Next year, voters across the state may get to decide whether Elks Lodge 189 on Noble Street can keep its regular bingo game. Read the full story
A nonprofit group with Anniston-area roots last year produced its first documentary film, on African-American history in Lowndes County. Its second production, on Hobson City, is in the works now. Read the full story
A nonprofit group with Anniston-area roots last year produced its first documentary film, on African-American history in Lowndes County. Its second production, on Hobson City, is in the works now.
Weather forecasters are growing more confident that Alabama is at risk for tornadoes this weekend, and the latest models show the Anniston area at highest risk on the morning of Palm Sunday.
The town is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year and in tribute the event’s emcee, Montressor Sudduth, called Hobson City “the sweetest city for a black man to work, play and live.”
Hobson City’s black history program Saturday will include the usual dose of history, but in what might be regarded as a look to the future, will include a presentation about home ownership, too.
Two board members and the chief executive of Health Services Center, an HIV clinic in Hobson City, were barred from working with the clinic by court order last month, court records show.
When Jermelle “Jeh Jeh” Pruitt talked to graduates of the Dannon Project, a life skills program for young men and women, during a ceremony Friday, he compared obstacles to Darth Vader in a football helmet.
A 17-year-old from Lincoln was hospitalized with a gunshot wound to the face Thursday night after what Calhoun County’s sheriff says was likely a drug deal gone wrong in Hobson City.
Staff and volunteers of the Dannon Project, a post-jail rehabilitation program, held a four-hour-long rally at Zinn Park Saturday.
Around 40 people participated in the annual Hobson City Heritage 5K Run/Walk on Saturday. And they were just a fraction of the hundreds of people who turned out for the community reunion afterward at J.R. Striplin Park — the capstone for the town’s weeklong Heritage Festival to celebrate its 119th birthday.
More than 300 children from three counties came to the Boys and Girls ClubS of East Central Alabama’s annual back to school bash. The event gave the children one more blast of excitement for the summer, but also free supplies to start their new school year.