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Man charged with assaulting Anniston police officer
A man was charged early this morning with assaulting an Anniston police officer on Noble Street.
02:14 PM, Thursday, April 11
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Weather-related closings today
Some schools and other institutions are rescheduling today in anticipation of severe weather.
02:00 PM, Thursday, April 11
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The weather? There's an app - or three - for that
The Star's resident weather geek reviews three smartphone apps designed to keep you tuned in to the weather.
01:30 PM, Thursday, April 11
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Block on local bills lifted; Anniston Sunday sales bill ca...
State Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow, D-Red Bay, said Wednesday night that he plans to lift his block on local bills in the ...
05:36 AM, Thursday, April 11
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White Plains comes out on top at robotics meet
Perhaps fitting for a competition at the University of Alabama, one of the three courses the teams had to complete wa...
12:05 AM, Thursday, April 11
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Anniston spruces up in anticipation of cyclists
Spirit of Anniston will be plastering the large front windows of a vacant building on the 1000 block of Noble Street ...
12:00 AM, Thursday, April 11
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House passes education budget, 2 percent teacher pay raise
The Alabama House of Representatives voted to approve a $5.74 billion budget, and a 2 percent pay raise for teachers,...
10:29 PM, Wednesday, April 10
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Patient says nurse assault charges are unfounded
An Anniston woman Wednesday said she was wrongly charged with assaulting a nurse Tuesday while seeking treatment for ...
05:08 PM, Wednesday, April 10
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Man reports being assaulted in apartment
The 37-year-old victim was in his home on the 300 block of Elm Street at 6:10 p.m., and a group of 15 people forced t...
01:51 PM, Wednesday, April 10
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Storms, isolated tornadoes expected Thursday
A line of potentially severe storms is expected to roll over Alabama Thursday and will likely sweep across Calhoun Co...
12:11 PM, Wednesday, April 10
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Calhoun County experiencing high pollen levels, more to come
Some allergy and plant experts say Calhoun County and much of Alabama are experiencing higher-than-usual levels of po...
11:10 AM, Wednesday, April 10
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Eliminating overtime pay proposed to hold down expenses in...
“If we’re going to move forward and be progressive, we’re going to have to make changes,” Mayor Wayne Willis said. “I...
12:44 AM, Wednesday, April 10
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Anniston City Council requests railroad spur for trail ext...
Robin Scott, executive director of the McClellan Development Authority, said such an extension of the Ladiga Trail wo...
12:36 AM, Wednesday, April 10
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Anniston Star launching online subscription plan
Bob Davis, editor and associate publisher of The Star, said the change is part of a national trend of newspapers — ab...
12:02 AM, Wednesday, April 10
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George Smith: A visit to 'downtown' Abanda ...
George Smith pays a visit to one of his favorite "non-towns."
12:01 AM, Wednesday, April 10
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