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  1. Police make arrest after car chase through Weaver, JacksonvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Anniston Star

    A Roanoke man was in Calhoun County Jail Saturday night after leading police on a high-speed chase through Weaver and Jacksonville and then crashing in Piedmont, according to authorities. Weaver police arrested Detrick Raheem Parker, 22, just before 7 p.m. in Piedmont, according to a news release from Weaver police Chief Wayne Bush.

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  2. Leaders open Anniston Civil Rights TrailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Anniston Star

    ... and riots. We still have to ask how far is the promised land. Racism is still alive." Freedom Rider Bill Harbour, a Piedmont native who now lives in Atlanta, addressed the audience about his role in the civil rights movement. Freedom Riders were ...

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  3. Calhoun County girls track athlete of the year: Piedmont's Green won as much as she could winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Anniston Star

    For Karri Green to have had a more successful track season, the Alabama High School Athletic Association would have had to change its rule limiting athletes to four events in a meet. At the annual Calhoun County track meet, at Piedmont's Class 3A sectional meet and again at the 3A state meet, the Piedmont senior entered the 200-meter dash, the 400-meter dash, the 100-meter hurdles and the 300-meter hurdles.

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  4. News you can use for June 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Anniston Star

    ... Alice G. Duckett, will present a program, "Good Food, Good Tips for Heart Healthy Kids," at 10 a.m. July 1 at Piedmont Public Library, 106 N. Main St., Piedmont. All children are invited. The event will include story reading, singing, games, food ...

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  5. German man missing in Tucson trail found deadRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... who was found dead on Sunday. A third man who was with them is recovering. One was 54-year-old Jana Kirkpatrick, of Piedmont, Alabama. Another was 18-year-old Adrienna Rasmussen. Rassmussen was studying in Tucson but is from Washington state.

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  6. Pima County identifies 2 women dead from extreme heatRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    The Pima County Office of the Medical Examiner said Tuesday that 54-year-old Jana Kirkpatrick, of Piedmont, Alabama, was found dead after going out for a walk.

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  7. Grissom, Ledbetter EngagementRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 19 | Anniston Star

    Stan Grissom of Cropwell and Patricia Pounders of Trussville announce the engagement of their daughter, Chelsea Hope Grissom, to Joshua Daniel Ledbetter, son of the Rev. and Mrs. Rodney Ledbetter of Piedmont.

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  8. Nonprofits eying McClellan for bingoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Anniston Star

    ... applications. The three nonprofits earlier this month had applied to operate bingo in the Big Hit Bingo facility in Piedmont. They withdrew their applications a few days later because some residents around the facility expressed concerns about the ...

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  9. Grand jury decides against murder charge for Piedmont manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | Anniston Star

    Authorities have dropped a murder charge against a Piedmont man after a Calhoun County grand jury decided there was not enough evidence to move forward to trial, prosecutors said Monday. Shook told Piedmont investigators that he had been defending his mother, Calhoun County District Attorney Brian McVeigh said by phone Monday.

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  10. HEMBREE, Linda G.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | MDJonline.com

    HEMBREE, Linda G., 67, Piedmont, AL, formerly of Smyrna, GA, died Friday, June 10. Church Service: 10 am, Wednesday, June 15 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, Smyrna, Carmichael Funeral Home.

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  11. California Spurs State and Local Sales Tax ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | WebCPA

    ... with the highest combined sales tax rates included Tuba City, Ariz. (12.9 percent), Arab, Ala. (12.5 percent), Piedmont, Ala. (12.5 percent), Sunset, Ark. (12.25 percent) and Coconino, Ariz. (11.9 percent). Once again, Indiana, Mississippi, New ...

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  12. Daily NewsNationally, sales tax levels remain stableRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Colorado Springs Business Journal

    ... combined sales tax rates in the United States included Tuba City, Ariz.(12.9 percent); Arab, Ala. (12.5 percent); Piedmont, Ala. (12.5 percent); Sunset, Ark. (12.25 percent); and Coconino, Ariz. (11.9 percent). Once again, Indiana, Mississippi, New ...

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  13. Rubber ducks race Terrapin Creek to benefit conservation groupRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 4 | Anniston Star

    Scott Feazell watches as some of the nearly 300 ducks head down the creek. The 3rd annual Duck Derby was held Saturday at the Terrapin Outdoor Center in Piedmont.

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  14. Piedmont/Montclair calendar: Oakland's Jingletown district features open art studios this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Inside Bay Area

    ... a close-up visit of farm animals from Little Explorers Petting Zoo. 3 p.m. June 11. Oakland Public Library, Piedmont Avenue Branch, 80 Echo Ave., Oakland. Free. 510-597-5011, oaklandlibrary.org . Author Jason Headley. Filmmaker and author Jason ...

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  15. Congrats to ... Morgan PrickettRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Anniston Star

    ... Dane and Dana Prickett. She is the granddaughter of Clyde and Freda Turner of Jacksonville; Tommy Hollingsworth of Piedmont; Bobby Prickett of Palm Coast, Fla., and Rita Thornton of Oxford.

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  16. Mary G. HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Douglas County Sentinel

    Mrs. Mary G. Harrison, 90, of Centre, Alabama, passed away Monday, May 30, 2016, in the Cherokee Health & Rehab Center. A Rosary service will be held at 9:30 a.m. and the funeral service to follow at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. Joachim Catholic Church in Piedmont with Father James Macey officiating.

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  17. Piedmont nonprofit working to operate bingo parlorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Anniston Star

    A Piedmont nonprofit has applied for a permit to operate a bingo parlor in the city but might not meet the legal requirements to do so. Mike Pody, president of the Piedmont Athletic Booster Club, said Tuesday that his nonprofit is working to file all the applications needed to take advantage of a recent state law that raised bingo payouts in Calhoun County to $1 million, the highest in the state.

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  18. New Star reporters covering Anniston, Alabama Crimson TideRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 28 | Anniston Star

    ... newsroom is Eddie Burkhalter, who wrote for The Star from 2012 to 2015, covering the city of Oxford, the city of Piedmont as well as crime and courts. "Every time I read a good article in the Star I missed being here and being a part of it," ...

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  19. From the Bunker: Calkins finishes 14th in senior amateurRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Anniston Star

    ... in the 50-56 division. Bryan Askew of Decatur was the overall winner with a three-day total of 2-under par. Piedmont golf coach Horace Blamblett was pleased with the inaugural Piedmont High School Golf Classic held at The Cherokee Country Club last ...

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  20. Prudence Hilburn: Genoise - or sponge cake - is elegant and tastyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | SouthCoastToday.com

    ... volume. Beat in the butter in 6 additions and continue beating until smooth. Frost genoise. - Prudence Hilburn of Piedmont, Alabama, has won more than 30 national cooking awards and written several cookbooks, including, “Simply Southern and ...

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