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Oxford council approves tax abatements for expanding company
The council agreed at Tuesday’s meeting to forgo charging Manufacturing Technology and Services and JARA Properties, ...
10:57 PM, Tuesday, April 22
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Oxford mayor’s health improving, city officials say
Oxford Mayor Leon Smith was being treated at a Birmingham hospital Tuesday afternoon after falling ill at church Sund...
09:54 PM, Tuesday, April 22
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Heflin City Council considers request for new fire truck
The current truck is 17 years old and no longer meets the department’s needs, Fire chief Jonathan Adams told the coun...
09:46 PM, Tuesday, April 22
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Munford candidate’s campaign prop a target of conversation
By noon on Tuesday, the photo had rocketed across the Internet. The editorial page editors of The New York Times post...
05:53 PM, Tuesday, April 22
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Weaver mayor calls street ‘cursed’
What started in 1993 as a straightforward proposal for a resurfacing job on Weaver’s main throughway has dragged on t...
05:24 PM, Tuesday, April 22
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D.C. officials visit beneficiaries of federal grants
Federal officials from an agency that awarded thousands of dollars in grants for local projects visited Anniston and ...
05:16 PM, Tuesday, April 22
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Anniston nonprofit honors volunteers for local schools
The Public Education Foundation of Anniston hosted a dinner Tuesday at the Anniston City Meeting Center to honor thos...
05:07 PM, Tuesday, April 22
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Anniston police kill man who pointed pellet gun at officers
Anniston police shot and killed a man who pointed what was later discovered to be a pellet gun at officers outside hi...
12:45 PM, Tuesday, April 22
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Crime Bulletin for April 22, 2014
The Anniston Star's Crime Bulletin for April 22, 2014.
08:34 AM, Tuesday, April 22
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Cleburne Commission closes portion of County Road 62
Despite some opposition from local residents, the Cleburne County Commission Monday voted 3 to 1 to close a portion o...
11:02 PM, Monday, April 21
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Anniston school superintendent requests city money for edu...
During its regular work session Monday, Anniston School Superintendent Darren Douthitt requested the Anniston City Co...
10:57 PM, Monday, April 21
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Oxford’s Leon Smith in hospital
Oxford Mayor Leon Smith was being treated at a Birmingham hospital Monday afternoon after falling ill at church Sunday.
04:05 PM, Monday, April 21
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State commission to help residents fight tree-killing pests
The commission announced this month that it is awarding $160,000 to landowners to use prescribed burns and thinning o...
04:01 PM, Monday, April 21
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JSU keeps tuition rates level, faces financial shortfall
At the start of the next fiscal year, employees' insurance costs would increase by an amount that will total $702,000...
03:29 PM, Monday, April 21
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Piedmont man sentenced to three life terms for kidnap, sex...
Calhoun County Circuit Judge Debra Jones on Monday morning sentenced Raleigh Steven Rowan, 29, to three life terms wi...
01:31 PM, Monday, April 21
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