The green standard: Recycling at JSU below state goal

Dustin Fox, Special to the Chanticleer Recycling is one of the most popular ways for people to feel they are having a positive impact on the environment. Many cities offer curbside pickup of plastics, papers and other materials that can be processed and reused by recycling plants. The Alabama Department of Environmental Management set forth a … Continue reading The green standard: Recycling at JSU below state goal

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Doug Jones packs out Anniston meet and greet

JoAnna Mitchell, Staff Reporter “All across the state, excitement is building for this race. There is just an excitement brewing for change,” said Democrat Doug Jones, opening his speech to a cheering crowd at Classic Too on Noble Street in downtown Anniston this Tuesday, November 7. “It's not about me. It's not about Roy Moore,” said … Continue reading Doug Jones packs out Anniston meet and greet

Shake your Tail Feathers: Jacksonville square gets new addition

Business is booming on the Square as Candace Epperson opens, Tail Feathers, a charming new antique store. Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at 101 Clinton Street Southeast, Tail Feathers offers furniture, gifts and home décor for the entire family. With the most expensive item in the store being a $500 … Continue reading Shake your Tail Feathers: Jacksonville square gets new addition

Marriage equality comes to Alabama for Valentine’s Day

This Monday, February 9, many same-sex couples were lined up outside probate offices all across Alabama, with the hopes of finally being able to be wed. In Calhoun County (and many other counties) however, those hopes were crushed—temporarily. U.S. District Judge Callie Granade overturned Alabama’s same-sex marriage ban on January 23, ruling it unconstitutional. Two … Continue reading Marriage equality comes to Alabama for Valentine’s Day

How charter schools are impacting college tuition

Coming off an overwhelming victory in the 2014 election, leaders in the Alabama legislature are feeling more confident than ever in their ability to push forward their education agenda. Topping that list is allowing charter schools in Alabama. Charter schools are publicly funded independent schools established by businesses or community groups under a charter with … Continue reading How charter schools are impacting college tuition