During a teacher shortage that has reached a crisis level in parts of the state, some superintendents hope lawmakers will let them keep non-certified educators in their classrooms longer. Read the full story
Owners Nikolista and Sokratis Kappis told the commission they plan to open in August — the same month Chick-fil-A and Heirloom Taco are set to open in Jacksonville.
Regions Bank has offered Jacksonville State University a loan to help pay for projects like the demolition and reconstruction of tornado-damaged Merrill and Wallace halls — two projects that have been held up due to disputes over insurance valuations.
Mark Stephens, the city’s director of planning and development, said developers of the site for a Chick-Fil-A franchise expect to complete construction by Aug. 1, according to plans on file with the city.
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 cost to take a child swimming at the Jacksonville Community Center has dropped a dollar after the City Council approved a motion Monday concerning the price of day passes.
By 11:30 a.m., around 120 people had crowded into the public space for Alpha Xi Delta’s fifth annual “Taco Xi” event. The Jacksonville State University chapter of the sorority holds the event to raise money for Autism Speaks, a national autism awareness and outreach organization.
Images from Taco Xi Day, an event hosted by JSU sorority Alpha Xi Delta and held on the square in Jacksonville Saturday afternoon to raise money for the national organization Autism Speaks.
The new trustee, Tony Smoke, will serve as the representative from the Third Congressional District. Smoke is vice president of Alabama Power’s eastern division and has more than 30 years of experience with the company.
The Calhoun-Cleburne Major Crimes Unit made three felony drug arrests in March. One arrest is connected to a recent incident and two arrests stem from 2015, according to court documents.
After years of debate, Alabama is close to dumping Common Core, the academic standards that have guided instruction in the state’s schools for the past eight years.
A few dozen Harley-Davidson drivers roared out of Oxford Saturday morning, with a plan to raise money for the organization that sponsors the Special Olympics.
Guy Emery is betting on the market for hot wings in a college town, and he’s betting big. Emery spent $190,000 rebuilding Coop DeVille, the chicken restaurant on Pelham Road in Jacksonville, after it burned down last year.
The U.S. Census Bureau expects to hire more than 800 people in Calhoun County this year, a Census Bureau representative told county commissioners Thursday.
A bill recently proposed by a state representative from Jacksonville would grant civil immunity in certain circumstances to anyone who voluntarily provides transportation to a health care facility or a health care provider.