The Cleburne County Commission tentatively agreed to give all county workers a raise next year thanks to a $100,000 carry-over from last year’s budget. Read the full story
It has been 17 years since the fatal stabbing of a Heflin mother and son, and local police are still looking for their killer. Read the full story
The Alabama Forestry Commission asked the public Monday to avoid starting fires amid the state’s increasingly dry conditions. The commission issued a fire danger advisory, warning people throughout the state to delay burning debris and use safety precautions if they must burn. Read the full story
The Alabama Forestry Commission asked the public Monday to avoid starting fires amid the state’s increasingly dry conditions. The commission issued a fire danger advisory, warning people throughout the state to delay burning debris and use safety precautions if they must burn.
In Alabama, according to the latest data from the state Public Health Department, 70 percent of suicides are carried out with guns. A law-school professor has a proposal to let those with suicidal thoughts register to limit their own access to firearms.
Anniston and Birmingham aren’t similar apples, but they’re close enough — in demographic characteristics and challenges — to bind them in a discussion about boosting public education in Alabama’s lower-income areas.
Lots in Anniston that were surveyed for a different era in housing history might become useful again if the Anniston City Council allows erection of homes that are smaller than those people usually have built.
More than 150 people showed up at Wiggins Community Center in Anniston Saturday to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Dorcas Arts, a group that traces its origins to 12 Anniston women who gathered in the Anniston home of Mrs. Lula Harris in 1919 in starched aprons, according to club lore, ready to work for the community.
Police were investigating Saturday after receiving a report of a rape Wednesday on the Jacksonville State University campus, and learning of several others since January.
The families of two workers killed in a 2016 Shelby County pipeline explosion and another worker injured in the explosion have filed suits in recent weeks against the pipe’s owner.
The fall 2019 freshman class at Jacksonville State University is the school’s largest batch of new students in the school’s recorded history, according to Emily Messer, the university’s associate vice president for enrollment management.
Meeder holds titles as the Sheriff’s Office SWAT team’s first female commander and the first female captain of the office’s law enforcement division. Nearly a week ago, Meeder reached another first when she was officially hired as the county’s first female chief deputy.
A judge found an Anniston minister and nonprofit leader guilty Friday morning of taking his 2-year-old daughter out of state in July, sparking an Amber Alert, after he had been notified of an order to remove her from his custody.
Is Calhoun County’s longstanding legend about I-20 — a legend that plays perfectly with Anniston's and Oxford's sibling rivalry — true?
The old railroad station in Weaver is long gone but the effect it had on the local community will be celebrated this Saturday during the annual Weaver Station Heritage Day.
Anniston’s city school board voted 5-0 Thursday to approve a $23 million budget for city schools for 2020 — a sign that school staff have calmed board members’ fears about federal money left unspent.
White Plains fire Chief Nathan Harper was recognized by the Calhoun County Commission Thursday for earning the designation “fire officer” from the Center for Public Safety Excellence.
A shrinking student body and a state-mandated teacher pay raise could lead to tough 2020 budget decisions for Calhoun County’s school board, school staff said at a budget hearing Thursday.
Kids at Oxford Elementary School got to hold creatures from the ocean depths Thursday afternoon, when the Dauphin Island Sea Lab's BayMobile stopped to visit.