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The Clarion-Ledger
Robert Kennedy's transformation ran through Mississippiis the bestselling author of seven books, including Bobby Kennedy: The Making o
Robert Kennedy's transformation ran through Mississippi
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted an hour ago
is the bestselling author of seven books, including Bobby Kennedy: The Making of a Liberal Icon. A former reporter at The Anniston Star and The Boston Globe, Tye runs a Boston-based training program for health reporters. (Photo: Special to The... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
P: A few storms tomorrow and cooler temperatures next weekWe broke a record high today with Anniston reaching 100 degrees! The previous r
P: A few storms tomorrow and cooler temperatures next week
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted an hour ago
We broke a record high today with Anniston reaching 100 degrees! The previous record was 98. Expect partly cloudy skies overnight with lows in the mid-70s. We are expecting another round of thunderstorms Sunday - mainly during the afternoon. Expect... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
A few storms tomorrow and cooler temperatures next weekWe broke a record high today with Anniston reaching 100 degrees! The previous r
A few storms tomorrow and cooler temperatures next week
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 hours ago
We broke a record high today with Anniston reaching 100 degrees! The previous record was 98. Expect partly cloudy skies overnight with lows in the mid-70s. We are expecting another round of thunderstorms Sunday - mainly during the afternoon. Expect... Read more
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Motorsport.com
Rivera, Bickers, O’Gorman sweep Touring Car classesMilwaukee WI, BMW M235iR, 14 11. 11, TC, Vesko Kozarov, Salt Lake City UT, Nis
Rivera, Bickers, O’Gorman sweep Touring Car classes
Motorsport.com / Posted 18 hours ago
Milwaukee WI, BMW M235iR, 14 11. 11, TC, Vesko Kozarov, Salt Lake City UT, Nissan 370Z, 14 12. 12, TC, Paul Street, Anniston AL, Honda Accord V-6 Coupe, 14 13. 13, TC, Dennis Hanratty, Mechanicsburg PA, Lotus Exige, 14 14. 14, TC, Lara... Read more
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Al.com
'Sacred ground': Anniston Civil Rights Trail dedicatedA new civil rights trail dedicated today in Anniston is a "work in progress," s
'Sacred ground': Anniston Civil Rights Trail dedicated
Al.com / Posted yesterday
A new civil rights trail dedicated today in Anniston is a "work in progress," said Georgia Calhoun, one of its organizers. Standing in front of a packed sanctuary at the 17th Street Missionary Baptist Church, Calhoun said more sites can be added,... Read more
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Al.com
Oxford Kronospan plant expanding, hiring up to 200expansion will adhere to California emission standards, Pack said. Kronospan p
Oxford Kronospan plant expanding, hiring up to 200
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
expansion will adhere to California emission standards, Pack said. Kronospan plans a job fair "in the near future" at the Anniston Career Center on Coleman Road, which it will announce later. Ken Muehlenfeld, director of the Forest Products... Read more
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Al.com
Hoover man tried to smuggle 8 1/2 - inch blade to ex-cop son in jail, records showabuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Ronald Loyd Whitworth Jr., a for
Hoover man tried to smuggle 8 1/2 - inch blade to ex-cop son in jail, records show
Al.com / Posted 2 days ago
abuse and endangering the welfare of a child. Ronald Loyd Whitworth Jr., a former police officer in Vestavia Hills and Anniston, was booked in to the Shelby County Jail March 29, 2015 on an arrest warrant from March 2010 involving an indictment... Read more
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Al.com
Making sense of the gun debateMatthew Tyson is a writer and blogger from Anniston, Alabama and a Fellow of De
Making sense of the gun debate
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
Matthew Tyson is a writer and blogger from Anniston, Alabama and a Fellow of Democrats for Life of America. Ever since the tragic shooting in Orlando, you can't spend 2 seconds on Facebook without coming across a lengthy thread of people... Read more
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Al.com
Ever wonder what happened to Birmingham's forgotten colleges?Southern Female University operated for just a year at the Lakeview Hotel. When
Ever wonder what happened to Birmingham's forgotten colleges?
Al.com / Posted 3 days ago
Southern Female University operated for just a year at the Lakeview Hotel. When the building burned, the school moved to Anniston. Several schools were established for African-Americans including Tuggle Institute, Lauderdale College and Miles.... Read more
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Herkimer Evening Telegram
Iocovozzi undergoing intensive disaster trainingprepare for this mission is at the Center for Domestic Preparedness operated by
Iocovozzi undergoing intensive disaster training
Herkimer Evening Telegram / Posted 4 days ago
prepare for this mission is at the Center for Domestic Preparedness operated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency in Anniston, Alabama. "NDMS supports communities with medical or veterinary care or mortuary operations after disasters," said... Read more
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Al.com
Anniston to dedicate Civil Rights Trail FridayAfter six years of planning, landmarks of Anniston's role in the Civil Rights m
Anniston to dedicate Civil Rights Trail Friday
Al.com / Posted 4 days ago
After six years of planning, landmarks of Anniston's role in the Civil Rights movement will get their due, starting this Friday. The City of Anniston is hosting a dedication ceremony for the opening of the Anniston Civil Rights Trail, a pathway made... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Calhoun County district attorney receives award from civil rights groupof the Justice and Civil Rights Initiative, presented the award to Brian McVeig
Calhoun County district attorney receives award from civil rights group
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 4 days ago
of the Justice and Civil Rights Initiative, presented the award to Brian McVeigh. It took place during a brief ceremony in Anniston's Municipal Courtroom, in the Justin Sollohub Justice Center. As district attorney of Alabama's 7th Judicial... Read more
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Al.com
Calhoun DA Brian McVeigh receives humanitarian awardan award from a civil rights group today without the work of countless people.
Calhoun DA Brian McVeigh receives humanitarian award
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
an award from a civil rights group today without the work of countless people. In a brief ceremony this afternoon in Anniston, McVeigh received the Justice and Civil Rights Initiative's first Humanitarian Award. McVeigh has worked with the... Read more
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Al.com
Armed Services Chair in Alabama: Reps. Mac Thornberry, Mike Rogers on critical role of Anniston DepotRep. Mac Thornberry has Alabama on his mind. It's not just that he's set to be
Armed Services Chair in Alabama: Reps. Mac Thornberry, Mike Rogers on critical role of Anniston Depot
Al.com / Posted 5 days ago
Rep. Mac Thornberry has Alabama on his mind. It's not just that he's set to be in the state today to visit Anniston Army Depot with Rep. Mike Rogers, R-AL. It's also that Thornberry, the Texas Congressman who chairs the powerful House Armed Services... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Ridgeland coach honors 'John Wayne' of granddadsevent honoring Glover in Pell City in 2014: “He brought the community together
Ridgeland coach honors 'John Wayne' of granddads
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 7 days ago
event honoring Glover in Pell City in 2014: “He brought the community together through football,” Lawley was quoted in The Anniston Star. “When they contacted us about having that night for our dad, he said he wasn’t going, that he couldn’t get up... Read more
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Al.com
Oxford police arrest Pell City man in carjacking casetown heard the woman's screaming and confronted the man, who pulled a knife. Th
Oxford police arrest Pell City man in carjacking case
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
town heard the woman's screaming and confronted the man, who pulled a knife. The suspect took off in the car, which was recovered by police on South Leighton Avenue in Anniston later that day. Robertson is being held in the Oxford Detention Ce... Read more
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Al.com
Anniston police looking for man missing since SundayAnniston police are seeking a man who has been missing since Sunday. Police sa
Anniston police looking for man missing since Sunday
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
Anniston police are seeking a man who has been missing since Sunday. Police said Michael Keith Thompson, 43, may be headed to Panama City Beach, Fla. He is described as standing 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing 350 pounds. He was last seen June 12... Read more
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Al.com
Anniston man arrested with crack, pot, spice and weaponsAn Anniston man faces multiple drug charges after he was arrested Thursday in G
Anniston man arrested with crack, pot, spice and weapons
Al.com / Posted 8 days ago
An Anniston man faces multiple drug charges after he was arrested Thursday in Glen Addie Homes. Capt. Allen George said investigators with the Seventh Judicial Major Crimes Unit, working with the U.S. Marshal's Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task... Read more
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Al.com
Mike Hubbard: From power to prison, a sad statehouse storywas put together by an ad hoc committee appointed by Lyons including Doss and R
Mike Hubbard: From power to prison, a sad statehouse story
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
was put together by an ad hoc committee appointed by Lyons including Doss and Reps. Sid McDonald of Arab, Hugh Merrill of Anniston, Ronnie Flippo of Florence and John Casey of Heflin, was more comprehensive. It first appeared to have little... Read more
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Al.com
Man arrested in Anniston murder investigationdeath of Franklin James Key. Key, 43, was pronounced dead at 4:30 a.m. last We
Man arrested in Anniston murder investigation
Al.com / Posted 11 days ago
death of Franklin James Key. Key, 43, was pronounced dead at 4:30 a.m. last Wednesday of a gunshot wound to the chest. Anniston police said officers responded to a disturbance call at a home in the 900 block of Montgomery Avenue at 2 a.m.... Read more
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Al.com
Omar Mateen: Orlando nightclub shooter worked for security company that operates in Alabamathree security offices in Alabama and has provided services for the federal gov
Omar Mateen: Orlando nightclub shooter worked for security company that operates in Alabama
Al.com / Posted 12 days ago
three security offices in Alabama and has provided services for the federal government's disaster preparedness facility in Anniston. G4S's U.S. operations are based in Jupiter, Florida and it has three locations in Alabama: Madison, Birmingham and... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Montgomery to be headquarters for new regional passenger train systemdowntown, near the Biscuits stadium and restaurants. Amtrak’s Crescent Route c
Montgomery to be headquarters for new regional passenger train system
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 14 days ago
downtown, near the Biscuits stadium and restaurants. Amtrak’s Crescent Route currently serves Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Anniston running once per day, but the rest of the state has been without passenger train service for many years. “One of... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Montgomery to be headquarters for new regional passenger train systemdowntown, near the Biscuits stadium and restaurants. Amtrak’s Crescent Route c
Montgomery to be headquarters for new regional passenger train system
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 14 days ago
downtown, near the Biscuits stadium and restaurants. Amtrak’s Crescent Route currently serves Birmingham, Tuscaloosa and Anniston running once per day, but the rest of the state has been without passenger train service for many years. “One of... Read more
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Al.com
Man struck by train in Anniston this morningA man was pronounced dead after he was hit by a train this morning in Anniston.
Man struck by train in Anniston this morning
Al.com / Posted 15 days ago
A man was pronounced dead after he was hit by a train this morning in Anniston. Sgt. Shaun Firestone said the incident happened at 10:45 a.m. in the 700 block of Glen Addie Avenue. A 44-year-old man was struck by an Amtrak train at the railroad... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Anniston PD investigating fatal shootingAnniston police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday. Po
Anniston PD investigating fatal shooting
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 16 days ago
Anniston police are investigating a fatal shooting that happened Wednesday. Police say the shooting happened at a residence on the 900 block of Montgomery Avenue, around 2 a.m. They say Franklin Key, 43, was found dead on the floor of a gunshot... Read more
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Al.com
Walmart, Alabama Power plan Alabama solar projectunder that program are being developed for military installations, contributing
Walmart, Alabama Power plan Alabama solar project
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
under that program are being developed for military installations, contributing to the Defense Department's goal of generating 25 percent of its power from renewable sources. The projects at Anniston Army Depot and Fort Rucker are about 10 MW... Read more
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Al.com
Man found shot to death in Anniston homeAn Ohatchee man was found shot to death inside an Anniston home Wednesday morni
Man found shot to death in Anniston home
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
An Ohatchee man was found shot to death inside an Anniston home Wednesday morning, officials said. Franklin James Key, 43, was pronounced dead at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown said. He died of a gunshot wound to the... Read more
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Al.com
Both sides rest in Hubbard case; closing arguments later todaydefense called. After Hubbard's testimony concluded this morning, the state ca
Both sides rest in Hubbard case; closing arguments later today
Al.com / Posted 16 days ago
defense called. After Hubbard's testimony concluded this morning, the state called Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh, R-Anniston, as a rebuttal witness. On Wednesday, Hubbard had testified that Republican Party leaders made a "group decision"... Read more
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Gawker
Freakish Oddballs Who Like Diet Pepsi Pine for Chemicals of Yorebottle of aspartame-sweetened Diet Pepsi in his fridge as a keepsake. “It’s my
Freakish Oddballs Who Like Diet Pepsi Pine for Chemicals of Yore
Gawker / Posted 16 days ago
bottle of aspartame-sweetened Diet Pepsi in his fridge as a keepsake. “It’s my Holy Grail,” said Mr. Thomas, who lives in Anniston, Ala. Just let em have it, PepsiCo. Sometimes you gotta let your dog eat that old poop because trying to stop him... Read more
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Al.com
Anniston woman dies as a result of 2-car crashAn Anniston woman has died as a result of a Tuesday afternoon crash. Alabama S
Anniston woman dies as a result of 2-car crash
Al.com / Posted 17 days ago
An Anniston woman has died as a result of a Tuesday afternoon crash. Alabama State Troopers said Dorothy Ogletree Detwiler, 88, was seriously injured in a crash that happened at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday on Choccolocco Road five miles east of... Read more
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Market Watch
PepsiCo weighs another fix to Diet Pepsibottle of aspartame-sweetened Diet Pepsi in his fridge as a keepsake. "It's my
PepsiCo weighs another fix to Diet Pepsi
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
bottle of aspartame-sweetened Diet Pepsi in his fridge as a keepsake. "It's my Holy Grail," said Mr. Thomas, who lives in Anniston, Ala. Veteran beverage-industry consultant Tom Pirko said PepsiCo would have to take more dramatic steps, including... Read more
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ESPN
JSU QB gets domestic violence charge droppedEli Jenkins of Jacksonville State was dropped Tuesday after he met measures tha
JSU QB gets domestic violence charge dropped
ESPN / Posted 17 days ago
Eli Jenkins of Jacksonville State was dropped Tuesday after he met measures that were set forth by an Alabama judge. The Anniston Star reported Jenkins told Judge Joseph Maloney he completed counseling and did not have any further incidents with... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Anniston loan expected to restart work on new bicycle trailsThe city of Anniston has given a no-interest loan to a group for paving new bic
Anniston loan expected to restart work on new bicycle trails
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 18 days ago
The city of Anniston has given a no-interest loan to a group for paving new bicycle trails. The Southern Off-Road Bicycle Association stopped work after grant money for the project failed to come in. The money from ADECA was approved a long time... Read more
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Officer.com
Military Surplus Program Helps Alabama Officers Save a Lifevehicles years earlier after a 2001 incident nearby illustrated the need for th
Military Surplus Program Helps Alabama Officers Save a Life
Officer.com / Posted 18 days ago
vehicles years earlier after a 2001 incident nearby illustrated the need for them. A mentally-ill suspect shot three Anniston police officers, and emergency responders were left with no safe way to reach the injured officers. Wineman said... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
SWEPCO names Eric Basinger Manager Economic and Business Development - Eric Basinger has been named Manager Economic and Business Development for AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) and will be responsible for economic development act...at 318-673-3170 for economic development needs. Basinger had been serving as di
SWEPCO names Eric Basinger Manager Economic and Business Development - Eric Basinger has been named Manager Economic and Business Development for AEP Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) and will be responsible for economic development act...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
at 318-673-3170 for economic development needs. Basinger had been serving as director, economic development for the City of Anniston, Alabama (AL). Basinger has more than 16 years of economic development experience, and has served as economic... Read more
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Business Insider
The one tool I didn't expect to find on the back of the Marine Corps main battle tankthe Abrams has three variants — M1, M1A1 and M1A2 — thanks to upgrades and modi
The one tool I didn't expect to find on the back of the Marine Corps main battle tank
Business Insider / Posted 18 days ago
the Abrams has three variants — M1, M1A1 and M1A2 — thanks to upgrades and modifications overhauled at Anniston Army Depot, a maintenance and munitions-storage site nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. On a... Read more
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Al.com
It's time for Rep. Craig Ford to run for governorBy Matthew Tyson, an Anniston native, a writer and a representative of the Demo
It's time for Rep. Craig Ford to run for governor
Al.com / Posted 19 days ago
By Matthew Tyson, an Anniston native, a writer and a representative of the Democrats for Life of America. You can contact him at matthewallentyson@gmail.com I was a Derrick Henry advocate long before he became the lights out Heisman winner we know... Read more
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Al.com
NFL players holding free football camps for Alabama youngstersOrleans Saints. Back to Fundamentals hosted by Kwon Alexander will be held fro
NFL players holding free football camps for Alabama youngsters
Al.com / Posted 22 days ago
Orleans Saints. Back to Fundamentals hosted by Kwon Alexander will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 25 at the City of Anniston Sports Complex. Campers can register online. A prep standout at Oxford, Alexander plays middle linebacker for the... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Chester Martin Remembers His Father-In-Law, John E. Parnell Sr.and that is where my wife, Patricia (Pat) and twin brother, Jerry, were born. T
Chester Martin Remembers His Father-In-Law, John E. Parnell Sr.
The Chattanoogan / Posted 23 days ago
and that is where my wife, Patricia (Pat) and twin brother, Jerry, were born. Their first child, John Jr., had been born at Anniston, before leaving Alabama for North Carolina. Johnie fell in love with the eastern part of that state, enjoying his... Read more
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Al.com
Grandmother retrieves bike from thieves who stole it, beat up grandsonthe names of two of the boys. Wade said the grandmother went looking for the bo
Grandmother retrieves bike from thieves who stole it, beat up grandson
Al.com / Posted 23 days ago
the names of two of the boys. Wade said the grandmother went looking for the boys and found them in Constantine Homes in Anniston. After confronting them, she got the bike returned to her. When she came back home, the grandmother then called the... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
One swimming warning lifted for Mississippi Sound, one remainsremains in effect. But Thursday afternoon MDEQ lifted the advisory for Gulfpor
One swimming warning lifted for Mississippi Sound, one remains
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 23 days ago
remains in effect. But Thursday afternoon MDEQ lifted the advisory for Gulfport East Beach from Tegarden Road east to Anniston Avenue. MDEQ warns if you swim in the section of the Mississippi Sound still under a water contact advisory, the... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
14-old faces murder charge in Cochran killingCounty, Alabama and will be returned to Bleckley County to face charges. He is
14-old faces murder charge in Cochran killing
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 23 days ago
County, Alabama and will be returned to Bleckley County to face charges. He is now in a juvenile corrections center in Anniston, Alabama. Dantay Ates, age 32, was shot to death May 20 in Cochran. According to the GBI, it happened on Sixth... Read more
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Al.com
Anniston Mayor Vaughn Stewart won't seek reelectionAnniston Mayor Vaughn Stewart today announced he will not seek another term in
Anniston Mayor Vaughn Stewart won't seek reelection
Al.com / Posted 24 days ago
Anniston Mayor Vaughn Stewart today announced he will not seek another term in office. Elected in 2012, Stewart said holding the office was "an honor" but the job requires a certain level of commitment. "Like all of us, I have a finite amount of... Read more
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Al.com
Which new cities are part of Main Street Alabama's revitalization program?downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts." The cities already part of M
Which new cities are part of Main Street Alabama's revitalization program?
Al.com / Posted 24 days ago
downtowns and neighborhood commercial districts." The cities already part of Main Street Alabama are Alexander City, Anniston, Athens, Birmingham, Decatur, Dothan, Elba, Eufaula, Florence, Fort Payne, Gadsden, Monroeville, Jasper, Opelika,... Read more
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Al.com
Alabama gains 98 more National Merit Scholarship winnersProbable career field: Medicine. Sponsored by the University of Alabama. 25. M
Alabama gains 98 more National Merit Scholarship winners
Al.com / Posted 24 days ago
Probable career field: Medicine. Sponsored by the University of Alabama. 25. Mark C. Simmons, Heflin (Donoho School, Anniston) Probable career field: Actuarial Science. Sponsored by the University of Alabama. 26. William C. McMeans, Helena... Read more
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International Business Times
James Corden to 'destroy' Donald Trump in a rap battle on The Late Late Show? name is David he was famous back in '95," and "here's the chance to prove you g
James Corden to 'destroy' Donald Trump in a rap battle on The Late Late Show?
International Business Times / Posted 25 days ago
name is David he was famous back in '95," and "here's the chance to prove you got balls while I ignore you, like Jennifer Anniston does your calls." Republican US presidential candidate Donald Trump isn't welcome on James Corden's Carpool... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Highs in the low to mid 90s today, isolated afternoon stormsseason as temperatures topped 90 degrees; Tuscaloosa reached 94 degrees and the
Highs in the low to mid 90s today, isolated afternoon storms
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 25 days ago
season as temperatures topped 90 degrees; Tuscaloosa reached 94 degrees and the high reached 92 degrees in Birmingham and Anniston. Be ready for more blistering heat today, with highs in the low to middle 90s. We will have plenty of sunshine this... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Highs in the low to mid 90s today, isolated afternoon stormsseason as temperatures topped 90 degrees; Tuscaloosa reached 94 degrees and the
Highs in the low to mid 90s today, isolated afternoon storms
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 25 days ago
season as temperatures topped 90 degrees; Tuscaloosa reached 94 degrees and the high reached 92 degrees in Birmingham and Anniston. Be ready for more blistering heat today, with highs in the low to middle 90s. We will have plenty of sunshine this... Read more
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The Christian Post
Roy Moore Is Victim of Political 'Witch Hunt,' Says Legal Groupthe entire proceedings are," continued Mihet. (Photo: Reuters/Brian Snyder)Joh
Roy Moore Is Victim of Political 'Witch Hunt,' Says Legal Group
The Christian Post / Posted 27 days ago
the entire proceedings are," continued Mihet. (Photo: Reuters/Brian Snyder)John Sullivan (L) and Chris McCary, both from Anniston, Alabama, walk away from the Provincetown, Massachusetts Town Hall with their marriage license May 17, 2004. They... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Summer feeding programs make sure no kid goes hungryCentral Middle School, 1310 42nd Ave. Pass Road Elementary, 37 Pass Road Gast
Summer feeding programs make sure no kid goes hungry
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 28 days ago
Central Middle School, 1310 42nd Ave. Pass Road Elementary, 37 Pass Road Gaston Point Elementary, 37 Pass Road Anniston Avenue Elementary, 2314 Jones St. 28th St. Elementary, 3034 28th St. Pass Christian School District Pass... Read more
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