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Agencies use pinwheels to illustrate child abuse in area
In 2013, there were 307 cases of child abuse investigated in Calhoun and Cleburne counties.
07:02 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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JSU tuition hike more likely as state budget narrowly pass...
University officials say the move leaves JSU hundreds of thousands of dollars short, and will likely require a tuitio...
04:34 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Officials confident in future of Anniston's Amtrak station
In 2013, Alabama saw about 66,000 boardings across its three stations, a 1 percent decline from 2012. Anniston accoun...
03:39 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Choccolocco Creek inner tube rental business opens
Fred Couch and business partner James O’Rear opened their Choccolocco Creek inner tube rental business, Floating Fun,...
02:15 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Jacksonville man arrested on attempted murder charge
Deputies arrested Tyler ONeil King, 23, of Jacksonville, Monday. He faces a charge of attempted murder and a charge o...
02:01 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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Crime Bulletin for April 1, 2014
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for April 1, 2014.
09:12 AM, Tuesday, April 01
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JSU: No-tuition-hike pledge depends on state budget action
Jacksonville State University students who are wondering about the price tag for tuition next year should keep a clos...
06:26 PM, Monday, March 31
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City leaders surprised by Cheaha Challenge pricetag
The City Council on Monday voted to allocate $15,000 for the Cheaha Challenge Gran Fondo, a 104-mile bike ride to beg...
04:58 PM, Monday, March 31
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Sheriff expects attempted murder charges in shooting
Calhoun County deputies Monday said they plan to charge a man with first-degree assault after he shot another man in ...
04:48 PM, Monday, March 31
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As negotiations stall, Cable One says customers don’t watc...
As negotiations with Viacom stalled this weekend, Cable One has said it is willing to cut ties with Viacom’s 15 netwo...
04:16 PM, Monday, March 31
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Effects of Alabama marijuana-oil bill unclear
University researchers would be able to distribute a marijuana-derived oil to Alabama epilepsy patients as part of a ...
04:12 PM, Monday, March 31
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Oxford Coca-Cola distribution facility purchased
The deal, announced last year with an undisclosed purchase price, will make Oxford the pilot site for new distributio...
03:36 PM, Monday, March 31
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Fire damages unoccupied Heflin home
An unoccupied home on Baber Street in Heflin was damaged by a fire Monday. Heflin firefighters received a call about ...
03:06 PM, Monday, March 31
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Almanac: Monday, March 31, 2014
A look back at this date in history.
10:00 PM, Sunday, March 30
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Sunday Record for March 30, 2014
The Anniston Star's Sunday Record for March 30, 2014.
09:50 PM, Sunday, March 30
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