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. Read the full story
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. Read the full story
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. Read the full story
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.
"We hold lots of events — wrestling, softball games and cheerleading tournaments," said Timothy Truett, who manages the facility. Inside the gate at White Oak is a large parking lot, a softball field, a clubhouse and a second building that once housed the bingo operation.
More than 20 local leaders spent Wednesday morning talking with government officials about how they can get everyone in Calhoun County counted in the 2020 U.S. census.
The City Council voted on Tuesday to talk with its attorney on ways to solve a controversy it created by recently letting a mobile home locate in a local neighborhood.
Members of the Piedmont City Council Tuesday approved changes to the city’s gas tax ordinance to reflect the penny-per-gallon gas tax increase, set to take effect in October.
The Piedmont City Council is allowing the Piedmont Health Care Authority to refinance its debt. Doing so will free up money to add 12 private rooms, a rehabilitation gym and other amenities, helping make the facility more competitive.
A spokesman says government officials will pick one of three downtown Anniston sites for a new federal courthouse in a matter of weeks.
The tax increase, set to start Sept. 1, will bolster the city’s existing 1-cent gasoline tax. The additional penny itself is expected to generate $80,000 annually and has been earmarked for street paving.
More than 300 children from three counties came to the Boys and Girls ClubS of East Central Alabama’s annual back to school bash. The event gave the children one more blast of excitement for the summer, but also free supplies to start their new school year.
The city of Piedmont has come together in full force to support one of their beloved police officers. Kevin Blue, 51, of Alexandria, was recently diagnosed with glioblastoma, an aggressive type of brain cancer.