Eat Like a Local: Below Zero Creamery

below zero

Tucked down 11th Street across from the Calhoun County Courthouse, the Below Zero Creamery is methodically captivating sugar lovers with its rolled ice cream creations, decorated shakes, and other dessert delights. In the short time since the shop opened on April 2, 2024, an increasing number of eager patrons have graced this charming shop to […]

Make Mother’s Day Memorable in Calhoun County 2024

Mothers Day

So many grateful spouses and children (young or adult) enjoy honoring their mothers on that one special day of the year that goes beyond the norm. Sunday, May 12 marks Mother’s Day 2024, and for those of us who are residents of Calhoun County, there are countless ways to make her day a special one. […]

Eat Like a Local: A Taste of Vietnam in Calhoun County

Vietnamese Restaurants

Good afternoon, Vietnam! Calhoun County has already created a name for itself when it comes to diverse cuisines–Mexican, Italian, Chinese, Korean, Thai, and American restaurants have settled in various areas, drawing foodies that like to think–and eat–outside of the box. One category, however, has been underrepresented in our neck of the woods…until now! Within the […]

Sinclair Social: A Contemporary Venue Prepped For Success

Sinclair Social

It’s intriguing when an innovative concept in food and beverage venues comes on the scene, especially in an area like Calhoun County where the nearest larger city is at least an hour’s commute. Anniston, Alabama has once again put itself on the map at the forefront of something unique for a mid-sized town in the […]

Twisted Snow: A Twisted Taste of Sweet Goodness

Twisted Snow

Sometimes you stumble upon a bit of a hidden treasure in Calhoun County and ask yourself why it flew under your radar. Such was the case with Twisted Snow, a shop tucked away in Oxford, Alabama that serves shaved ice, homemade gourmet popcorn, and double whip delights. This nondescript storefront houses a shop teeming with […]

Eat Like a Local: Big Mike’z Rolling Kitchen

Food Trucks

There’s one particular food truck cruising the highways and byways of Calhoun County that has provided superb street food to festival goers and basic hungry working folk alike since 2021. Big Mike’z Rolling Kitchen has set a course to bring its unique spin on convenient finger foods and delish desserts to events in our area […]

The Best Places to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in Calhoun County 2023

Thanksgiving In Calhoun County

  Have you been noticing a larger-than-average amount of Butterball turkeys on display at your grocery store of choice? If so, there’s a very good reason behind it. Thanksgiving is on the way! Let’s face it, though. Many of us have busy, stressful lives, and would like a little help when it comes to preparing […]

Betty’s BBQ Anniston Alabama

Betty's Bar B Q

The lunch crew picked a good spot on this day. Anytime I hear “let’s go to Betty’s” my mouth waters and my stomach gets excited. They had their Meatloaf on special, so I didn’t really need a menu. I love the atmosphere in Betty’s, all their staff are great and most have been there for […]

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 […]