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Cleburne program a help for rural cancer patients
Finances can take a beating because of lost wages, medical bills and travel to and from treatments, according to Roge...
06:05 PM, Thursday, December 26
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Postage price to increase in January, some customers uncon...
Declining revenue of almost $5 billion in the fiscal year 2013 has led the U.S. Postal Service to increase postage st...
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Police investigating stabbing at public housing complex
Anniston police Thursday were investigating an assault in which a man was allegedly stabbed in the shoulder with a kn...
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Deputy: Inmate stabs fellow inmate with pen
Calhoun County deputies say an inmate stabbed another inmate multiple times with an ink pen Dec. 20 because he though...
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Hobson City clinic awarded grant for social media HIV prev...
Julie Hope spends her days working to spread the message of HIV/AIDS prevention, and she’ll soon have a new set of to...
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Kitty Stone uses new devices to learn traditional skills
Jacksonville City Schools purchased several hundred iPads in May, when the system made the first of three $300,000 pa...
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Active-shooter training to be adopted at law enforcement a...
Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training, already used in a number of other states, will be added to the sche...
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Radio system begins $4.1 million upgrade
The digital communication system that links first responders and safety agencies throughout Calhoun and Talladega cou...
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New state group goes hunting for history
History and metal detecting aren’t an obvious match, but a Heflin man and some like-minded acquaintances have the com...
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‘Somebody’s got to do it;’ Workers take holiday shift in s...
For public safety officials and many hospitality and retail workers, going to work during the holidays is just part o...
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Federal loan program helping local small businesses
Several area business owners have received help in their expansion efforts this year through the U.S. Department of T...
05:51 PM, Tuesday, December 24
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Retiring school safety director says perception of securit...
Mike Fincher, who is set to retire from Calhoun County Schools at the end of the current school year, practically cre...
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Investigators search for cause of Piedmont house fire
The Piedmont Benevolence Center and the Calhoun-Cleburne Chapter of the American Red Cross are partnering to help the...
01:51 AM, Tuesday, December 24
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State spending has grown in certain areas, but Bentley say...
Bentley announced last year that his administration intended to find a way to save state government $1 billion by the...
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