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05:00 AM, Wednesday, April 16
George Smith's column for Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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Anniston city manager critiques operations so far
After six weeks on the job, Anniston City Manager Brian Johnson met with the Anniston City Council during a special f...
01:09 AM, Saturday, November 23
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New walkway in Piedmont brings new worries
The new crosswalk was built at the base of a small hill at the east end of the sidewalk on Fifth Avenue, about one bl...
05:40 PM, Friday, November 22
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Few candidates have announced 2014 commission run
As politicians gear up for a big election year in 2014, candidates set to run against the sitting Calhoun County Comm...
05:25 PM, Friday, November 22
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Hobson City town clerk faces arraignment on theft charge
Hobson City’s town clerk is set for arraignment Dec. 19, indicted by a Calhoun County grand jury with stealing money ...
11:56 AM, Friday, November 22
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Local unemployment drops in September, rises in October
Calhoun County's unemployment rate grew in October after shrinking in September, state figures released this morning ...
10:36 AM, Friday, November 22
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Democrats seek base in Anniston and Calhoun County
While the local party may be searching for a home base, Mark Kennedy, the chairman of a group known as Alabama Democr...
01:07 AM, Friday, November 22
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More discussion to be held on Anniston historic district c...
Thursday’s public hearing was split into two separate hearings, one for each proposed district. Several residents and...
01:01 AM, Friday, November 22
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Community Foundation awards more than $300K in city grants
“We could not have made this possible without the generosity of the people in this community and the not-for-profits ...
12:57 AM, Friday, November 22
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Bids sought on new server for medical records of Cleburne ...
Administrator Eura Harrell asked board members at their meeting Thursday to allow her to hire Anniston-based Save You...
12:52 AM, Friday, November 22
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With state prisons near double capacity, Perry County faci...
UNIONTOWN — In a state where most prisons are packed to nearly twice their capacity, warden Jim Mullins presides over...
07:24 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Cutlery maker plans special sale, factory tours
Local knife manufacturer Bear and Sons Cutlery is gearing up for its annual three-day sale this weekend in Jacksonville.
07:02 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Police: Man arrested on theft charges of $130K worth of au...
An employee of a local manufacturing company is charged with stealing $130,000 worth of auto-manufacturing equipment,...
06:20 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Police: Woman tries to hide drugs during arrest
Police say an Anniston woman who was arrested on three separate felony charges Monday attempted to conceal drugs from...
06:11 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Several Thanksgiving events planned throughout the area
With Thanksgiving now less than a week away, local groups are planning events to celebrate the holiday and feed the h...
06:07 PM, Thursday, November 21
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Ranburne loses out on grant; Shrinking town struggling to ...
The governor’s office recently announced awards of $5.6 million in Community Development Block Grants, and the town o...
11:09 PM, Wednesday, November 20
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