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County Commission Meeting November 9, 2023


Calhoun County, AL – The Calhoun County Commission held a regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, November 9th Call To Order Invocation/Pledge Of Allegiance Adopt Agenda – Unanimously Approved Elected Official/Department Head Comments – No Comments Adopt Minutes – Unanimously Approved Old Business Nuisance Dismissals: – Unanimously Approved 1504 Piedmont Jacksonville Hwy, Piedmont – Vinson, Rascoe […]

Calhoun County Call for Service

Call for service cover photo

Calhoun County, AL – Whether it’s World War II, The Gulf War, the war in Afghanistan, or any other theater in the world, we should always be grateful for the brave men and women who have volunteered for the US Armed Services. Today, there are 16.2 million veterans throughout the United States (US Census) , […]

Calhoun County’s Alexandria Cubs Shine with Future Plans

Lots of Cubs

Calhoun County, AL – Nine Alexandria athletes, including six baseball players, sign to play college ball in mass ceremony in Larry R. Ginn Gymnasium.   By Joe Medley Alexandria’s Class of ‘24 has yet to make its full mark in sports, but it made lots of marks on paper Wednesday. Led by six baseball players, nine […]

Oxford’s Basketball Standout Xai Whitfield Makes History, Signs with Tennessee State

Oxford’s Xai Whitfield signed on Wednesday to play college basketball for Tennessee State University. (Photo by Joe Medley)

Oxford, AL – Senior basketball standout, a key figure in recent successes for Oxford’s girls, signs to play for Tennessee State. By Joe Medley Xai’Onna Whitfield helped Oxford girls’ basketball achieve its first Final Four appearance, and she just gave the Yellow Jackets a Division I signee. The senior signed Wednesday to play for Tennessee State, […]

Calhoun County Cross County

Defending Class 4A state champion Maddyn Conn (Bib 436) hopes to repeat while leading White Plains’ girls to a team state title Saturday in Moulton. (Submitted photo)

Calhoun County, AL – Munford’s Frank, White Plains’ Conn look to repeat as Class 4A champions. White Plains’ boys, girls projected leaders among area teams contending for trophies. By Joe Medley White Plains’ Maddyn Conn goes to Saturday’s state cross country meet with hopes beyond simply repeating as Class 4A’s individual champion. Munford’s Dakota Frank will […]

Governor Kay Ivey Issues Statewide ‘No Burn Order’ Amidst Drought Emergency

Governor Ivey Prohibits Burning Statewide

Montgomery, AL – In response to the prevailing dry conditions in Alabama, Governor Kay Ivey has taken decisive action by signing a statewide Drought Emergency Declaration, commonly known as a ‘No Burn Order.’ The order, effective from November 9, 2023, at 8:00 a.m. Central Standard Time, prohibits all outdoor burning throughout the state. Alabama is grappling […]

Alabama High School Playoff Scoreboard

Playoff scoreboard

Calhoun County, AL – Scores from Alabama High School Athletic Association and Alabama Independent Schools Association playoff football games, via the Alabama Sports Writers Association. Area scoreboard THURSDAY, Nov. 9 CLASS 5A Boaz 10, Southside 7 CLASS 4A Cherokee County 56, Central Florence 28 CLASS 1A Wadley 62, Cedar Bluff 10 FRIDAY, Nov. 10 CLASS […]