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Army decision on armored vehicle could affect Anniston for decades

The U.S. Army is just weeks away from a decision on where to repair and refurbish its newest armored personnel carrier, a choice that could have a big impact on Anniston’s future. Read more

Glencoe hires longtime Talladega officer Alan Kelly as new police chief

Kelly's chief in Talladega, Jason Busby, attended the meeting. "You're getting an excellent chief," he said. Read more

Childersburg's Beverly says he feels good about team, schedule

CHILDERSBURG -- Childersburg High School’s football team, like many others in The Daily Home’s coverage area, is rapidly approaching the fi… Read more

5 fast facts about Talladega’s football program going into the 2018 season

Talladega High School’s football team had a special season in 2017, finishing 6-5 and making the playoffs. Read more

167 students complete Jean Speer’s 26th year swim class

In the picture are some of the students who completed the 2018 class.  Read more

Even as summer winds down, outdoor enthusiasts staying busy at TOP Trails Park

Scores of people on four-wheeler all-terrain vehicles, dirt bikes and side-by-sides kick up dust and splash their way around the 2,800 acre park. Read more

AFTERNOON OF PRAISE: Sixth annual event Sunday will feature contemporary, traditional Christian music, benefit 3 organizations that help needy

There will be two shows Sunday, the first at 2:30 p.m. and second at 4:30. Tickets are $20, and there will be some available at the door. There are more availabilities for the 4:30 concert. Read more

Jobless rate falls in Talladega, St. Clair counties; state sets employment record

July’s preliminary unemployment rate for Talladega County was 4.7 percent, down from June’s revised rate of 5.3 and the July 2017 revised rate of 5.2. Read more

Streetscape consultant hopes Oxford will keep vintage traffic lights in use downtown

Barrett Williams, a Missouri resident and streetscape consultant, prays that the city will re-install them. That’s because he spent nearly two decades lobbying to get them put up in the first place. Read more

Employees questioned in state review of unauthorized access to Pell City Schools computer system

Pell City Superintendent Dr. Michael Barber said it was the second visit by the official from the Alabama Board of Education in the past two weeks. Read more

Weather Today

Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.


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Scattered thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 70s.

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Wind:SW at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:50%
UV Index:9 Very High
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Sunset:07:24:46 PM