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Anniston man charged with rape, sodomy
An Anniston man was in the Calhoun County jail Thursday, charged with raping and sodomizing a woman last month.
02:59 PM, Thursday, April 17
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Anniston students get inside look at democracy
Students from Anniston elementary schools toured the State House and the Capitol in Montgomery this week. The tour ha...
02:30 PM, Thursday, April 17
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District 12 Senate race sees injection of ‘dark money’
One political scientist says it's a sign that “dark money” has found its way into state-level politics. "If someone d...
12:28 AM, Thursday, April 17
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Water restored to Heflin residents as officials seek conta...
Heflin residents who had been without water since Friday because of possible contamination have all had their water r...
06:23 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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Cleburne hospital board names benefits committee
The Cleburne County Hospital Board has created a new committee to evaluate employee benefits, with a goal of ensuring...
06:17 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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State Boy Scout council honors three local residents
Retired physician Buddy Canup, Consolidated Publishing President Phil Sanguinetti and Gary Wright, owner of Wright Dr...
04:36 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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Anniston nonprofit expanding services to fund tech upgrade...
An Anniston nonprofit that made high-speed Internet access possible for city schools wants to charge area businesses ...
04:16 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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Oxford’s new arts center director likes smiling faces
John Longshore was chosen over seven other applicants who qualified for the civil service position to guide the $10.4...
03:25 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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Quilts of Hawaiian heritage on display at local church
This week, the Church of the Covenant Presbyterian in Lenlock is displaying one resident's native Hawaiian quilts. He...
02:43 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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Relay for Life survivors' dinner set for Thursday
Relay for Life is a months-long fundraiser, the money going toward the society’s research and support programs. In Cl...
02:10 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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U.S. transportation secretary visits Anniston, warns of cr...
Anthony Foxx said that by September, the Federal Highway Trust Fund — now at around $8 billion — will be broke.
01:58 PM, Wednesday, April 16
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George Smith: Shipman: not once, but twice
George Smith's column for Wednesday, April 16, 2014
05:00 AM, Wednesday, April 16
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County and city leaders of Cleburne County gain insights o...
To spur development there has to be a common goal and that has to come from all branches of the community — from the ...
12:47 AM, Wednesday, April 16
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Temperatures to drop below freezing overnight
The National Weather Service on Tuesday predicted areas of frost for the Anniston area at around 3 a.m. Wednesday, wi...
07:16 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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Good financial report offers chance for improvements in Oh...
The most pressing, the mayor said, is renovation of an old Calhoun County Highway Department storage barn. The counci...
06:59 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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