Friday Aug 15
Allocation increased for urban transit program
Aug. 15 --Due to an increase in ridership in the area's urban transit system, the Calhoun County Commission on Thursday increased the amount of money it gives to the area's urban transit program by 6 percent from last year.
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Overseer of Anniston Army Depot says no plans to close it down
The Army has no plans to shut down the Anniston Army Depot and will try to direct more vehicle maintenance work its way in the future, the facility's top overseer says.
Calhoun County woman arrested in connection with stabbing death
Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown said John Fitzgerald Hicks, 50, died around 10:30 p.m. Wednesday in the 1900 block of Webster Road in Wellington.
Calhoun County man arrested after exposing himself to off-duty deputy, authorities say
A 45-year-old Ohatchee man was arrested Wednesday night after authorities said he attempted to urinate in front of an off-duty deputy.
Report: Anniston attorney charged in murder-for-hire plot arrested for similar jail plot
The Anniston Star is reporting that an Anniston attorney, already in jail in connection with an alleged murder-for-hire plot, faces another charge after prosecutors say he planned another murder while in jail.
Anniston Police arrest two in connection with abuse of 2-year-old
Two people are in custody in connection with the abuse of a two-year-old girl, Anniston Police said today.