Lawmakers met in Montgomery on Wednesday to begin discussing how to redraw some of the state's legislative districts — including House District 32, which covers much of Anniston and a large portion of Talladega County.
A 45-year-old man who led law enforcement officials on a 15-hour manhunt last week remained in the Calhoun County Jail on Tuesday, charged with robbery and attempted murder, officials said.
A Choccolocco man was shot by a Georgia deputy Thursday and was discovered to have had firearms from a recently burglarized pawn shop in Alexandria, officials said.
The Alabama Forestry Commission warns that the state’s pine forests may in the long term see widespread harm from a persistent drought that began last summer.
Nearly 28 years ago, he hired me to become the sports editor of The Anniston Star. Today, I’m left with equal parts appreciation, regret, awkwardness and sadness.
Fowler is one of a handful of veterans who’ve signed up for an “honor flight” organized in Calhoun County, a trip for servicemembers to the capital’s monuments to the nation’s wars.
Federal agents said that 39 firearms were stolen from an Alexandria pawn shop earlier this month and on Monday offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of any suspects.
The agency plans a campaign this year to garner more parents, and has a goal of 80 — nearly twice as many as they’ve ever had before.
Area government officials say that while they aren't getting huge amounts of money, the new tax stream has grown and is enough to help in the face of rising costs and stagnation of other revenue sources.
Calhoun County Commissioners at a meeting Thursday approved the $8,900 study, to be done by Birmingham-based Sain Associates, which commissioners hope will help ease traffic along the busy roadway.
According to prosecutors, the suspect and three other men planned to take a safe from the home and deliver the residence’s occupants to a Dallas-based enforcer for drug organization.
Friends of the Library, an organization that donates volunteer time and money raised to the library, has held the sale for about four years.
“It can happen to anyone,” Anjulie Thompson, a licensed counselor, said. “It happens to our first responders, and people often forget that.”
“We take a lot of things out of the community by way of employee base and fire protection and police,” Brown said. “It’s our responsibility to put things back into the community and to provide leadership to organizations and monetary support; that’s our way of giving back.”
The eighth grader at the Donoho School took to the microphone and, like a seasoned veteran, spelled the word “lasagna,” clinching victory at the Calhoun County Spelling Bee for the second consecutive year.