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Governor Ivey Approves $1.06 billion in American Rescue Plan Act Funds

Governor Ivey Approves $1.06 billion in American Rescue Plan Act Funds

Montgomery, AL – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday commended the Alabama Legislature for their successful Special Session. Governor Ivey released the following statement upon signing legislation appropriating Alabama’s $1.06 billion in American Rescue Plan Act Funds: “I commend the Alabama Legislature for, once again, answering the call to invest these one-time funds wisely to make improvements […]

Calhoun County Spring Sports

spring sports

Calhoun County, AL –  Oxford and Ohatchee win, and Piedmont, Donoho and Saks sweep in baseball; Oxford, Alexandria, Piedmont, JCA and Lincoln victorious in softball   Fresh off of winning Wednesday’s Calhoun County final, Oxford got a combined four-hitter from Eli Bozeman, Peyton Watts and Carter Johnson and beat Hewitt-Trussville 4-2 on Thursday on Choccolocco Park’s […]

Letter to the Editor – Opinion Piece Regarding Trusting People

letter to the Editor Regarding Trusting People

Calhoun County, AL – We believe that all our residents deserve to voice their opinions. All opinions are from the writer and are not the opinion of Calhoun County Journal. Please feel free to include your name or post anonymously. We will not posts threats or accusations. We encourage our reader interaction with this news […]

Turley Hits 100

Donoho’s Erin Turley scores her 100th varsity goal during the Falcons’ 7-0 victory over Weaver on Thursday. (Photo by B.J. Franklin/gunghophotos.com)

Anniston, AL – After frustrating first half against a top-shelf keeper in Johannson, Donoho’s two-time county player of year gets milestone goal By Joe Medley Erin Turley was like a wet noodle on the bench at halftime of Donoho’s area girls’ soccer game with Weaver. She sat slouched down, her weary head hanging back over the […]

Senator Katie Britt calls for Banking Committee hearing on Silicon Valley Bank

Senator Katie Britt calls for Banking Committee hearing on Silicon Valley Bank

Washinton D.C. – U.S. Senator Katie Britt (R-Ala.) today at a hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs delivered opening remarks expressing full confidence in the American banking sector, including Alabama’s regional banks, community banks, and credit unions. Senator Britt blasted the failure of regulators, including the Federal Reserve Bank of San […]

Hayes in a Blaze at Calhoun County Baseball Final

Oxford grabs its trophy for winning the Calhoun County baseball tournament Wednesday on Jacksonville State University’s Rudy Abbott Field. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Jacksonville, AL – Fast-paced Harrison pitches a 92-minute gem, and top seed Oxford repeats as Calhoun County baseball champion with 5-1 victory over Alexandria By Joe Medley Blink and risk missing a Hayes Harrison-pitched inning. Two blinks, and one might’ve missed his 92-minute outing in Wednesday’s Calhoun County baseball final. Harrison pitched a two-hitter, and Oxford repeated as […]

ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor Announces New Director of DPS

ALEA Secretary Hal Taylor Announces New Director of DPS

Montgomery, AL – Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Secretary Hal Taylor announced the appointment of Jonathan Archer to Director of ALEA’s Department of Public Safety (DPS). The appointment follows the retirement announcement of former DPS Director, Colonel Jimmy Helms earlier this year. A native of Mobile, Colonel Archer graduated from the University of South Alabama in […]

Circle of Life

As family looks on, Oxford’s La’Mya McGrue speaks Wednesday at a celebration of her signing to play basketball for Snead State Community College. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Oxford, AL – Oxford’s McGrue follows in Oxford-grad mother’s footsteps, signs to play basketball in college; will play for Snead State Community College By Joe Medley La’Mya McGrue’s mom provided more than coaching and an example of an Oxford basketball player who took her game to college. Above all, mom gave daughter a lifetime of motherly […]