The Piedmont City Council heard from business owners about the need to bolster the city’s commercial sector during Tuesday night’s meeting. Read the full story
The Piedmont City Council heard from business owners about the need to bolster the city’s commercial sector during Tuesday night’s meeting.
Lacey Elizabeth Singer, 20, was last seen in the vicinity of Jacksonville’s Public Square Monday morning, according to a press release from the Police Chief Marcus Wood.
The Community Foundation is celebrating 20 years of serving Calhoun and eight surrounding counties this year by accepting submissions to win a $20,000 grant.
Matthew Wade was sworn in for his first full term as Calhoun County’s sheriff Monday at the Oxford Civic Center. After his swearing in, Wade led roughly 100 uniformed officers in an oath to support and defend the Constitution.
Unemployment statewide was at 4 percent in November, the last month for which numbers are available. That marks a year of jobless numbers at or near the lowest levels the state has ever recorded. The labor market is tight, and for some employers, that could be a problem.
Jacksonville State University’s most-damaged building remains in ruins, 10 months after the March 19 tornado that ravaged the campus, a condition school officials haven’t explained.
The Calhoun County Commission on Thursday approved its part of an application for federal aid that would help build more community safe rooms within the county.
Hotels in Oxford will see a rise of 2 percentage points in its lodging tax on June 1, from 6 to 8 percent, the City Council decided during its Tuesday night meeting.
Students at Saks High School were involved in a criminal surveillance complaint last month at Alexandria High School, according to Sheriff Matthew Wade.
Kenneth and Glenda Coppock had problems with water leaking into their underground storm shelter a few years ago, but they never thought water pressure would pry it out of the ground.
The McClellan Development Authority rejected land purchase proposals from Xtreme Concepts, a Birmingham-based security firm, after a heated executive session during the development group’s called meeting Thursday afternoon.
A cost-sharing program that enables Calhoun County pet owners to have their animals spayed or neutered at a reduced price proved popular Wednesday, the first day it was offered.
Calhoun County’s year-end precipitation measurements for 2018 weren’t much higher than the annual average, according to the National Weather Service.