Longtime Golden Springs Elementary Principal Betty Merriweather is retiring from that position after three decades in education, the Anniston Board of Education announced Thursday. Read the full story
Alabama’s 14th annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is from Friday until midnight on Sunday, with certain back-to-school items being sold without sales tax statewide. Read the full story
To his credit, Jacksonville Mayor Johnny Smith gave a fine presentation at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Cities gathering on Thursday. And he never said the word "tornado." Read the full story
Alabama’s 14th annual Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday is from Friday until midnight on Sunday, with certain back-to-school items being sold without sales tax statewide.
To his credit, Jacksonville Mayor Johnny Smith gave a fine presentation at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Cities gathering on Thursday. And he never said the word "tornado."
Calhoun County's seven mayors spoke at the Chamber of Commerce’s yearly “State of the Cities” event Thursday, where leaders of the area’s seven cities give the public an overview of progress in their towns. Topics ranged from the massive to the mundane
Anniston police closed a westbound lane on Alabama 202 and all lanes on Clydesdale Avenue on Thursday afternoon after a tractor trailer overturned at the intersection of the two roads.
The state of Alabama has tips for cooking fish that might contain PCBs. They don't really apply in Calhoun County; Choccolocco's PCB levels are too high for any fish to be safe.
Samuel Noble, the English-born industrialist who built cannons for the Confederacy before building Anniston, was a scrapbooker. A book he filled with newspaper clippings about railroads, iron-making, and how to buy a horse is on file today at the city's public library.
A new free food pantry in Piedmont only has two simple rules: “If you got it, leave it. If you need it, take it,” said Piedmont resident Danny Freeman, who helped establish the pantry.
Councilman Ben Little added three motions to the voting agenda looking for cost estimates on permanent City Hall solutions, just weeks before the completion of a land swap deal with the U.S. General Services Administration.
The city voted to transfer $200,000 to the smart grid account, pairing it with $220,000 already committed by the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority toward purchase of a smart meter system.
An Anniston man remained in jail Tuesday after he allegedly sexually abused a victim last month. Anniston police charged the 43-year-old man July 10 with first-degree sodomy and first-degree sexual abuse.
It’s not because of superior morality or political stupidity that Oxford refuses Sunday alcohol sales. Neither is true. Oxford is merely being Oxford — a city whose voters have rarely supported alcohol sales.
Jacksonville State University’s board of trustees approved plans for construction of new buildings in the place of Merrill and Wallace halls, which were heavily damaged in the March 19, 2018, tornado that swept through Jacksonville.