Potential jurors don’t need to report, court offic...
06:40 PM, Friday, April 18
Officials with the Calhoun County Courthouse on Friday announced that residents who received jury summonses for Monday no longer have to report for duty. Circuit Clerk Eli Henderson said that as cases get closer to a jury trial, lawyers often work...

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Heavy rains bring minor flooding to Cleburne roads
Cleburne County saw minor flooding Sunday due to the heavy rains overnight, said county officials.
04:21 PM, Sunday, December 22
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Sunday Record for December 22, 2013
The Anniston Star's Sunday Record for December 22, 2013.
01:26 AM, Sunday, December 22
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Police blotter for December 22, 2013
Crimes are listed by location. Anonymous tips may be called in to Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414. A reward of up to $...
01:25 AM, Sunday, December 22
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Arrest report for December 22, 2013
The people listed in this arrest report, whose names and charges are obtained from public records, are presumed innoc...
01:24 AM, Sunday, December 22
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George Smith: Did you know Bettie Picard ...
George Smith's column for Sunday, Dec. 22, 2013
11:00 PM, Saturday, December 21
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Mr. and Mrs. S. Claus pay an early visit to Ohatchee post ...
Aimee Benson, postmaster, had invited Santa to come to a Christmas party for area children and found out just this pa...
10:12 PM, Saturday, December 21
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Neighbors talk around scene of fatal Piedmont fire
The metal roof on the home was buckled and sagging. The second floor had fallen through to the first. Piedmont Fire C...
10:03 PM, Saturday, December 21
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JSU enrollment vulnerable to economic, taxation trends
The Moody’s Investors Service analysis found that 17 percent of colleges and universities will see a decline in tuiti...
10:00 PM, Saturday, December 21
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Christmas behind bars: Inmates talk about spending the hol...
Sheriff Larry Amerson said this past Wednesday it’s hard to tell whether inmates in jail then would still be there on...
09:51 PM, Saturday, December 21
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Strong wind still on the way; tornado threat lessens
Jessica Chace, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Calera, said a strong storm front crossing the stat...
02:39 PM, Saturday, December 21
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Army father and his family enjoy public Christmas reunion
“Hey, I heard somebody wanted daddy for Christmas,” said Army Maj. Jeff Lewis. He knelt down and threw open his arms ...
02:26 AM, Saturday, December 21
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Boy, age 1, dies in Piedmont house fire Friday
The preliminary finding is that the child died of smoke inhalation. Three other children and an adult got out safely.
01:39 AM, Saturday, December 21
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Police: Boyfriend charged with murder in shooting death of...
Weaver police announced Friday that officers obtained an arrest warrant for a Delta man in connection with a 20-year-...
05:54 PM, Friday, December 20
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Jacksonville Council votes to allow brewpub on Public Square
Before the change, city ordinances prevented bars from operating within 500 feet of one another. But Friday’s vote ex...
03:16 PM, Friday, December 20
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Tradition continues with the Gilley home Christmas lights
For nearly 30 years those visitors have flocked to the Gilley home in Ball Play to see the Christmas lights — a maze ...
02:06 PM, Friday, December 20
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