COVID-19 testing in Calhoun County hit a new record high Wednesday morning at a screening site in Weaver, according to the county Emergency Management Agency, and another event is set for Friday in Wellborn. Read the full story
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.
A chaotic 2020 could mean some of Calhoun County's poorest, most transient communities don't get fully counted in the census, Census Bureau data suggest.
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.
A Weaver man made four stops in Oxford and Anniston on Friday, delivering pizzas to police, firefighters and health care workers.
The sporting bicyclists seem to like Anniston so much that in 1995 they decided to come back for the third annual race through the downtown district. Also, Brent Cobb of Weaver took home the Bryant-Jordan Award in 1995, based on a slew of accomplishments.
Plans to bring patents infected with the coronavirus COVID-19 to Anniston were canceled today, local officials announced this afternoon, just more than 24 hours after most of those officials said they’ve learned of the plans.
Authorities were investigating Wednesday after, they said, someone threatened Weaver High School through an anonymous SnapChat post. Sheriff Matthew Wade said the threat was reported by a 19-year-old student who'd posted it herself.
Weaver police raided a unit in a shopping center on Alabama 21 after, they said, a Monday night shooting report led to the discovery of several illegal gaming machines.
Katie Alldredge thought she had plenty of time to get to the hospital once the contractions started. Then she realized they weren't going to make it.
Leaders of Calhoun County’s cities have less than three weeks to decide whether to be part of a major settlement with opioid manufacturers, though some local leaders Thursday said they weren’t aware of the deadline.
Authorities today named a pilot who was killed Sunday evening after the small airplane he was flying crashed into a wooded area near Weaver.