Calhoun County's E911 took 79,564 calls in 2018, according to reports Adams provided — a far cry from the call volume and expectations when the first-ever 911 call was made 51 years ago on Feb. 16, 1968, in the northwestern Alabama town of Haleyville. Read the full story
Jacksonville's planning commission next week will hear about proposals for two new restaurants: a Chick-Fil-A franchise and an Heirloom Taco. Read the full story
The site of a former cotton mill could become home to 130 apartments with a pool and other amenities, plus a public event space and perhaps a brewery, according to a developer’s proposal. Read the full story
Jacksonville's planning commission next week will hear about proposals for two new restaurants: a Chick-Fil-A franchise and an Heirloom Taco.
The site of a former cotton mill could become home to 130 apartments with a pool and other amenities, plus a public event space and perhaps a brewery, according to a developer’s proposal.
According to Holloywood press reports, “Captain America” star Chris Evans dropped out of the Netflix production “The Devil All the Time,” — set to be filmed in Anniston and Jacksonville over the next two months — and is to be replaced by his “Winter Soldier” co-star Sebastian Stan. Locals, too, will have a chance to join the cast as extras.
Students of Jacksonville State University presented their research into a wide array of topics Wednesday at a student symposium, an annual event in which both graduates and undergraduates convene to share their findings on myriad subjects.
A Jacksonville man was indicted by a Calhoun County grand jury last month on an assortment of charges stemming from an incident in November at the victim’s home.
Production on a film called “The Devil All the Time” is set to begin in late February in Anniston and Jacksonville, according to city officials and location managers for the project.
The land where what’s left of Jacksonville’s old cotton mill sits may soon be turned into apartments, City Council members said at their meeting Monday night.
Supporters of the animal center’s current operator, Cheaha Regional Humane Society, continue to hold out hope that Cheaha Regional will hang on to its contract to run the animal center. And they say they’ve run the center in the past without financial support from the county.
Sixth-grader Josh Kim said he felt “really excited” to have claimed first place at the competition, which earns him a spot at the state competition in Alabaster on March 9.
Jacksonville State University has taken over management of a newly renamed and repaired apartment complex, while another complex celebrated the completion of repairs following last year’s tornado.
Eric Mackey, a former Jacksonville City Schools superintendent, was keynote speaker at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce’s annual luncheon Wednesday.
The Jacksonville Civil Service Board said Monday it was in adherence with its policies when it concluded last year that the city’s new police chief met the minimum qualifications for the job, refuting claims made by the passed-over assistant chief.
JACKSONVILLE — Any folks who thought they could wander over to Pete Mathews Coliseum at about tipoff Thursday and still get a ticket to Jacksonville State's basketball game were out of luck.
The board went into executive session to discuss the potential real estate acquisitions, but took no vote on the matter. Superintendent Mark Petersen said the board just wants to have choices at hand when it comes time to relocate.
“The idea behind the MAC center is to be able to bring our regional partners together under one roof in order to help solve and prevent crimes from happening,” Oxford police Chief Bill Partridge said.
At their quarterly meeting Monday afternoon, Jacksonville State University trustees heard there’s still a dispute over how much insurance money the university should get for Merrill Hall.
Jacksonville's City Council is contemplating regular inspections of rental properties, but the city's status as a renter-heavy college town could pose problems with that plan.