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. Read the full story
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.
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.