Volunteering is a great way to meet new people, make new friends, learn new skills and contribute to the quality of life in your community. Guess which generation volunteers the most? Continue reading Volunteer Today!
For many children, it’s a right of passage: the fitting of the uniform, learning the lingo, practicing their high-fives, and enjoying celebratory dinners after the big game with family and friends. Organized sports such as soccer, baseball, basketball and football can improve a child’s self-esteem, teach them about teamwork and help them develop self-discipline and social skills. The City of Anniston Parks & Recreation Department offers year ’round organized sports programs for children ages two to teen. Continue reading Anniston’s Youth Sports Programs
Cooking is the main cause of home fires and injuries. Learn how you can prevent cooking fires to keep your family safe! Continue reading You Can Prevent Cooking Fires
Spotlight on Citizen-Led Councils
Styles in architecture like styles in fashion are fickle. One day, we’re all about minimalism; the next, we’re covering that sparseness with wood cladding and embracing our inner ostentatiousness. This is just the type of capriciousness from which the Anniston Historic Preservation Commission was created to protect us.
The Cities of Anniston and Oxford offer a fixed-route system, which extends into the city of Weaver to the north and Town of Hobson City to the west. Currently, there are four buses running constantly during hours of operation. Continue reading Get Where You Need to Go!
Grant-funded Project Will Make Loading/Unloading Bikes at Anniston’s Amtrak Station Possible
Originally published DECEMBER 18, 2016
Anniston is one of only three cities in Alabama with rail service via Amtrak—an economic edge that cannot be overstated. Anniston is also a cycling mecca with professional road races such as the Alabama Cycling Classic and the Cheaha Challenge drawing international professional, junior and amateur cycling teams. Continue reading Bikes On Board!