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.

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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.
11:04 AM, Tuesday, August 13
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Council reads, discusses historical commission resolution
JACKSONVILLE -- The Jacksonville City Council on Monday held a public reading of a proposed resolution to set up a hi...
12:08 AM, Tuesday, August 13
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72-year-old cycles 72 miles on Chief Ladiga Trail
JACKSONVILLE – On Monday, Piedmont resident Dean Beard turned 72 and accomplished a task that would challenge many me...
12:04 AM, Tuesday, August 13
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Hobson City town clerk suspended pending outcome of crimin...
HOBSON CITY - The town clerk of Hobson City was placed on unpaid leave Monday until a criminal case she’s involved in...
09:00 PM, Monday, August 12
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Used car sales down as new car market improves
Prices and sales of used vehicles are down this year, auto industry experts say, a trend driven by steady success in ...
06:53 PM, Monday, August 12
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Commission approves replacement for racist wording in Alab...
A statewide panel has come up with a new proposal to replace segregationist wording in Alabama's 1901 Constitution, b...
06:46 PM, Monday, August 12
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Smith sees opportunity in Anniston
After Gerald Smith spent this morning taking in all Anniston had to offer, the City Council wanted to know his vision...
06:40 PM, Monday, August 12
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