Fatal Traffic Incident Claims Life of Man in Calhoun County
Calhoun County, AL – A tragic single-vehicle crash in Calhoun County, Alabama, claimed the life of a Heflin man on Wednesday, Feb. 28. The incident occurred at approximately 6:24 p.m. and involved a pedestrian, identified as 42-year-old Johnathan S. Smith. According to the preliminary investigation conducted by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division, […]
Calhoun County Sheriff’s Most Wanted | February 28, 2024
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 […]
🚧 Update: Roadwork Scheduled on I-20 in Ai, Cleburne County, AL Today
The time displayed is local to the original 511 traffic site in Alabama. Local transportation authorities have announced roadwork activities occurring today on I-20 near Ai in Cleburne County, AL. The construction is set to take place from early morning at 6:45 am until late afternoon at 5:30 pm. Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traveling through the affected area during these times. Delays can be expected, so it is recommended to allow for extra travel time or to seek alternative routes if possible. The authorities appreciate drivers' patience and understanding as they work to improve the road infrastructure.
2 dead after head-on collision in Calhoun County
A two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday night in Calhoun County left two people dead.
Burns steps down
Now-former Cleburne County football coach retiring after 25 years in Alabama system, eyeing possibilities in Georgia. Cleburne County is looking for a new head football coach. This after Joby Burns informed the Tigers last week of his intentions to retire in the Alabama system. “I’m going to retire,” Burns said....
2 Alabama men convicted of defrauding professional athlete of $500,000
Two Alabama men were convicted of federal financial crimes Wednesday for defrauding a professional athlete of $500,000, prosecutors said Wednesday. A jury in federal court in Anniston found Anthony Lamont Frazier, 41, of Talladega, guilty on 24 counts of money laundering, four counts of structuring, three counts of tax fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud following a four-day trial, prosecutors said.
Be prepared for strong thunderstorms in Calhoun and Talladega counties Wednesday afternoon
The National Weather Service issued a weather alert at 12:28 p.m. on Wednesday for strong thunderstorms until 1:30 p.m. for Calhoun and Talladega counties. Residents can expect wind gusts of up to 40 mph. "At 12:28 p.m., Doppler radar tracked strong thunderstorms along a line extending from near Ball Flat...
Lady Tigers beat Anniston 33-28 in Final Four, advance to state championship
BIRMINGHAM – Late in games, T.R. Miller’s Lady Tigers are just getting started. The Lady Tigers, behind a solid defensive effort, made some key buckets in the fourth period and defeated Anniston 33-28 tonight in the AHSAA’s Class 4A Final Four at Legacy Arena. Anniston trotted out...
‘Shock and grief’ over the loss of a friend leads to a legislative initiative
Vaughn Stewart and Brad Haynes met when they were 10, as fourth graders in Anniston, Alabama. Despite differences in appearance and attitude, they forged a close friendship that would endure for more than two decades. “He and I looked very different in the sense that he was kind of an...
Oxford City Council February 27th: Oxford Police Honored
Oxford, AL – Regularly called City Council Meeting on February 27th, 2024. Call to Order Councilwoman Hubbard – Present Councilman Gardner – Present Councilman Waits – Present Councilman Henderson – Absent Councilman Spurlin – Present Welcome/Invocation – David Mayfield, Lakeview Baptist Church Pledge of Allegiance Approval of Minutes of February 13, 2024 Old Business – […]
Anniston's Pizza Paradise: 3 Pizzas You Can't Miss
This article presents three outstanding pizzerias in Anniston. Have you had the chance to taste their offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Governor Kay Ivey Allocates $150 Million for High-Speed Internet Expansion Across Alabama with Two Grants in Calhoun County
Montgomery, AL – Governor Kay Ivey announced yesterday the approval of nearly $150 million in Capital Projects Fund grants, aimed at expanding high-speed internet services to currently underserved areas across Alabama. The grants, totaling $148.3 million, were awarded to 16 internet service providers, marking a significant step towards achieving comprehensive broadband access for the state. […]
Familiar Feeling for Anniston Girls
Birmingham, AL – Cold shooting, tough second half doom Anniston’s girls to another ‘sad’ day in Birmingham as T.R. Miller advances to 4A title game. By Joe Medley In nine Final Four trips under veteran head coach Eddie Bullock, Anniston’s girls have had nights when a lid seemed affixed to the rim. The 2009 final against […]
Legacy VILLAGE AT Jacksonville to offer new Alzheimer’s support Services headed by Dr. Ronald Harvard
Legacy Village of Jacksonville is excited to announce Alzheimer’s Support Services, a new program for both companies. This is a free service that is designed to give support and resources to families and caregivers who are navigating the pressures of caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other memory loss conditions.
Weaver City Council Meeting February 27, 2024 Discusses Potential Changes to Buckhorn Subdivision
Weaver, AL – Weaver held their regularly scheduled works sessions and City Council Meeting on February 27th, 2024. City Council Invocation Pledge of Allegiance Roll Call Councilmember Clint Burns – Present Councilmember Tim McRae – Present Councilmember Cathy Hamby – Present Mayor Pro Tem Nick Bowles – Present Councilmember Terri Summerlin – Absent Mayor Jeff […]
Anniston Police Stats 02/19/2024 to 02/25/2024
Anniston, AL – The Anniston Police Department shares their weekly stats. The stats for the week of 02/19/2024 to 02/25/2024. Anniston Officers answered a total of 1112 calls for service. There were 75 criminal incident/offense reports taken. There were 55 miscellaneous (minor) incident reports taken. There were nine felony arrests. There were 21 misdemeanor arrests. […]
Assurance from Jacksonville Fire Chief that Fire is Under Control in Jacksonville
Jacksonville, AL – Residents of Jacksonville can breathe easy as Chief Kadle of the Jacksonville Fire Department assures the community that the reported fire on Carpenter Lane is not a wildfire. The report came in at approximately 3:00pm and the Jacksonville Fire Department was on scene within minutes. Chief Kadle spoke to the Calhoun Journal […]
Wednesday Alabama Softball Game at Jacksonville State Postponed, Will Look to Reschedule
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Due to projected inclement weather, Wednesday's scheduled game between Alabama and Jacksonville State has been postponed. The two teams will look to reschedule the game for later in the season. The Crimson Tide will be back in action Thursday night at Rhoads Stadium, kicking off the...
Anniston agrees to fund completion of the Chief Ladiga Trail
The city of Anniston approved funding the construction of the last leg of the nationally renowned Chief Ladiga Trail. In a 4-1 vote by the Anniston City Council, the city agreed last night to accept the bid to complete the trail. Longest pedestrian path in U.S. Established in 1996, the...