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. Read the full story
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.
A Weaver woman recently charged in a 30-year-old Indiana homicide was arraigned in court on Monday. Barbara Brewster, 55, of Weaver, appeared before a St. Joseph County magistrate in Indiana on Monday and was ordered held without bond.
A severe thunderstorm this afternoon knocked down trees, cut power and damaged buildings across Calhoun County, emergency officials reported.
A Calhoun County grand jury this month indicted a former Weaver High School teacher on a charge of engaging in a sexual relationship with a student, her attorney said on Thursday.
This week, one local minister reacted to the religious charges, which stem primarily from Sessions’ actions in relation to harsh tactics used at the U.S.-Mexico border. Sessions is a member of a United Methodist church in Mobile.
The Weather Service at 11 a.m. today issued a hazardous weather outlook for central Alabama warning that a few brief tornadoes are possible. Areas north of Interstate 59 are at a higher threat level, according to the service.
Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade said two deputies tried to serve a warrant around 1 p.m. to 21-year-old Quintavious Dobbins at an apartment on Foxley Road.
Tuesday was the first day of the two-day "Worlds of Work" career expo at the Oxford Civic Center, giving thousands of students from seven area counties a hands-on look at more than 100 different career options available where they live.
Calhoun County Schools’ Deputy Superintendent Holly Box said Monday that any student who missed school or checked out early won’t be penalized with an unexcused absence.
Officials will hold a public forum to discuss safety concerns for Weaver schools in the wake of a Florida school shooting Feb. 14 that killed 17 people.
Thousands of holiday revelers lined a half-mile route to watch the annual Weaver Christmas parade Saturday morning. The parade snaked from the elementary school to Elwell Park where holiday festivities were held including a chili contest.
Nearly three months into the year they’ll spend in America, Patrik Bolander and Johannes Leber are mostly accustomed to life with adopted families in this small Alabama city.
They’ll be hosted in three homes by a group of friends who decided this year to invite international students into their families. It was a process that took months, the host families said, with the benefit being cultural exchange: They’d get a glimpse of how people from other countries live, think and speak, while showing a slice of life in Weaver.