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Anniston officials want citizen police advisory committee

Anniston officials want citizen police advisory committee

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During its Monday work session, the Anniston City Council discussed creating a citizen advisory committee for the Police Department. City leaders say the committee will help improve communication between residents and police, thereby avoiding many problems before they start.

Prep football: The Star’s 10 most anticipated games of 2014

Prep football: The Star’s 10 most anticipated games of 2014

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What makes an upcoming high school football game one to be circled in anticipation?

JSU's Burks leads way on offensive line with plans to be leader in community

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JACKSONVILLE — Blake Burks’ career goals involve compromise, negotiation and friendly diplomacy. His current goals involve none of that.

Prep preview: Jacksonville’s 13 seniors looking to lay foundation for future success

Prep preview: Jacksonville’s 13 seniors looking to lay foundation for future success

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JACKSONVILLE — Coaches tend to rely heavily on the senior class to help lay the foundation for future success. This will prove pivotal at Jack…

Prep football: Local coaches weigh in on new scheduling challenge

Prep football: Local coaches weigh in on new scheduling challenge

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The Alabama High School High School Athletic Association has given head football coaches a new option. Actually, it’s almost like a challenge.

Auburn's Wright looking to top career-best junior season

Auburn's Wright looking to top career-best junior season

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AUBURN — Much like the motor that fuels his 6-foot-3, 291-pound frame, Gabe Wright is always running.

Alabama offense works to get better after poor scrimmage

Alabama offense works to get better after poor scrimmage

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TUSCALOOSA — After getting after the defense following Alabama’s first scrimmage, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban took the offense to task after…

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Christian Corner Meats

Christian Corner Meats

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1002 US Highway 431, Anniston, AL 36206

We are more than a speciality meat store. We have 5000 square feet of food including fresh meat, frozen vegetables, deserts, breads and more. Bulk sales are welcomed.

The Peerless Saloon & Grille

The Peerless Saloon & Grille

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13 W 10th St. , 15 W. 10th St. , Anniston, AL 36201

The Peerless Grille is a full service non-smoking restaurant. We offer a breakfast menu anytime, lunch, dinner and for late night hunger the full menu is served. The Grille and neighboring Saloon are perfect place to catch up with friends, watch a few games, enjoy some good food, and drink crafted cocktails while listening to music.

Kia Store Rainbow City

Kia Store Rainbow City

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950 W. Grand Ave, Rainbow City, AL 35906

Kia Store Anniston

Kia Store Anniston

1401 S. Quintard Ave, Anniston, AL 36201

Animal Medical Center

Animal Medical Center

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719 Quintard Ave, Anniston, AL 36201

Burgess Chiropractic And Acupuncture Clinic

Burgess Chiropractic And Acupuncture Clinic

tel. 256-237-9251

3001 Mcclellan Blvd, Anniston, AL 36201

Couch's Jewelers

Couch's Jewelers

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15 E 10th St, Anniston, AL 36201

Our professional service and product knowledge, along with the value we place on establishing close personal relationships, both combine to create an ideal environment for procuring your fine jewelry

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Upcoming events

  • Today, August 21, 2014
  • "INTO THE NIGHT" art exhibit

    "Into the Night," a series of ten oil paintings by Gadsden artist, Anna Mullin, is now being exhibited on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) through September 11, 2014.  The paintings demonstrate human visual perception from dusk until the darkest hours of night.  Descriptions accompany each painting, explaining how the eye perceives objects due to changes in the quality of light.  It is a combination of visual art and science and is appropriate for people of all ages.  The paintings are located at "The Edge of Chaos," which is a think-tank on the 4th Floor of the Lister Hill Medical Library, located at 1700 University Blvd. in Birmingham, AL, next to the Callahan Eye Hospital.  The most convenient parking is across University Blvd. on Sixteenth Street So., where there is an enclosed parking deck.  "The Edge of Chaos" is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and will be open longer hours on certain days in the summer.  Call Laura Coulter at (205) 934-7723 to inquire about extended hours for specific days during the summer.

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    You will perform mail merges, create and use forms and master documents that include a table of contents, a table of figures, footnotes, endnotes, an index, bookmarks, cross-references, and Web frames. You will also create macros, customize the Quick Access toolbar and keyboard shortcuts, and work with XML documents.

  • Calhoun Area MPO meeting

    The Calhoun Area MPO will meet at 10 a.m. Aug. 21 in the third-floor conference room of the East Alabama Regional Planning an Development Commission, 1130 Quintard Ave. Call 256-237-6741 for more information.

  • Knit and Crochet Night

    Join us for Knit and Crochet Night every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 5-7 p.m. at Yarns by HPF. 

  • Boys & Girls Clubs of East Central Alabama Stake & Steak

    Mark Your Calendars for the Boys & Girls Clubs of East Central Alabama upcoming fundraiser event, the annual Stake & Steak. The date is 8/21, 6PM at the Anniston City Meeting Center. 

  • Merle Haggard at Center Stage

    Country legend Merle Haggard plays Center Stage; supporting acts include Brooke Danielle Band from Centre.

  • Friday, August 22, 2014
  • "INTO THE NIGHT" art exhibit

    "Into the Night," a series of ten oil paintings by Gadsden artist, Anna Mullin, is now being exhibited on the campus of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) through September 11, 2014.  The paintings demonstrate human visual perception from dusk until the darkest hours of night.  Descriptions accompany each painting, explaining how the eye perceives objects due to changes in the quality of light.  It is a combination of visual art and science and is appropriate for people of all ages.  The paintings are located at "The Edge of Chaos," which is a think-tank on the 4th Floor of the Lister Hill Medical Library, located at 1700 University Blvd. in Birmingham, AL, next to the Callahan Eye Hospital.  The most convenient parking is across University Blvd. on Sixteenth Street So., where there is an enclosed parking deck.  "The Edge of Chaos" is open from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and will be open longer hours on certain days in the summer.  Call Laura Coulter at (205) 934-7723 to inquire about extended hours for specific days during the summer.

  • Friday Wine Tastings at White Oak

    Come enjoy a dynamic experience as you taste wine at Calhoun County's premiere vineyard, White Oak Vineyard!

  • Fourth Friday

    Fourth Fridays are a celebration of our community and Downtown Anniston. Folks of all ages will get a taste of Historic Downtown while enjoying the small shops, restaurants, arts and live music. Exhibits, entertainment and featured artists all come together to bring the fun of Downtown to one and all, free of charge. Businesses will join the action staying open late to showcase their unique items and special sales. Our exceptional restaurants and shops provide a charming atmosphere for all to enjoy.

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play Auburn Fan Day 2014

Auburn Fan Day 2014

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Blake McClure, 38, from Commerce, GA., gets his skateboard signed by Auburn coach Gus Malzahn on Sunday. McClure was first in line, arriving at 9 a.m. for 3:30 p.m. autographs.

play Roc Thomas at Auburn Fan Day

Roc Thomas at Auburn Fan Day

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Former Oxford High standout Roc Thomas, now a freshman running back at Auburn, signs autographs Sunday.

play Woodstock 5K 2014

Woodstock 5K 2014

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Patrick Cheptoek wins for the third year in a row but missed breaking his course record of 14:05. Marion Kandie was the top female finisher (17:52). Both are Western Kentucky University graduates.

play Alabama 21: Anniston's airport

Alabama 21: Anniston's airport

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The Star's Phillip Tutor, almost at the end of his 279-mile journey up Alabama 21, stops by the Anniston Airport. In Oxford. In Anniston. Sort of.

play Alabama 21: Welcome to Montgomery

Alabama 21: Welcome to Montgomery

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Phillip Tutor reaches Montgomery on his trek along Alabama 21 from the Florida state line, and in doing so, leaves behind the two-lane country road he's traveled up to now.

play Alabama 21: Frisco City

Alabama 21: Frisco City

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The Star's Phillip Tutor stops in Frisco City on his way up Alabama 21 from the Florida state line to Piedmont.