Elementary on Wednesday how, together, they would build a 15-by-18-foot house, complete with a window and porch, that morning.
Tickets for this year’s event on Nov. 2 are $150, and the Anniston City Meeting Center will host the gala, which will include catering by Classic on Noble.
Around 180 bikes will be given to the county by the company as it establishes its first locations in the Deep South. Oxford will receive 20 to 30, while Jacksonville and Anniston will receive 70 to 75 each. The bikes in Jacksonville will be split between the city and JSU students, with the majority going to the school.