Traffic and Event Information for Sunny King Criterium 2021

Sunny King Criterium

The Alabama Cycling Classic combines the Sunny King Criterium with the Noble Street Festival in downtown Anniston on Saturday, July 3, with the Piedmont Criterium on Sunday, July 4. It has been named a Top 10 Event in Alabama for tourism. Cyclists are expected to compete over the weekend, including many juniors and elite professionals […]

City of Piedmont to host day two of Alabama Cycling Classic

After a year of event cancellations due to COVID, one of Alabama’s top cycling events has returned to the City of Piedmont. This Fourth of July, hundreds of cyclists and spectators are expected to visit the city for the Piedmont Criterium. The Piedmont Criterium will take place on Sunday, July 4, as part of a […]

Hot Spots in Calhoun County

Whether it be a date night without the kids or a much-needed gathering with a few friends, everybody needs a day out to kick back and unwind. Luckily for Calhoun County residents, fun activities and beautiful scenery is never in short supply.  One of the best ways to burn some calories and enjoy the summer […]

Summer to-do for the kiddos

Blackberry Hill Alpacas

Summer break is in full swing which means kids are home all day, eager to fill their summer days with fun. Luckily for parents, Calhoun County is filled with family-friendly activities and events to make this the best summer for both kids and their parents. Blackberry Hill Alpacas Located in Anniston, Blackberry Hill Alpacas is […]

4th of July Celebrations in Calhoun County


Following the dwindling positive cases of COVID-19, Calhoun County is hosting celebratory Independence Day events packed with food, fireworks, and fun. While still encouraging and abiding by regulations and guidelines, the county is instilling a sense of normalcy by providing these events, friendly and accessible for all ages.  Oxford’s Freedom Festival The city of Oxford […]

Sunny King Criterium and Noble Street Festival kicks off July 3rd

Mom, professional cyclist, 9 time master champion title holder, team leader/mentor: Debbie Milne has been professionally racing for over 20 years. She began racing mountain bikes while in college in 1988, and went to strictly road racing in 2000.  But when her daughter, Cate, began racing with Supra in 2018, she would soon add “Mother/Daughter […]

Artist Spotlight: Stadium Drive

Music Event

Remember the days when bands were formed in a  garage with your friends? Well, It’s 2021, and in the era of technology; the days of the garage band are far and few between. One group of musically talented  friends from Calhoun County have something to say about that.  Meet Stadium Drive: An “up and coming” […]

Local Camps Open for 2021 Summer Season

With summer just around the corner and the COVID-19 Pandemic winding down, many parents might be considering fun ways to keep their children engaged over the summer break without venturing too far away. For those looking to stick around their homestead, there’s a variety of options in summer camps around Calhoun county to help keep […]

Hubbard’s off Main Opens New Addition

Walking into Hubbard’s off Main’s new “Hubbards Out Back”, you’ll see the aesthetic is just as beautiful as the main building: large doors that open to expose the venue to fresh air and sunlight, a stage for outdoor live performances, handmade one of a kind furniture pieces with some dating back to the 1800s.  This […]

Cinco de Mayo Events Around Calhoun County

The smell of grilling meat, live music playing, ice cold margaritas, amazing food. But, do you know what’s better than tacos and margaritas? Half priced margaritas and $1.50 tacos! Local businesses around Calhoun county are gearing up for Cinco de Mayo events and are inviting you to join in the celebration on Wednesday, May 5th.  […]