Calhoun Journal


Beatsaber Tournament in Anniston

Anniston, AL – Thursday, August 18th the Anniston public Library will host a BeatSaber Tournament. ​4PM – Event BeginsChoose your song. Choose your difficulty. Get the highest score. Win.1. Tournament players must be aged 13 years or older.

2022 Cross Country for Calhoun County

Calhoun County, AL – Here is the local high school cross country schedule for the 2022 season. Waffle House/Yellow Jacket Invitational at Choccolocco Park. **When you click read more you will be taken to the EA Sports Today website. Please make sure to come back to read more Calhoun County News.

Little River Band Live at the Oxford Performing Arts Center

Oxford, AL – Come out and enjoy some music at OPAC on Friday, August 19th at 7:30 pm. The current lineup of the Little River Band takes that accolade to heart each and every time they perform. Through the ’70s and ’80s, LRB enjoyed huge chart success with multi-platinum albums and chart-topping hits like: “Reminiscing,” “Cool Change,” “Lonesome Loser,” “The Night Owls,” “Take It Easy On Me,” “Help Is on Its Way,” “Happy Anniversary,” “We Two,” “Man On Your Mind,” “The Other Guy,” and “It’s A Long Way There.” Worldwide album and CD sales are now top 30 million. And in 1982 LRB set a record for having had Top 10 hits for 6 consecutive years – In fact, they were the very first band to achieve that remarkable plateau! According to BMI, “Reminiscing” has garnered rare status with over 5 million air plays on American radio, and “Lady” is close behind with over 4 million air plays. Bassist/vocalist Wayne Nelson joined the band in 1980 and worked alongside founding members with some of the most distinctive harmonies and vocal abilities, creating the unique LRB sound.

Museum Day at Anniston Museums and Gardens

Anniston, AL – On Saturday, August 20th from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm the Anniston Museums and Gardens will host museum day. Come Explore Your World at the Anniston Museums and Gardens on Saturday, August 20th, with complimentary admission. Meet some of our animal ambassadors, explore the exhibits at the Anniston Museum of Natural History and the Berman Museum, and learn something new through various hands-on interactives. Shop the Baobab Tree Museum Store for brilliant books, a plethora of plush, and jazzy jewelry. Enjoy the surrounding gardens and trails to see native and exotic flora. Chow down on Kristi’s Classics or RNB FINZ N CHICKS for lunch, and fight the brain freeze with a snow cone from Kona Ice!

Jacksonville State University Prayer Walk To Start the Semester

Jacksonville, AL – Agape Campus Ministries is holding a prayer walk at JSU on Sunday, August 21st at 4:00 pm. Join them as they gather and walk the JSU Campus praying over the buildings, staff and students. They will start and end the night in the chapel with a time of worship and fellowship. Any and all questions can be sent to Agape Campus Ministries on Facebook or Instagram.

Bellydance with Hooligans in Oxford

Oxford, AL – On Tuesday, August 16th from 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm shake, shimmy, and sweat with Julie Brown and the Hooligan Harley Davidson crew! This class is $10 per dancer. Dress comfortably (please no flip flops) and be ready to have FUN! Julie is a NASM Certified personal trainer AND she’s been teaching Bellydance classes locally for over 11 years! Bring your confidence and leave behind your expectations!

Weaver City Work Session and City Council Meeting

Weaver, AL – The city council met for a regally scheduled work session and city council meeting on August 9th, 2022. The first subject discussed was the vision statement and SWOT analysis that Shelby Peterson with the East Alabama Planning and Development Commission is helping the city develop. A public hearing will be held on September 13th at 4:00pm to give members of the community an ability to speak on their vision for Weaver. There will also be a time at the regally scheduled work session on September 27th to discuss the vision statement and steps moving forward.

Estate Planning: How Do You Know What You Need

Calhoun County, AL – The probate process for a deceased person’s estate can be lengthy, tedious, and frustrating. Having a Last Will and Testament in place is an important piece of an organized estate plan. However, it is important to know that not all assets have to transfer ownership via a Will. In fact, most assets […]

Opening Day For The Happy Hut Jacksonville

Jacksonville, AL – On Saturday, August 20th Jacksonville’s news store will have it’s grand opening at 9:00 am at 104 S Pelham Rd, Jacksonville, AL 36265. The Happy Hut states it is where you’ll find all natural handmade skin care, high quality essential oils, organic teas, groovy clothing items and so much more. Owner, Camoron, shared “I wanted to tell you all a little bit about myself. I have a wonderful husband and three small children. I started making all natural skin care in 2018 when our daughter was an infant. Since then, I’ve expanded in the products I make and my knowledge in herbalism, essential oils and so on. I’m so excited to open a shop that can offer our community safe and effective skin care for you and your little ones! I give all glory to God, Jesus my savior, that I’m able to be who I am and do what I do because without Him I am nothing! I can’t wait to meet all of you.”

Most Wanted in Calhoun County – August 9, 2022

Calhoun County, AL – Each week the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office released their current “Most Wanted” list. An “FTA” means that a person failed to appear for a court date and does not necessarily mean guilty of a criminal charge. A “Probation Violation” means that a person has been found guilty of a charge and […]