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Anniston Police Investigating Gunshot at Anniston High School

Anniston high school shooting cover photo

Anniston, AL – At approximately 2:05 pm the Anniston Police Department responded to a possible shot fired call at the High School. The High School reported that they were in the process of reentering the school from an earlier hoax bomb threat when someone heard what sounded like a firecracker and they again evacuated the […]

Preliminary Report Issued by NTSB for Calhoun County Train Derailment

Preliminary Report Issued by NTSB for Calhoun County Train Derailment

Calhoun County, AL – The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued a preliminary report regarding the March 9th train derailment in Calhoun County. Two locomotives and 29 railcars were involved per the report. A total of three tank cars carrying hazardous materials derailed in the accident, but the cars remained intact and did not release any […]

2nd Chance, Inc. Holds 6th Annual Teal-Gate Cookout in Anniston

6th Annual Teal-Gate Cookout

Anniston, AL – On Friday, March 31st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm 2nd Chance, Inc. will host the 6th Annual Teal-Gate Cookout. Join 2nd Chance staff and board as they kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Hot dogs, chips, drinks and desserts all for free. Wear something teal. They hope to see you there. The address […]

Weaver Plans to Hold Beauty Pageant for Miss WES and WHS

Weaver Beauty Pageant

Weaver, AL – On Saturday, April 1st the Weaver Cheerleaders will host Miss WES and Miss WHS. The entry fee is $5. Contestant fee is $40. The beauty agent will be held at Weaver High School. The K-6 parent will be at 2:00 pm. The 7-12th grade pageant will be at 6:00 pm. Please contact Coach […]

Oxford’s Freshman Faces

Freshman faces

Oxford, AL – With two solid innings of work and a walk-off hit, Whitman and Bradford take advantage of chances to shine for Oxford during Spring Experience Oxford freshman Bryson Bradford gets game-ending hit for Oxford against Fayetteville on Tuesday. (Courtesy of Patrick Harrison) By Joe Medley Funny thing about when the baseball starts to look […]

Road Repairs and Beer Licenses Discussed at the Piedmont City Council Meeting

Road Repairs and Liquor License at the Piedmont City Council

Piedmont, AL – The Piedmont city council met for their regular bi-monthly meeting Tuesday evening. Among the usual business tended to, the council reviewed a proposal for a new van for the city to be purchased for $25,208.00, the motion was approved by the council. The council also approved the $5000 bid from Bama Lawn Masters […]

Spring Sports Weekday Edition

Spring Sports Weekday Edition

Calhoun County, AL – Barnes drives in go-ahead run as Alexandria tops Southside in baseball; Pleasant Valley, White Plains victorious in softball   Eli Barnes’ single in the bottom of the sixth inning scored Ty Brown with the go-ahead run, and Alexandria beat Southside 4-3 in Class 5A, Area 12 baseball action Tuesday. Brown hit a two-out […]

Oxford Public Library Offers Paining Classes for Adults and Kids

Painting the Stress Away

Oxford, AL – The Oxford Public Library is offering free paining classes for adults and kids. Painting class for adults is Friday, March 24th at 12:00 pm. Please bring your own canvas up to 12″x12″. Reserve Your Spot! Painting class for kids will be Thursday, March 23rd at 12:00 pm. Please bring your own canvas of up […]

All-Calhoun County Hoops

Ohatchee’s Jorda Crook powers through a foul while driving against Plainview in the Northeast Regional. She is the East Alabama Sports Today Class 1A-3A All-Calhoun County girls’ player of the year. (Photo by Greg Warren)

Calhoun County, AL – See who made East Alabama Sports Today’s inaugural All-Calhoun County basketball teams, including coaches and players of the year By Joe Medley East Alabama Sports Today is in the business of All-Calhoun County teams, and the first one arises from the just-completed high school basketball season. For basketball, the site will have Class […]