Longtime Golden Springs Elementary Principal Betty Merriweather is retiring from that position after three decades in education, the Anniston Board of Education announced Thursday. Read the full story
Alabama’s 14th annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is from Friday until midnight on Sunday, with certain back-to-school items being sold without sales tax statewide. Read the full story
Longtime Golden Springs Elementary Principal Betty Merriweather is retiring from that position after three decades in education, the Anniston Board of Education announced Thursday.
Alabama’s 14th annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is from Friday until midnight on Sunday, with certain back-to-school items being sold without sales tax statewide.
Jacksonville State University’s board of trustees approved plans for construction of new buildings in the place of Merrill and Wallace halls, which were heavily damaged in the March 19, 2018, tornado that swept through Jacksonville.
The Anniston Police Department is training in local schools this summer to prepare officers to eliminate threats alone instead of waiting for backup.
“What I remember about him was that he was very seasoned, very professional and had lots of experience to draw on. He was a good superintendent, very stable, very competent, through good times and bad times."
For Jacksonville State University students, the decision on where to live while completing collegiate studies often comes down to the question of whether to live on-campus or off.
The bill to power Raider Stadium’s lights, press box and concession stands was three times as high as that of the other schools in the Calhoun County School district, according to Principal Mark Proper.
That budget-busting exercise known as back-to-school shopping should be a little easier on area families if they take care of the chore on a particular weekend later this month.
A state law allowing schools to teach the Bible as literature passed in May, but a group set against the mingling of church and state said the classes could lead to lawsuits.
At Thursday’s school board meeting, early in the session, Tina Parris unloaded on school board members for not voting on her contract.
After Calhoun County Training School was absorbed into Oxford’s public school system, alumni weren’t about to let memories go dormant — they gather on their old turf every two years for a reunion. Their 17th such meeting began this morning.
The Jacksonville Public Library will hold a free event on Saturday at 10 a.m. to help introduce children to genealogy, the study of family history.
Along with an increase in pay will be an increase is supply and instructional materials funding for teachers of around $600 a year per teacher. The money for the increases will come from the state level.
Calhoun County Training School's 17th reunion will include a breakfast banquet on Thursday at 8 a.m. at the Anniston City Meeting Center and a parade through downtown Hobson City on Saturday at 11 a.m. After the parade there will be a picnic at Hobson City Park at 1 p.m.
Jacksonville State University plans to demolish Merrill Hall while pursuing arbitration to settle a dispute with state insurers over a payout for the building, according to information presented at a meeting of JSU’s board of trustees Tuesday.