OXFORD — Across U.S. 78 from a Lowe’s hardware store, wedged between a vacant fireworks outlet and a cellphone tower, is the grave of Maj. John Bush, a Georgia planter who moved his family and his slaves to then-Benton County soon after the Creeks were marched west. When he died in 1847, his… Read the full story
In coming weeks, the park service plans to put up a display about the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign and open the historic bus station site on weekends for visitors.
On behalf of his fallen father, a little boy in 1945 accepted the Distinguished Service Cross and the Silver Star during a retreat parade at the Fort McClellan post headquarters parade grounds.
The article from 1945 doesn't state what percentage of the students qualify for free lunches, but they definitely did exist for those enrolled in the Calhoun County school system.
That must have been one crowded building to accommodate 2,000 people coming through in one afternoon, but such was the scene at Anniston Memorial Hospital on Oct. 28 in 1945.
Anniston Memorial Hospital couldn't really schedule an open house as long as it was technically a federal government project, but a year later, in 1945, now that it's not, it can.
The folks who live in the community of Weaver's Station north of Anniston thought in 1945 it was time for them to consider incorporating their little patch of Calhoun County.
Anniston's mayor didn't know exactly what the land across the way from the new hospital should be used for, but in 1945 he knew the city better snag it. Good plan.
Two brothers of the Henderson family, of the White Plains-Choccolocco region, lost their lives in a light plane accident in October 1945.
The possibility of personal health and property testing for industrial contamination in west Anniston was raised at a neighborhood meeting in October 1995.
The ability for two people to see and talk to each other live on a computer hook-up would be a boon for diagnostic repair work on AAD tanks, it was noted in 1995. “This is big,” said a depot production manager.
Back in the days of high alcohol content in certain personal grooming products, folks would figure out ways to drink it. City councils didn't like this.
The wunderkind son of Archie Manning lost to Alabama in 1994 as a Tennessee freshman QB, but last night in Birmingham he and his Volunteers avenged that defeat and then some.
One of Calhoun County's oldest communities, the Choccolocco region once had a bond among its inhabitants that made holding their own fair a perfectly reasonable idea in 1945
Marilyn Horne, who made her American opera debut more than 35 years ago, showed her amazing voice is still capable of sublime beauty in a show at Anniston High School last night.
Certain substances sold in the toilet water and aftershave aisle can be misused as an alcoholic drink, and city leaders in 1945 are determined to put a stop to it.
It was not routine for positive stories about individual African-American residents to appear in print during this era (1945), which made a story by reporter Anne McCarty about a longtime city mail carrier a pleasant surprise.
The Coca-Cola plant on the southern section of the Anniston business district was the site of a fundraising pep rally for the Community War Chest.