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Memorial service for German, Italian POW cemetery at McCle...
Headstones at the McClellan cemetery mark the graves of the men who died while being held at U.S. Army camps during t...
05:47 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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Cleburne rescue team finds 11 hikers lost in Cheaha park
Cleburne County Search and Rescue found 11 Chambers County residents — four adults and seven children — lost in Cheah...
05:17 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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Wildfire continues to burn in Calhoun County wilderness
As of Wednesday afternoon, 225 acres of land in the Dugger Mountain Wilderness in Calhoun County had burned, accordin...
04:30 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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George Smith: The thing is she’s still Ellie
George Smith's column for Wednesday, November 13, 2013
05:00 AM, Wednesday, November 13
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Piedmont BoE considers policy statements on language, trai...
The proposed non-discriminatory statement is three paragraphs long and would be applied to six other policies to ensu...
01:23 AM, Wednesday, November 13
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ACLU: Alabama imprisons non-violent offenders for life
MONTGOMERY — The drug war and habitual offender laws have put thousands of nonviolent offenders, including more than ...
11:05 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Crime Bulletin for November 12, 2013
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for November 12, 2013.
10:56 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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No closure of Boiling Springs Road as parkway project move...
OXFORD — The Oxford City Council on Tuesday chose not to close one end of Boiling Springs Road, a route many resident...
09:23 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Heflin council approves bonus for city workers
The Heflin City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a one-time bonus of $200 for full-time city employees and $50...
09:09 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Local retailers expanding operating hours for Black Friday
It's part of a strategy to collect as many consumer dollars as possible while compensating for a shorter-than-usual s...
05:07 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Incinerator demolition on track for March completion
The demolition is the final stage of the decades-long project to destroy the 7 percent of the nation’s chemical weapo...
04:57 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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New 911 director plans to continue tradition of service
Former head of the Alabama 800 megahertz radio system, Kevin Jenkins, will replace the previous director, Jerry Jacks...
04:55 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Wilderness area burning in Talladega National Forest
A wildfire spreading in the Calhoun County section of Talladega National Forest is not a threat to area residents so ...
04:45 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Man faces sex abuse charges involving three boys
A man arrested on three sexual abuse charges was in the Calhoun County Jail today with warrants for his arrest saying...
04:39 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Anniston man arrested on charges of stalking his wife
Calhoun County Sheriff deputies say a man arrested on stalking charges Friday followed and harassed his wife as she t...
01:20 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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