Codes at a Click

Getting access to city ordinances just got a lot easier. Municode is an online portal where anyone can conveniently access the city of Anniston’s codes of ordinances (along with many other cities). Continue reading Codes at a Click

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Anniston’s Youth Sports Programs

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

About the Anniston Historic Preservation Commission

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.

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Bikes On Board!

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!

City Gears Up for Cycling Criterium, Festival

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The Alabama Cycling Classic is only a few weeks away, and across the city, volunteers, businesses, organizations, and others are tidying up and preparing to welcome cycling teams and their families from around the nation and the world. The annual event, held on the weekend of April 8 and 9, includes two professional road race events, the Sunny King Criterium on Saturday and the McClellan Road Race on Sunday. The Noble Street Festival, presented by the city of Anniston, is held on Saturday, April 8, in conjunction with the Sunny King Criterium. Continue reading City Gears Up for Cycling Criterium, Festival