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October 1, 2014


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Calhoun County Restaurant Week begins today

The 11-day celebration is meant to be a preview for Taste of Calhoun County, which will be held at the chamber’s 30th annual Business Expo Oct. 21 at the Anniston Meeting Center.

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Sunday 09/28/2014
Local barber celebrates (early) anniversary of shop opening
Updated: September 28, 2014 - 9:24 pm

Mai Martinez rose before sunrise Friday morning to cook for what she thought was going to be the 20th anniversary of her Lenlock barber shop being open for business. She was just a little off. 

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Monday 09/22/2014
Anniston City Council approves new board structure for museums, 2015 budget
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 10:09 pm

Anniston's museums gained a new board structure Monday that city leaders expect will improve the facilities and keep them independent of government control.

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Several restaurants set to open in Calhoun County
Updated: September 22, 2014 - 7:50 pm

Legghorn’s set to open in former Cali’s Fresh location

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Wednesday 09/10/2014
Regional Medical Center CEO resigns
Updated: September 10, 2014 - 5:30 pm

Regional Medical Center's top boss, David McCormack, resigned Wednesday for personal reasons, the hospital board's chairman said.

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Monday 09/01/2014
Prime Dining hopes to let customers know they’re still open
Updated: September 01, 2014 - 6:29 pm

Friday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony for Prime Dining and Bar in Anniston is less of a grand opening and more a celebration of the restaurant’s rebirth.

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Sunday 08/31/2014
Star to raise monthly subscription rate by 50 cents
Updated: August 31, 2014 - 12:37 am

The company last increased its rate in August 2008. The added costs associated with gasoline and car maintenance have increased significantly since that time.

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Thursday 08/28/2014
Depot celebrates restart of Stryker upgrade program
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 6:05 pm

Jason Parks knows his way around a Stryker combat vehicle.

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Monday 08/25/2014
RMC reportedly extends contract with Blue Cross
Updated: August 25, 2014 - 4:48 pm

Regional Medical Center has apparently extended its contract with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama, avoiding the loss of the insurer's customers in September. However, the hospital and the insurer have so far not discussed the deal publicly.

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Sunday 08/24/2014
Business as Usual: Former Annistonian introduces toy, app to introduce kids to STEM
Updated: August 24, 2014 - 10:22 pm

Former Anniston resident Chris Harden says he and his business partner came up with the idea for their product while playing with their kids.

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Thursday 08/21/2014
Coffee shop opens at Donoho
Updated: August 22, 2014 - 9:47 am

Local officials on Thursday held a grand opening ceremony for a coffee shop housed at the Donoho School and staffed by students.

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Sunday 08/17/2014
Cali’s Fresh in Anniston closes
Updated: August 18, 2014 - 9:16 pm

Cali’s Fresh Mexican opened up on Quintard Avenue and served San Diego-style tacos just three months ago, but has already closed.

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Friday 08/15/2014
CDP trains teams to help pets during disasters
Updated: August 15, 2014 - 5:32 pm

In a simulation scenario at Calhoun County Humane Society’s animal shelter, veterinary teams with the National Disaster Medical System evaluated the needs of local veterinarians and animal rescue groups should disaster strike. The teams have been training this week at the CDP.

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Monday 07/28/2014
Local entrepreneur launches time-capsule app
Posted: July 28, 2014

A company whose founder lives in Oxford recently launched a mobile software application that gives users the ability to save recordings, photos and text to preserve them for future generations.

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Friday 07/25/2014
Damage from Wednesday’s blast reportedly widespread, says state Fire Marshal's Office
Updated: July 25, 2014 - 6:48 pm

Local, state and federal authorities on Friday continued investigating an explosion Wednesday in the Angel community near Jacksonville.

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Tuesday 07/22/2014
Star staff recognized at press awards
Updated: July 22, 2014 - 12:33 am

The Star took home eight APME awards, including three for first place, and 10 awards from the APA, including two first-place finishes.

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Monday 07/21/2014
Oxford Sam’s Club workers prepare for Thursday opening
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 3:08 pm

As of Monday afternoon, store associates were stocking the final shelves at the new Sam’s Club in Oxford, the site of a ribbon cutting Thursday at 8:30 a.m.

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Auburn moving company expands to Jacksonville
Updated: July 21, 2014 - 6:11 pm

With Bellhops, students in the area estimate the time needed to move, and a flat rate is charged per hour.

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Monday 07/14/2014
Redstone Arsenal workers visit Army Depot
Posted: July 14, 2014

Anniston Army Depot officials this week invited dozens of employees from the Army Material Command in Huntsville’s Redstone Arsenal to tour the local facility.

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Monday 07/07/2014
Speedway officials to co-host business summit
Posted: July 07, 2014

Officials with the Birmingham Business Alliance and Talladega Superspeedway this week will host a summit about the economic impact of the racetrack and how area businesses can use it to increase their bottom line.

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Thursday 05/29/2014
New and old small businesses honored at gala
Posted: May 29, 2014

The recipients of the 2014 Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce Small Business Awards had no idea they had been selected prior to Thursday night’s gala, and John and Allie Mitchell of Cheaha Cheer and Tumble were no exception.

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