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Country club’s new director plans improvements
The Anniston Country Club's board hired Jack Sauers in January to stem declines in membership and revenue that the ne...
03:34 PM, Thursday, April 10
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Free tax help available this weekend
IRS-certified volunteers will be on hand at the United Way building at 1505 Wilmer Ave. on Saturday to prepare and el...
03:05 PM, Thursday, April 10
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Anniston looksto put downtown offices back to work
The March demolition of the Wells Fargo building knocked a dent in Anniston's skyline, but not its abundance of vacan...
02:23 PM, Thursday, April 10
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Teachers tour Piedmont schools, see tech program
About 120 educators from across northeast Alabama who visited Piedmont City Schools Thursday. The visitors came to se...
01:58 PM, Thursday, April 10
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County awards drugs contract for jail
On Thursday, the Calhoun County Commission awarded Richmond, Va., based Westwood Pharmacy a contract to supply the Ca...
01:55 PM, Thursday, April 10
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Dog euthanized after fatal attack on Riverside boy
Bill Murray of the St. Clair Sheriff's office told local media outlets that although the dog was euthanized, it's unc...
11:12 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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Cleburne County Farmers Association hears from 14 candidates
`Fourteen candidates for elected offices in Cleburne County spoke to members of the Cleburne County Farmers Associati...
11:04 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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State school board tries to leave high-stakes testing behind
The state Board of Education denounced the long-running program in no uncertain terms in a resolution Wednesday -- ju...
06:26 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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Cleburne school board sets gym rental policy
The Cleburne County Board of Education this week approved a new gym rental policy for Cleburne County High School.
06:18 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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Heflin to hire new Parks and Recreation staffer
The Heflin City Council this week approved hiring another supervisor for the Parks and Recreation Department.
06:11 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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Holocaust remembrance set for tonight at JSU
Each year the number of living Holocaust survivors declines, and each year their stories are in peril of being lost t...
05:13 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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Outdoors becomes classroom for local students
The activities, spread out over 10 stations and including presentations on water conservation, outdoor safety, nutrit...
05:10 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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Anniston man on trial for 1999 Weaver murder
Jurors heard testimony Wednesday from witnesses in a capital murder trial stemming from a 1999 shooting death in Weaver.
05:09 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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Wellborn educator a finalist for state Teacher of the Year
Jackie Kelley, the vocational teacher at Wellborn High School, was announced as finalist by the Alabama Department of...
03:45 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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JSU educator receives conservation award
Renee Morrison, assistant director of the Jacksonville State University Field Schools, received the Roosevelt-Ashe Co...
03:35 PM, Wednesday, April 09
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