Almanac: Monday, April 21, 2014
by Bill Edwards (Compiled)
Assistant Metro Editor
11:55 PM, Sunday, April 20
A look back at this date in history.

Latest Headlines

New mental health law regulations to benefit patients
With new federal regulations on mental health released Friday, more consumers could soon have better coverage for the...
06:44 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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No one injured in fire at Calhoun County Jail
A fire that started accidentally in the Calhoun County Jail this morning damaged two clothes dryers but did not injur...
06:33 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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Weaver council lowers loan amount to $580K; Money will pay...
WEAVER – The Weaver City Council on Tuesday night backed away from a possible $815,000 loan, and settled on borrowing...
06:26 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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Weaver officials plan grand opening for new business
WEAVER – If all goes according to plan, city officials hope to have a grand opening for Weaver’s latest business earl...
06:09 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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County officials hold training drill for mass-casualty dis...
Today, 20 local agencies, including many emergency responders, area hospitals and local relief organizations all came...
05:53 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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Memorial service for German, Italian POW cemetery at McCle...
Headstones at the McClellan cemetery mark the graves of the men who died while being held at U.S. Army camps during t...
05:47 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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Cleburne rescue team finds 11 hikers lost in Cheaha park
Cleburne County Search and Rescue found 11 Chambers County residents — four adults and seven children — lost in Cheah...
05:17 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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Wildfire continues to burn in Calhoun County wilderness
As of Wednesday afternoon, 225 acres of land in the Dugger Mountain Wilderness in Calhoun County had burned, accordin...
04:30 PM, Wednesday, November 13
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George Smith: The thing is she’s still Ellie
George Smith's column for Wednesday, November 13, 2013
05:00 AM, Wednesday, November 13
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Piedmont BoE considers policy statements on language, trai...
The proposed non-discriminatory statement is three paragraphs long and would be applied to six other policies to ensu...
01:23 AM, Wednesday, November 13
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ACLU: Alabama imprisons non-violent offenders for life
MONTGOMERY — The drug war and habitual offender laws have put thousands of nonviolent offenders, including more than ...
11:05 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Crime Bulletin for November 12, 2013
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for November 12, 2013.
10:56 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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No closure of Boiling Springs Road as parkway project move...
OXFORD — The Oxford City Council on Tuesday chose not to close one end of Boiling Springs Road, a route many resident...
09:23 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Heflin council approves bonus for city workers
The Heflin City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a one-time bonus of $200 for full-time city employees and $50...
09:09 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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Local retailers expanding operating hours for Black Friday
It's part of a strategy to collect as many consumer dollars as possible while compensating for a shorter-than-usual s...
05:07 PM, Tuesday, November 12
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