A company known as HNI LLC, the owner of the Heflin Hardee’s, closed six Alabama Hardee’s on Monday as part of a restructuring effort, according to HNI director of operations Ron Mason. Read the full story
Unemployment statewide was at 4 percent in November, the last month for which numbers are available. That marks a year of jobless numbers at or near the lowest levels the state has ever recorded. The labor market is tight, and for some employers, that could be a problem. Read the full story
Unemployment statewide was at 4 percent in November, the last month for which numbers are available. That marks a year of jobless numbers at or near the lowest levels the state has ever recorded. The labor market is tight, and for some employers, that could be a problem.
Hotels in Oxford will see a rise of 2 percentage points in its lodging tax on June 1, from 6 to 8 percent, the City Council decided during its Tuesday night meeting.
“That moment became so significant in all our lives. I see it in my mind today, when she turned her head and looked at me,” Susan said. “She nodded, and said ‘I’ll be an organ donor.’”
With little fanfare, local economic development officials are preparing a 160-acre industrial park in eastern Oxford, but they’re tight-lipped about who they’re recruiting to fill the site.
The Oxford Exchange was rife with shoppers getting in their last-minute shopping Saturday — just three days before Christmas morning.
Oxford police are investigating a Tuesday incident that left a man with with a gunshot wound after he arrived at someone else’s home armed with a knife.
“We sat up Saturday night before he passed, and he still had a good mind. He still cut up and had fun at 90. He never got old and never got to be a grumpy old man.”
The Oxford City Council voted Monday to grant a $93,700 property tax break to Doncasters Southern Tool, an Oxford metal casting company, for an expansion that the company’s owners say will create 50 jobs.
The repaving plan will target roads in the marginal and poor categories first. City engineer Rusty Gann said during the meeting that work has already started on one of the roads included in the plan.
Cable One will rebrand itself as Sparklight in summer 2019, the company announced Tuesday evening. Locally the company’s market includes customers in Anniston, Oxford and Jacksonville.
His mother, Shareika Cook, said he loves school but sometimes he’s in too much pain to go. When it’s bad enough that he has to stay at home or go to the hospital, Eli works with tutors, or communicates online.
Anniston police made a second arrest Monday in connection with the death last week of an Oxford woman who was found shot on a street in Saks last week.
Don’t expect much change in Saturday’s showers and gloom for the remainder of the weekend because today looks to be just as rainy for Calhoun County, according to the National Weather Service in Calera.
A local organization is offering a chance to knock out two Christmas traditions in one fell swoop: getting gifts wrapped and making a contribution to a worthy cause.
“Gov. Ivey’s charge to the commission was always to come up with a plan to have a plan,” said Anniston resident Dick Anderson, a member of the Alabama Water Resources Commission, the state board in charge of the planning process.
As she sat in a doctor’s office and received her diagnosis of stage-four kidney disease in late 2015, Dominique Elston said, her goals remained clear. “I’ve always wanted to go to Tuskegee,” she said. “It was just my dream school.”