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New state group goes hunting for history
History and metal detecting aren’t an obvious match, but a Heflin man and some like-minded acquaintances have the com...
07:18 PM, Wednesday, December 25
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‘Somebody’s got to do it;’ Workers take holiday shift in s...
For public safety officials and many hospitality and retail workers, going to work during the holidays is just part o...
06:53 PM, Wednesday, December 25
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George Smith: Of Christmas now and way back then
George Smith's column for Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013
03:00 AM, Wednesday, December 25
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Federal loan program helping local small businesses
Several area business owners have received help in their expansion efforts this year through the U.S. Department of T...
05:51 PM, Tuesday, December 24
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Retiring school safety director says perception of securit...
Mike Fincher, who is set to retire from Calhoun County Schools at the end of the current school year, practically cre...
05:42 PM, Tuesday, December 24
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Investigators search for cause of Piedmont house fire
The Piedmont Benevolence Center and the Calhoun-Cleburne Chapter of the American Red Cross are partnering to help the...
01:51 AM, Tuesday, December 24
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State spending has grown in certain areas, but Bentley say...
Bentley announced last year that his administration intended to find a way to save state government $1 billion by the...
01:46 AM, Tuesday, December 24
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Bids to be opened mid-January for Oxford sports complex
"We're still on date for bidding out the complex," the City Council president said. "The sooner we can get approved, ...
01:00 AM, Tuesday, December 24
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Crime Bulletin for December 24, 2013
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for December 24, 2013.
12:00 AM, Tuesday, December 24
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Almanac: Monday, December 23, 2013
A look back at this date in history.
11:55 PM, Sunday, December 22
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Cleburne officials find oily substance dumped along miles ...
Cleburne County officials last week found a “black, smelly substance” that had been dumped alongside about 12 to 15 m...
04:28 PM, Sunday, December 22
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Heavy rains bring minor flooding to Cleburne roads
Cleburne County saw minor flooding Sunday due to the heavy rains overnight, said county officials.
04:21 PM, Sunday, December 22
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Sunday Record for December 22, 2013
The Anniston Star's Sunday Record for December 22, 2013.
01:26 AM, Sunday, December 22
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Police blotter for December 22, 2013
Crimes are listed by location. Anonymous tips may be called in to Crime Stoppers at 256-238-1414. A reward of up to $...
01:25 AM, Sunday, December 22
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Arrest report for December 22, 2013
The people listed in this arrest report, whose names and charges are obtained from public records, are presumed innoc...
01:24 AM, Sunday, December 22
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