There will be enough vaccines on hand for everyone who got a shot the first time around, and officials are not expecting the long lines that marked the January event. Read the full story
The lobby, the heart of the COVID wing, is empty and quiet. Sometimes a tired-looking nurse emerges to use a vending machine. Sometimes a nurse comes out to give an interview.
“I know a lot of the drama may be gone from watching the spelling bee,” said organizer Jeff Moon. “But unfortunately that’s how this whole year has been.”
People age 75 and older can still call the state vaccine hotline and be put on a waiting list for a shot. People on the list can expect an appointment in February at the earliest.
House members debated for more than two hours before voting 232-197 to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time. Mike Rogers was not among the lawmakers who rose to speak.
Rogers came under fire Tuesday in a blistering resignation letter from a Republican staffer for the House Armed Services Committee, where Rogers is the ranking minority member.
With the state hotline swamped, the Calhoun County Health Department is also making COVID vaccine appointments for residents age 75 and older, health care workers and first responders.
Customers who want to request help with their power bills through the program can apply at their local Salvation Army office or by calling the Salvation Army’s Birmingham office at 205-328-2420.
People across Alabama who are 75 years or older or who work for first responder agencies can call a toll-free number to set up appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Isaac, a senior at Weaver High, died Dec. 3 after collapsing while running at the school. On Monday, his family buried him at Anniston Memorial Gardens. “He’d say, ‘I’m going to be an Army man, I’m going to be an Army man,’” his mom, Regina Crook, remembers.
“After Day Four, I’ve got a few people starting to get a little bit grumpy. And not having a hot shower, they are starting to smell funky," mayor Wayne Willis said.
Roughly 19,000 households in Calhoun County were still without electricity more than 24 hours after Tropical Storm Zeta passed through the area, Calhoun County Emergency Management Agency Director Michael Barton said during a Facebook press conference Friday morning.
After 2022, politics will take a backseat in Del Marsh’s life. The 64-year-old developer told The Anniston Star this week that he will not run for re-election to the state Senate.
The Calhoun County EMA has released the following list of schools that will be delayed 2 hours on Thursday due to potential bad weather:
Community safe rooms throughout Calhoun County will open at 7 p.m. tonight in preparation for Hurricane Zeta, the county Emergency Management Agency announced this afternoon, with local schools delayed two hours tomorrow.
The folks who live in the community of Weaver's Station north of Anniston thought in 1945 it was time for them to consider incorporating their little patch of Calhoun County.
It’s unclear how up-to-date those numbers are, but local governments seem to be struggling to lay claim to all the money. “You can only buy so much Clorox,” said Julie Borrelli, finance director for the city of Anniston.
WEAVER — At least 100 people were walking around Weaver’s Elwell Park on Saturday, some stopping at the dozens of vendors that lined the park’s pathways, while others gathered around a small petting zoo near the back of the park.