Applications for a $50 million grant program to support Alabama nonprofit and faith-based organizations financially hurt by the coronavirus pandemic will soon be open. Read the full story
The Alabama Jobs Credit, along with its sister Investment Credit, expire at the end of this year unless state leaders act. The lesser-known but also used Growing Alabama Credit ends Sept. 30, unless renewed.
Property developers for Quintard Mall are making plans for more demolition early next year to pave the way for development of seven outward facing shops and some outparcel properties.
The City Council voted on Tuesday to apply for a Community Development Block Grant for the purpose of making improvements to downtown Oxford, demolishing vacant structures and widening Friendship Road.
City Manager Steven Folks and city financial officer Julie Borrelli presented the Anniston City Council with some of their plans for fiscal 2021 in the first of three planned budget hearings, held Tuesday at the Anniston City Meeting Center.
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been climbing in Calhoun County and the rest of Alabama for weeks, and the demand for testing has ramped up in turn. The phones at Southern Immediate Care’s three locations never stop ringing.
Even though they weren't building guns and tanks to win the war against Japan, Anniston industries had a part to play in the war production effort -- as long as they could get enough bodies on the production lines to do the work needed.
The farm’s owner, Taylor Gibbs, wrote in a note to an Anniston Star reporter that the festival had been in the works for two months. Her goal in hosting the event was to stress the importance of buying local and to support small businesses
What those lawmakers didn’t anticipate was that the law’s loopholes and the attorney general’s office would essentially make it a heavy nuisance instead of an ironclad deterrent.
A sort of "National Guard of the air" was envisioned by men who got together in 1945 to see about starting an air patrol in the Anniston area.
Believe it or not, there was a time when the local chamber of commerce had to brace itself and make ready for an economic boom time, not a recession. Of course, that was 75 years ago.
Sweet Grown Alabama is a nonprofit foundation that seeks to market farm products grown and made in Alabama to retailers and consumers through a branding program and online database.
A second round of grants to help area nonprofits has been announced by the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, and Maudine Holloway knows how valuable that help can be.
Anniston will refinance bonds and warrants at lower interest rates to save potentially hundreds of thousands of dollars after a Tuesday night vote, though City Council members quarreled over the resolution — or at least the perceived issues surrounding it.
When they arrived, they were greeted with free lunch, including barbecue and sandwiches. Tablecloths with blue stripes, toy police cars and mini traffic cones decorated the tables. Turner said officers could get door prizes and gift cards.
In 1945 Anniston law allowed the establishment of colonies of trailer-dwellers in town, as long as they maintained certain standards of cleanliness. One at 20th and Noble streets apparently did not.
Stevie McCord and her helper, Jeremy Duke, operate the candy store of fruits and vegetables under the shade of huge water oak on Alabama 9 across from the McDonald’s.
The Birmingham Holocaust Education center is opening its traveling photography and art exhibit featuring Alabama Holocaust survivors in Anniston’s Berman Museum Thursday.
The June numbers show Alabama's unemployment rate at 7.5 percent, down from 9.6 percent in May. Calhoun County unemployment dropped from 11.6 percent in May to 9.4 percent in June.
Alabama's unemployment rate dropped to 7.5 percent in June, with Calhoun County's unemployment rate falling to 9.4 percent, according to numbers released Friday morning by the Alabama Department of Labor.
Some observers of the economy and the housing market say they're deeply worried about what's ahead, as federal unemployment benefits expire and landlords begin to lose money — and patience.
The city is coming up on an anniversary, and The Star is coming up on an open-house for an expanded plant, and the editorial writer is happy about what those developments mean.