February 7, 2017
After careful consideration and public response to recommendations from the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) to increase speed limits on portions of Highway 21/Quintard Avenue/McClellan Blvd. and U.S. 431/McClellan Veterans Parkway/Golden Springs Road, city leaders decided to keep speed limits as they are. Continue reading Speed Limits to Remain Unchanged
On January 17, 2017, President Obama leveraged the Antiquities Act of 1906 and proclaimed two historic sites in Calhoun County, Alabama, as the “Freedom Riders National Monument,” creating the nation’s first national monument dedicated to telling the story of the Freedom Rides. Continue reading Historic Site in Anniston Proclaimed National Monument
Get your free tree sapling during the City’s Arbor Day Celebration, Thursday, Feb. 23, from 12 noon until 2 PM at Zinn Park, Anniston.
Trees provided by Alabama Power.
Main Street Anniston
Shamrockin’ 5K Color Walk/Run
Saturday, March 18, 2017, 8 A.M.
A fundraiser to support beautification projects in Anniston’s historic downtown district. Partnering with Main Street Anniston on the project is the Anniston Council on the Arts & Humanities. For more information, contact Main Street Director Meredith Strain at 256-689-5479.
The holidays are long gone, and some of us are starting to notice those few extra pounds we’ve gained. The city of Anniston Parks & Recreation Department has numerous opportunities for you to get moving and get healthy! Here are a few options: Continue reading Get Fit!