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05:00 AM, Wednesday, April 16
George Smith's column for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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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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Piedmont council set to vote on school Internet service
The City Council and a Wetumpka-based technology company are nearing an agreement that’s expected to restore free wir...
08:02 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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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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Oxford students recognized nationally
School board members recognized at Tuesday’s meeting the 11 Oxford Middle School seventh-graders who participated in ...
04:32 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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Anniston police get money for youth outreach programs
The Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama, a nonprofit that funnels donations to area charitable endeavors, annou...
02:49 PM, Tuesday, April 15
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Crime Bulletin for April 15, 2014
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for April 15, 2014.
09:40 AM, Tuesday, April 15
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Jacksonville annexes land for new school site
The 65-acre lot of city-owned property is on the southwest corner of Jacksonville and includes about 30 acres of land...
11:18 PM, Monday, April 14
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Judge sentences Munford man in murder-for-hire plot
Prosecutors say 30-year-old Allen Wayne Densen Morgan tried to hire an FBI agent who he believed to be a member of th...
05:59 PM, Monday, April 14
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Anniston approves $2.6M McClellan road project
Anniston leaders approved a major road project at McClellan and began the search for money to fund another Monday, al...
05:43 PM, Monday, April 14
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Jury recommends life sentence for Anniston man in 1999 murder
A Calhoun County jury recommended Monday that Torrance Perin Vincent spend the rest of his life in prison.
03:12 PM, Monday, April 14
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Despite recent downpours, yearly rainfall at normal levels
With Monday’s morning rainfall adding less than a half inch to the year’s totals, Anniston had seen 16.4 inches of ra...
02:22 PM, Monday, April 14
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City leaders hope to get historic designation for Heflin C...
Shane Smith, Heflin city clerk, said local leaders want to preserve and document the cemetery’s headstones, many of t...
01:53 PM, Monday, April 14
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Residents still filing taxes as deadline looms
The deadline to file federal and state income taxes is Tuesday, and Wadley, the office manager at the H and R Block l...
01:32 PM, Monday, April 14
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Almanac: Monday, April 14, 2014
A look back at this date in history.
11:55 PM, Sunday, April 13
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