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Calhoun County Weekend Round Up September 1-3

Weekend Roundup

Welcome, Calhoun County Moms, to our exciting weekend roundup of family and kid-friendly events! We understand the joy of spending quality time with your loved ones, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime. To make your weekends even more special, we’ve curated a list of engaging activities happening right here in Calhoun County. From […]

Student found dead in Jacksonville State University Apartment

JSU death of student pannell hall

Jacksonville, AL – On Wednesday, August 30, 2023, at approximately 5:35 pm, the JSU Police Department were requested to conduct a welfare check on a student living in the Pannell Hall apartments. The caller was the employer of the student and became concerned when they couldn’t get a hold of the person. Upon arrival, JSU […]

Anniston’s MDA Introduces Wayfinding Signs and Police Cameras to McClellan

MDA Introduces Wayfinding Signs and Police Cameras to McClellan

Anniston, AL –  McClellan residents and visitors will enjoy enhanced safety and navigation following the installation of over 24 wayfinding signs and four police security cameras courtesy of the McClellan Development Authority (MDA). The MDA initiated both of these projects last year in response to a prevailing community need for live-feed security and an overhaul […]

Jacksonville State University Gamecock Scientists Say “Vultures Need Love”

Gamecock Scientists Say “Vultures Need Love”

Jacksonville, AL – JSU’s Brett Buckner shared that Bee Gray loves birds – all types – but the birds that have a special place in their heart make most people shout, “Eeeeewwww!”  “I’ve got a thing for vultures, I can’t help it,” said Gray, who recently received a Master of Science in biology from JSU. […]

Oxford Versus Anniston: 3rd Annual Rivalry Run 5K

Rivalry Run 5k

Oxford and Anniston, AL – On Saturday, September 9th choose your city! Starting in Noble Street Park the battle continues. Historic Downtown Anniston teams up with Historic Main Street Oxford to bring you the third annual Rivalry Run 5k. Participants will begin at Noble Street Park (1102 Noble Street) in downtown Anniston and run South towards […]

Alabama Sports Writers Association High School Football Rankings

ASWA football poll

Calhoun County, AL – The Alabama Sports Writers Association high school football rankings with first-place votes, win-loss record and total poll points: CLASS 7A Team (first-place); W-L; Pts 1. Thompson (19); 1-0; 237 2. Auburn (1); 1-0; 173 3. Central-Phenix City; 1-0; 167 4. Vestavia Hills; 1-0; 125 5. Enterprise; 1-0; 103 6. Hoover; 0-1; 98 […]

Prep Volleyball for Calhoun County

Prep volleyball

Calhoun County, AL – Henderson’s 20 kills help Ohatchee sweep. Wellborn and Alexandria also gain trimatch sweeps. Donoho tops Saks, and Oxford beats Lincoln   Ohatchee swept a trimatch with Jacksonville and Munford on Tuesday, beating Munford 25-15, 25-21 and Jacksonville 20-25, 25-17, 15-12. Jacksonville beat Munford 25-19, 25-19 to gain a split. Top performers: OHATCHEE […]

Author Mikki Brammer Flying in from NYC to Discuss Novel at Anniston Bookclub

Author Mikki Brammer is flying in from NYC

Anniston, AL – Author Mikki Brammer is flying in from NYC to discuss her novel, “The Collected Regrets of Clover”. The event will include light refreshments and an author Q&A. This event is open to the public. It will be Tuesday, September 12th at 5:00 pm and held at 1320 Golden Springs Rd. This event […]