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.
Hobson City officials announced today the town plans to host a celebration Friday to celebrate the history of black settlements and recognize Juneteenth.
Several people stood under the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Pavilion in Zinn Park on Thursday evening and spoke in front of dozens of people at an emotionally charged prayer vigil organized by the Calhoun County NAACP.
AIDS clinic officials in 1995 figured arson destroyed their property, but the big question at the time was, Who would have executed that crime? Except for a little pushback at the clinic’s founding, it’s been well received in the community.
After looking at sites far away for an expansion, the venerable Anniston company Tape-Craft chooses its own backyard, practically, in 1995.
Willie Maude Atkinson lived in Hobson City her whole life, only moving once from her house on Draper Street to the house next door, where she passed away peacefully of natural causes Thursday, according to her daughter.
Regional Medical Center will offer free drive-through and walk-up testing for COVID-19 Wednesday at Hobson City's town hall, Anniston city officials announced Friday.
A judge sentenced a Hobson City man last month after he pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the 2014 shooting death of an Anniston man.
Gathered in J. R. Striplin Park, Mayor Alberta McCrory and others lifted a plastic covering over a historical marker that illustrated what the park looked like in 1917 compared to a current photograph.
Hobson City is set to hold its annual black history program this coming Saturday, but Mayor Alberta McCrory said there will be plenty of looking forward to go along with reflections of history.
This year’s event is set for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. March 3 at the Bridge on 1400 Noble St. in Anniston. He said the event is open to the public, and offers free food and continuing education units for nurses, social workers and counselors.
Local circuit judges scheduled trial dates last month for three men charged with murder within the past six years. According to court documents, the trials are slated for February, March and April.
An attorney for a Texas man charged in a fatal 2017 shooting in Hobson City plans to argue he was acting in self-defense at a trial set for March.
Graduates at Friday’s Dannon Project graduation ceremony described the school as a chance to really work with the emotional issues behind the events that landed them in court.