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Alabama Extension Offers Many Free Services to Calhoun County

Watermelon Production Meeting

Calhoun County, AL – The Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) is the primary outreach and engagement organization for the land-grant mission of Alabama A&M University and Auburn University in cooperation with Tuskegee University. In Calhoun County the office is located at County Administration Building, 1702 Noble Street, Suite 108, Anniston, AL 36201. Their mission is, […]

Smash It Sports Vipers’ First Season in Oxford Makes Hiss-tory

Smash It Sports Vipers coach Gerry Glasco talks to the team after its season-ending, 2-1 loss to the Texas Smoke in the Women’s Professional Fastpitch semifinals Friday at Choccolocco Park. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Oxford, AL – Smash It Sports Vipers’ first season in Oxford, which deviated from plan from the beginning, ends with semifinal loss to Texas Smoke By Joe Medley Raina O’Neal’s take on the final game of the Smash It Sports Vipers’ inaugural Women’s Professional Fastpitch season in Oxford could’ve covered a lot of Vipers games. “It […]

Piedmont Police Stats for July 2023

Piedmont Stats

Piedmont, AL – 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 a judge has issued a warrant for their arrest. F.T.P. – Failure […]

Commentary With Ohatchee’s Coach Findley

Ohatchee head football coach Chris Findley smiles during Friday’s preseason interview. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Ohatchee, AL – After spates of chaos in Findley’s first year and a half as Ohatchee’s head football coach, ‘I would really appreciate a normal year’ Joe Medley Chris Findley has been a varsity head football coach for a season and a half, yet he can relate to actor J.K. Simmons in the Farmers Insurance commercials. […]

Anniston Public Library Offers Teen and Children’s Homeschoolers Art Class

Homeschooler Art Class

Anniston, AL – On Friday, August 18th the Anniston Public Library will offer two classes. One is geared for children and the other for teens. Both are  homeschoolers art classes and both are from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm. Teens: Join them in the Ayers Room on the third Friday of every month at 11 AM […]

Jacksonville Christian Weathers the Storm They Were Dealt

Lots of Thunder

Alabaster, AL – Jacksonville Christian weathers thunderstorm delay, Trinity to open the Alabama Christian Schools season with a 54-18 victory.   Thunder literally and figuratively dominated Jacksonville Christian’s football season opener at Trinity on Friday. Noah Lee passed for 190 yards and five touchdowns, and the Thunder rolled 54-18. They led 34-0 at halftime, when […]

Ribbon Cutting for Hobson City Museum

Hobson City Museum Ribbon Cutting

Hobson City, AL – On Friday, August 18th from 10:00 am to 11:00 am the ribbon cutting for Hobson City Museum will be held. You’re invited to join us for a ribbon cutting for the grand opening of the Hobson City Museum in Hobson City! The Calhoun County Area Chamber & Visitors Center offers free ribbon cutting […]

Commentary With Saks’ Coach Freeney

First-year Saks coach Alphonso Freeney talks during Wednesday’s preseason interview. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Saks, AL – First-year Saks coach Freeney’s infectious belief just might be the Wildcats’ wild card for keeping the good times rolling   Joe Medley Alphonso Freeney knows a thing or two about the power of belief. It took a lot of believing for him and his Jacksonville State University teammates to match Ole Miss score […]

Free Play Fridays Anniston Museums and Gardens

Friday Free Play

Anniston, AL – On August 18th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm come enjoy Free Play Fridays at the Anniston Museums and Gardens. Join the Education team in the Learning Lodge for fun, open-ended exploration using natural materials. Perfect for all ages. This program is included with museum admission and free for members. Home to the […]

Oxford Smash It Sports Vipers Rookie is Jolly Rogers

Jolly Rogers

Oxford, AL – Smash It Sports Vipers rookie backs up no-hitter with 3-hitter, and Vipers win WPF semifinal opener. Texas Smoke forces Friday’s Game 3. By Joe Medley Ashley Rogers keeps delivering for Oxford’s Smash It Sports Vipers. The rookie pitcher from Tennessee pitched a three-hitter Friday, and the fourth seeded Vipers beat the top-seeded Texas […]