McClellan will highlight the diversity of the former Fort’s current corporate partners, promote the residential, recreational and educational opportunities, and detail ongoing economic development activities.
 
 
Fort McClellan: Exploring the possibilities
The former Fort McClellan property is many things to many people. Ask a number of Calhoun County residents for an opinion about what is now known simply as McClellan and you’re guaranteed a wide rage of responses.
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Exploring McClellan: Senior Living
Abundance abounds at McClellan. Whether it is buildings, developable land or room to grow, the property is in no danger of being landlocked. Amenities at McClellan are many and also state of the art. There are golf courses, swimming and a new focus on the arts. Expansion for staples is on the way.
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Exploring McClellan: Medical Mall
Anniston and its surrounding communities benefit from a thriving health care hub. A major component of the support system is the McClellan Medical Mall. The facility opened its doors in 2008 and has guided and comforted many patients through some of the hardest times of their lives.
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Ohatchee council closer to purchasing storage property
The fate of the land and the barn has been in limbo since last summer due to environmental factors. The town wanted confirmation that the county would continue to monitor land where underground fuel tanks were located.
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Anniston, Weaver officials hope Alabama 21 traffic will attract business
This week, the Weaver City Council passed a resolution seeking to annex a half-mile stretch of the highway north of Anniston’s city limits, which Mayor Wayne Willis believes will be the city’s best bet to gain significant retail growth.
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Carol Ann Watson, 78, is remembered for her service to military families
“If you had to sum up my mother’s life, it was service to God, service to family and service to country,” her son Darryl Watson said.
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McClellan retirement community planned
A developer plans to convert several historic McClellan buildings into homes for retirees, the latest effort to redevelop part of the former fort into a retirement community and stimulate the local economy.
Jan 08, 2014 |  0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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Anniston considering tax abatement for expanding manufacturer
During its Monday work session, the Anniston City Council discussed providing a property tax abatement to Agracel Inc., an Illinois-based industrial developer. Agracel owns a McClellan facility that houses International Automotive Components, which does mold injections for automotive parts.
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City no longer interested in purchasing Anniston Middle School; district officials go back to the drawing board
Anniston officials say an estimated $6 million cost just for the site and its development would be too high and that retail development could be achieved faster and cheaper on city-owned property near the school.
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City officials call New Year’s Eve fireworks show a success
The city of Anniston celebrated New Year’s Eve with a fireworks display at the Duck Pond in McClellan on Wednesday, and organizers say they’re pleased with the turnout.
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Anniston to host New Year's Eve fireworks show at McClellan
To help ring in 2014, the city of Anniston will host a free fireworks display Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the McClellan Duck Pond Park.
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Fort McClellan: Exploring the possibilities
The former Fort McClellan property is many things to many people. Ask a number of Calhoun County residents for an opinion about what is now known simply as McClellan and you’re guaranteed a wide rage of responses.
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Anniston city manager critiques operations so far
After six weeks on the job, Anniston City Manager Brian Johnson met with the Anniston City Council during a special four-hour retreat Friday to discuss what he'd learned about city departments and changes he wanted to make.
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'Always comrades:' Ceremony honors WWII prisoners
On Sunday, for the seventh year in a row, a ceremony was held at the cemetery in McClellan where 29 German and Italian soldiers, who died while being held as prisoners of war in camps across the South, were laid to rest.
Nov 17, 2013 |  0 comments | 85 85 recommendations | email to a friend
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Artists in Action: Local performances will make spirits bright
Start making plans to see CAST production “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” opening Dec. 5, and Tchaikovsky’s classic “The Nutcracker” presented by the Knox Concert Series on Dec. 8.
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Memorial service for German, Italian POW cemetery at McClellan set for Sunday
Headstones at the McClellan cemetery mark the graves of the men who died while being held at U.S. Army camps during the war. About 3,000 of those prisoners of war were kept at such a camp on Fort McClellan.
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Efforts underway to reopen McClellan lake
Through recent efforts by several local business leaders to restore a lake at McClellan, Simmons and other area residents could soon have fishing and other outdoor activities at the former fort.
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Residents' desires for Anniston in line with officials' goals, efforts, surveys show
Residents' ideas to improve Anniston, from expanding workforce development to strengthening police protection, appear to match city officials' goals and efforts, recent surveys show.
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