There will be enough vaccines on hand for everyone who got a shot the first time around, and officials are not expecting the long lines that marked the January event. Read the full story
My favorite Hank Aaron story, though, retells the afternoon of Feb. 24, 1975, when he spent an afternoon in and around Hobson City less than a year after hitting his record-breaking 715th home run.
“I know a lot of the drama may be gone from watching the spelling bee,” said organizer Jeff Moon. “But unfortunately that’s how this whole year has been.”
People age 75 and older can still call the state vaccine hotline and be put on a waiting list for a shot. People on the list can expect an appointment in February at the earliest.
With the state hotline swamped, the Calhoun County Health Department is also making COVID vaccine appointments for residents age 75 and older, health care workers and first responders.
Customers who want to request help with their power bills through the program can apply at their local Salvation Army office or by calling the Salvation Army’s Birmingham office at 205-328-2420.
People across Alabama who are 75 years or older or who work for first responder agencies can call a toll-free number to set up appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations.
On Monday there were 60 COVID-19 patients in hospital beds at RMC and several more being treated in the emergency room, waiting for a space on one of the hospital’s COVID wards.
Most of her constituents aren’t likely to get the coronavirus vaccine until next year, but Hobson City mayor Alberta McCrory is gearing up for a campaign to convince them the shot is safe.
Roughly 19,000 households in Calhoun County were still without electricity more than 24 hours after Tropical Storm Zeta passed through the area, Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency Director Michael Barton said during a Facebook press conference Friday morning.
Community safe rooms throughout Calhoun County will open at 7 p.m. tonight in preparation for Hurricane Zeta, the county Emergency Management Agency announced this afternoon, with local schools delayed two hours tomorrow.
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.
The article doesn't say specifically where it would go, but a Veterans Administration hospital for Black service members was discussed around this time in 1945 as a good fit for Hobson City.
Hobson City residents voted to allow Sunday alcohol sales during Tuesday’s municipal elections, leaving Ohatchee as the only city in Calhoun County to maintain the Sunday sales ban.
This time we mean it: Much celebration is expected when Japan surrenders, as it seems likely to do, so Anniston business and elected leaders have come up with a plan on how to manage that.
Economic damage inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic is easy to spot as scores of Alabamians remain unemployed, but local municipalities have managed to survive — or even thrive — as the virus continues to spread.
Calhoun County’s volunteer emergency radio service teams took top honors in a national series of tests, the county Emergency Management Agency announced Monday.
A group of roughly 25 people, including Mayor Alberta McCrory, contributed in painting a street mural along the road, reading “Black towns matter” in red and yellow paint.