YAHOO LAKE BECOMES THE HOME OF 800 BASS

Recently Davis Fish Farms delivered 800 Bass and introduced them into Yahoo Lake. This 8 acre rain water feed lake is on the agenda to become a public fishing and picnic area for the community. The timing for this will be a year to a year and a half away....

McCLELLAN BIKE TRAILS OPEN

McClellan Bike Trail is the first specially design NICA trail in the state of Alabama. A ribbon cutting was schedule for the evening of Wednesday, June 26, 2019. Mother Nature seemed to have other plans as she provided several storms with torrential down pours, thunder and lighting. As we got...

MDA Approves Two New Property Sales

On June 5, 2018, at a called board meeting of the McClellan Development Authority (MDA), the Board of Directors unanimously approved two offers to purchase property on McClellan. Both purchase offers came from new local startup businesses looking to join the list of corporate partners who call McClellan home. The...

MDA closes deal on $2.3 Million Sale for Independent Living Facility

New Independent Living Facility will include the former Post Headquarters building, four former multi-story barracks, and the large parade grounds area totaling just over ten acres. On December 20th, MDA officials executed the necessary closing documents and finalized the $2.3M sale of the Historic Buckner Headquarters complex, clearing the way...

New Demolition Planned

City of Anniston Public Works employees will soon begin demolition on three buildings near the Jacksonville State University McClellan Center. The structures and property, which is owned by the University, is being deeded to the City. Through an agreement between the City and McClellan Development Authority, workers will use the...

Join Us For The 100th Anniversary Of Fort McClellan

We hope you'll join us for the 100 Year Anniversary of Fort McClellan, happening Saturday, August 26th from 9 am to 3 pm. There will be bus tours, entertainment, food trucks, and more! All are invited! For more information, please visit the event page on Facebook by clicking here.

Last Planned Timber Clear Cut Part of Environmental Cleanup Effort

During its heyday, Fort McClellan once used several small arms and weapons ranges that today lie just to the east of the McClellan Veterans Parkway off ramp that joins Summerall Gate Road. Oriented north-to-south along what used to be Iron Mountain Road, these ranges require extensive soil remediation work to...

Recent Timber Operations on McClellan Result of Ips Beetle Infestation

Earlier this winter, McClellan staff and Alabama Forest Commission (AFC) representatives were cruising various timber stands throughout the former fort. As they performed their inspections, they began to notice clusters of dead and dying southern pine trees throughout the 2000+ acre cantonment area. Upon closer examination, it was confirmed that...

MDA Welcomes Valkyries Austere to McClellan

With all the final paperwork finally signed, the MDA sealed the deal for the sale of an 11,900 square foot building and seven acres of property to Mr. Aaron Jamison, owner and operator of Valkyries Austere Medical Solutions and Consultants, LLC. Aaron’s company specializes in instruction and training for wilderness...

Retail center planned at McClellan warehouses

This story orginally appeared in the Anniston Star. For the original post, follow this link. McClellan Development Authority board members on Wednesday agreed to sell property for a retail development in historic warehouses at the former fort. Robin Scott, director of the MDA, said the developer, REK Partners I, plans...