Potential jurors don’t need to report, court offic...
06:40 PM, Friday, April 18
Officials with the Calhoun County Courthouse on Friday announced that residents who received jury summonses for Monday no longer have to report for duty. Circuit Clerk Eli Henderson said that as cases get closer to a jury trial, lawyers often work...

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Mountain bike trail planners have lofty goal in mind: nati...
After a two-day public input session last month, plans for facilities at Coldwater grew from a 5-acre park on Monsant...
12:57 AM, Wednesday, August 14
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Heflin's interim police chief named its permanent chief
A. J. Benefield has been serving as interim police chief since Nov. 6 when the council voted not to reappoint Robert ...
12:51 AM, Wednesday, August 14
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Traffic light expected soon at busy Oxford intersection
The Oxford City Council has debated for several years how to address the many wrecks that have occurred at that inter...
12:47 AM, Wednesday, August 14
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Weaver mayor suggests skipping employee pay raise for a ye...
Councilman Tim McRae said although the pay freeze isn’t technically a cut, it would still alienate some city employee...
12:43 AM, Wednesday, August 14
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George Smith: Taking a look at some roots
YOU CAN’T mention Saks without the Vaughn family in the conversation.
11:55 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Man tells police he was robbed at gunpoint
A 30-year-old man told police Monday he was robbed at gunpoint while sitting on his sister’s porch in Anniston.
06:13 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Calhoun County BOE hires new assistant principal for Wellb...
Susan Maxwell, former math and science teacher at White Plains High School, will take over the vacancy left by Jeanna...
06:08 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Church plans memorial event for boy
Law enforcement officials, victims’ advocates and city leaders plan to attend a memorial service Friday for a 5-year-...
06:01 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Shift in mother's routine turned deadly, attorney says
Katherine Elizabeth Papke's attorney, who spoke to The Star by phone Tuesday, shared for the first time the mother's ...
05:53 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Deputies investigate child porn case
Deputies today were investigating several nude photos of a teen that were taken years ago and recently posted on a so...
05:37 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Local housing affordability drops for second quarter in a row
Housing in Calhoun County is very affordable compared to the state and national average, but that’s quickly changing....
04:52 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Local summit encourages women to run for office
Audrey Salgado, the chairwoman of the 2014 Alabama Project, a campaign to get more women into state-level political o...
02:01 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Mother charged in infant’s death is soldier assigned to Na...
The mother of a 4-month-old boy who died Friday is an active duty Army soldier assigned to an Alabama National Guard ...
12:04 PM, Tuesday, August 13
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Anniston's Sacred Heart to accept Accountability Act schol...
Sacred Heart Catholic School in Anniston is one of 48 Alabama private schools willing to accept scholarships under th...
11:39 AM, Tuesday, August 13
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Crime Bulletin for August 13, 2013
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for August 13, 2013.
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