The Top 6 Kayaking Outfitters in Calhoun County

kayaking river calhoun county alabama

Article by Abby Parks It’s that time of year again….kayaking season!  Have you ever been kayaking before?  Those who have ventured out on a lake or creek in search of adventure or a relaxing summer afternoon on the water will testify that it’s a great choice for summer watersports in the Southeast.  You may not […]

Anniston, AL “We Are More”

Anniston, AL

Article by Karla Eden If I were to ask you to define Anniston, you might say that we are abandoned buildings, or you might mention homelessness. You may tell me about how your family was poisoned by PCBs and call it a “Toxic City”. You might mention some old statistics or false claims about Anniston […]

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 […]

The King of All Crits Weekend Returns

Alabama Cycling Classic

The King of All Crits Weekend Returns April 9-10, Kicking Off the 2022 North American Criterium Series, The Sunny King Criterium Alabama’s annual premier professional cycling event weekend, the Alabama Cycling Classic, returns to the City of Anniston and Main Street Anniston’s, Noble Street corridor on April 9-10, 2022. The day one event, the Sunny King […]

Learn About Anniston Museum of Natural History in Anniston, AL

Anniston Museum of Natural History in Oxford, AL

It is always great to learn about natural history, the Appalachian Highlands Birding Trail, the mature longleaf pines North American wilderness, and the different nature points in Northeast Alabama. You are sure to find quite a bit at the Anniston Museum of Natural History in the Anniston, Alabama, area. What is the Anniston Museum of […]

City of Chaos in Eastaboga, AL

City of Chaos

One of the most anticipated Haunted Attractions is now open at Combat Park in Eastaboga, AL. We here at INSIGHT got to peek inside last night for its soft opening. The CITY OF CHAOS is a fright fest that will feature not one, not two, not three but FOUR attractions people can participate in. Aptly […]

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 […]