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Campground envisioned for bicyclists in Piedmont
The city of Piedmont is planning to develop a campground to give cyclists incentive to extend their trips on the Chie...
05:27 PM, Thursday, July 25
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New lane at Henry Road could make parkway route safer
A project to streamline the intersection of Henry Road and the southbound lane of Veterans Memorial Parkway may make ...
05:06 PM, Thursday, July 25
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Police: Anniston home shot at multiple times
A 70-year-old man told police Wednesday that his home has been shot at several times in the last week.
12:56 PM, Thursday, July 25
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Man tells police ex-wife broke into his home
A 30-year-old man told police his ex-wife and another man broke into his home and demanded money from him Wednesday e...
12:49 PM, Thursday, July 25
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Alabama dental clinics operating illegally, Senate report ...
Several Alabama dental clinics are operating in violation of state law, and are putting profits before patient care, ...
08:04 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Riders depend on Cleburne’s transportation program for vit...
Cleburne County’s public transportation program, now in danger of closing because of lack of local funding, serves a ...
08:03 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Police investigate nude photos sent by teen girl
Anniston police Wednesday were investigating a case involving a teenage girl sending naked photos of herself to frien...
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AARP says electrical rates too high; Alabama Power says us...
As state officials ponder a change to Alabama Power's rate structure, one advocacy group says that high electrical ra...
08:02 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Weaver mayor thinks cave has development potential
Weaver’s mayor is exploring whether the city can buy 55 acres of land just south of the city limits containing Weaver...
08:01 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Anniston fire department launches new program for teens
Six boys are the first to participate in the department’s “Fire Explorers” program, sponsored by the Boy Scouts of Am...
07:51 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Credit unions oppose removal of federal tax exempt status
Credit unions are opposing recent efforts in Congress to remove their federal tax exempt status, saying it will limit...
07:50 AM, Thursday, July 25
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McClellan board looks to define development
The McClellan Development Authority thinks Anniston’s old Army post could house new retirement communities, industria...
07:45 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Jacksonville to consider new municipal court program
At the urging of Municipal Judge Joe Maloney, the Jacksonville City Council is considering a program that would give ...
07:43 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Area businesses gaining confidence in economy
Some local businesses project better earnings in the third quarter compared to previous months, mirroring a recent st...
07:33 AM, Thursday, July 25
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Anniston City Council OKs motorcycle event; nixes councilm...
Although a rally had been expected at the meeting in support of the event, supporters had a hard time squeezing in th...
01:08 AM, Wednesday, July 24
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