Almanac: Monday, April 21, 2014
by Bill Edwards (Compiled)
Assistant Metro Editor
11:55 PM, Sunday, April 20
A look back at this date in history.

Latest Headlines

Decision on new mental health facility moves to council
After a split vote from the Anniston Planning Commission, it’s up to the City Council to decide whether a mental heal...
08:51 PM, Tuesday, August 20
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Local businesses gain social media savvy
The Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce and The Anniston Star sponsored a free seminar Tuesday for area businesses to ...
05:28 PM, Tuesday, August 20
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Local United Way sets $1M fundraising goal
United Way Executive Director Curtis Simpson said the organization received $964,000 in donations last year and is ho...
05:13 PM, Tuesday, August 20
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Third suspect charged in storage unit theft
A third suspect was charged Monday with stealing from a man’s Anniston storage unit in March.
03:17 PM, Tuesday, August 20
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Oxford schools' laptop program off to a smooth start
Eric Burrage, director of Oxford’s school operations, said workers in the district’s six-person technology department...
02:05 PM, Tuesday, August 20
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Crime Bulletin for August 20, 2013
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for August 20, 2013.
01:28 PM, Tuesday, August 20
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Shooting suspect remains in jail
An Anniston teen was in jail Tuesday night and could face charges of attempted murder for allegedly shooting two peop...
10:57 AM, Tuesday, August 20
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Ranburne resident asks council to enact leash law
A Ranburne resident on Monday asked the City Council to enact a leash law to help with dogs running loose in her neig...
10:07 PM, Monday, August 19
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RMC spreading services to rural areas with new facilities
One Regional Medical Center rural health clinic opened Monday and another is set to open at the end of the month to p...
10:05 PM, Monday, August 19
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City to offer midnight basketball
The project is modeled after NOLA for Life’s program, aimed at reducing New Orleans’ murder rate.
10:00 PM, Monday, August 19
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AEA: Accountability Act to cost local schools nearly $1M
Alabama's new tax credit for private school students will cost Calhoun County's five school systems nearly $1 million...
07:07 PM, Monday, August 19
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Jacksonville expands pre-K program
Last year Jacksonville piloted a pre-K program, with nine students who attended class three hours a day, four days a ...
06:58 PM, Monday, August 19
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Piedmont students to receive more technology
Using a $100,000 grant from the Appalachian Regional Commission, Piedmont’s schools will distribute more technology t...
06:52 PM, Monday, August 19
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Oxford schools enrollment shows steady growth
More children than ever made their way through the hallways of Oxford schools for the first day of school Monday morn...
06:09 PM, Monday, August 19
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Man charged with sexual abuse
Deputies charged a 29-year-old man Saturday afternoon with sexually abusing a woman in Alexandria.
03:57 PM, Monday, August 19
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