Arrest made in pipe bomb case

Scott Young, Staff Reporter Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced in a press conference that Cesar Sayoc, a man suspected of mailing pipe bombs to several outspoken Democratic figures, has been charged with five federal crimes and is facing up to 58 years in prison. None of the pipe bombs exploded, but FBI Director Christopher Wray stated that the bombs were “not hoax devices.” “Over the … Continue reading Arrest made in pipe bomb case

Honors Program to hold Hunger Banquet

Katie Peyton, Special to The Chanticleer This year, the Honors Program at JSU is very excited to be hosting a Hunger Banquet. Sponsored through a non-profit organization called Oxfam, a Hunger Banquet raises awareness about the realities of world hunger. The Hunger Banquet will take place on Tuesday, November 27th at 6:00PM at First Baptist Church of Jacksonville. The event itself is a dinner, but unlike … Continue reading Honors Program to hold Hunger Banquet

JSU Students for Equality holds second annual Cocky Pride Parade

Scott Young, Staff Reporter On Wednesday, October 17, Jacksonville State University students gathered in front of the TMB to participate in the 2nd Annual LGBTQ+ Cocky Pride Parade organized by the JSU Students for Equality. With glowsticks in hand and rainbow flags flying, students marched around Trustee Circle in what many participants said was a proud demonstration of who they are. “There was something richly … Continue reading JSU Students for Equality holds second annual Cocky Pride Parade

‘Hybrid’ restaurant to open in Jacksonville

Quadarius Whitson, Staff Reporter Have you ever heard of a “hybrid” restaurant before? Owners Aurella and Shane Gowens are looking to bring this nonfamiliar concept to the Jacksonville Area with the opening of their restaurant, Heirloom Taco. Heirloom Taco is a Mexican inspired food truck and traditional restaurant hybrid that is currently being built inside the old fire station located on the square in Jacksonville. Mrs. … Continue reading ‘Hybrid’ restaurant to open in Jacksonville

Hurricane Michael leaves thousands without power

JP Wood, Staff Reporter Thousands remain without power in the Florida Panhandle, Wiregrass, and southeast Georgia just one week after the devastating Hurricane Michael tore through the area. Recovery efforts are still just getting off the ground, as crews from all around the country pour in to the region to assist the locals with help. Among the hardest hit communities are Mexico Beach, Panama City, Marianna … Continue reading Hurricane Michael leaves thousands without power

Gamecocks topple EIU

Baylee Morris, Sports Editor This past Saturday the JSU Gamecocks sailed past Eastern Illinois in their fourth Ohio Valley Conference game. This game was the fourth straight OVC contest out of eight for the Gamecocks. This helped them add another win in the column and another win on the streak list that has now moved to 36 games in OVC play. That’s right the Gamecocks … Continue reading Gamecocks topple EIU

Congressman Mike Rogers Seeking Ninth Term to Represent Alabama’s 3rd District

Scott Young, Staff Reporter A graduate of Jacksonville State University, Congressman Mike Rogers has represented Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District since 2003, bringing a conservative voice to Washington. Prior to his service in the House of Representatives, Rogers served in the Alabama House of Representatives, representing constituents In Calhoun, Talladega, and St. Clair counties. Rogers has been a vocal supporter for many of President Trump’s policies, … Continue reading Congressman Mike Rogers Seeking Ninth Term to Represent Alabama’s 3rd District

Exclusive Interview: The Chanticleer talks to Republican Incumbent for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mike Rogers

On Friday October 12, The Chanticleer’s Scott Young interviewed Incumbent and Republican candidate for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mike Rogers. The Chanticleer’s interview with Democratic nominee Mallory Hagan can be found here. Scott Young: What are some more recent accomplishments you’ve made in the House of Representatives and how have they benefited your constituents? Mike Rogers: Well, one of the things I’ve been working on … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: The Chanticleer talks to Republican Incumbent for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mike Rogers

Mallory Hagan Seeks to Unseat 15-Year Incumbent Congressman Mike Rogers

Scott Young,  Staff Reporter Eight months ago, Mallory Hagan, Miss America 2013, announced her run for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District as a Democrat. A graduate of Opelika High School, Hagan spent most of her childhood in Opelika and studied biomedical science at Auburn University before moving to Brooklyn in 2008. Prior to her run for Congress, she was an evening news anchor for WLTZ-TV in … Continue reading Mallory Hagan Seeks to Unseat 15-Year Incumbent Congressman Mike Rogers

Exclusive Interview: The Chanticleer talks to Democratic nominee for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mallory Hagan

  On Sunday October 7, The Chanticleer’s Scott Young talked to Democratic nominee for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mallory Hagan. Incumbent and Republican candidate Mike Rogers has agreed to an interview as well, which will be shared at a later date. Scott Young: Yesterday, as you know, Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed to the Supreme Court. I believe the margin was 50-48, and this was all … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: The Chanticleer talks to Democratic nominee for Alabama’s 3rd Congressional District, Mallory Hagan