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  1. Heflin, Fruithurst to have elections; no challengers in RanburneRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Anniston Star

    ... more about the town's budgets and debt before he makes any kind of priorities, Owens said. Owens is a lifelong Fruithurst resident and said he wants to ensure its prosperity. "I plan on being here forever," Owens said. "I have a child and I want to ...

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  2. Cleburne County tries to meet high demand for foster child placementRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | Anniston Star

    Lorretta O'Kelley saw what a difference she could make in a child's life through her job as a preschool teacher and she wants to take that experience to some of the children most in need in the county by becoming a foster parent. "I was working at the Fruithurst Head Start where I dealt with two different foster children and they kind of inspired me," O'Kelley said.

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  3. Injured Cleburne deputy, Gary Howell, renews his commitment to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | Anniston Star

    He was working with Arlin Ashley, the captain of the police reserves in 2002, Howell said. The two made an arrest that night and as they left the jail heading up U.S. 78 toward Fruithurst they saw a pickup truck with no taillights.

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  4. Cleburne County Water Authority applying for $341k grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 | Anniston Star

    ... will benefit from the work on Cleburne County roads 660 in the Macedonia Fire District and 466 and 487 in the Fruithurst Fire District. The planned work includes projects such as upgrading a 3-inch water line that serves more than 30 houses in the ...

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  5. Cleburne schools' staffing request highlights problem of enrollment, fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | Anniston Star

    Fruithurst Elementary School Principal Christy Hiett said she can no longer afford to have a full-time media specialist at the school because falling enrollment has meant less funding to pay teachers. The school has lost about 35 students, Hiett said.

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  6. William Joel Adams Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2016 | Times Georgian

    Mr. William Joel Adams Jr., age 63, of Fruithurst, Alabama, passed away May 21, 2016. He was born May 26, 1952, in Atlanta, Georgia, to the late William Joel Adams Sr. and Lebra Stephens.

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  7. Georgia plant that supplies Honda's Lincoln operation celebrates 10th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Anniston Star

    ... assistant manager of Corporate Affairs and Communications for Honda North America. People from Ranburne, Heflin, Fruithurst, Piedmont and Anniston make up about 25 percent of the more than 540 employees of the plant, Abbruzzese said. In the past 10 ...

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  8. Construction projects move forward for Cleburne County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Anniston Star

    The Cleburne County Board of Education accepted bids at its meeting on Monday for upgrades at Cleburne County Career Technical School and Fruithurst Elementary. Repairs on the awning running along the back of the technical school should start next week and finish during the summer, said Superintendent Claire Dryden.

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  9. Teacher, 3 students arrested after autistic teen bullied at Cleburne County HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... 16 and 15, are charged with one count each of harrassment and menacing. The teacher, Jenny Sue Jackson, 39, of Fruithurst, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. She was taken to the Cleburne County Jail and held on $18,000 bond. "My ...

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  10. Teacher, 3 students arrested after autistic teen bullied at Cleburne County HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | WTVM

    ... 16 and 15, are charged with one count each of harrassment and menacing. The teacher, Jenny Sue Jackson, 39, of Fruithurst, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. She was taken to the Cleburne County Jail and held on $18,000 bond. "My ...

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  11. Some Cleburne County schools delayed 2 hours todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Alabama Live

    According to county officials, the outage affects students at Fruithurst, Pleasant Grove, Cleburne Elementary, Cleburne Middle and Cleburne High Schools. 2016 Alabama Media Group.

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  12. Education summit called to help students overcome poverty's limitationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | Anniston Star

    ... she said. The elementary schools have higher eligible percentages. For instance, 71 percent of children at Fruithurst Elementary are eligible for free or reduced-price lunches, Dryden said. The per capita income in the county is $19,800, she said. ...

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  13. Jim WalkerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 | Times Georgian

    Mr. James "Jim" Lewis Walker, age 79, of Tallapoosa, Georgia, passed away February 7, 2016. Mr. Walker was born August 25, 1936, in Fruithurst, Alabama, to the late Lovell and Sarah Mobley Walker.

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  14. Cleburne County's volunteer firefighters to promote fee riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | Anniston Star

    ... he said. "We're going to have to push," said Chad Roberts, president of the Fire Association and member of the Fruithurst department, at the association's Tuesday meeting. "We're pretty much going down the same road we were in '96." In 1996, the ...

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  15. Piedmont man killed in ATV crash in Cleburne CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A Piedmont man was killed late Saturday night when the ATV he was operating was struck by a SUV on Cleburne County 49. Lonny Ray Smith, 45, was operating a Suzuki ATV, five miles north of Fruithurst, when he was hit by a 1999 Dodge Durango driven by Ricky Ladale Jenkins, 37, of Fruithurst, according to Alabama state troopers.

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  16. Borden Springs Once Site Of Popular Resort HotelRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... what was once a crown achievement in northern Cleburne County in northeast Alabama. In the late 1800s the town of Fruithurst, Alabama was becoming an internationally known wine colony as over 800 residents settled the area to grow grapes on 3,000 ...

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