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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 ...



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.



Jacksonville 13-year-old charged with threatening high school  Anniston Star

A 13-year-old Jacksonville High School student is in custody and facing a possible terrorist threat charge after posting a still photo from video of the 1999 ...



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 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' ...



1 dead, 2 injured in shooting at Jacksonville high school football game  WKMG News 6 & ClickOrlando

One person was killed and two people were injured in a shooting Friday night at a Jacksonville high school football game.



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 ...



CALENDAR OF EVENTS  Pine Bluff Commercial

Editor's Note: To submit items to our calendar of events, email pbcnews@pbcommercial.com, fax 870-534-0113 or bring announcements to 300 S. Beech St., ...



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 ...



Piedmont, Jacksonville high graduates earn scholarships from RMC Foundation  Anniston Star

Two local high school graduates recently earned scholarships made possible by the third annual Martha Vandervoort Garden Jubilee.



Summer feeding program back in session | Free  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 ...



Jacksonville High School principal resigns  Anniston Star

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



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, ...



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 ...



Prep volleyball: Oxford, Alexandria, Pleasant Valley grab top three seeds for county tournament  Anniston Star

PIEDMONT — In a discussion that may have been put to bed Tuesday night, Oxford grabbed the No. 1 seed for the Calhoun County varsity volleyball ...



Cox Mill repeats as state champs, downs Northside  HighSchoolOT

In a highly anticipated matchup of a pair of defending state champions, it was the defending 3A State Champions, Cox Mill, that held on to down last year's 2A ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



National Signing Day: Four Jacksonville High athletes celebrate their signings  Anniston Star

JACKSONVILLE — Dreams came true Wednesday morning as Jacksonville High honored four of its athletes for signing college athletic scholarships.



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 ...



Northside-Jacksonville holds on against Venable's 39 for 3A Eastern Regional Championship  HighSchoolOT

The Northside-Jacksonville Monarchs came into Capel Arena Saturday afternoon for the boy's 3A Eastern Regional Championship and edged out the Eastern ...



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.



Changes made to high school playoff system  HighSchoolOT

As the N.C. High School Athletic Association continues to shift towards seeded playoff brackets, the association's board of directors voted to approve changes to ...



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 ...



Cubs' Baez latest Jacksonville product to ascend into All-Star  The Florida Times-Union

By Gene Frenettegfrenette@jacksonville.com Javier Baez had his coming out party during the Chicago Cubs' postseason march to a World Series title in 2016, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Boys Basketball: Northside-Jacksonville vs. Eastern Guilford (Mar. 3, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Northside-Jacksonville held off Eastern Guilford in the fourth quarter to advance to the 3A state championship game, 73-71.



Historic victory  East Alabama Sports Today

Jacksonville scores a touchdown in the final minute, then holds to earn a rare victory in Alexandria.



Boys Basketball: Northside-Jacksonville vs. Cox Mill (Mar. 10, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Cox Mill got two late free throws to help edge Northside-Jacksonville by two points in the 3A boys basketball state championship game on Saturday night in ...



Basketball: Jacksonville hires Hunt as new boys varsity coach  Anniston Star

After a month without a boys basketball coach, Jacksonville High School has one now.



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 ...



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.



Photos: PHOTOS: Today in History, Nov. 1  Jacksonville Daily News

Today is Thursday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2018. There are 60 days left in the year. This is All Saints Day. Today's highlight: On Nov. 1, 1512, Michelangelo's ...



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 ...



George Smith: Buddy would be proud | George Smith's Column  Anniston Star

Wednesday's list . . . of beans and greens and other things ... ***. SOMEWHERE out there the late Buddy Moore has a smile as wide as the first fairway up on ...



Playing for more  East Alabama Sports Today

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



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

How race and recollection still frame an Alabama football fatality 40 years later.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Photos: PHOTOS: Snow in the South - The Daily News - Jacksonville, NC  Jacksonville Daily News

A wintry mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain blanketed a large swath of the South, trailed by a blast of frigid air that could approach record low temperatures ...



Butters, Dr. Michael  The Chattanoogan

Dr. Mike Butters, who was a well-known counselor for four decades in the Chattanooga area, died suddenly, yet peacefully, on Monday evening, September 24, ...



Football: Cary vs. Broughton (Aug. 30, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Broughton improves to 3-0 on the season by defeating Cary, 37-19, Thursday night in its home stadium.



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 ...



Local industry tour shows educators potential manufacturing jobs for students  Anniston Star

Part of a months-long program of tours, the goal was to show educators what opportunities are available in manufacturing so they can better inform students of ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Fuquay-Varina beats Ardrey Kell, forces game three  HighSchoolOT

Fuquay-Varina needed to win game 2 of its series against Ardrey Kell in order to keep its championship aspirations alive.



Today marks final day for classes at Kitty Stone Elementary  Anniston Star

After today, the old Kitty Stone campus' long life as an elementary school on College Street SW ends. Next school year, students and teachers will have a shiny ...



Boys Basketball: Northside-Jacksonville vs. North Surry (Mar. 11, 2017)  HighSchoolOT

Northside-Jacksonville defeated North Surry Saturday afternoon, 86-67, to claim the NCHSAA 2A boys basketball state title.



Fuquay-Varina wins first girls soccer state championship  HighSchoolOT

Fuquay-Varina absorbed Myers Park's pressure most of the day, particularly in the first half, before an attempted clearance clanged off Kaitlyn Laux and into the ...



Wilson scores three rushing touchdowns, leads N. Rowan past Chatham Central, 55-0  HighSchoolOT

Three North Rowan players scored multiple touchdowns to lead the Cavaliers past Chatham Central, 55-0.



Cardinal Gibbons, Heritage get together for a scrimmage  HighSchoolOT

Cardinal Gibbons and Heritage got together for a preseason scrimmage Wednesday afternoon but the weather intervened.



Softball: Jack Britt vs. South Caldwell (June 1, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Jack Britt came from behind in the seventh inning to defeat South Caldwell in the first game of the 4A softball state championship series.



Softball: Louisburg vs. Alleghany (June 1, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Alleghany took out Louisburg in the first game of the 1A softball state championship series in Raleigh on Friday night.



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 ...



DD Club hosts Winter Formal | Features  Anniston Star

The DD Club Winter Formal was held Dec. 19 at the Anniston City meeting Center.



Russ Frazier takes over @HighSchoolOT Twitter for Garner-South Central  HighSchoolOT

Leesville Road basketball coach Russ Frazier has played both Garner and South Central this season, and that makes him the perfect coach to analyze the fourth ...



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 ...



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 ...



Preseason Preview: Ashville Bulldogs | Sports | newsaegis.com  Newsaegis

Blessed with an offense featuring several returning skill players who were explosive last season, Coach Steve Martin enters his fourth season leading a Bulldog ...



JSU News | Patriotic Postman Delivers Mail and History Lessons to JSU  JSU News

06/12/2016. Peter Leavitt enjoys honoring patriotic holidays, including Flag Day. by Katie Cline. Students and faculty may recognize Peter Leavitt as one of the ...



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 ...



Photos: PHOTOS: Today in History, Dec. 11 - The Daily News - Jacksonville, NC  Jacksonville Daily News

Bundled against the chill a U.S. Marine reports to his headquarters on a radiotelephone during operation Kentucky near the demilitarized zone in South Vietnam ...



Jacksonville nips Hickory for 3-A soccer title  HighSchoolOT

Sophomore midfielder Chris Tziatzos knocked in the winning goal in the second overtime to lift Jacksonville to a dramatic 2-1 victory over Hickory.



Contract extension to be negotiated with J'ville school chief  Anniston Star

The Jacksonville Board of Education hired Mark Petersen as superintendent in November last year on a contract that expires in May 2018. Petersen is set to ...



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 ...



Local actress Kay 'Baby' Epperson dies | News  Jacksonville Daily Progress

Local actress Kay "Baby" Epperson died Sunday night according to friends at the Rusk Chamber of Commerce. She was in her mid-70s. Services are being ...



New JSU stadium will help coach make Case for baseball, he says  Anniston Star

JACKSONVILLE — Jim Case and wife Jan came home from a concert recently, and their route home took them by construction of the new Rudy Abbott Field.



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

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



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 ...



Central Ala. high schools dominate 'U.S. News' top 25 best high schools list  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Nearly half of the top 25 Alabama high schools on the U.S. News & World Report ranking are in the WBRC viewing area.



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 ...



Photos:  Jacksonville Daily News

A woman, standing over a 'Treason' poster, screams at Ernesto 'Che' Guevara as the aide to Cuban Premier Fidel Castro arrives at a CBS-TV studio in New ...



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.



Boys Basketball: Athens Drive vs. Panther Creek (Feb. 15, 2018)  HighSchoolOT

Panther Creek took down Athens Drive in the semifinals of the Tri-6 Conference Tournament semifinals, 73-55.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



In Ocala, Bob Graham helps daughters campaign  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 ...



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' ...



Christmas celebrations scheduled in northeastern Alabama  Anniston Star

Santa Claus is coming to town. He's expected to appear at upcoming Christmas celebrations around the area. Here's a look at what's scheduled locally:



Photos: PHOTOS: This date in history, Nov. 23  Jacksonville Daily News

Women wave their ration books happily in Seattle a meat market, Nov. 23, 1945, when they learned through signs that meat rationing was ended. Most Seattle ...



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 ...



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 ...



Local attorney seeks to unseat judge in March 1 primary  Anniston Star

The incumbent, Debra Jones, and her challenger, local attorney Carey Kirby, are both running on the Republican ballot in the state's March 1 primary election.



Coaches announced for 2016 East-West All-Star Games  HighSchoolOT

Coaches for the 2016 N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Games were announced on Monday.



Piedmont Middle School student wins county spelling bee  Anniston Star

Piedmont Middle School student Hunter Gilliam took the title with the word “divergent.”



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 ...



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.



Cary scores with seconds left to down Knightdale, 3-2  HighSchoolOT

Cary scored with just seconds remaining in regulation to defeat Knightdale, 3-2, in the first round of the 4A state playoffs on Wednesday night.



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 ...



Leesville volleyball upends Wakefield, 3-1  HighSchoolOT

Leesville Road pulled the upset Thursday evening, taking down the No. 5 ranked Wakefield Wolverines in four sets to advance in the 2017 N.C. High School ...



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 ...



Photos: PHOTOS: This date in history, Dec. 10  Jacksonville Daily News

The appearance of Santa Claus before a group of children was delayed in Fort Lauderdale when he parachuted from his plane and the chute became entangled ...



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