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New Animal Control group wants better relationship with re...
Board members for a new local nonprofit hope they’ll be able to operate the Calhoun County Animal Control Center with...
04:39 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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Woman taken to RMC with minor injuries after Quintard wreck
The driver of a Chevrolet Caprice was taken to a local hospital with minor injuries following a two-car wreck on the ...
04:26 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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Morning wreck spilled fuel, blocked I-20
A single-vehicle tractor-trailer wreck on Interstate 20 early this morning resulted in no injuries, but blocked the e...
12:27 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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'We're in halftime': Anniston Summit brings all residents ...
The participants were separated into nine groups, each focusing on a specific category, such as economic development,...
01:56 AM, Wednesday, November 20
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Piedmont City Council puts off vote on wireless Internet a...
“We need to help the school, but we need to know exactly how far we can go,” said Councilman Ben Keller, who proposed...
01:50 AM, Wednesday, November 20
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Emergency Services Committee meeting fizzles
A meeting of a Cleburne County committee charged with hammering out details of a proposed 2-mill tax to benefit the e...
08:28 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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Supporters of Medicaid expansion renew effort
About two dozen people, most of them community leaders from Black Belt towns, gathered on the state Capitol steps Tue...
08:20 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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Two Calhoun County cities blaze trail to seven-day sales
It’s tough to run a sports bar that doesn’t open for business on Sundays.
07:53 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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Ohatchee council unopposed to restaurant serving alcohol
OHATCHEE — A new Mexican restaurant in Ohatchee would have the OK from the Town Council to serve margaritas if the bu...
07:48 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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Jacksonville council postpones brewpub vote
JACKSONVILLE — The City Council on Tuesday agreed to delay a step that could allow a local man to open up a brewpub o...
07:05 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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Ground broken on ball field designed to accommodate childr...
“I really didn’t think we’d ever get a field,” Ginger Munroe said, standing at the groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday wh...
06:17 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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Cobb students record CD to inspire continuing music education
PIEDMONT — Forty-five students involved with the Cobb Elementary School Performance Hall choir met at the Dugger Moun...
05:52 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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Oxford schools approve $2.1M bond issuance
Oxford City Schools Tuesday agreed to take a lump-sum payment of $2.1 million from the state rather than many payment...
05:47 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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Local housing affordability drops for third straight quarter
Housing is still affordable in Calhoun County compared to much of the rest of the state, but that cost gap has been s...
05:39 PM, Tuesday, November 19
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