Ohatchee police Sunday were looking for a man they said assaulted an 89-year-old woman and stole her purse as she was entering her church. Police said the woman suffered a head injury and was being treated at a hospital. Read the full story
Ohatchee police Sunday were looking for a man they said assaulted an 89-year-old woman and stole her purse as she was entering her church. Police said the woman suffered a head injury and was being treated at a hospital.
More than 300 children from three counties came to the Boys and Girls ClubS of East Central Alabama’s annual back to school bash. The event gave the children one more blast of excitement for the summer, but also free supplies to start their new school year.
According to a Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office report, the 26-year-old woman stated that the incident occurred around 10 a.m. on July 12.
Oxford police Chief Bill Partridge said Thursday morning he envisions a world where the Anniston and Oxford metro area is no longer considered one of the most dangerous in the state.
A continued focus on economic development and fostering cooperation among cities in the county was the theme of the second annual State of the Cities event on Thursday.
A severe thunderstorm this afternoon knocked down trees, cut power and damaged buildings across Calhoun County, emergency officials reported.
Two men remained in the Calhoun County Jail on Tuesday after a grand jury this month indicted each of them on a charge of murder in unrelated February incidents, according to court records.
Pauline Michelle Trammell, 38, was indicted on a charge of negligent homicide on April 17 but was not arrested until May 10 in connection with the death of 81-year-old Norris William Parton, according to court records.
An Anniston woman was killed Thursday afternoon when her car was struck from behind and pushed into oncoming traffic near Ohatchee, officials said.
It’s likely that either Henderson or Martin will be the next Calhoun County commissioner for District 3, which covers much of the western portion of the county. Both men are on the Republican ballot, with no Democrat in the race and no sign of an independent on the horizon. Voters make their choice in the Republican primary on Tuesday. There’s no incumbent in the race.
A new ballpark on Big Oak Road is expected to give Ohatchee residents a drier, more dependable place to play their games. It replaces a flood-prone field the town used for decades.
Starting in mid-June, getting food for local charities might be as easy as taking a quick shopping trip to Oxford. An Anniston nonprofit, Feeding Alabama, is set to open its own food bank next month at 175 Sherman Drive in Oxford.
The rankings are based on data collected during the 2015-16 school year. The news magazine publishes the list of high schools annually, similar to its well-known rankings for colleges and universities.
An Ohatchee Town Council member was found not guilty of assault on Tuesday in what both he and a Weaver man, also charged in the incident, described as a drunken brawl.
The Weather Service at 11 a.m. today issued a hazardous weather outlook for central Alabama warning that a few brief tornadoes are possible. Areas north of Interstate 59 are at a higher threat level, according to the service.