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Relay for Life survivors' dinner set for Thursday
Relay for Life is a months-long fundraiser, the money going toward the society’s research and support programs. In Cl...
02:10 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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U.S. transportation secretary visits Anniston, warns of cr...
Anthony Foxx said that by September, the Federal Highway Trust Fund — now at around $8 billion — will be broke.
01:58 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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George Smith: Shipman: not once, but twice
George Smith's column for Wednesday, April 16, 2014
05:00 AM, Wednesday, April 16
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County and city leaders of Cleburne County gain insights o...
To spur development there has to be a common goal and that has to come from all branches of the community — from the ...
12:47 AM, Wednesday, April 16
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Temperatures to drop below freezing overnight
The National Weather Service on Tuesday predicted areas of frost for the Anniston area at around 3 a.m. Wednesday, wi...
07:16 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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Good financial report offers chance for improvements in Oh...
The most pressing, the mayor said, is renovation of an old Calhoun County Highway Department storage barn. The counci...
06:59 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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Oxford students recognized nationally
School board members recognized at Tuesday’s meeting the 11 Oxford Middle School seventh-graders who participated in ...
04:32 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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Anniston police get money for youth outreach programs
The Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, a nonprofit that funnels donations to area charitable endeavors, annou...
02:49 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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Crime Bulletin for April 15, 2014
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for April 15, 2014.
09:40 AM, Tuesday, April 15
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Jacksonville annexes land for new school site
The 65-acre lot of city-owned property is on the southwest corner of Jacksonville and includes about 30 acres of land...
11:18 PM, Monday, April 14
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Judge sentences Munford man in murder-for-hire plot
Prosecutors say 30-year-old Allen Wayne Densen Morgan tried to hire an FBI agent who he believed to be a member of th...
05:59 PM, Monday, April 14
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Anniston approves $2.6M McClellan road project
Anniston leaders approved a major road project at McClellan and began the search for money to fund another Monday, al...
05:43 PM, Monday, April 14
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Jury recommends life sentence for Anniston man in 1999 murder
A Calhoun County jury recommended Monday that Torrance Perin Vincent spend the rest of his life in prison.
03:12 PM, Monday, April 14
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Despite recent downpours, yearly rainfall at normal levels
With Monday’s morning rainfall adding less than a half inch to the year’s totals, Anniston had seen 16.4 inches of ra...
02:22 PM, Monday, April 14
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City leaders hope to get historic designation for Heflin C...
Shane Smith, Heflin city clerk, said local leaders want to preserve and document the cemetery’s headstones, many of t...
01:53 PM, Monday, April 14
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