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. Read the full story
Wednesday’s ceremony had the feel of a graduation, with commissioners thanking their supporters before retiring to another room for refreshments. But commissioners say they’ve got a big task ahead of them in coming months: addressing overcrowding at the county jail. Read the full story
Wednesday’s ceremony had the feel of a graduation, with commissioners thanking their supporters before retiring to another room for refreshments. But commissioners say they’ve got a big task ahead of them in coming months: addressing overcrowding at the county jail.
Monday’s rainfall in Anniston totalled 3.91 inches, one of the state’s highest measurements of the week, National Weather Service forecasters in Calera said.
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.
About 250 gathered at the back of the Vista Cliffside irestaurant in Cheaha State Park to witness the bird returning to the wild after it had been in rehab since June at the Southeastern Raptor Center in Auburn.
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.
Past the full parking lot and smiling faces at the sign-in table, Constantine Head Start bustled with parents, kids and local agencies during Friday morning’s health and wellness fair.
Randy Hooper died Thursday morning of last week after battling illness for some time; he was 64 and worked as a driver-operator at the fire department.
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.
Del Marsh defeated Democratic challenger Jim Williams Tuesday night by what seemed to be a large margin. With 40 of 46 precincts in, he had about 20,000 votes in Calhoun County, compared to 11,600 for Williams. Marsh said he was also ahead in the Talladega County portion of the district.
Republican Koven L. Brown was re-elected as Alabama House representative for District 40 in Tuesday’s election, easily beating his Democratic challenger, Pamela Howard.
On Monday, Maudine Holloway and a crowd of well-wishers cut a ceremonial ribbon on a “specialty shop” to open next week at Community Enabler Developer. As a thank-you for Holloway’s years of work as executive director, the agency’s board of directors also unveiled a new name for the shop: the Holloway House.
Falon Hurst, a sergeant at the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office for eight years,outlined the identities, terms and backgrounds of each Calhoun County sheriff since the county's creation in December 1832.