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Officials worry about effects of Cleburne bridge closure on emergency traffic

HEFLIN- State transportation officials held a public meeting Tuesday to hear local residents' thoughts regarding the replacement of a bridge that spans Cane Creek on Alabama 46. The meeting was held at Beth-El Church along Alabama 46 - just a stone's throw from the derelict bridge. Two representativ

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-20 00:51:00

Moore: 'Red and yellow' from hymn, not racist

"Today I find out that I was called a racist for saying 'red and yellow, black and white,'" Moore said to a crowd of about 50 people at Heflin's recreation center. Moore has one week of campaigning left before the runoff vote that will decide whether he or sitting Sen. Luther Strange will get the Re

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 02:39:00

Newton Nurse Presented National Nursing Award

COVINGTON, Ga. - This week, Rebecca Keel, RN, a Piedmont Newton Hospital nurse, was awarded the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The recognition is part of a national program honoring nurses for their clinical skills and compassionate care for patient and their families. Keel was nominated by t

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:19:00

Coroner identifies man killed by deputy in Monday shooting

A Calhoun County sheriff's deputy near the scene of a shooting in which a deputy shot and killed a man Monday morning. (Kirsten Fiscus/The Anniston Star) The Calhoun County Coroner's Office on Tuesday identified a man shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy near Piedmont on Monday morning. Coroner Pat

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 16:05:00

Hillgrove athlete continues Kick-It for Children's Cancer campaign

Jason Pierce, a punter and kicker for the Hillgrove Hawks is raising money again this season with his team for children's cancer research. This year his goal is $3,000 as he hopes to make a total impact of $5,000 for the Kick-It for Children's Cancer Program with Hillgrove High School. Special to th

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 00:47:00

'Mini Satans:' Naval Hospital employee insult newborns in social media posts

A couple of Navy hospital employees face military justice after inappropriate social media posts involving newborns. (Source: Facebook/WJAX/WFOX/CNN) JACKSONVILLE, FL (WFOX/WJAX/CNN) - A Naval hospital said the actions of a couple of hospital staffers will be handled by "military justice." The state

WAFF - 2017-09-19 17:51:44

Look Back ... to 2 sides of incineration question, 1992

Sept. 19, 1942, in The Star: The date fell on a Saturday during a time when The Star didn't publish on that day of the week. Sept. 19, 1992, in The Star: Although the Piedmont Bulldogs were trailing Alexandria 15-14 at halftime, they found the strength and ability to come out on top at the end, 54-2

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 05:11:00

SHERRY KUGHN: Chaplain program helps patients and volunteers

I had a chance last week to talk to several volunteers at an appreciation luncheon. It honored those who volunteer for Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center's Chaplain Services program. Eight of the volunteers were set to receive a five-, 10-, or 15-year pin. Several others already had pins for

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 17:59:00

Piedmont leaders approve request for extra $500K in water treatment plant upgrades

PIEDMONT - City leaders voted Tuesday to request $500,000 be added to a state loan to cover unexpected costs for water treatment plant upgrades and the building of a well. The request, if approved by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, would add to an already $1.87 million loan the a

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-20 01:36:00

Piedmont Newton hosts free car seat safety Sept. 20-21

COVINGTON, Ga. - Piedmont Newton Hospital's Safe Seats 4 Kids program will be offering free car seat inspections and education by certified child passenger safety technicians to parents and caregivers on Wednesday, Sept. 20 and Thursday, Sept. 21 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. Car seats, booster seats and sea

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:18:00

Victim in officer-involved Piedmont shooting identified

The Calhoun County Coroner's Office has identified the man shot to death Monday during an altercation with a Calhoun County deputy. Coroner Pat Brown said Jesse VanSipe, 31, was the man shot at an incident at 4:40 a.m. on Helen Drive in Piedmont Monday. VanSipe was from Michigan but living in Pell C

AL.COM - 2017-09-19 17:03:06

Man shot by Calhoun deputy after taking weapon

Investigators from the Etowah and Cherokee County sheriff's offices are investigating a deputy-involved shooting that killed a man in the Piedmont area, according to Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade. Wade said there was nothing to indicate the deputy did anything other than follow his training af

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 01:18:12

Alabama sheriff: Deputy fatally shoots man

Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade says the shooting involving one of his officers happened about 4:45 a.m. Monday in the northeastern city of Piedmont. Wade says a deputy went to a residence after the sheriff's office received a call about a person acting suspiciously. Wade says deputy encountered

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2017-09-18 21:55:00

Police: 20-person street fight culminated in deadly shooting

Updated: Sep 18, 2017 - 4:53 AMCOVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - Police say a street fight involving around 20 people culminated in a deadly shooting. WSB-TV reports that Covington police responding to reports of a shooting found 22-year-old Trayvond Bernard Ball with multiple gunshot wounds early Saturday. Po

WSB-TV ATLANTA - 2017-09-18 08:53:39

LSHS band to perform at Children's Christmas Parade

Liz Marino/Douglas County Sentinel From left, Kayla Andrews, Geena Peralta and Yasmin Green, members of the Lithia Springs High School Marching Band, practice a song from the band's show, "To Boldly Go." The show will feature the theme from "2001: A Space Odyssey," "Star Trek,"Jupiter" and others. L

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-17 12:15:00

Bob Davis: How to use Amazon wish list

The massive online retailer Amazon isn't going to put its second headquarters in Calhoun County - not Oxford, not Anniston, not Jacksonville, not the former Fort McClellan. I really hope I'm wrong and a big helping of McClellan crow is piled on my plate at some future date. For now, though, we shoul

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-17 08:15:00

Deputy shoots, kills man near Piedmont, official says

PIEDMONT - A Calhoun County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a man just east of Piedmont this morning, according to the coroner's office. The shooting took place near a home on Helen Drive. The coroner's office pronounced the man dead about 7 a.m. Officials were still working to notify family member

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-18 15:46:00

Deputy-involved shooting leaves 1 dead in Piedmont

According to our partners at the Anniston Star, Calhoun County deputies apparently shot and killed a man along Helen Drive in Piedmont on Monday. The shooting happened around 7 a.m. this morning. Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade will be hosting a 1:30 p.m. news conference Monday afternoon. ABC

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-09-18 12:02:33

Which Wich sandwich franchise to open in Tiger Town this October

Which Wich, a specialty sandwich chain that aims to offer improved versions of classic lunchtime favorites, will be opening a location in Tiger Town in late October. Inspired by the traditional bagged lunch, Which Wich lets you customize your own sandwich, or choose from a set menu of "faves," the c

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-19 23:32:52

Accused Tiger Transit driver claimed First Transit wasn't performing background checks

Tony Martin Patillo, 51, from Columbus, Georgia, was taken into custody on Saturday and charged with several counts of public lewdness. Later that day he was also charged with first-degree rape and first-degree sodomy. One of the former Tiger Transit drivers charged with the rape and sodomy of an 18

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-19 22:24:45