The Best Calhoun County Summer Programs for Kids 2024

Summer Activities for Kids

School is out. Vacations are planned. But what will your kids be doing the rest of their time off? There are so many fun and engaging options in Calhoun County for kids to socialize with others, play games, learn skills, and beyond. Read on to peruse our list of summer day camps and away camps, […]

Eat Like a Local: El Huarache Loco

El Huarache Loco

Remember Sneaky Pete’s, tucked away in the Greenbrier Shopping Center on Greenbrier-Dear Road? The space was left empty and dark for a space of time, but now it’s sprung back to life. In its stead, a new restaurant has opened its doors–El Huarache Loco. This authentic Mexican restaurant has been open since November 7th and […]

Music Spotlight: Birkenhëd

Birkenhëd

A new band in Calhoun County is staking its claim on the Anniston music scene with hopes to branch out to area cities and eventually the greater Southeast region. Birkenhëd is made up of six multi-talented musicians: Steven Henderson on lead vocals, Logan Magouirk on guitar/vocals, Caleb Burt on guitar/vocals, Matt Neighbors on bass/vocals, Eric […]

Eat Like a Local: Le Coin Des Artistes

Le Coin Des Artistes

If you’re looking for a place in Calhoun County that conjures the atmosphere of a Parisian sidewalk cafe, your heart’s desire will be granted at Le Coin Des Artistes (which means “The Corner of Artists”). The bistro and coffee bar sits right next to Hubbards Off Main in the historic district of downtown Oxford. The […]

Calhoun County Welcomes Fall 2023 With Fun Events

Calhoun County Fall Events

While Calhoun County may not be cooling off quite as quickly as we’d hoped, there are plenty of events on the autumn community calendar that are sure to keep families entertained for the season. Get ready to recall bygone days as memories are conjured of colorful falling leaves, spice-scented candles, grinning scarecrows, and festive hayrides. […]

Lulu’s Place Hits the Anniston Restaurant Scene This Fall

Lulus Place

Hot off the heels of Anniston’s Restaurant Week, Calhoun County should brace itself for more great news on the dining front. Anniston will soon be welcoming a new restaurant. Lulu’s Place is setting up shop at 1021 Noble St. in the Stewart Building and expect to open their doors (barring any unforeseen delays) on October […]

Aura Bobatea in Anniston Alabama

Have you heard? It’s the talk of the town! Boba enthusiast no longer have to travel to bigger cities to experience this creamy and delicious beverage. An ice-cold boba tea is now easier than ever to find and it’s made a home for itself right here in Anniston! The owners of Aura Bobatea told us […]

Fuji Japanese Cuisine Re-Opens…With a Hi-Tech Twist

Fuji's Oxford Alabama

Since its doors first opened in 2002, Fuji Japanese Cuisine has been the go-to restaurant in Calhoun County for high-quality, delicious sushi and hibachi-style food. For over 20 years, loyal patrons have enjoyed artfully authentic Asian fare while creating memories with family and friends. As time passes, however, there comes a point when a business, […]

Mason’s BBQ in Jacksonville, AL

Mason's BBQ

I had the pleasure of having lunch at Mason’s BBQ in Jacksonville, AL. I always loved this location, and I was hoping a really good restaurant would make its home there. The staff were wonderful and got me seated and a menu right away. The Menu was great, featuring specials on certain nights that I […]

Celebrating the Success of Restaurant Week 2023

Restaurant Week Success

Restaurant Week 2023 may have come to a close (a very successful one, might I add), but the flavors sampled by eager participants have lingered on. As Christa Morphis, the board chairman for Main Street Anniston put it, referencing the Halibut Marsala she ate at Coldwater Brewpub last Thursday, “It was absolutely delicious. I had […]