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 2021-02-28 20:09 

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Why is 'freedom of religion' important?...

Our ancestors came here looking for freedom...

 2021-02-28 19:53 

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Mark Edwards: After JSU football game, check out maybe the best Gamecocks team on campus...

Looking for something to do today after Jacksonville State's football game?...

 2021-02-28 19:37 

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Those buried at Oconee Cemetery in Oxford include white settlers and freed slaves...

OXFORD — Across U.S. 78 from a Lowe's hardware store, wedged between a vacant fireworks outlet and a cellphone tower, is the grave of Maj. John Bush, a Georgia planter...

 2021-02-28 19:26 

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Lisa Davis: Living the hermit life...

Last weekend, I volunteered as a judge at the annual Black Heritage Festival oratory competition at the Anniston museum. I've been a judge for the past few years, and it's...

 2021-02-28 16:30 

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Book review: "Send for Me" tells a story of family, obligation and self...

"Send for Me," Lauren Fox's new novel, is one of those books that can, at the same time, hold readers close and haunt them....

 2021-02-28 15:15 

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Look Back ... to music in the city's public schools, 1946...

The classes lasted only 20 minutes per day, but they were held every day of the school year in 1946 to help Anniston elementary schoolchildren learn how to sing and...

 2021-02-28 05:38 

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Prep roundup: Pleasant Valley softball tops Pinson Valley, Glencoe...

Pleasant Valley plays at White Plains on Thursday and then in the ASOF tournament at Choccolocco Park next weekend....

 2021-02-28 04:19 

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JSU baseball: Gamecocks ride starting pitching, hot bats to doubleheader sweep of Valpo...

Jacksonville State's starting pitchers didn't need much run support, but they got it in spades Saturday during a doubleheader sweep of Valparaiso....

 2021-02-28 03:53 

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Prep roundup: Piedmont, Pleasant Valley sweep in baseball...

Lots of big days at the plate as Piedmont sweeps Fort Payne, and Pleasant Valley wins against J.B. Pennington and Ashville....

 2021-02-28 03:09 

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Alabama basketball: Tide clinches first SEC title since 2002...

Alabama claimed the outright Southeastern Conference regular-season championship Saturday with a 64-59 win at Mississippi State....

 2021-02-28 03:08 

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JSU men respond to Harper's no-timeout challenge, flip script on Austin Peay...

The Gamecocks (17-8), winners in seven of eight games to end the regular season, finished 13-6 in Ohio Valley Conference play. They will carry the No. 4 seed into the...

 2021-02-28 01:39 

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JSU softball: When Gamecocks needed it the most, Rodriguez twirls a shutout...

Before beating Southern Mississippi in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday, the Gamecocks were 0-7. Nicole Rodriguez changed that....

 2021-02-28 01:39 

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JSU softball: When Gamecocks needed it the most, Rodriguez twirls a shutout...

Before beating Southern Mississippi in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday, the Gamecocks were 0-7. Nicole Rodriguez changed that....

 2021-02-28 01:31 

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JSU women stymie Austin Peay, regain momentum headed into OVC tourney....

JSU's victory coupled with Tennessee Tech's 68-67 loss to Murray State on Saturday earned the Gamecocks the fourth seed headed into Thursday's 1 p.m. tourney opener against No. 5 Tech...

 2021-02-28 00:36 

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Editorial: Death row cases raise questions...

Their crimes were heinous....

 2021-02-27 22:24 

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Local doctors encourage COVID-19 vaccinations at Zinn Park event...

About 30 people sat around the Zinn Park's Martin Luther King Jr. pavilion to hear doctors give information about the COVID-19 vaccine and answer questions....

 2021-02-27 21:17 

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Ruben Mitchell takes AHS bands to new heights...

Music continues to bring people together locally in the band room and classrooms at Anniston High School, while actors and singers involved with CAST have found a way to virtually...

 2021-02-27 21:05 

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Auburn 77, Tennessee 72: Three things to know as AU beats UT without Sharife Cooper...

The Tigers defeated Tennessee, ranked No. 25 in the Associated Press poll, 77-72. It's the sixth straight victory for the Tigers (12-13, 6-10 SEC) over the Vols (16-7, 9-7) dating...

 2021-02-27 19:30 

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Final Four: Sylacauga's championship dream ends in state semifinals...

Lee-Huntsville drained three 3-pointers in the opening five minutes to take an 11-point lead, and the Generals never looked back in a 67-25 victory over Sylacauga in the Class 5A...

 2021-02-27 17:15 

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Childersburg baseball claims first county championship since 2014...

Childersburg coach Josh Podoris hadn't held his 5-month-old son, Carter Podoris, since Sunday night. So, of course, that was one of the first things the coach did after Childersburg won...

 2021-02-27 15:53 

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Five Fast Facts: Sylacauga heads to the state semifinals...

On Saturday, Sylacauga (22-3) will play in the Class 5A semifinals for the first time since the Aggies won the championship in 2018. In the three years since, Sylacauga has...

 2021-02-27 15:15 

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Look Back ... to a woman running for a congressional seat, 1946...

According to the article, Mrs. Lolly L. O'Connell of Anniston in 1946 was the first woman to ever declare her candidacy for a congressional seat in Alabama....

 2021-02-27 12:00 

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Pandemic, courts may lead to long lead time for Tenth Street closure...

Anniston's school board last week voted to "start the process" of closing Tenth Street, a declaration of intent that has policymakers now waiting like parents in a pickup line....

 2021-02-27 02:48 

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JSU softball: Gamecocks still struggling to score as they fall at home...

Jada Terry was the bright spot in the 7-3 loss to Southern Mississippi as she went 1-for-2 with a solo home run. She is batting .353 this season....

 2021-02-27 02:25 

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Talladega council set to release city manager applicant names, interview schedule Monday...

According to Council President Trae Williams, 11 people applied for the position....

 2021-02-27 02:22 

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Talladega man doesn't want to prosecute the person who shot him...

A Talladega man sustained a non-life-threatening gunshot wound Thursday night, but told police that he did not wish to prosecute the person who shot him....

 2021-02-27 02:07 

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Dell Hill's portrait added to Talladega's historic Court House on the Square...

More than 18 years after he left office, former Probate Judge Dell Hill's official portrait has been added to those of all his predecessors in the courtroom at Talladega's historic...

 2021-02-27 01:52 

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Talladega man arrested after firing at least 10 shots in a car and not injuring the driver...

According to Talladega Police Chief Jason Busby, Jahiem Vi'Dez Embry, 18, is accused of shooting into a white Chevrolet Tahoe on Howard Street at about 3:30 p.m. Christmas Day....

 2021-02-27 01:41 

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Man convicted of 1990 murder in Childersburg is denied parole...

The Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles heard 10 cases this week with connections to Talladega or St. Clair Counties, including one man convicted of murder in Childersburg in 1990....

 2021-02-27 01:29 

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Talladega house fire results in death of 68-year-old man...

Talladega County Coroner Shaddix Murphy said Friday that Michael Cameron, 68, was pronounced dead from smoke inhalation and burns following a fire at his residence early Friday morning....

 2021-02-27 01:24 

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JSU baseball: Williams' ninth-inning single wins it for Gamecocks...

Jay Williams singled home Javier Ramirez with two outs in the bottom of the ninth as Jacksonville State beat Valparaiso 5-4 at home Friday night....

 2021-02-27 00:43 

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Final Four: Anniston boys beat Vigor to advance to state title game...

Anniston's boys came through an ugly state-semifinal basketball game with an uglier ending to reach the Class 4A championship game....

 2021-02-27 00:40 

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Ashville softball notches first season win against Victory, 12-2...

The Ashville softball team notched its first win of the season by defeating Victory Christian 12-2....

 2021-02-27 00:36 

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Phillip Tutor: Natchez's road map for Anniston...

By 2000, the city's population dipped another 5.5 percent, and it didn't get better in 2010 (a 14.5 percent loss) or 2020 (a 7.5 percent loss). Sounds like Anniston, but...

 2021-02-27 00:33 

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Jacksonville State vs. Tennessee Tech: game outlook, what to know, and a prediction...

Pregame analysis as Jacksonville State plays host to Tennessee Tech on Sunday:...

 2021-02-27 00:31 

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Pell City's CEPA raises $21,000 with awards telethon...

The Pell City Center for Education and the Performing Arts put on its first fully digital production, the first Spotlight Awards Telethon, and raised $21,000 for programming this year....

 2021-02-27 00:24 

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As COVID fades, county faces older economic challenges...

Members of the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce assembled via Zoom Friday in a virtual version of the chamber's annual update on the status of the state and local economy....

 2021-02-27 00:17 

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Proposed county tax plan alarms mayors...

The bill, which has yet to be introduced for addition to the 2021 Alabama legislative session and as yet has no named sponsor, would distribute part of the county's overhead...

 2021-02-26 23:10 

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Lincoln Council honors local FFA...

LINCOLN — During the Lincoln City Council's regular meeting Tuesday Mayor Lew Watson honored the Lincoln High School FFA....

 2021-02-26 23:07 

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The St. Clarion yearbook staff takes home multiple ASPA awards...

ODENVILLE -- The St. Clair County High School yearbook staff, The St. Clarion, won several awards at the 2021 Alabama Scholastic Press Association's state convention that was held virtually....

 2021-02-26 23:05 

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Maxine Beck: A moment of silence for a year of sadness...

I have decided to get the vaccine, as soon as possible. I have called the Talladega County Health Department and visited Walmart.com and Sams.com website on a regular basis....

 2021-02-26 22:24 

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Friends remember local charity organizer Patricia Hogge...

Patricia Hogge served as the president of Ribbons of Hope, a local charity that seeks to help families deal with the costs of cancer treatment...

 2021-02-26 22:05 

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Road with Zion: Healthy Webb set for first start, brings something deeper than run dimension...

JSU's road with Zion begins in earnest with Webb's first collegiate start, against Tennessee Tech on Sunday at 3 p.m. on Burgess-Snow Field....

 2021-02-26 21:59 

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Pell City puts new fire truck into service...

The Pell City Fire Department has officially put its new Sutphen Aerial ladder truck into service this week....

 2021-02-26 21:32 

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Final Four: Power finish sends Anniston's girls back to 4A final...

Anniston (25-3) advanced to Thursday's 9 a.m. 4A title game against Rogers, the team that beat Anniston in the final two years ago. Rogers beat Geneva 55-45 earlier Friday in...

 2021-02-26 20:06 

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Officials don't know when next COVID vaccination phase might begin...

Statewide and in Calhoun County, the coronavirus situation looks better than it has in months....

 2021-02-26 18:18 

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Prep football: Auburn High hires Oxford's Etheredge...

The Auburn City Schools Board of Education made Keith Etheredge's hiring official during a specially called meeting Friday, and Oxford must replace a five-time state champion who led the Yellow...

 2021-02-26 15:46 

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Rubel Shelly: An appalling milestone...

It was front-page news in Wednesday's edition of The Anniston Star. The headline screamed "500,000." Few people needed it explained....

 2021-02-26 15:29 

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Editorial: Stay alert for watches, warnings during tornado season in northeastern Alabama...

The Deep South has two tornado seasons....

 2021-02-26 15:15 

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Look Back ... to Red Cross fundraising, 1946...

The commander of Fort McClellan himself made the plea for generous giving to the local Red Cross campaign of 1946....

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