Anniston to build memorial for fallen veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan wars

Anniston's Centennial Memorial Park will{}add 4 new memorial walls. The state has designated the park and the official memorial for fallen law enforcement, firefighters, and soldiers from{}the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The design to expand the park was unveiled during a 9/11 remembrance ceremony. It was the official kickoff of the fundraising campaign for the project.{} The cost for the {}memorials has not been tabulated, but is expected to exceed $150,00. So far, more than $10,000 has been raised.

If you are interested in contributing, call (256) 231-6160.{}