Dozens of candidates for city councils and boards of education threw their hats into the ring Tuesday, the first day of qualifying for municipal elections.
Economic damage inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic is easy to spot as scores of Alabamians remain unemployed, but local municipalities have managed to survive — or even thrive — as the virus continues to spread.
Four of the people who run the hall have been found guilty of promoting illegal gambling and a marquee at the hall states it will not open again until Labor Day, 1995.
A Piedmont man remained in jail Friday after he allegedly attacked a man and shot into a truck with a Piedmont City Council member inside the day before.
Free testing, to be held Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Piedmont Sports Complex, comes as Calhoun County is seeing an uptick in new cases of the virus.
The major national retailer is closing stores that show less than robust profit, but apparently that characterization doesn’t apply to the Anniston store — yet.
The Piedmont Rescue Squad had been an all-volunteer group since its founding in the mid-1960s, but some paid paramedics were added to the force in 1995.
The presentation on international relations was scheduled for a venue on the college campus, adding another layer of maturity to the teenage event.
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.
After looking at sites far away for an expansion, the venerable Anniston company Tape-Craft chooses its own backyard, practically, in 1995.
A Piedmont man remained Wednesday in the Cleburne County Jail after he reportedly killed another man in the Borden Springs community earlier this week.
An Alabama Democratic leader came out and said it in 1945: The poll tax is a way to keep so-called "undesirable" voters from casting a ballot. And if he had his way, there'd be more such hurdles. Times change.
If you had residential space to spare in 1995, the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce was hoping you could rent it out to anyone who might be visiting for the Olympics in Atlanta in 1996.
We’re not sure how progressive it was at the time, but also in 1945, an Alabama legislator had the idea that maybe it’s the state’s business regulate how much pollution gets to be dumped into Alabama waterways. At least he drew up a bill.
Forecasters aren’t ruling out severe weather’s arrival Sunday in northeast Alabama, though the storm system may not match last weekend’s intensity.