Treadhoofalon Race in Anniston, Alabama

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Shoes, Hooves, and Wheels Meet in the First Annual  Treadhoofalon Race in Anniston, Alabama  The Treadhoofalon Brings Mountain Bikers, Trail Runners, and Horseback Riders Together for the First Event of its Kind  ANNISTON, Ala—Aug. 2, 2022—The Back Country Horseman of America McClellan Chapter, Northeast Alabama Bicycle Association, and Anniston Runners Club Trail Running Division have […]

Get Ready for the 41st Annual Woodstock 5K

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Article by Abby Parks The Woodstock 5K, now in its 41st year, is not only one of the oldest continuous foot races in the Southeast–this year’s race has been named the RRCA (Road Runners Club of America) Alabama State 5K Championship for 2022.  With a USATF certified course dubbed “difficult” for its challenging hills, the […]

Project Echelon

Anniston Alabama

Professional Cycling Team Helps to Educate, Equip and Empower Veterans Through Physical Activity Project Echelon, co-founded by veteran Eric Beach and professional cyclist Eric Hill, use their platform in professional sport to carry out their mission of educating, equipping, and empowering veterans through physical activity. According to a report published by the United States Department of Veterans […]

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 […]

Freedom Riders National Monument to Open Anniston Greyhound Bus Depot

As part of the ongoing commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Freedom Rides, Freedom Riders National Monument is inviting the public to view the Smithsonian Institute traveling exhibit titled “The City of Hope: Resurrection City and the 1968 Poor People’s Campaign.” Beginning April 3, and continuing every weekend from 10 am to 5 pm, […]

Ohatchee Strong Crawfish Boil and Music

We are no stranger to bad weather in Alabama, but we also know how to come together, to rebuild, and to heal as a community. Ohatchee, AL experienced tragedy and destruction with the recent Tornadoes. Joanna Harden, owner of the Darkhorse Saloon, and local musician Patrick Smith; along with the help of many others, are […]

The 1st Annual Shamrock the Block is headed your way!

Shamrock the Block 2021

Saint Patrick’s Day events are a local favorite for Downtown Anniston patrons, with authentic food specials at various restaurants, live music, and bar crawls, there is always a good time to be had. However this year, as we are on the tailend of a world pandemic, we were presented with difficult decisions. How could we […]

Oxford Festival of Lights 2020

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The Oxford Festival of Lights will be hosted in 2020 at Choccolocco Park, located at 954 Leon Smith Parkway in Oxford, Alabama.  The expansive grounds of Choccolocco Park provide a perfect venue for the festival, and its proximity to shopping, dining, and lodging facilities make the Festival of Lights a favorite destination for the citizens […]

My Sweet Escape

My sweet escape painting

By Kelsey Butler  Paint Parties and Art by Tiffany Beal Local artist Tiffany Beal found her “sweet escape” in art and has turned her passion into her business.  Beal has been hosting paint parties in and around Piedmont, where she lives, for five years. She travels to homes for private parties and holds classes for […]