George Smith: There is some good news today
12:06 AM, Sunday, April 20
George Smith's column for Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014

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System allows state legislators to help out their neighbor...
At each member's desk is a voting machine that allows that member to record a vote. It typically takes only about a m...
02:00 AM, Sunday, December 15
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Wreaths honor fallen veterans at Christmas season
“There is no discouraging weather pattern that will halt or diminish this great community’s quest to recognize those ...
01:55 AM, Sunday, December 15
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Sinkholes near Heflin highway open up questions of respons...
The city of Heflin got involved when the sinkholes expanded near the highway, said Mayor Rudy Rooks. He sent a letter...
01:42 AM, Sunday, December 15
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Piedmont enjoys its parade, Christmas scene display
With a blue-flashing Piedmont police vehicle in the lead, the parade included several floats, antique vehicles, young...
09:22 PM, Saturday, December 14
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Man charged with sexual abuse of child under 12
The suspect, who was in the Calhoun County Jail Friday, faces a charge of sexual abuse of a child under 12, a felony,...
07:19 PM, Friday, December 13
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Heflin residents enjoy Festival of Trees
The Heflin Civic Center became a Christmas wonderland Friday, with more than a dozen trees decorated for Christmas an...
07:18 PM, Friday, December 13
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Investigator: Hit-and-run suspect could face felony charges
A Ford truck and a Dodge car collided at D Street and South Wilmer Avenue on Wednesday of last week.
07:15 PM, Friday, December 13
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Panel: Drug reform not enough to close hole in Medicaid
Major reform of drug benefits for Alabama Medicaid customers won't save the program enough to balance the books long-...
07:00 PM, Friday, December 13
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Australian woman travels to JSU to accept diploma
"When I first decided I wanted to do the course I researched a few countries ... but the difference with this one was...
07:00 PM, Friday, December 13
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Donoho officials name new school president
The Donoho School announced Friday that Georgia educator James Hutchins will be the school’s next president.
06:31 PM, Friday, December 13
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Inmate reentry program opens Hobson City office
The Dannon Project is a Birmingham-based nonprofit group that helps nonviolent former convicts adapt to life outside ...
06:26 PM, Friday, December 13
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Despite Piedmont council's vote asking for Sunday alcohol ...
All but one member of the Piedmont City Council voted in support of Sunday alcohol sales last week, but community res...
06:04 PM, Friday, December 13
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CDP announces new superintendent
The Center for Domestic Preparedness today announced the naming of a new superintendent for the agency.
11:06 AM, Friday, December 13
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Backpack program helps schoolchildren with their holiday f...
"Our biggest concern is that our students are going to leave for two weeks and be hungry,” said Tommy Bice, superinte...
12:26 AM, Friday, December 13
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State school board postpones textbook vote
Larry Houck, president of ACT for America, said the books' passages on Christianity implied doubt about the divinity ...
12:20 AM, Friday, December 13
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