Business owners spoke in generally favorable terms Tuesday night about a proposed amendment to the city’s business license ordinance which would raise the fees for some businesses and lower them for others. The owners addressed their comments to members of the Heflin City Council during a work session. Read the full story
The overseers of the former Fort McClellan’s development accepted the resignation of their executive director on Friday. Read the full story
An area hatchery expects to hire 30 more workers and get new equipment to produce more chickens with help from a tax abatement the Calhoun County Commission approved on Thursday. Read the full story
An area hatchery expects to hire 30 more workers and get new equipment to produce more chickens with help from a tax abatement the Calhoun County Commission approved on Thursday.
The Anniston City Council on Tuesday approved a contract with an economic development firm headed by former Jefferson County Commissioner and television broadcaster Shelia Smoot.
Prompted by the findings of a recent audit, the City Council Tuesday evening discussed instituting cutbacks and raising taxes and fees to help balance the city’s budget. The audit found that the city had a budget deficit of $109,039 in fiscal year 2017.
Rhode Island-based United Natural Foods recently bought the grocery wholesaler SuperValu, which has a distribution center in Anniston. How the purchase will affect the local center remains unclear.
Auto parts manufacturer Federal-Mogul plans to lay off 47 workers at its distribution center in Jacksonville next month but will keep the site open, a company spokeswoman said Wednesday.
The original developer for a $10 million hotel project planned for downtown Anniston is out, and city officials are now working with a Best Western executive to find new firm.
Anniston City Councilman David Reddick wants Randolph Park to have its own version of Oxford Lake, and he’s asking his Ward 2 constituents to attend City Council meetings to campaign for it.
The civil suit brought by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and the attorney general’s office against the Oxford Water Works and Sewer Board appears to have been resolved, although exactly how it has been resolved remains unclear.
Some 40 individual property owners and one business owner have filed suit against the Oxford Water Works and Sewer Board, the individual board members, Kronospan and NGC Industries, alleging improperly treated sewage and chemicals such as chlorine and formaldehyde have been discharged into C…
Some Jacksonville State University administrators and city residents butted heads on Monday over a request to let more JSU students occupy rental homes together.
The Talladega County Commission voted unanimously tonight to grant a requested tax abatement to Honda Manufacturing in Lincoln related to a $55 million expansion.
The county’s housing market in the second quarter continued the trend of improvement it saw in the first three months of the year and mirrors overall home sale gains across the state. Some housing experts say growth in wages and the job market, coupled with shrinking inventory, has fueled the latest home market growth.
Alabama’s annual tax-free weekend for school supply shopping begins Friday. From then until Sunday, Calhoun County shoppers can save at least four cents on the dollar for eligible items.
The latest spring safety report, released by the Leapfrog Group, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit that grades hospitals on errors, accidents and infections, ranked 2,500 U.S. hospitals.
Gary Wright, who co-owned the Heflin pharmacy with his brother, Pete Wright, filled prescriptions for the last 46 years but Monday was his final day for that duty; Tuesday he’ll be back just to help with inventory.
Jeff Digby said he’s inviting anyone on Saturday who wants to deadlift, a weight-training exercise in which lifters pick up a barbell to hip level then back down again, in an effort to raise money for two nonprofits, Lift for the 22 and the Wounded Warrior Project of Alabama.
“We just want to let everyone celebrate our freedom and appreciate all of the military and service men for what they’ve done to let us be free in our country,” said Pam Harris, City of Oxford program director, said around 10 a.m. Wednesday.