Anniston City Council members at a brief meeting Monday agreed to sell property to a developer who plans to build a multi-million-dollar residential facility in west Anniston.
Since more warmth and sunshine are in the forecast — temps in the 70s all week with showers expected only Tuesday; a little cooler but sunny all weekend — here are some suggestions for how to spend that time outside.
The nonprofit Dannon Project will use a $4.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to roll out a new training program called the “Re-entry Demonstration Project.”
State Rep. Chris Sells, R-Greenville, said he has no plan to bust up the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the statewide agency that absorbed the functions of 12 different police forces three years ago.
The 24th annual academic competition for elementary school-aged students pit children from more than 30 teams from schools across central Alabama against each other, according to organizers.
The company, LuLaRoe, was founded in 2012, according to information on its Facebook page, and has ridden a meteoric rise in recognition in recent years thanks largely to the efforts of its consultants and the softness of its clothing.
This year’s festival was the 37th since it began in 1980, according to organizer Georgia Calhoun. She was recognized Saturday by Anniston officials and state Rep. Barbara Boyd for founding the observance.
IT’S THURSDAY morning and I am into my morning ablutions, getting ready to meet the day when I run into a couple of major problems.
An economic development incentive program that ended in 2013 remains on the Anniston’s financial books as old debt and should be written off, city officials said Friday.
A Choccolocco man was shot by a Georgia deputy Thursday and was discovered to have had firearms from a recently burglarized pawn shop in Alexandria, officials said.
U.S. Rep Mike Rogers, R-Saks, has signed on with a group of Congressmen who accuse Russia of violating the treaty that ended the Cold War — a group also calling for U.S. missile deployments in response to Russia’s actions.
Anniston already has great plans for its downtown, according to redevelopment experts at a public meeting Friday. All that’s needed is to build upon them, they said.
The ordinance sets guidelines for developers and contractors to mitigate stormwater runoff on their properties after their projects are built. The ordinance also allows the city to inspect properties to ensure stormwater guidelines are followed and to levy fines or imprisonment against violators.
Earlier this week, Governor Robert Bentley presented a proposed budget that slashed all spending for Science in Motion in the 2018 fiscal year. Without the program, science teachers would lose a cost-effective way to enhance student learning in high schools across the state, area educators and program operators say.
The Alabama Forestry Commission warns that the state’s pine forests may in the long term see widespread harm from a persistent drought that began last summer.
Authorities this afternoon captured a man who fired shots at deputies northwest of Jacksonville on Thursday morning, according to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office. The capture ended a day-long manhunt.
The 20 or so business owners, city officials, board members and visitors answered a questionnaire meant to drive a visiting team of downtown revitalization experts as they draft recommendations for Main Street Anniston, the local group working to spur growth downtown.