Anniston

House candidates differ on Medicaid, prisons

The winner in the Nov. 6 midterms will represent a House district that wraps around Anniston like a shepherd's crook, taking in parts of Golden...

September jobs numbers good, with slight lag for Anniston

The national unemployment percentage has dropped from 4.2 to 3.7 percent in that same time. The statewide unemployment rate rose from 3.8 to 4.1...

Anniston convenience store robbed at gunpoint Monday

Anniston police Sgt. Kyle Price on Wednesday said the suspect entered a Texaco store on U.S. 431 at 6:45 p.m. Monday with a gun and left with $500 in...

Couple arrested after strangling, stabbing, police say

Anniston police Sgt. Kyle Price on Wednesday said a 30-year-old Lincoln man was charged Tuesday night with domestic violence by strangulation....

Anniston school board’s audit still not ready;Firm asks for extra information from district

A email from the school system said the final draft of the audit should be complete by the week ending Nov. 2, and the board will have a presentation...

From The Star to the storm: Reporters covering Hurricane Michael

Two former Anniston Star staff writers both found themselves directly in the path of Hurricane Michael today. Both writers have been posting updates...

George Smith: Gary Cotton: A kind and gentle person

Anniston — Funeral services for Gary Timothy Cotton, 76, of Anniston will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5, 2018, at Gray Brown-Service Mortuary with Rev....

6 charged in shootout that damaged Anniston school bus in crossfire

The incident happened around 2 p.m. Wednesday as the bus was leaving the depot. No children were on the bus at the time. Six people have been...

City wants clear legal path to reclaim hotel site

City leaders can’t look for a new developer for a planned hotel in downtown Anniston until a judge affirms that the property rightfully belongs to...

Measure to end ban on new bars considered

The Anniston City Council on Tuesday held a first reading of an ordinance amendment that would do away with a prohibition of new bars and taverns...

Anniston Soup Bowl director retires after eight years

In Kim Beckett’s eight years with the nonprofit organization, she has seen the Soup Bowl move into a much-needed new building, and she has put the...

Guice Potter, banker and Anniston booster, dies at 82

“I don’t remember when Guice Potter was not a class act,” longtime friend Lamar Beck said by phone Friday. “I’ll miss him till the day I die.”

Alabama 21 chase ends with crash on Anniston Beach Road

Police and deputies chased a fleeing driver down Alabama 21 south from Jacksonville on Friday afternoon until the man turned onto Anniston Beach Road...

Anniston nonprofit to offer training to help homeless with mental illnesses

An Anniston nonprofit wants to teach first responders and charities how to better assist homeless people with mental illness through a new federal...

Anniston man charged in Oxford bank robbery

Harry Lamont Leonard, 50, of Anniston was arrested about a block from Wells Fargo’s Oxford branch, according to Oxford police, shortly after the bank...