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Alabama Power will shut down 40 offices across the state by the end of the summer, including ones in Heflin and Jacksonville, the company announced last week.
After the resignation of Councilman Jimmy Harrell, the Jacksonville City Council will move swiftly to find someone to fill his vacancy, according to information presented at the council's meeting Monday night.
Jacksonville’s Board of Education held a special meeting on Monday afternoon, and discussed in executive session a possible real estate transaction related to plans for a new central office.
The new and improved home of music programs at Jacksonville State University could be reopened in time for returning students this fall, university officials say.
Alabama’s public four-year universities will receive funding increases of between about 6 percent and more than 12 percent under the 2020 education budget recently approved by lawmakers.
Jacksonville State University is planning to demolish at least one tornado-damaged building and is working to replace another, even as it continues to negotiate with the state over the size of its insurance settlement.
“I just want to thank the mayor and the council for the opportunity to be the fire chief,” Chief Keith Kadle said. “We have a great fire department with a bunch of great employees that work every day with honor and distinction
Jacksonville State admissions counselors recently visited Oxford and other area schools to present JSU-bound seniors with yard signs that read “Future Gamecock.”
A proposal for a statewide lottery was in jeopardy in the Alabama House of Representatives Tuesday, as advocates tried to overcome objections from opponents during floor debate. At one point, the bill appeared dead after a procedural vote failed, but supporters were trying to revive it as the evening wore on.
Around 1,000 cyclists will swarm Calhoun County today (Sunday) as a part of the Cheaha Challenge cycling competition, and their presence will be given priority on several area roads.
About 1,000 cyclists from around the world are set to descend on Calhoun County to take part in the Cheaha Challenge cycling competition this Saturday and Sunday, and it takes an army of volunteers to help keep everyone safe, organized and pedaling.
A Georgia man faced numerous charges Thursday after he allegedly led a state trooper on a high-speed chase through Jacksonville, injuring himself and two other drivers in a four-vehicle crash that afternoon.
The return of fair weather to Jacksonville marks the return of “Third Fridays on the Square,” a street festival held in the city’s Public Square.