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Anniston receives federal grant for community garden project
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday awarded Anniston a portion of a $250,000 grant to develop and build ...
06:34 PM, Thursday, December 12
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Organizers of Piedmont’s new Christmas display scale back ...
Early Wednesday, about a dozen of the holiday scenes stood along a drive by the ball fields, but props and flooring w...
05:27 PM, Thursday, December 12
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County takes back user equipment for radio system
Approximately 250 radios that are part of an 800 megahertz system linking first-response and emergency agencies throu...
05:08 PM, Thursday, December 12
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Hobson City Christmas bazaar set for Saturday
Several seniors spent the day preparing ornaments for the town’s tree-decorating ceremony and Christmas bazaar, to ta...
04:53 PM, Thursday, December 12
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Police say woman tried to strike her boyfriend with her car
Police say a woman arrested on a domestic violence charge attempted to run her boyfriend over with her car at a Samco...
04:40 PM, Thursday, December 12
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Annexation in Heflin seen as boost for public treasury
Wanda Nichols has lived with her husband on Tompkins Street for 25 years. The two moved into their current home on th...
11:37 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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Children’s Policy Council reviews work of member groups
The group is one of several such councils created by the Alabama Legislature. Every county in the state has such a co...
11:34 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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Jury finds woman guilty of burglary
A Calhoun County jury this week found an Anniston woman guilty of burglary in a 2012 incident. Keshawn Nicole Green, ...
06:23 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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Three candidates vying for Anniston superintendent job
After months of searching, the Anniston Board of Education has three candidates to replace Superintendent Joan Frazie...
06:08 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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Anniston business receives state award for supporting disa...
An Anniston company received state recognition this week for providing employment opportunities for disabled residents.
06:04 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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Christmas in the Gardens walking tour expanded due to rain
Last weekend’s rains put a damper on Anniston Museum of Natural History’s Christmas in the Gardens walking tour, but ...
04:38 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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Ashland hosts touring Smithsonian exhibit
A touring exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution has been on display at the City Hall’s annex building since mid-No...
04:15 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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Heflin preps for weekend Christmas festival, parade
Friday at noon, the city will kick off a newly expanded Christmas festival at the Heflin Civic Center.
04:08 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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Bill would exempt health care workers from liability in co...
A Calhoun County lawmaker's bill would give Alabama health care workers the right to refuse some services that violat...
04:05 PM, Wednesday, December 11
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George Smith: Where the boys are, so are girls
Go with me to 2004 spring break at the University of Alabama. A group of girls head for the beaches of Destin, Fla. S...
05:00 AM, Wednesday, December 11
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