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No weapon found during sweep at Jacksonville High School  WBRC

JACKSONVILLE, AL (WBRC) -Jacksonville Police Chief Marcus Wood said a safety sweep of Jacksonville High School is over and no illegal weapons or ...



Educational opportunities abundant in Coastal Carolina  Jacksonville Daily News

Camp Lejeune Community SchoolsCamp Lejeune operates a school system for military dependents housed on the base and aboard New River Air Station.



Jacksonville's Shed Long makes MLB debut with Seattle Mariners  AL.com

The former Jacksonville High School standout played second base for the Seattle Mariners in a pair of weekend games against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway ...



Lynyrd Skynyrd brings farewell show to Tuscaloosa  Tuscaloosa News

For what may be the last time Friday, "Free Bird" will fly high in Tuscaloosa. Not strictly true, as long as there are cover bands, with drunks and failed comedians ...



Jacksonville school board promotes assistant principal to end discrimination lawsuit  Anniston Star

The board unanimously voted to hire Erika Clark, current assistant principal at Jacksonville High School, as principal of the fourth through sixth grades at Kitty ...



JACKSONVILLE NATIVE APPOINTED TO U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY: Episcopal School of Jacksonville senior appointed to U.S. Naval Academy  ActionNewsJax.com

A Jacksonville senior nominated to the U.S. Naval Academy by U.S. Rep. Al Lawson has been appointed to the military academy.



7th grade student in custody following threat against Jacksonville High School  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Jacksonville Police have a 7th grader in custody following a threat to Jacksonville High School on social media.



30 best public high schools in Alabama for 2019  AL.com

Niche is out with its 2019 list of Best Public High Schools in Alabama. The ranking is determined by a number of factors, including state test scores, college ...



Jacksonville High School graduates feel united after the tornado  CBS42.com

The Jacksonville golden eagles had their graduation on Thursday, but this ceremony was about more than just getting their high school diplomas. . For the latest ...



Jacksonville high school recognizes seniors for committing to college, military  Anniston Star

Seniors of Jacksonville High School were recognized Tuesday afternoon during a special event there. Called Eagles Rising, the event highlighted seniors' ...



Jacksonville mayor blames gang violence for triple shooting that killed 1, injured 2 after Raines football game  The Florida Times-Union

As Jacksonville police search for the shooter who gunned down a young man and injured two teenagers after the Lee vs. Raines high school football game ...



Ed White High School threat: Extra security presence following shooting threat  ActionNewsJax.com

Action News Jax has learned of a threat made at a high school on Jacksonville's Westside.



Jacksonville-Onslow Hall of Fame to recognize four  WCTI12.com

The Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission announced it will induct two people into its Hall of Fame while two others will receive Heroes Spirit Awards.



First Coast Varsity Weekly: Trinity, Providence face numbers game  The Florida Times-Union

A logjam in one of Northeast Florida's strongest baseball districts, two more trophies in a glittering Mandarin sports season, a big-time breakthrough for ...



Jacksonville teachers, students back at school for first time since tornado  Anniston Star

At Jacksonville High, classes resumed Thursday as they would have after any other spring break. Still, teachers were given the option to touch on the subject of ...



UCA Bears add 25 on National Signing Day  KATV

The University of Central Arkansas added 25 new football Bears to the program on Wednesday, the first day of the NCAA national signing period. UCA head ...



Last call for Cecil's burgers | Jacksonville  Anniston Star

JACKSONVILLE — Cecil's Place, the well-loved hamburger joint just north of the city's public square, may have served its last hamburger Friday.



Jacksonville planning to extend Chief Ladiga Trail link to public safety complex  Anniston Star

The Jacksonville City Council expects to bring more tourists and their money into the city by extending an existing link to the Chief Ladiga Trail.



First Coast News teams up with Andrew Jacksonville High School  FirstCoastNews.com WTLV-WJXX

We picked Andrew Jackson High School as a partner because of its history and its potential. The high school was once ranked an 'F'. It recently become a ...



Jacksonville High School principal resigns  Anniston Star

Jacksonville High School's principal resigned last week, less than a year after he was hired.



Tedeschi Trucks Band Donates $48K In Instruments To Jacksonville High School  JamBase

Jacksonville residents Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi of Tedeschi Trucks Band donated musical instruments to Englewood High School.



Jacksonville shooting suspect identified as David Katz, gamer who had lost in Madden NFL tournament  Los Angeles Times

Multiple people, including a suspected gunman, were killed in a mass shooting during a video game tournament in Jacksonville, Fla., according to witnesses ...



Top 10 Texas High School Quarterbacks Currently In the NFL  FOXSports.com

Looks like we're having trouble loading this video. You can check out other videos while we get it together. Top 10 Texas High School Quarterbacks Currently In ...



Hoover band prepares for 2018 Invitational Marching Festival  Hoover Sun

Fifteen high school marching bands are expected to participate in Hoover High School's 2018 Invitational Marching Festival on Oct. 20 at Hoover Metropolitan ...



JHS alumni honored for achievements  Jacksonville Journal Courier

As part of Jacksonville School District 117's Sesquicentennial Celebration, the Jacksonville Public Schools Foundation honored on Saturday the inaugural class ...



New principal selected for Northview High School  Dothan Eagle

After months of deliberation and interviews, the Dothan Board of Education selected Bill Singleton as the new principal of Northview High School. Singleton will ...



C.E. Hanna student is local spelling bee winner  Anniston Star

A student from C.E. Hanna Elementary School in Oxford spelled his way past more than 30 competitors in the Calhoun County Spelling Bee at Anniston Middle ...



Editorial: Who wants healthy food in America's schools? Ban it!  Anniston Star

America's students should revolt. Storm the tower. Make demands. Under the Trump administration, school children get what they want.



J'ville board hires new principal for city high school  Anniston Star

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville City Board of Education has hired a Dothan native to be the new principal at Jacksonville High School pending contract ...



Summer feeding program back in session  Anniston Star

The Summer Food *Service* Program for most schools in Calhoun County is set to start in early June. The program is designed to provide free meals for kids ages ...



Op-ed: Fight hunger in Alabama by protecting food assistance and strengthening school meals  Anniston Star

The thought of a hungry child moves all of us to want to help. Alabamians are among the most generous people in the nation. We give generously to charities ...



JSU coliseum to host high school graduations | Jacksonville  Anniston Star

Jacksonville State University's recently renovated Pete Mathews Coliseum will host graduations this month for three Calhoun County high schools and one from ...



Policies on student transfers vary among districts  Anniston Star

Next week, Jacksonville's Board of Education will vote on a policy that mandates out-of-district students seeking enrollment to have a signed release from their ...



Country singer Riley Green to perform at Iron City as benefit for Jacksonville tornado relief  AL.com

The country singer-songwriter will perform a benefit concert on March 30 at Iron City in Birmingham. All proceeds from ticket sales will go to tornado relief in ...



40 years after Jacksonville high school football death, reporter looks into racism allegations  The Huntsville Times - al.com

Sports Illustrated has examined a 40-year-old controversy surrounding a tragic football game in Calhoun County.



Historic victory  East Alabama Sports Today

Jacksonville scores a touchdown in the final minute, then holds to earn a rare victory in Alexandria. Jacksonville's Omarion Adams (1) was a force on both sides ...



Social happenings in Gardendale and surrounding areas | Community  North Jefferson News

Many of you read the article about BJ Cotton in the Winter edition of North Jefferson Magazine. Cotton is on a quest to hike 2200 miles for 22 veterans that.



The Ghost of Speedy Cannon | Longform - SI.com  Sports Illustrated

Walter Wellborn High is not situated on the narrow plateau known as Sand Mountain. It is, in fact, on the western side of Anniston, an industrial city of 23,000 ...



Jacksonville hospital closing Saturday after decades of struggle  Anniston Star

Jacksonville residents will have no choice but to look outside their city to go to a hospital after Saturday night.



Mayfield, Wayne | Obituaries | fredericksburg.com  Fredericksburg.com

Wayne Mayfield, 72, died peacefully surrounded by his family on December 5, 2018. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend and ...



Longview man indicted in high-speed chase, discovery of more than a pound of suspected meth  Longview News-Journal

A Longview man is facing federal drug charges after a multi-agency investigation led to his arrest and subsequent indictment in the Eastern District of Texas.



Woman curses at Duval County judge during outburst in court  WOKV

Tara Thrift shouted expletives at a Duval County judge during her sentencing for vehicular homicide Friday. “She's not a public defender. You're not a state ...



Madden Massacre: Jacksonville, FL  The State Times

Casey McShea, Staff Writer |. A shooting that broke out at a Madden video game tournament in Jacksonville, FL on August 26, left three people dead and 11 ...



CBS 42 is a proud sponsor of the 15th Annual Mudbugs & Music  CBS42.com

The 15th Annual Mudbugs & Music comes back to Birmingham on Saturday, May 4 at Cahaba Brewing Company. Enjoy crawfish from Bayou Bros., kid's ...



Playing for more  East Alabama Sports Today

Golden Eagles try to stay focused on baseball while their hearts are with families back in storm-ravaged Jacksonville. The Jacksonville High School baseball ...



Mountain bike league isn't easy, but when you win, 'That hard work just paid off'  Anniston Star

They call him “TaZ,” short for Tasmanian devil, and for good reason. The five bicycle chain medals hanging from his neck explain why.



RMC board meets on Jacksonville hospital, but is silent on details  Anniston Star

Regional Medical Center's board of directors met Wednesday to discuss Jacksonville's hospital, according to one member, but what the board decided, ...



Jacksonville Armada FC: Cheer on our local soccer team Saturday  ActionNewsJax.com

The Jacksonville Armada FC has made it into the playoffs for the first time ever. You can support The Armada this Saturday at Hodges Stadium.



After denials, RMC to close Jacksonville hospital June 30  Anniston Star

Regional Medical Center will close its Jacksonville campus June 30, the hospital announced Thursday morning, confirming whispers that had circulated all ...



Leonard Fournette Gets 700 Childhood Trophies Turned Into Weights For High School  Sports Illustrated

Leonard Fournette donated 700 childhood trophies to make them weights for a Jacksonville high school.



Shakespeare Project kicks off week of performances at Anniston High  Anniston Star

This version of “Julius Caesar” is set in a future, post-apocalyptic Rome, and the roles were cast without regard to age, race or gender. While the lead characters ...



JISD officials propose renovation of Tomato Bowl, CTE facility  Jacksonville Daily Progress

The Tomato Bowl has served the Jacksonville Independent School District for 76 years. However, with its last upgrades taking place in 1980, school officials are ...



Where to watch July 4th fireworks in Alabama  Alabama's News Leader

Independence Day is fast approaching! Here's a list of Fourth of July firework shows and events planned across central Alabama for 2016:Bibb County1st of July ...



More photos of famous people who graduated from Alabama high schools  AL.com

By Kelly Kazek. Recently, I wrote about celebrities or well-known people who attended Alabama high schools and invited readers to submit additional names.



GoFundMe created for Mandarin student paralyzed in accident  ActionNewsJax.com

A Jacksonville high school football team is asking for the public's help after an accident left a student paralyzed from the neck down.



Only three Calhoun Schools below 2016 Alabama graduation rate  Anniston Star

Anniston High School, Wellborn High School and Alexandria High School each had graduation rates under the 89.2 percent state average in 2016. Also, only ...



Chris Brown: Chamb-less Jacksonville is a step backward  Anniston Star

It doesn't take asking more than three Jacksonville players how they felt about Ryan Chambless before one starts to question the decision to relieve him of his ...



Pulitzer Prize-winner Rick Bragg speaks at prayer breakfast  The Huntsville Times - al.com

Bestselling author, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and University of Alabama Professor Rick Bragg spoke at Calhoun County's first-ever county-wide Mayors' ...



Lilly Ledbetter to be honored at Women of Philanthropy Brunch  WVTM13

The Women in Philanthropy Brunch, presented by Jacksonville State University, will honor Lilly Ledbetter at The Club on Dec. 8. The brunch starts at 10 a.m. ...



Frankston hires interim A.D., and baseball coach  easttexasmatters.com

Former Alto head football coach Paul Gould takes over as the interim athletics director at Frankston ISD.



Prep Volleyball: No. 1 Carbon Hill moves to 5-0  Daily Mountain Eagle

Carbon Hill's Alyssa Dutton goes up for a block during the Bulldogs' win over Winston County on Thursday in Carbon Hill's home opener. Daily Mountain Eagle ...



Cities announce fireworks plans | Oxford  Anniston Star

Want to celebrate America's 241st birthday with a bang? Several area fireworks shows and festivals can ensure that local families have a fun-filled ...



Jacksonville golf course for sale, set to close Nov. 1  Anniston Star

Keller Williams Realty recently listed the family-owned Stoney Brook Golf Course for sale for $799000. Renda Jaskowski, who operates Stoney Brook with her ...



Photos: In Little Rock, a tale of two schools  Al Jazeera America

Two Little Rock high schools illustrate the disparity of funding for education.



JSU News | Annual Jazz Festival Breaks it Down on March 31  JSU News

03/29/2017. The 6th Annual JSU Jazz Festival will be held on Friday, March 31, and will feature eight High School Bands, all 10 JSU Jazz groups, and ...



Home for a hero: Afghan war veteran Ben Tomlinson gets keys to 'smart' house  The Birmingham News - al.com

Tomlinson, wounded during his second deployment in Afghanistan, is paralyzed from the chest down. Actor Gary Sinise and his Lt. Dan Band played a concert ...



Cotton Clark has fond memories of playing for 'the Bear' and Crimson Tide  Alabama NewsCenter

Terry “Cotton” Clark, one of Paul “Bear” Bryant's early star players at Alabama, was inducted into the Walker County Sports Hall of Fame on Aug. 13. Clark was ...



Suspect arrested in stabbing at TCC student union  WCTV

A suspect has been arrested in connection to a stabbing on the main campus of Tallahassee Community College on Tuesday.



Jacksonville High School teacher sentenced to three years probation for having sex with student  Daily Mail

Former North Carolina teacher Christopher D Howard, 35, was caught having an affair with a student in May 2012.



Baby Posts At Jacksonville Hospital Prompt Global Response From Navy  WJCT NEWS

Bad behavior at Naval Hospital Jacksonville that surfaced in social media posts this week prompted emergency action Wednesday at military medical.



JSU News | Dr. Alicia Simmons Promoted to VP of Research, Planning and Collaboration  JSU News

10/28/2014. Dr. Alicia Simmons (Steve Latham/JSU). Who says you can't go home again? Alumna Dr. Alicia Simmons returned to JSU in 2005 as the Director of ...



JSU News | Cunningham Hits Diploma Homerun in Ninth Inning of College Career  JSU News

12/09/2016. Todd Cunningham at bat for the Los Angeles Angels. (Matt Brown/Angels Baseball LP). By Heather Greene. Nine years ago, Jacksonville native ...



School Closings and Business Delays for Friday, Dec. 8  WHNT News 19

Here is a list of closings that have come into our newsroom for Friday, December 8. We will update this list as more school systems, large businesses and public ...



Sinkhole shuts down part of Chief Ladiga Trail in Jacksonville  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

A small sinkhole has closed two miles of east Alabama's Chief Ladiga Trail.



Jacksonville school resource officer staying on duty after retirement  Anniston Star

Duff Manners officially ended 31 years and eight months of *service* with Jacksonville police Friday, but he doesn't plan to soon leave Kitty Stone. He is being ...



Varsity Brands Names Finalists In 2018 School Spirit Awards  PR Newswire

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Varsity Brands School Spirit Awards, presented by Drillstack, has named finalists for its 2018 School Spirit ...



Recruits who committed to Power 5 schools this week  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...



Kids' school lunches shouldn't get caught up in politics  Anniston Star

In a choice between children's health and the U.S. food industry, children should win every time. They shouldn't be pawns in Washington's political games.



Large crowd at ceremony for WWII German and Italian POWs  Anniston Star

U.S. Army officers and German officials held a ceremony for German and Italian soldiers of World War II Sunday. To find a parking space, you had to come early.



New business owners find it's a mistake to work for free  ActionNewsJax.com

NEW YORK (AP) - It's a situation many new business owners land in - they're so anxious to find customers and clients that they work for little or no money.



Jacksonville mother holds annual ceremony honoring her son, 9/11 victims  Anniston Star

One hundred and thirty-six people came to Jacksonville City Cemetery on Friday to remember Dwayne Williams, killed in the attack on the Pentagon 14 years ...



Famed Texas golfer Lietzke dies | Sports  Jacksonville Daily Progress

ATHENS — Bruce Lietzke, famed PGA Tour golfer, succumbed to cancer on Saturday at his ranch in rural Henderson County.



New Data Shows U.S. Hate Crimes Continued To Rise In 2017  WUSF News

Brian Levin , California State University San Bernardino ; James J. Nolan , West Virginia University , and John David Reitzel , California State University.



Lilly Ledbetter to be Honored at Women of Philanthropy Brunch on Dec. 8  Birmingham Times

Special to The Times. American icon and Alabama native Lilly Ledbetter will be honored at The Club on Dec. 8, 10 a.m., as part of the Women in Philanthropy ...



Wayne Hester: Cotton Clark was a champ, and now he's a hall of famer  Anniston Star

Terry “Cotton” Clark, who played for Bear Bryant and coached at Jacksonville State University and Jacksonville High School, is now a hall of famer.



Jacksonville family aces audition for Family Feud  Anniston Star

Five members of a family with connections to Jacksonville showed up to a May audition for the game show Family Feud dressed in traditional German clothing.



JSU News | JSU Helps Raise Spirits and $9K for Area Needy  JSU News

JSU cheerleader Hannah Cronan was joined by little sister Harper, 3, at the community pep rally. Hannah is a sophomore hailing from White Plains. Harper is a ...



OUT OF DARKNESS: A young man's family used his obituary to reach out to others who might be suffering from depression  Anniston Star

Samuel Tompkins, 19, Jacksonville High School graduate, lived to make others laugh. He had a contagious smile and wanted others to be happy. But Samuel ...



Central Illinois Foodbank receives $500,000 donation  The State Journal-Register

The global company that owns the President Abraham Lincoln Hotel in downtown Springfield is donating $500000 to the Central Illinois Foodbank to feed ...



4th of July 2017: Where to watch fireworks in central Alabama  WVTM13

Happy Fourth of July 2017! Below is a list of places to watch fireworks in central Alabama on Monday and Tuesday. We'd love to see your firework photos.



Hate Crimes On The Rise In Florida  WLRN

Three people were killed in 2015 because of what they looked like. In November 2016, signs saying “whites only” and “colored” were taped on the wall above.



Congrats to ... Dr. Becky NeSmith | Features  Anniston Star

Dr. Becky NeSmith of Oxford recently completed a degree of doctor of education focused on English language learning at Northcentral University in Phoenix, ...



Shots fired near Andrew Jackson High School  ActionNewsJax.com

A code red lockdown at Andrew Jacksonville High School has been lifted after shots were fired near the school.



Threats send seven to juvenile detention center  Anniston Star

Yesterday we had 48 juveniles in 48 beds,” Mike Rollins, the director of Coosa Valley Youth Services, said. “Seven of those 48 were charged with making ...



In Ocala, Bob Graham helps daughter's campaign - News - Ocala.com - Ocala, FL  Ocala

It has been about 40 years since Bob Graham, then a state senator, was traveling across Florida, doing a variety of “work days” as a way of learning more about ...



Fix for sinkhole on Chief Ladiga Trail is on the way  Anniston Star

A sinkhole on the Chief Ladiga Trail that's stopped cyclists from hitting the southern portion of the trail will not stop Sunday's Cheaha Challenge participants ...



Making a case  East Alabama Sports Today

Pleasant Valley makes its case for top seed as teams jockey for county tournament seeding gold. Pleasant Valley's Alisa St. John (2) and Rylee Haynes throw up ...



Missing child alert for 12-year-old Seminole County girl canceled  ActionNewsJax.com

The Seminole County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help locating missing 12-year-old Halie Pixton.



Long ranked No. 6 second-base prospect  MLB.com

CINCINNATI -- Shed Long was drafted as a catcher and played behind the plate for his first two pro seasons before moving to the middle infield. In just a few ...



Rusk's Kay 'Baby' Epperson dies: Filmmaker Linklater remembers actress  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Just the sound of her husky, East Texas voice could make those who knew Kay "Baby" Epperson smile, and it even garnered the attention of filmmaker Richard ...



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