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States with lower obesity rates tend to have more policies in schools that ensure students get adequate physical activity and healthy food each day, said John Auerbach, president and CEO of Trust for America’s Health, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit. Read the full story
A Calhoun County judge last week granted a preliminary injunction, finding “good cause to believe” that a plumbing company doing business in Calhoun County had violated the Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
States with lower obesity rates tend to have more policies in schools that ensure students get adequate physical activity and healthy food each day, said John Auerbach, president and CEO of Trust for America’s Health, a Washington D.C.-based nonprofit.
The partnership was just one of five agreements the depot signed with area stakeholders on Thursday to meet mutual needs. The agreements were the culmination of months of talks between the depot and the stakeholders. The hope is to improve efficiency and reduce the cost of operations for the depot and all agencies and cities involved.
Calhoun County residents recognized the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks Tuesday at remembrances in Jacksonville and Anniston.
Calhoun County’s Chamber of Commerce is planning to replace its usual pre-election candidate forum with a series of online interviews, but some candidates wish they’d go back to the old system.
Warrants for the arrest of Colby Adam Humphries, 28, Ronnie Dale Norton II, 31, and Johnathan Miquel Brittain, 36, charge the men with conspiracy to commit theft in the first degree.
Anniston City Councilman David Reddick has a list of projects he wants to help improve his district: sidewalks, a dog park, a pond and recreational trails. The funding ideas for the proposed projects are far less detailed, though Reddick has some ideas there, too.
During its Tuesday meeting, the Oxford City Council named the park’s entrance road after Rusty Riley, who died last year, to honor his service as the park’s first director.
The prospect of a consumer boycott against America’s largest motorcycle manufacturer didn’t pose much of a problem Saturday for Oxford’s yearly gathering of Harley-Davidson fans.
More than a year after the Alabama Legislature put the pro-life amendment on the ballot, there’s been little public campaigning for or against the measure. Activists on both sides say the inclusion of anti-abortion wording in the Alabama Constitution would amount to a momentous change.
According to a Thursday press release, Georgia-based retail chain Farmers Home Furniture has opened at new store at 1881 U.S. Highway 78 West, near Oxford Middle School.
Oxford Police Capt. L.G. Owens said investigators believe Dewann Brown shot another man at Sterling Pointe Apartments Sunday morning. Brown was believed to be driving a blue Dodge SUV.
Barrett Williams, a Missouri resident and streetscape consultant, prays that the city will re-install them. That’s because he spent nearly two decades lobbying to get them put up in the first place.
A spokesman says government officials will pick one of three downtown Anniston sites for a new federal courthouse in a matter of weeks.
“I’m glad to be here, literally,” Wayne Caldwell said, getting a round of laughs from the more than 30 people in attendance. “To be an Oxford guy is to know you’re with a community that cares about you.”