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Crowds fill downtown for Noble Street Festival
By noon Saturday cyclists were already standing on the winner’s podium at the corner of Noble and 11th Street, raisin...
04:12 PM, Saturday, April 05
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The scene at today's Noble Street Festival (video)
A few highlights from the noontime crowd in downtown Anniston.
01:44 PM, Saturday, April 05
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Poll: Most Americans think pot will one day be legal in al...
Poll results released Wednesday from the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press show that 67 percent of Ame...
05:16 PM, Friday, April 04
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West Anniston trail and park construction planned
Construction could begin this year on a three-block trail and park in west Anniston, a possible precursor to extendin...
04:56 PM, Friday, April 04
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‘Dark’ money on edges of local Alabama Senate race
Opponents of Sen. Del Marsh, R-Anniston, have picked up some fundraising steam in recent weeks. But dark money — cash...
04:41 PM, Friday, April 04
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Local woman arrested on arson charges
Sally Elizabeth Beecham, 51, of Piedmont was arrested March 27 at the Sheriff’s Office in connection with a fire at a...
04:11 PM, Friday, April 04
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Clear skies for Saturday bike events, rain likely Sunday
NWS meteorologist says Saturday looks nice, but Sunday looks like there will be rain pushing northward into the area.
03:17 PM, Friday, April 04
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Piedmont panel examines municipal finances
The council's budget committee members are Harper, Frank Cobb and committee chairwoman Mary Bramblett, but almost all...
01:43 AM, Friday, April 04
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Cleburne County High seeks certified Spanish teacher
The school system was unable to find a Spanish teacher for the school this school year and had to use online courses ...
01:40 AM, Friday, April 04
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Legislature leaves governor with no-pay-raise education bu...
Sine die another day: The last-minute vote left Gov. Robert Bentley with few options. He could approve the budget, wh...
01:33 AM, Friday, April 04
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Shops, restaurants prepare for influx of cyclists, visitors
Anniston businesses are preparing for one of their biggest weekends all year, as thousands of visitors and locals jam...
03:18 PM, Thursday, April 03
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Parental-notification abortion bill awaits governor’s sign...
The bill would require parents to show proof of their identity, and of the identity of their child, when granting per...
03:12 PM, Thursday, April 03
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Secure video link expected to streamline warrant process
A pilot program that uses video chat software similar to Skype or Facetime would allow deputies to file and sign warr...
02:35 PM, Thursday, April 03
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More than 100 students participate in job shadowing program
Between the two schools, more than 100 sophomores, juniors and seniors have spent the week shadowing employers throug...
12:17 PM, Thursday, April 03
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Senate passes parental-notification abortion bill
The Alabama Senate voted Thursday to approve a bill that would tighten some of the parental notification restrictions...
11:58 AM, Thursday, April 03
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