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New mental health facility to accept patients in April; of...
The Calhoun-Cleburne Mental Health Board expects to admit patients to its new 16-bed, crisis residential program faci...
09:19 AM, Thursday, April 03
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Man walking across country for Wounded Warrior Project pas...
On March 3, Josh Lydell set off on a 2,800-mile journey that he expects will take him eight months and cost him at le...
08:46 AM, Thursday, April 03
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Noble Street Festival sticks with tried and true
New coordinators and planners for the Noble Street Festival said Wednesday that they want to get their footing this w...
12:05 AM, Thursday, April 03
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Jacksonville readies for its first Cheaha Challenge
Hundreds of cyclists are expected to dash through Jacksonville's Public Square Sunday for the Cheaha Challenge Gran F...
06:38 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Heflin Arts Council cast premieres “Magnolias” Thursday
The Heflin Arts Council will celebrate another first this year — its first performance on the Heflin Civic Center sta...
01:47 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Handgun reported stolen from Choccolocco Road home
Sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday were looking into a complaint of burglary Monday at a Choccolocco Road home where a han...
01:42 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Weaver officials hope new grocery store will encourage mor...
On Wednesday, Weaver Mayor Wayne Willis stood in the crowded parking lot of Weaver’s Discount Foods on the corner of ...
01:01 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Dry weather sparks woods fires
Foresters and firefighters battled three woods fires that burned across a total of 46 acres Tuesday, according to the...
12:57 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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Guns-in-cars bill dies in House committee
The bill, which passed the Alabama Senate in March, failed to pass out of a House committee because no one on the com...
12:25 PM, Wednesday, April 02
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E-textbook bill passes hurdle, heads to House
A bill that would allow the state to issue up to $100 million in bonds to replace paper textbooks with electronic one...
09:31 AM, Wednesday, April 02
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George Smith: Pearl Harbor heroes are a dwindling few
George Smith's column for Wednesday, April 2, 2014.
05:30 AM, Wednesday, April 02
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General Fund budget passes with state employee bonus
The budget was passed with two days left to go in the legislative session, and it may come back for another vote if G...
01:11 AM, Wednesday, April 02
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Anniston city officials meet to discuss west Anniston rede...
"This is somewhat of a historic meeting ... to my knowledge, this is the first time the city council, the school boar...
01:02 AM, Wednesday, April 02
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Piedmont council prepares for pool opening
t a Tuesday meeting, Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Formby recommended charging residents $100 for a season pass ...
08:45 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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New program giving SNAP card readers to farmers
Under a new program, administered through the association, farmers would be eligible to receive smartphones and recei...
08:12 PM, Tuesday, April 01
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