Anniston school board members say they’re willing to meet with the public to explain why they’re against proposals to take Ward 4 out of the city, they’re wary about how that meeting would be conducted — and who has the authority to convene it.
Investigators at the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office were looking Wednesday morning into a video that surfaced the day before accusing a local teacher of soliciting teenagers for sex.
Trent Moody spent part of his Friday afternoon in the Theron Montgomery Building food court at Jacksonville State University, putting his $1,705 meal plan to use.
After about 10 minutes of business meeting, the board entered into a closed-door executive session for a little more than an hour, with a stated reason of discussing the good name and character of an individual.
English students at Jacksonville State University held a meet-and-greet with city and campus police Thursday, inspired by a book read in class.
Local businesses are putting their money into a program to encourage good grades at Anniston High School, a business owner said Wednesday.
JSU’s Department of Criminal Justice and Forensic Investigation received a passing mention in “American Son,” a Netflix adaptation of a Broadway play that deals with gender and race bias in law enforcement.
Randolph Park Elementary holds an annual program called Hammer Build, designed to reinforce math skills with hands-on work. School leaders say the house-building project helps kids understand the use of fractions — and might help them select a career.
A lawyer for Calhoun County Schools intends to go before a federal judge next month to argue that the school system is in compliance with a decades-old court order to desegregate schools.
Anniston’s school board voted to move forward with a search for a new chief financial officer Monday, in a brief meeting that also included tweaks to a past school system budget.
About 15 students protested the dining hall proposal on campus Friday, marching around University Circle chanting slogans such as “degrees, not fees.”
About a dozen volunteers from Gadsden State's Community College’s Ayers campus who came to McClellan on Friday morning to mow weeds and clear branches from the pet cemetery on the former military base.
It comes as no surprise that administrators spent so much time Wednesday at a student town hall meeting fielding questions about a proposed new on-campus dining hall and accompanying “mandatory commuter meal plan.”
Acting President Don Killingsworth, Provost Christie Shelton and Chief Financial Officer Jim Brigham were among a panel who explained where negotiations for a new food services contract and proposed dining hall stood.