Cragford, AL

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.

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.

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.

Build a Bog Workshop in Anniston

Anniston, AL – On Thursday, July 7th Longleaf Botanical Gardens will host a Build a Bog Workshop from 8:00 am to 10:00 am. Join the Longleaf Botanical Gardens crew to build a bog this summer! They are building three raised bog gardens for visitors of all ages to learn about the bog’s moist environment and the types of plants that thrive in them. Build a Bog with staff and learn how you could create a happy home for pitcher plants and other native bog-thriving plants. Build a Bog Workshop is great for gardeners ages 8 and up and limited to 20 people. The workshop is $10 per person. AM&G members receive a $5 discount. Register today at or call 256-237-6766.

Oxford ready to leap into new children’s museum venture

OXFORD — Oxford Performing Arts Center executive director John Longshore included one extra reveal during the Center’s recent announcement of its upcoming fall season. That surprise announcement was to confirm the city of Oxford has completed acquiring the land near the center to be the construction site of the Alabama Children’s Museum.