From being the 16th surgeon general of the United States to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Anniston native has served and helped many people over the years. But he recognizes that education made all his accomplishments possible.
Dr. David Satcher, 16th surgeon general of the United States and an Anniston native, will headline Hobson City’s Black History Month event Saturday.
Educators had long criticized the state’s plans to assign each school a letter grade, but Calhoun County Schools Superintendent Joe Dyar said this year’s grades might prove useful.
The program takes 18- to 24-year-olds who are in some form of the justice system, and it provides them with courses and support to get jobs.
The Town Council voted unanimously to approve spending as much as $625 on the two lights, which hang from street lamps. It’s unclear exactly how much the lights will cost.
A Hobson City man was jailed and charged with murder after allegedly shooting and killing another man following an argument at a party, according to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office.
The Alabama Historical Commission this month awarded a $5,000 grant to Hobson City, money the town’s mayor says will be spent restoring the building now used as Town Hall.
For $14.25 an hour, a man with the right stuff could become Hobson City’s new and exclusive peace officer — but for no more than 16 hours each week.
The Boys and Girls Club of East Central Alabama held an open house Wednesday for its new building between Norwood Homes and Norwood Park. The approximately 5,000-square-foot building is more than twice as large as the previous Norwood club building.
Mayor Alberta McCrory said she could not share the plan for how she and the town’s other elected officials will spend taxpayer money because that plan is still under construction.
A state lawmaker on Wednesday gave the director of the Hobson City library a $1,500 grant, money the director says she’ll use to pay for a summer reading program held recently.
The mayor on Monday night refused to release an audit of the town’s finances in 2016, the second time this year that town officials have withheld a public record accounting for those finances.
Under the early morning sun Saturday, Hobson City residents, current and former, gathered together near the community center in pink shirts to participate in the annual Heritage Day 5k.
The theme of the forum, the mayor said, was the importance to the town’s continuance of partnerships established — with nonprofits active within its limits and with two universities.
The town's mayor sought the council’s approval to apply for a capital enhancement grant from the Alabama Historical Commission, and now has until Aug. 15 to submit the town’s application, she said after a Monday meeting.