A Veteran who struggled with homelessness several months ago now has a place to call home. Thanks to Samson’s Strength Sustainable Veterans Incorporated. Samson’s Strength Sustainable Veterans Project is an organization designed to help struggling Veterans make their way back into society. One contribution the Samson’s Strength Veterans Project offers is transitional Tiny Home model settings to better help Veterans reintegrate back into their desired communities. This transit
38 year old David Bush of Anniston was arrested and charged with Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled Substance after officers found marijuana in his possession. According to Calhoun County’s inmate roster, Bush was also charged with Failure to Appear in court resulting in his license being suspended. He is currently in the Calhoun County Jail with a bond of 15,000.
If you’re looking for ways to make extra income, here’s your chance. The United States Census Bureau is in need for Census takers in Gadsden and Cherokee County. Census Recruiter Robert Avery met with Gadsden City Council members and with Cherokee County Commissioners to discuss the importance of Census forms. According to WEIS Radio, Avery expressed to Commissioners the best way to make sure that local residents complete their Census form is to have familiar faces knocking o
WEIS Radio reports that a three vehicle accident occurred on the Chestnut Bypass causing two vehicles to overturn. One person involved in the accident was taken to a local hospital for treatment of unknown injuries. The Cherokee County Sheriff’s department and Centre Police responded to the scene. Investigators are still working to determine the cause of this accident.
Tyson foods is recalling more than 36,000 pounds of chicken nuggets because of possible plastic contamination. According to the Associated Press, the five pound packages of Tyson White Meat Panko Chicken Nuggets are being recalled. The US Agriculture Department says consumers were finding extraneous material inside the nuggets. These reports have yet to be confirmed. The White Meat Panko packages have the “Best if Used By” date of November 26th, 2019. If you have these nugget
The government has been fully up and running for nearly a week. But, according to the Congressional Budget Office, the economy could experience long last effects from the five week shutdown. The economy lost nearly $11 billion during the partial government shutdown. Experts from the Congressional Budget Office expects eight billion of those dollars to be recovered now that people are back working. The shutdown also delayed $18 billion in federal spending. This huge loss is du
Piedmont’s multi-talented athlete has decided to play baseball on the collegiate level. Mohon inked a scholarship with Southern Union on Wednesday morning. Mohon went 9-1 as a pitcher last year. A few months later he was tapped as the Bulldogs starting quarterback where he led the Bulldogs to a 12-3 record and berth in the the 3A state championship game. Mohon is projected to play middle infield and pitcher with the Bison. He’ll start his senior season with the Bulldogs on Fe
Better safe than sorry. Road departments across the state prepared for what could have been a repeat of the messy wintry weather we got five years ago. However, with temperature staying above freezing in many areas, the ground was too warm for the snow that did fall, to stick around.
Despite today’s weather not being as bad as expected, warming shelters remained opened to support those who didn’t have their kitchens stocked with food or heat in their homes. The doors opened at the Carver Community Center at 6 a.m. this morning. Serving everyone in need with coffee, food, and warm shelter. All items including food were donated by families, churches, and businesses. The Carver Community Center warming station will be open 24 hours until February first at 7
An Anniston Councilman has turned himself in for Violating State Ethics Law charges. Ben Little has been charged with voting on city legislation, knowingly having conflict of interest and financial interest. Little turned himself in at the Calhoun County Jail Monday evening according to Sheriff Matthew Wade. If convicted on two counts of Violating the state’s ethics law, Little will be removed from office, a fine of up to $30,000, and possibly prison time. He was released fro