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This Week’s Calhoun County Sports Schedule

This week’s schedule

Calhoun County, AL – Here is the high school sports schedule for teams in and around Calhoun County for the week of Jan. 23-28 Basketball Jan. 23 Cedar Bluff at Pleasant Valley Clay Central at Cleburne County, 1 p.m. Westbrook at Weaver Wellborn at Donoho St. Clair County Tournament At Ragland Girls Bracket Springville vs. Ashville, […]

Oxford Police Seek Information on Multiple Theft Cases

Oxford Police Seek Information in Two Theft Cases

Oxford, AL – The Oxford Police Department has requested information through their facebook page on two theft cases. For the most recent the Oxford Police Department would like help to identify the subject in the still images below. They are wanted for questioning in reference to a theft. If you recognize the individual in these still […]

Oxford’s ‘Manchild’

Oxford players celebrate their program’s fifth Calhoun County boys basketball title in a row and sixth in seven years Friday in Pete Mathews Coliseum. (Photo by Greg Warren)

Jacksonville, AL – Lewis slams his way into the Calhoun County spotlight with MVP performance as No. 2 seed Oxford overcomes top seed Jacksonville for county title By Joe Medley Jayden Lewis said his coach first called him ‘Manchild’ after an area-tournament game at Springville last year, and Joel Van Meter repeated it after Lewis keyed […]

JSU to Offer Multiple Cheer Programs

JSU to Offer Multiple Cheer Programs

Jacksonville, AL – Jacksonville State University Cheerleading is offering two programs. The JSU Youth Camp will be Saturday, January 28th from 9:30 am to 11:30 am at the JSU Cheer gym (115 College St. SW) The cost is $30. Registration will be through Coach Brett Langston’s email: mlangstone@jsu.edu. They will perform at halftime of the WBB game […]

Veteran Affairs – Oxford Girls Maintain Title

Veteran affairs

Jacksonville, AL – Behind Whitfield and McGrue, Oxford’s experienced girls successfully defend their Calhoun County Tournament title, go back-to-back for first time since 2006 CALHOUN COUNTY TOURNAMENT Girls Championship Oxford 56, Anniston 38 By Al Muskewitz Mya McGrue’s primary role on the Oxford girls basketball team is to be a defensive specialist. But when she adds […]

New Anniston Recycling Stations Facing Misuse

New Anniston Recycling Stations Facing Misuse

Anniston, AL – On January 19th Public Relations Director for the city of Anniston, Jackson Hodges, announced that the City of Anniston has established two new recycling stations that are now available for public use. These two recycling stations are located in the parking lot of the Anniston City Meeting Center (1615 Noble St, Anniston, AL 36201) and […]

Governor Ivey Issues Executive Order to Promote and Protect Religious Liberty in Alabama

Governor Ivey Issues Executive Order to Promote and Protect Religious Liberty in Alabama

Montgomery, AL –  Governor Kay Ivey on Friday signed Executive Order 733, “Promoting and Defending Religious Liberty Through Implementation of the Alabama Religious Freedom Amendment,” to further strengthen protections for religious liberty in Alabama. “Religious freedom is the cornerstone of the American way of life, and as governor, I will always protect the rights of Alabamians […]

Firsts and ‘Legends’ at the Calhoun County Tournament

Members of the Anniston team that won the first Calhoun County girls’ basketball tournament in 1979: (from left) Laura Gilmour, Stephanie McBride, Michelle Oliver, Cecila Whatley and Katrina Dorsey. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Jacksonville, AL – Players from the first Calhoun County tournaments for boys, girls get one more time to shine in pregame recognitions By Joe Medley East Alabama Sports Today It was 43 years ago, long enough that only the memories that came stamped with emotion remain vivid. The first sensations of the first girls’ Calhoun County […]

Jacksonville State University Selects Dean of the College of Business and Industry

University Selects Dean of the College of Business and Industry

Jacksonville, AL – Per the Director of Strategic Communications for JSU, Buffy Lockette, after serving on an interim basis for the past year, Dr. Brent J. Cunningham has been named the official dean of JSU’s College of Business and Industry, effective Jan. 3. “Dr. Cunningham has been a part of the JSU fabric for over 22 years,” […]

RMC Lifesouth Makes Plea for Blood Donors Needed

RMC Lifesouth Makes Plea for Blood Donors Needed

Anniston, AL – RMC Health System Asks the Community to Give Blood as Blood Shortage Continues, Blood Donors Needed Blood donors are needed as Alabama and the entire nation continue to feel the impact of blood shortages. Last week’s severe storms and tornadoes only escalated the need for more blood donors. RMC Health System has already […]