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George Smith: Pearl Harbor heroes are a dwindling few
George Smith's column for Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
05:30 AM, Wednesday, April 02
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General Fund budget passes with state employee bonus
The budget was passed with two days left to go in the legislative session, and it may come back for another vote if G...
01:11 AM, Wednesday, April 02
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Anniston city officials meet to discuss west Anniston rede...
"This is somewhat of a historic meeting ... to my knowledge, this is the first time the city council, the school boar...
01:02 AM, Wednesday, April 02
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Piedmont council prepares for pool opening
t a Tuesday meeting, Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Formby recommended charging residents $100 for a season pass ...
08:45 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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New program giving SNAP card readers to farmers
Under a new program, administered through the association, farmers would be eligible to receive smartphones and recei...
08:12 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Agencies use pinwheels to illustrate child abuse in area
In 2013, there were 307 cases of child abuse investigated in Calhoun and Cleburne counties.
07:02 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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JSU tuition hike more likely as state budget narrowly pass...
University officials say the move leaves JSU hundreds of thousands of dollars short, and will likely require a tuitio...
04:34 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Officials confident in future of Anniston's Amtrak station
In 2013, Alabama saw about 66,000 boardings across its three stations, a 1 percent decline from 2012. Anniston accoun...
03:39 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Choccolocco Creek inner tube rental business opens
Fred Couch and business partner James O’Rear opened their Choccolocco Creek inner tube rental business, Floating Fun,...
02:15 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Jacksonville man arrested on attempted murder charge
Deputies arrested Tyler ONeil King, 23, of Jacksonville, Monday. He faces a charge of attempted murder and a charge o...
02:01 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Crime Bulletin for April 1, 2014
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for April 1, 2014.
09:12 AM, Tuesday, April 01
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JSU: No-tuition-hike pledge depends on state budget action
Jacksonville State University students who are wondering about the price tag for tuition next year should keep a clos...
06:26 PM, Monday, March 31
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City leaders surprised by Cheaha Challenge pricetag
The City Council on Monday voted to allocate $15,000 for the Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo, a 104-mile bike ride to beg...
04:58 PM, Monday, March 31
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Sheriff expects attempted murder charges in shooting
Calhoun County deputies Monday said they plan to charge a man with first-degree assault after he shot another man in ...
04:48 PM, Monday, March 31
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As negotiations stall, Cable One says customers don’t watc...
As negotiations with Viacom stalled this weekend, Cable One has said it is willing to cut ties with Viacom’s 15 netwo...
04:16 PM, Monday, March 31
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