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Hundreds, if not thousands of women are running for office for the first time across the country this year, many of them inspired by the wave of feminist activism that arose in response to the election of President Donald Trump.
A bill in the Legislature, if passed into law, would let residents save for down payments on their first homes with special tax-deductible accounts.
“I’m just so happy to see so many children. We have a record number of children this year — over 100,” said Georgia Calhoun, the festival coordinator.
Six people were being treated for minor injuries this morning after two school buses from Birmingham crashed on McClellan Boulevard near Baltzel Gate Road.
An Anniston woman was struck by a train Thursday afternoon and her husband remained in the Anniston City Jail on Friday morning charged with murder in the incident, officials said.
Calhoun County still has widespread flu activity that began a month ago, while deaths from the disease continue to rise across Alabama and the nation, recent reports state.
An Anniston man charged with capital murder remained in the Calhoun County Jail on Friday while his case was sent to a grand jury on Thursday, his attorney said.
A woman was taken to a local hospital on Friday with injuries after a two-vehicle wreck that blocked traffic on Alabama 202 for about half an hour, police said.
As the nation copes with another gruesome campus shooting, local teachers, their administrators and the professors who prepare them for the field agree that such incidents have become part of the profession.
JSU’s board of trustees approved the creation of the center in October, and it was brought to fruition by a partnership between the school, the Calhoun County District Attorney’s Office, state Sen. Del Marsh and Rep. Randy Wood.
Mallory Hagan, one of two Democrats in the race, spoke to a crowd of about 50 local Democrats in a meeting room at Jacksonville's Hampton Inn. Thursday was one of the first full days of campaigning for Hagan, who qualified to run for the office last week.
Anniston High School students will soon have the option to enter into a certified nurse aide program that will allow them to immediately jump into the healthcare field upon graduation, the Anniston City Board of Education learned during a meeting Thursday night.
It may not look like it, but Calhoun County and much of the rest of Alabama are still in a drought, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Sheriff’s deputies on Wednesday arrested a Calhoun County man after he threatened to run his car into an Oxford daycare, then threatened a worker with a loaded rifle, officials said.
Few Alabama preteens have received a vaccine that helps prevent certain cancers, though there have been gains in recent years, according to a new study.
The gay rights group Lambda Legal held off on a planned lawsuit against Alexandria High School after school officials convinced the group that two girls would indeed be able to attend the March 10 prom together.
An Oxford High School student on Wednesday was facing charges in connection to a threatening message written on a women’s bathroom stall, officials said.