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Pop goes the menu: Victoria gets new style
The city-owned hotel’s restaurant has been closed since the beginning of the month after chef Alan Martin shut its do...
05:26 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Committee to find new use for Kitty Stone campus
Some residents say they worry the historic site will sit vacant and attract vandalism once students leave, though off...
05:09 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Heflin council wonders how to maintain aging graves
The council’s members are unsure how or whether they can fix the stones. “Is it their property?” asked Councilman Sha...
04:55 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Bains Gap Road to close for six hours Thursday
Bains Gap Road will close today, Thursday, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. while staff from the Mountain Longleaf National W...
03:56 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Hollis firefighters plan festival to raise money for new s...
The department is organizing a Rajun Cajun Festival with Cajun food and music including Birmingham native and America...
03:37 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Jury indicts another on capital murder in 17-year-old cold...
A Cleburne County grand jury indicted a second Anniston man on a capital murder charge in the death an Oxford man rep...
03:25 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Jacksonville man arrested on rape charge
A Jacksonville man released from the Calhoun County Jail on a $30,000 bond Monday faces a charge of first-degree rape...
02:57 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Palm Sunday tornado 20th anniversary service set for Sunday
Survivors, church members and those who helped pull people from the rubble that day will come together Sunday at the ...
02:12 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Seventy-year-old father charged with incest
A man released from the Calhoun County Jail on a $75,000 bond Friday faces multiple charges of sexual abuse of his da...
01:53 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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Man accused in 1996 death of JSU student to face trial in ...
A man accused in the 1996 kidnapping and death of a Jacksonville State University student is set to face trial in Dec...
12:41 PM, Wednesday, March 26
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George Smith: She lifted me with her smile ...
George Smith's column for Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
03:00 AM, Wednesday, March 26
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Oxford police make arrest in fatal hit-and-run
Oxford police on Tuesday charged a 23-year-old Anniston man with manslaughter in relation to a hit-and-run that kille...
08:19 PM, Tuesday, March 25
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Heflin council proclaims April Relay for Life Month
Tracy Williamson, a member of the local fundraiser’s committee, said Cleburne County teams have raised $34,000 so far...
08:18 PM, Tuesday, March 25
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Oxford to pay for second traffic study at future FedEx fac...
Residents along Fish Hatchery Lane have expressed concern about possible accidents caused by FedEx tractor trailer tr...
07:32 PM, Tuesday, March 25
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Cable One dispute could black out 15 channels
The cable provider’s contract with Viacom is set to expire March 31, and without a renewal, 15 channels including MTV...
06:42 PM, Tuesday, March 25
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