A program that was created specifically for elementary school students to help them learn math in a more creative way has reached more than one million kids in just two years. Today, fifth graders within the Anniston City School System got the opportunity to participate in this program. The Hammer Build Project hosted by the Eastman Chemical Company gave students at Randolph Park Elementary a golden opportunity to learn about fractions while they built a 15 by 17 house. The f
Halloween festivities have been going on all month with trick or treaters dressed in their favorites costumes, but on Wednesday, more children will be out walking the neighborhoods with their families. TV24 has some tips for parents trick or treating with their kids, as well as drivers who will be out and about during this fun filled holiday. Those of you planning to be out with children on Halloween night should map your trick or treating route out ahead of time. Also be sur
The community rallied together for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day in order to properly dispose hundreds of pounds of unwanted of expired drugs within their homes. In Cherokee County, law enforcement personnel collected more than 100 pounds of unneeded prescription drugs. This take back initiative aims to lower the rates of prescription drug abuse in the US along with accidental poisonings and overdoses. Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver also says that people who m
The City of Anniston recently held a community-wide meeting where more than 60 concerned citizens showed to address their opinions and suggestions. Housing and city representatives listened as the people of Anniston voiced their concerns on crime, education, public services and housing. It’s all part of an effort to help improve future initiatives and planning. The City of Anniston posted on Facebook, thanking everyone for attending and shared that they are hopeful for the fu
The City of Gadsden held their annual council meeting earlier today, which happened to be the last council meeting for a member who has served since October of 1986. The Family Success Center of Etowah County along with other organizations hosted a ceremony honoring the retirement of the county’s district four council member, Robert Echols Jr. Echols graduated from Gadsden High School, and attended the University of Alabama-Gadsden Center before becoming the Executive Vice Pr
After an action-packed Friday night of football, the awards are in from week nine of the high school football season: KFC-Pigskin Roundup Team of the Week: Donoho Falcons
The Falcons went on the road and beat Appalachian 49-0 last Friday. The victory secured the No. 2 seed in Class 1A Region 5 which means they will host a playoff game next week. The Falcons are on a four game winning streak and own a 7-2 mark overall. For their big win, the entire team and coaching staff wil
The Alabama Beverage Control Board has launched a statewide campaign educating students on the dangerous of underage drinking and the consequences surrounding it. A local Middle School was among the first on their radar. ABC Board members paid a visit to White Plains Middle School earlier today to inform students about underage drinking being a big issue nationwide and within the state. Roughly 5,000 people a year who are under 21 die as a result of underage drinking. This in
According to Oxford Police Chief Bill Partridge, there has been concerns of a man impersonating a law enforcement officer. The man recently stopped a woman driving on Highway 202. Although he wasn’t dressed in a uniform and had no badge, he was driving a white pick-up truck with a blue dash light. Chief Partridge wants to inform drivers that if you are being pulled over and have doubts as to the legitimacy of the stop to slow down, turn your flashers on, and dial 911.
An inmate who escaped earlier last week has now been recaptured. According to the Alabama Department of Corrections, Jacob Burnett was recently recaptured over the weekend in Walker County. Burnett escaped from the Childersburg Work Release Center on October 23rd with another inmate who was caught the next day. Burnett was serving a 15 year sentence for first degree Theft of Property. He will now be facing additional charges.