A confession: Tim Brunson’s widely circulated Facebook posts about Anniston often make me cringe. Not because they’re true, or because they’re…
It isn’t Oxford’s fault, but the Oxford Performing Arts Center immediately became Calhoun County’s leading concert venue when it opened in 2013, giving the Knox Concert Series and its longtime home at Anniston High School’s auditorium deathly competition, intended or not.
Michael Houck, a Revolutionary War pensioner who lived in White Plains, is a fascinating chapter of Alabama’s meandering past. And his story is particularly important since Alabama this year is celebrating its 200th birthday — a birthday that is complicated here in the northeastern hills.
In a sense, interim City Manager Steven Folks is a Davis clone: retired military — Army drill sergeant — professional and calm, smart and dedicated, a humble civil servant instead of a seeker of headlines and collector of agendas.
As states go, Alabama’s soul is as convoluted as any other. It bathes in complexities. Outsiders never really get its idiosyncrasies, our idio…
Despite Roy Moore's recent entrance into the GOP’s crowded Senate field, latest polling data show him a distant third behind Tommy Tuberville, the former Auburn football coach.
Tupelo, Miss., is a lot like Anniston: small, Southern, landlocked and imperfect. But when it comes to welcoming tourists downtown, the home of the King sets itself apart.
In the heart of Indianapolis stands a monument depicting a woman trampling the Confederate battle flag. Outrage is absent. It’s a shocking sight for an Alabamian and lifelong Southerner, even for those who consider that awful time in our past nothing short of treason.
Long term, the worst thing that could happen to Anniston isn’t Oxford’s ascension or the Army’s departure or the city’s confounding addiction …