2024 Redistricting

Loop Hike in the Dugger Mountain Wilderness

This will be a loop hike beginning and ending at the Burn’s trailhead located on Cleburne County
Road 55 (also known as the Rabbittown Road). Google directions are: Burns Trailhead. From the
trailhead, the hike will proceed up the access trail to the Pinhoti and will travel about 3 miles on the
trail before intersecting with the Jones Branch Road. The hike will then follow the road for another 3
miles before returning to the trailhead. Jones Branch Road offers several tranquil views of Jones
Branch and the surrounding valley. Pending group interest, there may also be a short side hike to the
“Indian Cave” a large rock overhang that archeological evidence suggests was used by aboriginal
cultures for several years. Participants should pack a lunch with something to drink and dress
appropriately for the forecasted weather conditions for the day. The meeting time for this hike will
be 9:00 am at the Burns Trailhead. To register for this hike, please call or text Keith Hudson at
256-453-9527, or email him at anniston.outdoor.assn@gmail.com. The registration deadline for this
trip is Thursday, January 11.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast and Youth Participation Day!

22nd Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast & Youth Participation Day_1.15.24

The City of Anniston “Good Choices” Program cordially invites the community to our 22d Annual “Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast and Youth Participation Day” on Monday, January 15, 2024 at the Anniston City Meeting (1615 Noble St, Anniston, AL 36201) commencing at 9:00 AM CST. 

An award will be given to the class with the largest participation! All City and County Schools are invited to participate. Participating students can sign in on-site the day of the event, or by visiting: www.annistonal.gov/mlk-sign-in 

About this Event: 

The breakfast is an annual event sponsored by the City of Anniston Good Choices Program. Its purpose is to commemorate the legacy of Dr. King while imparting to our youth the importance of perpetuating his vision of a united and non-violent society. The program showcases local youth engaging in dance or showcasing their poetic excellence through diction and more! Recognized as Youth Participation Day, all schools, both city and county, are strongly encouraged to participate!


Thank you to the following entities for their continued support and sponsorship of this wonderful event: Calhoun County Commission (Commissioner Fred Wilson), State Representative Barbara A. Boyd, Pandoras Art & Social Club, Iota Mu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Pan Hellenic Council of Calhoun County, & the Zeta Mu Sigma (Alumni) Chapter Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. 

For additional information and event questions, please contact Carver Center Director, Patricia Pickens, at: 256-231-7630.

The Anniston Police Department Annual Christmas Toy Drive!

The Anniston Police Department is excited to announce the kickoff of its annual Christmas Toy Drive!
We hope you can help us make some little ones smile this holiday season by dropping off toy donations at the Anniston Police Department (174 W 13th St, Anniston, AL 36201).
We will be accepting donations from November 17, 2023 until Friday, Dec. 19th! Afterwards, we will host the Toy Drive give-away at the Station near Christmas time!
Any one with questions may feel free to contact us anytime at: (256) 238-1800. Thank you!

2023 Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony!

You’re Invited to The City of Anniston, Alabama and Main Street Anniston’s 2023 Tree Lighting Ceremony on Friday, December 1st at 5pm at 12th and Noble Street!

The Tree Lighting Ceremony will conclude with hot cocoa, coffee, and cookies (while supplies last) hosted by Main Street Anniston Board of Directors.

For more information, contact the Main Street office, at: 256-231-7633!

Christmas at the Berman Family Fun Night

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Kick off the holiday season with the Berman Museum. Join us for dinner, cookies, and cocoa with Christmas carols, stories, and World War II-era games and crafts. It will be an evening of Christmas cheer for the entire family.

Christmas at the Berman is $10 per adult and $8 per child (ages 4-17). AM&G members receive a 50% discount. Pre-registration is required. Visit www.ExploreAMAG.org or call 256-237-6766 to register today. The last day to register is Friday, November 24.

2024 Youth Basketball Registration! (Deadline: 12/09/23)

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If your young superstar likes to dribble up-and-down the court then now is the time to register them for our 2024 Youth Basketball Season!

The registration Deadline has just been extended until Saturday, December 9, 2023!

This winter we are offering Basketball for the following age groups:

TOT/6 & Under
8 & Under
10 & Under
12 & Under
14 & Under

You can register your superstar online at this link: https://tinyurl.com/44xuh64m

The Basketball Skills Clinic will take place on December 9th.

Skill Camp Times:
8u- 9am to 10 am
10u- 10:15 am to 11:15 am
12u 11:30 am to 12:30 pm.

For questions or more information please contact City of Anniston Athletic Director, Darren Spruill at: 256-820-3860.

Link to City Calendar: https://tinyurl.com/3fc5wrxd

Basic & Advanced Gymnastic Skills!

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Come to the Carver Community center to learn basic and advanced gymnastic skills!

Class 1: Ages 5-10, Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Class 2: Ages 11-17, Time: 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM
To reserve your spot, contact Jalisa Knox at:

Phone: 256-499-1631
Email: jknox.oe@oxboe.com
The price per class is $10, and the price to take all classes for a month is $40!

Thank you!

Free Play at the Carver Community Center!

Free Play at Carver





Southern Spinners Baton!

Southern Spinners Baton Every Monday 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Instructor: Patty Mixon Location: Norwood Hodges Community Center 3125 Spring Valley Rd, Anniston, AL 36207 More Information: 256-231-7627

Southern Spinners Baton

Every Monday
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Instructor: Patty Mixon
Location: Norwood Hodges Community Center
3125 Spring Valley Rd, Anniston, AL 36207
More Information: 256-231-7627