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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 ...



Fireworks for Oxford and Jacksonville on the Fourth  Anniston Star

Parks and recreation departments in both Oxford and Jacksonville are gearing up for their annual Independence Day celebrations.



Meet North Carolina's 2019 football East-West All-Stars  HighSchoolOT

The 2019 N.C. Coaches Association East-West All-Star Football Game is scheduled for Wednesday, July 17, at 8 p.m. at Grimsley High School in Greensboro.



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 ...



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 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.



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.



Prep football: Jacksonville's Gaddy, Gray, Bell to play collegiately  Anniston Star

Three senior Jacksonville High School football players celebrated this week getting a chance to play collegiately: offensive lineman Cole Gaddy (Belhaven ...



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.



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 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’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 ...



Jacksonville council agrees to restripe roads | Jacksonville  Anniston Star

In a meeting Monday the City Council approved a plan to restripe George Douthit Drive and James Hopkins Road, which receive traffic from Wal-Mart and ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Now in its fifth year, shadowing program gives aspiring college students insight into undergraduate research opportunities  UAH News

On June 6, 23 students from area high schools spent an afternoon at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), shadowing undergraduate participants in ...



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 ...



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.



Meet Alabama's top 50 HS athletic programs  AL.com

See a ranking of Alabama's top 50 high school sports programs according to Niche.com.



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.



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 ...



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

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'Robert E. Lee' lettering taken off Jacksonville high school sign  ActionNewsJax.com

The words 'Robert E. Lee' have been removed from a sign at a Jacksonville high school.



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 ...



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 ...



Lawson helps secure $9M to clean up Jacksonville Superfund site  WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Relief is on the way for families living near an EPA-designated contaminated area where the Fairfax Street Wood Treaters facility once ...



When will trailer under Dames Point Bridge be removed?  WJXT News4JAX

Frustration continues to grow over the semitrailer of a tractor truck that fell over the Dames Point Bridge last month and remains lodged in the mud and shallow ...



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 ...



Jacksonville victims advocate honored for helping families  WJXT News4JAX

A Jacksonville victims advocate is being recognized locally and nationally for her efforts to help crime victims, including a woman who police say was shot by her ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Club news for April 20  StarNewsOnline.com

American Legion AuxiliaryRALEIGH -- The Hampstead Unit # 167 of the American Legion Auxiliary in Hampstead have selected the citizens who will attend the ...



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.



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 ...



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.



Ex-Piedmont star Kirk has chance to end Calhoun County's MLB draft drought  Anniston Star

It has been almost six years since someone who played his high school baseball in Calhoun County has been selected in the annual Major League Baseball ...



More than 100 East Texas students have art in Tyler Museum of Art exhibition opening March 31  Tyler Morning Telegraph

A record number of artists from East Texas high schools will have art on view in Tyler Museum of Art's 15th annual High School Art Exhibition, which opens ...



Long has M's full attention this spring with 'impactful' bat  The Daily Herald

PEORIA, Ariz. — The “official” stats of spring training say otherwise, but Shed Long recorded two stinging doubles against the Oakland A's in the Cactus League ...



These are the best 50 high schools for athletics in Alabama, report says  AL.com

Mark Almond | preps@al.com. Who ranks No. 1 in Alabama? Three Birmingham-area schools made the top five in a new survey ranking the best public schools ...



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 ...



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.



Yankees' Andújar to have season-ending shoulder surgery  Jacksonville Journal-Courier

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar will have season-ending surgery to repair a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. New York ...



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. ...



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 ...



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

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



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' ...



Suspect in deadly shooting at UNC Charlotte campus identified  WJXT News4JAX

A man armed with a pistol opened fire on the final day of classes at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, killing two people and leaving four others ...



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 ...



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 ...



Mariners add infield prospect as part of 3-team trade  The Daily Herald

Seattle acquired Shed Long but parted with Josh Stowers, who played his only year of pro ball in Everett.



Holiday events calendar  Illinois Times

Christmas Card Lane Nov 29-Dec 30. An outdoor exhibit/competition comprised of larger-than-life “cards” created by local artists and groups based on the ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



East Texas community outraged after video of dog shot 10 times emerges on social media  Big Country Homepage

CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A community is pleading for justice after a video surfaced online showing a dog whimpering after being shot 10 times.



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 ...



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, ...



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, ...



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 ...



Most talked-about moments from Super Bowl LIII  WJXT News4JAX

Another Super Bowl is in the books, and let's just say it was OK. It was adequate. It was a football game that was played to completion.



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.



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 ...



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 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 ...



How a 32-year-old basketball player plans to play professionally with one arm  The Undefeated

The foggy video begins with Robert Whitaker Jr., a svelte guard with a fade haircut save for the bushy mane atop his head, bringing the ball up the court with h…



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 ...



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 ...



Senators launch bipartisan bid to block Saudi arms sales  Jacksonville Journal-Courier

WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly challenging President Donald Trump's use of executive power, Democrats and Republicans in the Senate are banding together ...



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 ...



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 | 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 ...



JSU volleyball: Gamecocks ready to open home schedule  Anniston Star

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville State volleyball team will open its home schedule today in two different gyms.



Welcome Principal Thrasher  Northwest Georgia News

The Cherokee County Board of Education has hired Aubrey (Rusty) Thrasher as principal of Cedar Bluff School, effective July 1, 2016.



7 Haunted Places In Jacksonville  WJXT Jacksonville

If you're the type of person who believes in ghost, ghouls, and goblins, here are few sites in town you might want to avoid this weekend.



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 ...



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.



Kirsten Gillibrand officially jumps into 2020 race  WJXT News4JAX

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand officially jumped in the 2020 presidential race on Sunday by declaring her Democratic candidacy with a campaign video titled "Brave ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



Kuwaiti shop accused of sticking googly eyes on fish to make them appear more fresh  WJXT News4JAX

There's something fishy going on. Police in Kuwait shut down a fishmonger on Saturday after the owners were accused of sticking googly eyes on the fish in ...



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.



State Department praises release of US resident from Iran  WJXT News4JAX

The US State Department on Tuesday praised the release of Nizar Zakka after nearly four years of detention in Iran, expressing "hope" that it could be "a positive ...



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 ...



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