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ACT scores dip slightly for 3 of 4 Bartow high schools

ACT scores for three of the four high schools in Bartow County dropped a half point or less from last year but continue to hover around the state and national averages. Figures released Sept. 7 by the Georgia Department of Education showed scores for the Class of 2017 dropped 0.5 points for Adairsvi

DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS - 2017-09-23 07:00:00

Pottery show helps tell part of Cleburne County's history

HEFLIN- Emil Bowman, 63, brought two old clay jugs he found in his barn to be appraised and identified at the fourth annual Cleburne County pottery show Saturday at the Cleburne County Mountain Center. Bowman lives in the Rosewood Community, just five miles from Oak Level, which is considered to be

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-24 00:33:00

Prep roundup: Pleasant Valley sweeps Volunteer Spirit Classic

Both Pleasant Valley's boys and girls cross country teams finished first in the Volunteer Spirit Classic in Lineville on Saturday. The girls placed five runners in the top 10. Rachel Faucett led the way, finishing in second with a time of 22:10. Trinity Roberts took third in 22:14. Emma Hood finishe

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-24 05:02:00

Criswell making 'remarkable' recovery

The road to recovery has taken a positive turn for Tim Criswell over the past few weeks. After spending 28 days in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit at Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta following an Aug. 5 bicycle accident, the Carrollton High School boys head basketball coach is now receiving medic

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 03:59:00

38 Special, Charity Cruise-In to highlight Southwire's Community Day

With a focus on the company's continued commitment to sustainability, Southwire will host its annual Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 7. Headlining the entertainment for the annual event will be the rock band 38 Special. "As we planned this year's event, we really wanted to expand its variety, and we

GRIFFIN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-24 03:58:00

FEEL MAGNOLIA: Chip and Joanna Gaines launch new product lines

Does it feel to anybody else like Chip and Joanna Gaines are slowly but surely taking over the world? The stars of the HGTV show "Fixer Upper" have built a small empire around the rustic, farmhouse style of Magnolia Farms and Magnolia Market, their properties in Waco, Texas. Last year, the Gaineses

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-24 14:00:00

Look Back ... to a $34M budget for county schools, 1992

Sept. 25, 1942, in The Star: Special services will be conducted in several Anniston churches Sunday and visitors will fill the pulpits in others. Seven new deacons will be ordained and two have been ordained will be installed at the Sunday evening service of Parker Memorial Baptist Church. The new d

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-25 07:12:00

COLUMN: We need equal opportunities, not equal outcomes

In this day and age, everyone is pushing for equality. "All men are created equal" is used to back every argument. However, these words from our Founding Fathers have been misinterpreted. They did not mean every man was born with the same intellectual, physical or social abilities. So no, we do n

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-24 22:47:45

Waverly Fall Boogie carries on through rain and shine

Cars parked on the side of the road stretched to the right and left of the Boogie's entrance as far as the eye could see while over a dozen tents were set up inside the gate. The first Waverly Boogie was held in 2001 when residents of the small town just outside Auburn came together to celebrate the

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-24 17:04:50

Puppy Palooza places pets with new owners

A dog goes for a walk during Puppy Palooza at Kiesel Park on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in Auburn, Ala. Locals and community members strolled around Kiesel Park on Saturday with their four-legged friends as the sun beat down and the wind blew. With such an audience, three dogs were adopted in the firs

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-23 21:07:25

'Critical Conversations' adds Dr. Howard Ross

The next event in the University's ongoing Critical Conversations speech series will feature Dr. Howard Ross discussing Unconscious Bias. Ross is a lifelong social justice advocate and considered one of the world's seminal thought leaders on identifying and addressing Unconscious bias, according to

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-24 14:45:21

This fall, give your home an annual checkup

Fall is a good time to inspect your home's basic systems. Regular home maintenance is crucial to keeping your house in top shape. An annual checkup can head off any problems before they occur, saving money down the road. We talked to three local experts for maintenance advice. 1. The home's structur

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-24 14:45:00

Decorating trends for fall: Natural and relaxing

What are the home decorating trends this fall season? We asked Anniston designer Scott Skinner for his take. His main piece of advice: "Make it personal in style, but most of all enjoy the season. We need to take more time to relax and enjoy our families and friends, because we are never promised a

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-24 14:15:00

Owner of Thai One On ties the knot

Sam Sutchaleo and Supaphun Chan were married at Thai One On in downtown Anniston earlier this month. (Clockwise from top left) Sam welcomes guests to his restaurant; the bride and groom use chopsticks to taste their first bite of wedding cake; Su poses for pictures with guests outside on Noble Stree

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-24 14:00:00

The plant whisperer: Hayes Jackson helps Calhoun County bloom

Master plantsman Hayes Jackson has changed the lives of multitudes of people with his love of "watching things grow." Seeing customers at local plant sales gathered around him, asking questions, talking about unusual plants or just carrying on an animated conversation, could almost lead a bystander

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-24 13:00:00

Business professors respond to Equifax data breach, offer advice

Earlier this year, from mid-May to July, an estimated 143 million consumers were affected by Equifax's recently reported data breach of personal information. Two professors from the Unversity's Harbert College of Business, John Jahera and Casey Cegielski, explained these situations are multifaceted

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-23 22:16:41

Auburn alumna writes SEC mascot-themed children's book

For Susan Carothers, Auburn alumna, football has always been in her blood. So much so that it inspired her to write a children's book about it. Carothers said she grew up watching football with her grandfather who was a head coach at Samford University. Both of her parents graduated from Auburn, and

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-23 14:00:43

Look Back ... to an eastern bypass in four years? 1992

Sept. 23, 1942, in The Star: Three of Hollywood's most famous figures stepped out of an automobile this morning around 11 o'clock and with broad smiles on their faces passed between the two lines of Military Police and entered the Jefferson Davis Hotel to begin the most exciting day of war bond prom

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-23 05:15:00

3rd annual Dancing with Dega Stars fundraiser begins with kickoff cookout

Tucker Webb/The Daily Home TALLADEGA -- The Dancing with Dega Stars fundraiser held its official kickoff cookout Thursday on the Alabama School for the Blind campus. The third annual competition, sponsored by the Alabama Council of the Blind, is slated for Saturday, Feb. 17. "This is our third year

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-23 00:35:00

Research shown off at university faculty symposium

Poster displays filled the Student Center Ballroom today as research from nearly every Auburn department was showcased. 100 researchers set up 34 tables for the annual "This is Research: Faculty Symposium". This symposium was held in order to shine a light on the research and creative scholarship o

AUBURN PLAINSMAN - 2017-09-23 00:03:18