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New principal and vice-principal at two Calhoun County sch...
School’s almost back in session, and two Calhoun County elementary schools will see some new leadership for the 2013-...
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Loss of citywide Internet access could hurt Piedmont schools
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Alabama’s childhood obesity rates stagnant, study says
Despite a study published Tuesday showing declining childhood obesity rates nationwide, Alabama was one of 23 states ...
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New Hobson City Public Library director plans for the future
HOBSON CITY – The Hobson City Public Library has a new director for the third time in three years, but the new one sa...
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Fire destroys Heflin family's home, kills their dog
A house fire on County Road 6 in Heflin destroyed a local family’s home Wednesday morning. The residents were away wh...
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Cleburne County working on budget
Cleburne County workers may see a small raise in the next fiscal year, but only if it doesn’t break the budget, said ...
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Deputies say Lincoln man struck uncle with car
Calhoun County authorities say a Lincoln man charged with assault Tuesday struck his uncle with a car.
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Police: Anniston man assaulted roommate with bat
An Anniston man was arrested early this morning after hitting his roommate multiple times in the back with an aluminu...
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Jury convicts man of raping 11-year-old girl
A jury found a 33-year-old Anniston man guilty this afternoon of raping an 11-year-old girl last year.
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Local official wants tougher state rules for door-to-door ...
Recent legislation has put restrictions on door-to-door sales in Calhoun County, but some officials are now looking t...
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Oxford departments promote safety, partnerships during nig...
John Culpepper, assets protection team leader at Target, said this was the first year his store got involved in Natio...
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Ready, set, goal: J'ville BOE identifies priorities at all...
Susan Salter of the Alabama Association of School Boards directed the goal-setting exercise for more than two hours. ...
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Anniston City Council interviews city manager candidates o...
The first two candidates for the post of Anniston city manager were interviewed Tuesday through an online connection ...
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Piedmont council hears concerns over utility billing change
Councilwoman Mary Bramblett said her constituents are also worried about the change. “They said it was a problem, and...
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