Jacksonville Has Central Office Dedication

Jacksonville Dedication

On Sunday May 1, 2022 at 2:00 pm the Jacksonville City Schools Central Office was officially dedicated and opened. While the building has been in use for several months, it was only recently completed. The Calhoun Journal had the opportunity to speak to Board of Education member, Marita Watson who shared that the building was […]

Piedmont Police Department Monthly Activity Report

Piedmont Stats

The Piedmont Police Department monthly activity report from April 1st thru 30th, 2022 is below. The City of Piedmont Police Department lists their activity for the public to view. Within this report are some abbreviations that may not be known to everyone. F.T.A – Failure to Appear, someone did not go to a court date and […]

JSU Faculty Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

Buffy Lockette, Director of Strategic Communications,  shared the JSU News that Jacksonville State held its annual Faculty Awards ceremony on April 27, honoring outstanding faculty, celebrating those who received promotion and tenure, awarding service pins and recognizing those who are retiring. The honorees included: DISTINGUISHED AWARDS Campus Technology Leadership Grant: Dr. Eric Gamess, Mathematical, Computing, and […]

Anniston Police Seize 32 Grams of Methamphetamine During Traffic Stop

Anniston police seize 32 grams of meth during traffic stop

Anniston, AL – On May 2, 2022, at approximately 1:00 am, the Anniston Police Department saw a pick-up truck towing a trailer with no tag. Officers initiated a traffic stop and identified William Brian Wilson as the driver. During the officer’s interaction they detected an odor of marijuana and began questioning Wilson about it. The […]

Alabama GOP Files Amicus Brief with SCOTUS in Redistricting Case

ALGOP Files Amicus Brief with SCOTUS in Redistricting Case

The court battle surrounding Alabama’s Congressional district lines is drawing closer. Today, the Alabama Republican Party filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, supporting the state’s appeal of the Congressional redistricting lawsuit. A federal district court ruled in January that Alabama’s Congressional lines violated the Voting Rights Act and needed to be […]

Live Trivia at Struts of Oxford

Live Trivia at Struts of Oxford

Monday trivia at Struts of Oxford 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm. This weekly event is sponsored and hosted by North Alabama Trivia. Come join Challenge Entertainment at Struts of Oxford every Monday for the popular LIVE TRIVIA GAME NIGHT! Bring your friends and form a TEAM at your table, then answer questions together about sports, […]

Jacksonville Police Weekly Stats 4/24/2022 -5/1/2022

JPD Stats

The Jacksonville Police Department shared their weekly stats for 4/24/2022 -5/1/2022. The Jacksonville Police Department answered a total of 230 calls for service. There were 42 criminal incident and offense reports taken. There were seven felony arrests. There were 15 misdemeanor arrests. There were nine traffic accidents, 95 traffic stops, and 35 citations issues. There were also […]

Coming of Age

Coming of age

Sawyer Edwards, 15, becomes the youngest player to win on the Calhoun County Golf Tour, only player under par in Oxford City Championship By Al Muskewitz OXFORD — Sawyer Edwards isn’t even old enough to drive by himself, but he sure knows how to drive it around the golf course. The White Plains sophomore became the […]

Anniston Police Statistics 04/25/22 to 05/01/22

APD Stats

Below are the stats for the Anniston Police Department for the week of 04/25/22 to 05/01/22. Anniston officers answered a total of 1019 calls for service. There were 112 criminal incident and offense reports taken. There were 49 miscellaneous (minor) incident reports taken. There were 11 felony arrests. There were 36 misdemeanor arrests and 11 […]