District 12 Senate race sees injection of ‘dark mo...
by Tim Lockette
12:28 AM, Thursday, April 17
One political scientist says it's a sign that “dark money” has found its way into state-level politics. "If someone doesn't curtail this, it's going to become the new method for financing campaigns," said Jess Brown, a political science professor ...

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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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Juniors prepare for statewide college preparedness exam
On April 23 all Alabama high-school juniors will take the ACT, a test traditionally used to determine students’ readi...
09:54 PM, Sunday, April 13
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George Smith: Am I on the road to ‘grouchy?’
George Smith's column for Sunday, April 13, 2014
04:55 AM, Sunday, April 13
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A new path to the polls: Law dictates change in voting pro...
The court’s decision in Shelby County, Ala., vs. Holder means Alabama no longer needs permission from the Department ...
03:07 AM, Sunday, April 13
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As taught on TV: Broadcast stations offer wide array of co...
"Most educators would include pro-social messages as being important," said Aletha Huston, an emeritus professor of c...
02:54 AM, Sunday, April 13
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Hundreds turn out at McClellan for festival fundraiser Sat...
Some of the old brick warehouse-type structures at McClellan were the setting for tents, rides and other attractions ...
02:44 AM, Sunday, April 13
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Volunteers clean up neighborhoods in Rocky Hollow, Blue Mo...
Willie Smith was one of 30 people who volunteered to help with the city of Anniston's annual street cleanup day. Volu...
02:34 AM, Sunday, April 13
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