Garey Reynolds did right by just about everybody as an educator in Clay County in the early ’90s — until he ran up against the monolithic, inscrutable decision-making process of the local board of education. Read the full story
Kierstin Woods gets it, she says. She wants no one to get sick and die. But she had senior-year dreams. She had senior pranks to play. She had a senior skip day to enjoy.
Like an athlete testing her leg after getting the cast taken off, folks were out and about Saturday seeing what they could do and how it felt doing it following the easing of restrictions in public activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A fine sight is 2020 — the Class of 2020, that is, as its members spread themselves out and spread their wings in an assortment of venues across Calhoun County Thursday. Precautions against an epic pandemic prevented them from enjoying all the trappings of their senior spring, but thanks to determined school administrators, they would not be denied their ceremonial walk.
Coronavirus screenings will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the city Civic Center, 401 McCullars Lane, in a drive-thru setting with minimal contact, according to a news release sent by the city.
The City Council voted to contribute $100,000 to the Small Business Relief Fund, a program of the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, which provides grants up to $5,000 to eligible small businesses in Calhoun County.
A Weaver man made four stops in Oxford and Anniston on Friday, delivering pizzas to police, firefighters and health care workers.