Eastaboga, AL

Etowah County Man Arrested on Drug Charges by Leesburg PD

Leesburg Police Officers arrested an Etowah County man on drug charges overnight – 37 year old Ben Tames of Gadsden – was jailed on charges of the Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance and DUI/Alcohol. He was booked in at the Cherokee County Detention Center just prior to...
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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.

Ambulance Service Loses “One of Our Own”

When you hear a first responder say, “We’ll take it from here,” it usually means a new crew is moving in to carry on the efforts of a crew that preceded it. But when you hear that phrase in a message from Crockett County Ambulance Service Director Stephen Sutton, it can also be as a heart-shattering salute to the passing of one of their own.

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.

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.

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.

T.J. Green hosting annual youth football camp on July 9

ALPINE, Ala. – Next Saturday, July 9, former Sylacauga Aggie star and NFL starter T.J. Green will hold his yearly youth football camp at Winterboro High School in Alpine. The youth camp is free of charge and open to kids aged 6 through 18. Check-in begins at 8:00 a.m....

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.

Gadsden State kicks off unique new RN apprenticeship program with signing event

Gadsden State Community College signaled the start of its new apprenticeship program for registered nurses during a signing event Thursday on the Wallace Drive campus, according to a press release. More: GSCC sees all-time high in dual enrollment students, contributes to state increase More: Gadsden State Community College reports a $9.2 million surplus in 2021 ...