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Jacksonville State junior handles job and family

Cindy Wilson has fond memories of watching her mother, Phyllis Mitchell, and her grandmother, Margaret Mallows, cook. She learned a lot from both women as they prepared meals. Her grandmother has just turned 90, and her grandfather, George Mallows, is 92. After Cindy graduated from Piedmont High, sh


Anniston man indicted on multiple sex crimes

A grand jury in Calhoun County indicted an Anniston man on multiple sex crime charges. The five-count indictment against 65-year-old James Lynn Roper is for rape, sodomy and incest. The indictment alleges the sex crimes involved a child younger than 12 and happened over a five-year period from 2010

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-22 11:46:58

Three local men indicted in separate rape cases

Two Anniston men charged with rape in separate cases remained in the Calhoun County Jail on Tuesday while a third in another case was released on bond, according to court records. A Calhoun County grand jury last month indicted the three men on the various charges after prosecutors presented the cas

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-21 23:01:00

The Weather Authority | Dry Weather Pattern Stays In Place

From James Spann and the ABC 33/40 Weather Blog: HAPPY THANKSGIVING! We have a sub-freezing start start... some temperatures at daybreak include... Russellville 23 Black Creek 24 Gadsden 26 Concord 26 Cullman 28 Fort Payne 28 Coker 29 Heflin 29 Tuscaloosa 29 Birmingham 29 Anniston 30 The day will f

ABC 33/40 NEWS - 2017-11-23 07:10:24

Thanksgiving meal provided for needy in Anniston

She left with a full stomach and a smile on her face. "I'm not leaving here hungry," Morgan said after enjoying a free Thanksgiving dinner. "I'm thankful for this meal because if it was not for this, I wouldn't have had dinner today." Morgan was one of many Anniston residents fed for free during the

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-23 21:40:00

Look Back ... to a storm in Clay County, 1992

Provision for total war meant handling the enemy combatants who were captured. As this 1942 article reveals, Fort McClellan would be home to thousands. FacebookTwitterEmailPrintSave Nov. 23, 1942, in The Star: Veteran sports followers of Anniston joined his family and friends today in mourning the d

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-23 15:15:00

Come to Piedmont Fayette Hospital for tree-lighting ceremony

Christmas is coming and Piedmont Fayette is excited to kick off the holiday season. The third annual Great Piedmont Fayette Tree Lighting will be held on Monday, Nov. 27, from 6-7 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Elf will once again visit Piedmont Fayette's Great T

THE CITIZEN ONLINE - 2017-11-23 12:24:59

Drug, alcohol and suicide deaths projected to jump in state over next decade

After years battling drug abuse and addiction in Calhoun County, the 33-year-old had a son, which helped him put his priorities in order. Ezell moved to Randolph County where he could more easily get a ride to work. He was clean for 18 months. In May Ezell had a momentary relapse. He took a dose of

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-11-22 20:55:00

Mary Esparra: Special-needs kitty & boy share special bond

I am very thankful today. When Silverbelle's story ran in this space in October, I prayed for the perfect family to adopt her. The gray tabby cat was found in a Newburgh garage and wasn't acting right. She was diagnosed with cerebellar hypoplasia, a disorder that causes jerky movements, tremors and

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-23 07:01:00

Steve Marro has the time

It was the same type of view he relished the previous 10 Saturdays as the clock operator at college football games. It began on Sept. 9 with the short drive from his Rutland home to Castleton University's game against Fitchburg State. There was a midseason journey on Oct. 7 through peak foliage for

RUTLAND HERALD - 2017-11-23 00:30:00

Man accused of driving 82 in 50 zone

WEST HAVEN- A Fair Haven man is facing a criminal charge for allegedly driving 82 mph in a 50 mph zone on Route 22A on Saturday. Police said Carl J. Stockwell, 27, also had an illegally taken game animal in his vehicle. Vermont State Police said troopers saw a vehicle traveling south on Route 22A at


Biochar plant gets a reaction

FORT EDWARD - General Electric's old dewatering plant for its completed Hudson River dredging project has been suggested as a site for developers who want to turn waste into fertilizer. Hampton Supervisor David O'Brien said the property has access to the water and a rail line. John Dowd, a partner w

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 17:00:00

One seriously injured in tractor-trailer, car crash on Route 4

FORT ANN - A woman was seriously hurt Tuesday afternoon on Route 4 after crashing her car into a tractor-trailer. The accident happened at about 2:20 p.m. near Flat Rock Road. The woman, Emma J. McCloskey, 21, of Liverpool, was traveling south in a Nissan Rogue when she crossed over the center line

POST-STAR - 2017-11-21 22:45:00

Hartford man charged with false logging sales

QUEENSBURY - A Hartford man was arrested Monday on two felony charges related to false logging sales. Robert G. Dickinson, 52, is accused of completing false contracts to log property. He then sold those contracts to other people and obtained a finder's fee, according to a news release from New York


Police: 8-year-old girl seriously hurt in hit-and-run crash

HARTFORD - An 8-year-old girl was seriously hurt in a car crash early Wednesday on county Route 17 when her father allowed her to take the wheel and the car careened into an embankment, police said. The child was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of broken bones and a possible punctured l

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 22:30:00

Sex offender arrested three times in five days

GLENS FALLS - A registered sex offender was jailed Tuesday night for assaulting a woman, his third arrest in five days in a spree that included trying to hit a "church official" during a dispute over help the church was providing, police said. Timothy J. Harvey, 32, who police said is homeless, was

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 21:30:00

Police: Man arrested with large quantities of cocaine, heroin

QUEENSBURY - A Glens Falls man was jailed Tuesday night after he was arrested in possession of 6.5 ounces of cocaine and nearly an ounce of heroin during a traffic stop, police said. Robert C. Delaney, 59, of North Pearl Street, was charged after he was pulled over for erratic driving in the northbo

POST-STAR - 2017-11-22 20:30:00

Mont Belvieu gets state of the art animal shelter

Mont Belvieu pets can rejoice now that "The Hill" has a new, state-of-the-art animal shelter. City staff, council members and county officials were proud to cut a ceremonial ribbon last week, signifying the city's newest addition. Mont Belvieu pets can rejoice now that "The Hill" has a new, state-of


Sterling Star marching in Macy's Thanksgiving parade

Every year Kyleigh Shea Motley watches the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from the comfort of her home, but come today the Ross S. Sterling Star wont be watching, she'll be dancing in it. "The day I found out I was selected as an All-Star dancer; I went home and asked my grandmother if it was possib

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

Council approves controversial annexation plan

Baytown City Council has approved a series of annexations that have stoked anger from affected residents. The city had conducted public hearings before approving to annex five different properties in and around Baytown city limits, at a council meeting Monday night. The total land being annexed is 1

BAYTOWN SUN - 2017-11-22 08:00:00