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Oxford’s Launches Their Outdoor Movie Show Tonight

Oxford, AL – Hey there, movie fans! The Oxford Outdoors Movie Series is BACK this summer! Join them as they kick-off this tonight, Friday, July 1 at 7:30 pm with National Treasure! Join them for Oxford’s very own FREE outdoor movie series! Oxford Outdoors presents a safe, fun, and affordable way to enjoy entertainment with your friends and family every weekend! Bring your blankets and lawn chairs and enjoy the show! Please note that all movie titles, dates, times, and locations are subject to change. Please visit this site before you head to the movies to learn of any updates or changes. Any weather updates will be posted at noon on the day of the movie.
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Police seek help in locating missing Kansas man

R-old Joseph Hayes left his home in Towanda, Kansas, on June 20, apparently heading for Anniston, Alabama. Hayes’ family claims he was in contact until he got lost in the area of Fort Worth. He is driving a black 2014 Dodge Ram with a Kansas plate reading 576-HZW, which...
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Oxford City Council Meeting 6/28/2022

Oxford, AL – The Oxford City Council held it’s regularly scheduled meeting on June 28, 2022. Welcome/Invocation – Horace Carson, Antioch Baptist Church. Ordinance No. 2022 – 27 – Ordinance rezoning property located at 0 U. S. Highway 78 W. (Parcel #2207350004039000) from Residential 1 District (R-1) to Residential 2 District (R-2) (Second Reading)

Heavy rain passes through Anniston, causes minor flooding

An intense rainstorm passed through Anniston around 1:30 p.m. Friday. Some downtown streets were flooded, causing minor traffic delays. The water receded around hour after the downpour. About one-half inch fell in a half-hour time frame, the National Weather Service in Birmingham, using a radar estimate.

Jacksonville Golden Eagles Titans of the Turf

Jacksonville, AL – Jacksonville goes 8-0 to win Gadsden City’s Black Creek Parkway 7-on-7, beats 7A Opelika in finals BLACK CREEK PARKWAY 7-ON-7 Semifinal Games Opelika 29, Minor 20 Jacksonville 27, Southside 18 Championship Game Jacksonville 23, Opelika 10 By Al Muskewitz In the darkest moments of Thursday’s Black Creek Parkway 7-on-7 Tournament – and there […]

Jacksonville State University Crime Stats – June 2022

JACKSONVILLE, AL – Jacksonville State University releases their crime statistics per the requirements of the U. S. Department of Education and The Jeanne Clery Act. The information included is public information. For the previous month there was only one incident. The school is currently in the Summer Session. Date/Time Reported Date/Time Occurred Nature (Classification) Case […]

American Red Cross Blood Drive in Anniston

Anniston, AL – On Wednesday, July 6th you can go to the Anniston Public Library for a blood drive. The drive will be occurring from 8:30 am to 11:30 am and will take place in the Ayers Room. The Public Library of Anniston-Calhoun County provides equitable access to knowledge and supports the employment, educational, and recreational needs of the citizens of Anniston and Calhoun County.

Jim ‘N Nick’s Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting in Oxford

Oxford, AL – Jim ‘N Nick’s is holding their grand opening ribbon cutting in Oxford on July 6th. Jim ‘N Nick’s, known for award-winning barbecue, Southern hospitality and focus on the communities they serve, will celebrate the grand opening of its new quick-casual+ dining location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony with special remarks from Mayor Craft, incoming Chairman Corey McWhorter from the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries.

Fallen Brothers Memorial Horseshoe Run & Swap Meet in Anniston

Anniston, AL – Saturday, July 9th will be the Fallen Brothers Memorial Horseshoe Run & Swap Meet. This event is hosted by the Event by Wingmen MC, Calhoun County at 3304 Alexandria Rd, Anniston, AL 36201 at 11:00 am. Join them on July 9, 2022 for the Fallen Brothers Memorial Horseshoe Run and Swap Meet. Registration starts at 11:00 am, kick stands up 12:00 pm. Everyone is invited to participate in all events. Motorcycle apparel, parts and accessories. Feel free to bring a table and items.

Jacksonville State University Cheerleading Camp and Stunt Clinic Starting Soon

Jacksonville, AL – On Thursday, July 14th from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm the JSU Youth Camp is set to be held. This is for grades K-6th and will be held at the JSU Cheer gym (115 College St SW) and costs $30. Registration will be through Coach Brett Langston’s email: Please email the child’s name, age, and grade. There will also be a 7th-9th grade stunt clinic held from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The cost for this clinic is $40.

TTPD: Missing Kansas man may be in Texarkana area

TEXARKANA, Texas (KTAL/KMSS) – Police in Texarkana, Texas are asking the public for help finding a missing man from Kansas who may be in the Texarkana area. According to police, 71-year-old Joseph Hayes was last seen leaving his house in Towanda, Kansas on June 20 to head towards Anniston, Alabama. Hayes’ family says he talked to them on the phone after he somehow got turned around in Fort Worth, Texas.

3 for the Series

Two youth teams from Alexandria, one from Oxford qualify to play in USSSA World Series later this month. When Jay McElroy brought his baseball team together for the first time back in February he looked around and thought they had the makings of something special. But with a bunch of 10-year-olds you just never know.

Wacky Wednesday Coming Up for July

Anniston, AL – Every first and third Wednesday in June and July join the fun of Wacky Wednesday in Zinn Park. The fun will be between 10:30 am and 12:30 pm. Join Main Street Anniston and Anniston Parks and Recreation for Wacky Wednesday beginning on Wednesday, July 6th, 2022, at 10:30 am in Zinn Park. This FREE event will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month in July. They will have a Bounce House, the Something To Do Truck, the Splash Pad will be open, and each week they will host a different educational demonstration. Kona Ice, Called Coffee, and Train Station Cafe will be on site so bring some cash if you would like to purchase some treats.