The debut of a new documentary and the naming of the FEMA building after a distinguished resident highlight the agenda for Hobson City’s annual Black History Celebration. Read the full storyHobson City plans Black history celebration
The state’s severe weather preparedness tax holiday is ongoing.
The event is free to the public and walk-ins are welcome at 715 Martin Luther King Drive. The hours are from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. until 6 p.m.
It was not by chance the NACA scheduled its three-day “Achieve the Dream” event for homebuyers and homeowners on the weekend the nation celebrates the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
Neighborhood Assistance Corporation of America said its “Best in America” mortgage program involves no down payment, no closing costs, and no mortgage insurance at a rate below market fixed rates.
Areas which will be considered for homeowner funding include repairs which corrects a health hazard; assists individuals with disabilities; and enables the owner to remain in the home.
The Scoop Event Studio is located on 1000 Martin Luther King Drive in Hobson City and is the building more commonly known as being a former bingo hall.
Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. David Satcher was the keynote speaker Thursday night for the Mayor’s Heritage banquet, the centerpiece event of Hobson City’s 123rd Founders’ Day Celebration.
Oxford teachers got an early start to the new school year Wednesday with a morning best described as a pep rally.
Ministry and history will be the highlighted themes for Hobson City’s Founder’s Day Festival scheduled for Aug. 14-18.
New lights and a new council member topped the list of the Hobson City Town Council’s short agenda Monday night.
The Sable Learning Center, an after-school development center in Hobson City that’s been closed for two years, might open next month when school begins.
Former Town Clerk Lakeisha Fantroy has been appointed to fill the final vacancy on the Hobson City Town Council.
Coretta Chandler, a lifetime resident of Hobson City, has been appointed to fill one of the two vacant seats on the Town Council.
A dramatic increase in the number of local drug overdoses and associated deaths has prompted Calhoun County officials to issue stronger-than-usual warnings about the danger of using street drugs.
Anniston, Oxford and Calhoun County Schools are delaying start time by two hours Thursday due to the threat of severe weather.
Town Council member Deneva Barnes announced her resignation from the town’s governing body during its regular business session Monday night.
Residents of Hobson City came together Saturday afternoon for a reverent, soulful and joyous celebration of their heritage.
Hobson City residents and volunteers gathered recently to begin sowing the seeds for a new community garden located at 715 Martin Luther King Drive.
Mayor Alberta McCrory has announced the town is planning to host its Black History program this coming Saturday at the former FEMA building.
Hobson City Grocery, located at 608 McDaniel Street, celebrated its grand opening Saturday with a grill fired up to feed everyone and an owner fired up to help out her community in a positive way.
Anniston city officials are asking for donations that they can distribute to area homeless persons during an upcoming count of that population in Calhoun and Etowah counties.
Two separate local charitable funds have been dedicated to the renovation and upkeep of the former C. E. Hanna School building.
Mayors of some of Calhoun County's cities, and a county leader, tell of their assessments and predictions for the economies and other events from 2021.
The Hobson City Council will give consideration next month to establish two funding avenues designed to restore and preserve the historic former C.E. Hanna School.
HOBSON CITY — Concern for the health of community members in and near Hobson City motivated its leaders to host an event Saturday called Advancing Health Literacy.