The state intends to sue the Madison County Commission, which on Oct. 23 removed a monument to Confederate soldiers at its courthouse and moved it to Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville.
The $15 million will serve as seed money to begin fundraising for the project, which the university president described as a “game changer for JSU."
Around the nation Friday night, the number of other one-time college quarterbacks turned country music stars performing to raise money for their old athletic programs was probably zero. But at Jacksonville State University, fans enjoyed that privilege, in the person of Riley Green.
Connecting the Ladiga Trail to downtown Anniston has long been a goal of city leaders, largely because of the city’s growing reputation as a site for cycling-based tourism.
City officials awarded Pamela Baker-King a certificate of recognition at a council meeting as an honor for her contributions as the first Black Jacksonville High School cheerleader.
Community need for help with housing, rent, food, medicine and utilities has gone up, but charities have found their resources drying out too.
A newer type of COVID-19 test — faster, safer and painless — was available at a drive-through testing site Wednesday at the Jacksonville Community Center.
Tuesday morning, 3,700 households still lacked electricity in Calhoun County, officials said, but repair work was progressing. “It’s been dark and cold. We are thankful to still have a roof over our head, but we are tired," said one resident.
According to Birmingham television meteorologist James Spann — whose Twitter fans report virtually every odd thing they see in the heavens — people across Alabama saw a bright flash against the sky around 6 p.m. Sunday.
A drive-through COVID-19 testing site will be open Wednesday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Jacksonville Community Center.
As of Saturday afternoon, there are still 13,600 customers without power in Calhoun County and 3,200 in Cleburne County after Tropical Storm Zeta blew through early Thursday morning, according to Jacki Lowry, spokeswoman for Alabama Power.
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.
After 2022, politics will take a backseat in Del Marsh’s life. The 64-year-old developer told The Anniston Star this week that he will not run for re-election to the state Senate.
Thousands of people in Anniston and surrounding cities spent Thursday at home without electricity after Tropical Storm Zeta downed trees and power lines across the state.
By 4 a.m. Thursday, reports were trickling in of downed trees and power outages in Calhoun County, as the remnants of Tropical Storm Zeta moved east across Alabama.
The Calhoun County EMA has released the following list of schools that will be delayed 2 hours on Thursday due to potential bad weather:
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.
Northeast Alabama should be outside a tornado risk area as Tropical Storm Zeta crosses the state Wednesday night, though high wind gusts are still a concern.