George Smith: There is some good news today
12:06 AM, Sunday, April 20
George Smith's column for Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014

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Frazier recommends pushing forward with Anniston city scho...
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Board fires Cleburne County High School teacher
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Calhoun Co. commission takes steps to replace dryers, repa...
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Firefighters making progress on Talladega wildfire
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State prosecutors announce indictment of Georgia man on co...
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Heflin board reduces water, sewer fees for some new busine...
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Firefighters illuminate Heflin for the holidays
HEFLIN — For the second year, Heflin firefighters are installing lighted Christmas displays throughout town.
07:07 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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JSU officials hope for grant to expand training program fo...
Jacksonville State University is among a group of schools competing for a grant that officials here hope to use to sp...
06:56 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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New mental health law regulations to benefit patients
With new federal regulations on mental health released Friday, more consumers could soon have better coverage for the...
06:44 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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No one injured in fire at Calhoun County Jail
A fire that started accidentally in the Calhoun County Jail this morning damaged two clothes dryers but did not injur...
06:33 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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Weaver council lowers loan amount to $580K; Money will pay...
WEAVER – The Weaver City Council on Tuesday night backed away from a possible $815,000 loan, and settled on borrowing...
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Weaver officials plan grand opening for new business
WEAVER – If all goes according to plan, city officials hope to have a grand opening for Weaver’s latest business earl...
06:09 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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County officials hold training drill for mass-casualty dis...
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