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Arrest report for August 4, 2013
The people listed in this arrest report, whose names and charges are obtained from public records, are presumed innoc...
07:03 PM, Saturday, August 03
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Police blotter for August 4, 2013
Crimes are listed by location. Anonymous tips may be called in to Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414. A reward of up to $...
07:01 PM, Saturday, August 03
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Sunday Record for August 4, 2013
The Anniston Star's Sunday Record for August 4, 2013.
06:59 PM, Saturday, August 03
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Pulitzer winner Rick Bragg encourages newly minted JSU gra...
Bragg, a homegrown writer who got his start with Calhoun County newspapers, may not have needed a degree to find prof...
12:27 AM, Saturday, August 03
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Cleburne GOP head Sprayberry to challenge Dial for Senate
State Sen. Gerald Dial, 75, will face a Cleburne County challenger for his seat in the 2014 Republican primary electi...
06:35 PM, Friday, August 02
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Victory Headquarters breaks ground for new church
More than 50 people gathered under tents at the old Calhoun County fairgrounds Friday to break ground for a new churc...
06:31 PM, Friday, August 02
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County schools to pilot program for 'disconnected' students
Calhoun County's school system is one of 10 systems across the state that will pilot a new approach to reaching "disc...
06:24 PM, Friday, August 02
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Former Anniston police officer charged with sex abuse
A former Anniston police officer was charged Thursday with sexually abusing a child younger than 12, court records on...
06:14 PM, Friday, August 02
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Dean to challenge Hurst in GOP race for House District 35
Munford businessman Steve Dean will again challenge four-term state Rep. Steve Hurst. However, this time the race wil...
06:06 PM, Friday, August 02
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Weaver welcomes two new business with drinks on Sunday
It’s been three months since legislation passed allowing Weaver, a city of fewer than 3,000 residents, to sell alcoho...
05:06 PM, Friday, August 02
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Police: Man previously injured in shooting shot at again
A 22-year-old man was shot at Thursday night in Anniston, months after recovering from injuries in a previous shooting.
03:09 PM, Friday, August 02
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Sheriff: Anniston woman victim of mail scam
An Anniston woman told deputies Wednesday evening she was the victim of a mail scam involving a claim that she'd won ...
02:48 PM, Friday, August 02
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Woman charged with breaking into ex-husband’s home
A 35-year-old woman was charged Thursday with breaking into her ex-husband’s home and demanding money from him last m...
01:18 PM, Friday, August 02
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Rocky Hollow residents' group cheers on Woodstock runners
The partnership with the runners club gave the association a chance to create an environment that felt friendly or fr...
12:20 AM, Friday, August 02
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Anniston faces $1 million funding gap for police and fire ...
Anniston Finance Director Danny McCullars said the penny sales tax increase passed by the council last year to shore ...
12:14 AM, Friday, August 02
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