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Anniston civil service, McClellan bid bills pass
Despite the potential impasse on the budget, many of the Calhoun County delegation's bills fared well this year.
09:50 PM, Saturday, April 05
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Police blotter for April 6, 2014
Crimes are listed by location. Anonymous tips may be called in to Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414. A reward of up to $...
08:32 PM, Saturday, April 05
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Arrest report for April 6, 2014
The people listed in this arrest report, whose names and charges are obtained from public records, are presumed innoc...
08:31 PM, Saturday, April 05
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Analysis: 2014 Legislature ends on a flat note
The legislative session that ended Thursday wasn't Alabama's strangest, or its most contentious -- or its most produc...
05:29 PM, Saturday, April 05
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MTV, once a force, vanishes quietly from local screens
Many teenagers today use Internet-based services iTunes, Pandora, or Spotify to find new music.
04:29 PM, Saturday, April 05
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Crowds fill downtown for Noble Street Festival
By noon Saturday cyclists were already standing on the winner’s podium at the corner of Noble and 11th Street, raisin...
04:12 PM, Saturday, April 05
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The scene at today's Noble Street Festival (video)
A few highlights from the noontime crowd in downtown Anniston.
01:44 PM, Saturday, April 05
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Poll: Most Americans think pot will one day be legal in al...
Poll results released Wednesday from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press show that 67 percent of Ame...
05:16 PM, Friday, April 04
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West Anniston trail and park construction planned
Construction could begin this year on a three-block trail and park in west Anniston, a possible precursor to extendin...
04:56 PM, Friday, April 04
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‘Dark’ money on edges of local Alabama Senate race
Opponents of Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, have picked up some fundraising steam in recent weeks. But dark money — cash...
04:41 PM, Friday, April 04
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Local woman arrested on arson charges
Sally Elizabeth Beecham, 51, of Piedmont was arrested March 27 at the Sheriff’s Office in connection with a fire at a...
04:11 PM, Friday, April 04
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Clear skies for Saturday bike events, rain likely Sunday
NWS meteorologist says Saturday looks nice, but Sunday looks like there will be rain pushing northward into the area.
03:17 PM, Friday, April 04
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Piedmont panel examines municipal finances
The council's budget committee members are Harper, Frank Cobb and committee chairwoman Mary Bramblett, but almost all...
01:43 AM, Friday, April 04
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Cleburne County High seeks certified Spanish teacher
The school system was unable to find a Spanish teacher for the school this school year and had to use online courses ...
01:40 AM, Friday, April 04
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