Find a building in Anniston whose resume includes a fire station, a neighborhood market, a Salvation Army thrift store, a meeting hall, a youth recreation center, a church, a ballroom, a residence, a cash-only market and a warehouse for a casket and funeral supply company — just not at the same time. Read the full story
The building that once housed Jesse L. Wikle’s business — telephone number: ADams 6-4451 — is now an unofficial time capsule of Samuel Noble’s town, a three-story architectural album of images and an irreplaceable chapter of Anniston lore.
If the Almighty wanted to create a forest of indestructible tornado shelters, He’d be wise to meander around this arresting swath of pine tree-covered land just north of Alabama 275.
When you disembark on the island at Oxford Lake Park, the first things you notice are the beauty and the bird poop.