In black chef’s coat and pinstripe pants, Kasie Hairrell leads students between the stainless steel expanse of a restaurant-standard kitchen and an adjoining classroom in Jacksonville. She and her culinary arts students are winning awards for their work.
The Piedmont City Council approved a pay raise for city firefighters at Fire Chief Mike Ledbetter’s request Tuesday. Ledbetter said the raises were needed to improve firefighter retention at the department.
Calhoun County’s population could shrink by a greater percentage than most others in the state by 2040, according to research from the University of Alabama released Monday.
An Anniston man charged in a string of robberies and burglaries in Calhoun and Etowah counties pleaded guilty to those charges on Tuesday.
“We received a tip from a concerned citizen,” Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said standing outside of the Liquor King along Alabama 21. “This is the second time in the last two to three months we have received information about a store having gambling machines.”
An Oxford teen charged with two counts of attempted murder in connection with a 2015 shooting at a Jacksonville McDonald’s pleaded guilty on Friday to both counts, according to court records filed on Monday.
A Calhoun County district judge on Monday sent a man’s seven attempted murder and three robbery charges to a grand jury after witnesses testified against the man at a preliminary hearing.
Alabama cities and counties may soon be competing for the chance to build mega-prisons for the state, but St. Clair County officials seem to be taking a wait-and-see approach.
J.C. Penney will close 138 stores next month, four of those in Alabama, according to a release Friday from the company, but the store at Oxford’s Quintard Mall will remain open.
Charles Waylon Motes, 48, was arrested and charged in 2015 with second-degree arson and abuse of a corpse nearly two years after the home was discovered burned with Cheryl Canter Motes’ body inside. Motes’ brother, Hank Motes, faces the same charges.
The nine were nominated by their bosses and the public they serve for “recognition of service excellence,” or ROSE, awards, given by chamber chairman Barry Robertson.
The fate of the McClellan Development Authority — and by extension the development of the former Fort McClellan itself — nearly changed course on Friday, and could still.
Recent settlements in a national retail chain’s legal battles to lower its property taxes across Alabama should have no bearing on a similar ongoing case in Calhoun County, some officials and attorneys say.
Training units will fire the rockets between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. today, according to a news release from the Fort McClellan Army National Guard Training Center.
Daniel Hunter Wheeler, 21, and Cody Harris Haynes, 20, were charged with first-degree criminal mischief, according to a release from the Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade. Both men are from White Plains, Wade noted.