Known as Calhoun County Amendment 2 on the November ballot, a 64 percent “yes” vote limited cities not entirely within Calhoun County from exercising authority in parts of Calhoun County just past the city limits. Read the full story
AUBURN -- Piedmont coach Steve Smith and several of his players spoke to reporters after Thursday's 23-12 loss to Flomaton in the Class 3A state finals. Read the full story
Playing in the Class 3A state finals for the third time in four years, Piedmont fell 23-12 to Flomaton on Thursday. Read the full story
AUBURN -- Piedmont coach Steve Smith and several of his players spoke to reporters after Thursday's 23-12 loss to Flomaton in the Class 3A state finals.
If you had been a Star reader 25 years ago, these sports-page items might have caught your attention. including Piedmont's first-ever trip to the state semifinals.
Members of the Piedmont City Council heard from Piedmont Commercial Authority Board chairman Lane Weatherbee on Tuesday regarding the use of the former Piedmont Hospital as a potential incubator building for small businesses.
Piedmont Elementary School was presented a $650 check Thursday morning for finishing in first and second place in a contest sponsored by the Agency for Substance Abuse Prevention.
Kevin Blue, the Piedmont police officer whose battle with cancer rallied the town to his aid, died Saturday morning, police Chief Freddie Norton said. He was 51.
The motion, made by Councilman Matt Rogers on behalf of Shell’s Downtown Bar & Grill, failed by a 5-3 vote, with Rogers, Councilman Greg South and Mayor Bill Baker as the three in favor of the proposed downtown event.
Its appearance was enough to cause panic on a band practice field around 5 p.m., when Weaver High School band members who had gathered for a competition saw it being waved around by an unknown teen.
Piedmont officials say reports of an active shooter at a marching band competition were based on a child that had a toy gun at the event Saturday.
Police arrested a 16-year-old Piedmont High School student Friday after he allegedly made a bomb threat that cleared out the school for much of the day. The city's police chief said no bombs were found, and that the stadium is safe for tonight's football game.