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Anniston to discuss grading scale
Superintendent Joan Frazier said Monday the school board is set to discuss the grading scale next week. She said she ...
06:46 PM, Monday, August 05
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School officials ponder gun-ban warnings
A state law that went into effect this month is prompting local school officials to ask whether they should take extr...
06:42 PM, Monday, August 05
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Man charged with breaking into home
Anniston police charged a man Friday with breaking into another man’s home and demanding money last month.
06:35 PM, Monday, August 05
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Fire-damaged Saks High expected to open on time
Although the cleanup of fire-damaged Saks High School is expected to last through September, school officials still b...
05:35 PM, Monday, August 05
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New state law: Physicians must provide brochure to patient...
The law requires physicians to hand out a standardized brochure on breast cancer treatment options and other useful i...
05:28 PM, Monday, August 05
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Anniston police investigating robbery
An employee of a local business was robbed Saturday morning while on her way to deposit money.
04:34 PM, Monday, August 05
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Man reportedly assaulted in Anniston
A 29-year-old man told police he was assaulted by a man Friday evening after the man asked for a cigarette.
04:20 PM, Monday, August 05
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Anniston man charged with kidnapping
Anniston police on Sunday charged a man with kidnapping a 31-year-old woman.
04:13 PM, Monday, August 05
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Body of Birmingham woman discovered in Coldwater trash bin
A Coldwater pharmacy worker discovered a woman’s body in a trash bin Sunday evening, Oxford police said today. Birmin...
11:25 AM, Monday, August 05
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09:54 PM, Sunday, August 04
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New businesses opening downtown
Before long, Anniston residents will have new places downtown to grab a donut in the morning, a quick bite and fancy ...
09:00 PM, Sunday, August 04
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Sales tax growth slow for area cities, state
Anniston, Oxford and Jacksonville reported relatively slow gains in tax revenue for the first nine months of their fi...
08:51 PM, Sunday, August 04
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Woodstock 2013 runners enjoy pleasant weather, new events
The race began a few minutes after 7:30 a.m. in front of Anniston High School and unlike the humid weather last year,...
01:14 AM, Sunday, August 04
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Area shoppers out in force for sales tax holiday
Back-to-school items bought without sales tax can result in a useful degree of savings for some families.
01:04 AM, Sunday, August 04
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Armed and banking: Open-carry activist challenges arrest f...
He was charged with carrying a pistol on premises not his own. For decades, state law prohibited people from openly c...
12:59 AM, Sunday, August 04
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