Jacksonville

Pregnant students at JSU have source for maternity clothing

The burden of pregnant students at Jacksonville State University has been eased in a new way, thanks to a maternity closet installed in the basement...

JSU trustees advocate for advanced degree in athletic training

Dr. Christie Shelton, dean of the college of nursing, said that when JSU adopts this new masters program, it will be one of the few in this part of...

Jacksonville Council clears way for $140K land purchase

"If we don’t build, then it’s just a transfer of assets, from money to property," said Water Works Board member Mike Limerick.

JSU biology department receives grant

The grant, funded by the National Science Foundation, was awarded to JSU and Ouachita Baptist University in Arkansas for the creation of the Cell...

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...

JSU settled into mobile homes on campus

A week has passed since students moved into the new mobile homes following about a month of delays while JSU complied with state regulations to use...

Alabama and Friends concert raises over $1 million for Jacksonville State

JACKSONVILLE, Ala.- On Wednesday evening, thousands of country music fans filed into JSU`s stadium for a special concert. The band Alabama called in...

JSU says its logo not approved for use on Rogers campaign shirts

Shirts apparently made recently for Congressman Mike Rogers’ re-election campaign use a Jacksonville State University logo not approved by the...

Six months bring varying degrees of recovery for JSU students, faculty, community

Wednesday marks six months since the tornado, and for many in Jacksonville, life is still in flux. Some JSU students affected by the tornado have had...

Alabama and friends concert to benefit JSU

FORT PAYNE, Ala. – The country music group Alabama hosted June Jam in Fort Payne from 1982 to 1997. The boys in the band raised millions of dollars...

Jacksonville’s Longleaf Studios to host another round of movie screenings

The first film, to be shown Thursday, is the documentary “hillbilly,” which looks into the long standing caricature of people raised in the...

Six months on from storm, Jacksonville is still rebuilding

According to the city of Jacksonville, 559 buildings in Jacksonville that were damaged in the storm More than 400 storm-damaged homes now sit under...

JSU fall enrollment dips slightly after March tornado damage

According to the latest numbers from JSU, 8,479 students enrolled for the current fall semester, just a 1 percent drop year-over-year. The minor...

Tornado debris cleanup and removal nearly complete

Work to remove debris from the March 19 tornado in Jacksonville is basically finished, Calhoun County officials learned on Thursday.

JSU forensics center gets $100,000 state grant to give training to local police

Jacksonville State University’s forensics lab expects to expand the crime scene investigation training it offers to area police through a recent $100...