George Smith: There is some good news today
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Local unemployment drops in September, rises in October
Calhoun County's unemployment rate grew in October after shrinking in September, state figures released this morning ...
10:36 AM, Friday, November 22
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Democrats seek base in Anniston and Calhoun County
While the local party may be searching for a home base, Mark Kennedy, the chairman of a group known as Alabama Democr...
01:07 AM, Friday, November 22
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More discussion to be held on Anniston historic district c...
Thursday’s public hearing was split into two separate hearings, one for each proposed district. Several residents and...
01:01 AM, Friday, November 22
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Community Foundation awards more than $300K in city grants
“We could not have made this possible without the generosity of the people in this community and the not-for-profits ...
12:57 AM, Friday, November 22
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Bids sought on new server for medical records of Cleburne ...
Administrator Eura Harrell asked board members at their meeting Thursday to allow her to hire Anniston-based Save You...
12:52 AM, Friday, November 22
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With state prisons near double capacity, Perry County faci...
UNIONTOWN — In a state where most prisons are packed to nearly twice their capacity, warden Jim Mullins presides over...
07:24 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Cutlery maker plans special sale, factory tours
Local knife manufacturer Bear and Sons Cutlery is gearing up for its annual three-day sale this weekend in Jacksonville.
07:02 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Police: Man arrested on theft charges of $130K worth of au...
An employee of a local manufacturing company is charged with stealing $130,000 worth of auto-manufacturing equipment,...
06:20 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Police: Woman tries to hide drugs during arrest
Police say an Anniston woman who was arrested on three separate felony charges Monday attempted to conceal drugs from...
06:11 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Several Thanksgiving events planned throughout the area
With Thanksgiving now less than a week away, local groups are planning events to celebrate the holiday and feed the h...
06:07 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Ranburne loses out on grant; Shrinking town struggling to ...
The governor’s office recently announced awards of $5.6 million in Community Development Block Grants, and the town o...
11:09 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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Cullman County Democrat to enter Lt. Gov. race
MONTGOMERY — A former Democratic legislator from Cullman County is preparing to enter the race for lieutenant governo...
11:05 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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Marble from Wells Fargo demolition for sale to the public
Pieces of Anniston’s history are coming down, and the public is welcome to take them home — and for a good price.
11:01 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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Calhoun-Cleburne group hears of services for assault victims
The Calhoun-Cleburne Community Response Team met in Heflin Wednesday to discuss the services that 2nd Chance, an orga...
10:59 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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Anniston-based domestic violence agency receives grant to ...
A federal grant award announced Wednesday will allow the Anniston-based domestic violence agency 2nd Chance to open a...
04:52 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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