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Investigation at the Oldest Saloon in Alabama, Anniston’s Peerless Saloon & Grille

Anniston, AL – Main Street Anniston asked “Any TrueCrime fans out there?” Jeepers Investigations announced their upcoming investigation at the oldest saloon still standing in Alabama, The Peerless Saloon & Grille! You may recognize the Peerless from a few scenes in the Netflix movie “Devil All The Time”, where Bill Skarsgård and Sebastian Stan filmed, and reportedly ate there even between scenes (the food REALLY is that good!)
ANNISTON, AL
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Oxford Plans for Freedom Week

Oxford, AL – On Tuesday the 28th the City of Oxford launches a series of shows for Freedom Week. All events are free admission and open to the public. Celebrate America with the Parker Memorial Chir & Orchestra at the Oxford Performing Arts Center at 7:00 pm.
OXFORD, AL
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Main Street Anniston Unveils New Mural

Anniston, AL – Main Street Anniston, Anniston city officials, Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, and artist Joseph Girheld held a ribbon cutting for “Jazz Communion”, the newest mural addition for Main Street Anniston.  Main Street Anniston also stated Murals are a small piece of creating a safer and more inviting environment for our community. While they add color to blan exterior walls that would otherwise go unnoticed, they also attract new local business, bring new customers to pre-existing business, and help boost the economy in that area. Murals are an attraction to locals and tourists alike. We are excited to see the completion of Jazz Communion as we continue to see vibrancy and culture restored to Main Street through the continued efforts of public art, the Adopt-A-Block program, and community events. As a Main Street America Affiliate™, Main Street Anniston is part of a national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. The address of the new mural is 1118 Noble Street. If you go to see the mural be sure to stop and the many Main Street shops!
ANNISTON, AL
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Jacksonville police chief graduates FBI National Academy

Jacksonville police Chief Marcus Wood recently added “FBI National Academy graduate” to his resume. The 36-year-old took a 10-week hiatus from the department and flew to Quantico, Va., to complete training. He said he was able to juggle being a police chief, having a family, and still managing to focus on the course work because he has a “great command staff” in Jacksonville: Assistant Chief Jason Oden and Lieutenant Jason Campbell.
JACKSONVILLE, AL

Man dead after car strikes tree in Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (WIAT) — A Talladega man was killed Thursday after the car he was driving struck a tree outside the city, state troopers report. David Wayne Stewart, 53, was killed when the 1988 Chevrolet GMT 400 truck he was driving left the roadway along Cove Access Road and struck a tree at approximately 2:17 […]
TALLADEGA, AL
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Talladega man killed in crash on Cove Access Road

A Talladega man is dead after a single-vehicle wreck near Talladega. 53-year-old David Wayne Stewart was driving a 1988 Chevrolet GMT400 truck that ran off of the road and hit a tree. Stewart was not wearing a set belt, and died at the scene. The wreck happened on Cove Access...
TALLADEGA, AL
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Mylos Memorial Ride on Oxford

Oxford, AL – On Saturday, July 2 Hooligan Harley-Davidson will host a memorial ride from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The memorial ride will be in honor of Myles T Whidden. Registration will begin at 11:00 am and kickstands up at 1:00 pm. Hades Hounds will be on the grill for from free feed and Logan Bonds (12:00 -1:30 pm ) and Patrick Smith (2:00 – 4:00 pm)will perform live music.
OXFORD, AL
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Gadsden man charged with assault involving a machete

ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. — A Gadsden man is suspected of assaulting another man with a machete, officials said. Etowah County Sheriff Jonathon Horton said Junior Pitts, 40, has been charged with robbery, assault and unlawful possession of controlled substances. According to the police report, deputies responded to U.S. Highway...
GADSDEN, AL
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Diversicare of Oxford Hosts Job Fair

Oxford, AL – On Wednesday, June 29, 2022 Diversicare of Oxford Job will host a job fair at their location from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. Stop by Diversicare of Oxford to learn more about their center and current opportunities!
OXFORD, AL
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Lane closure still in effect on I-59 SB near Gadsden

GADSDEN Ala. (WBRC) - A portion of I-59 SB is closed after an accident involving a commercial vehicle early this morning. It happened around 3:15 a.m. near mile marker 185. One lane of traffic is closed as a result. Troopers with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division...
GADSDEN, AL
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53-year-old Talladega man killed in truck accident

TALLADEGA Co., Ala. (WBRC) - A 53-year-old Talladega man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Thursday, June 23, 2022, according to Alabama State Troopers. Troopers said David Wayne Stewart, 53, was killed when the truck he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Stewart was not using a seat belt at the time of the crash and died at the scene, according to investigators.
TALLADEGA, AL
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Oxford’s Choccolocco Monsters Display a Show of Power

Oxford, AL – Choccolocco Monsters open home-and-home series with Columbus with eventful 12-9 victory; teams play at Choccolocco Park Saturday. The Choccolocco Monsters won their most eventful game of the season Friday night, coming from behind twice, scoring eight straight runs at one stretch and putting together several historically significant performances to beat the Columbus Chatt-a-Hoots, 12-9.
OXFORD, AL
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Talladega man dies in single vehicle crash

TALLADEGA, Ala. — A single vehicle crash claimed the life of a Talladega man. ALEA troopers responded at 2:17 p.m. Thursday to an accident scene on Cove Access Road about seven miles west of Talladega. Troopers found a 1988 Chevrolet GMT, driven by David Stewart, 53, had left the...
TALLADEGA, AL
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Zechariah Taylor named 2022 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year

Zechariah Taylor from Oxford has been named the 2022 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year. Taylor was one of fifeteen finalists to perform Saturday night at The MAX in Meridian, where the contest was held. Contestants competed for a chance to have their song professionally recorded at the famous Wishbone Studios...
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