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  1. Can a School's Tech Program Take a Rural Town out of Poverty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | The Atlantic

    One of the main streets in downtown Piedmont, Alabama, which has lost thousands of jobs in recent years as factories have closed and moved elsewhere. PIEDMONT, Alabama-For years, Chasity Tucker got frustrated when she tried to use her home computer for schoolwork.

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  2. Atheist Group Forces City To Cancel 'Keep Christ In Christmas' Themed ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | CBS Local

    PIEDMONT, Ala. - Hundreds of Piedmont Christmas Parade participants carried signs displaying their Christianity and proclamations of Jesus as the reason for the Christmas season.

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  3. Atheists Force City to Drop 'Keep Christ in Christmas'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | TheBlaze.com

    Atheists Force City to Drop 'Keep Christ in Christmas' Parade Theme - but Hundreds of Residents Hit Back With Creative Alternative Officials in Piedmont, Alabama, thought it would be no big deal when they decided to adopt "Keep Christ in Christmas" as this year's holiday parade theme, but an atheist activist group's intervention forced the city to drop the faith-based sentiment. Mayor Bill Baker told Fox News' Todd Starnes that the town selected the theme to commemorate the true reason for Christmas, but after a sole individual reportedly complained to the Freedom From Religion Foundation, a church-state separatist group, Piedmont was forced to change its plans.

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  4. Todd Starnes: Town told to keep Christ out of Christmas paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | Fox News

    The annual Christmas parade in Piedmont, Alabama is a big deal in this small town tucked away in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. The Piedmont parade doesn't have giant helium-filled balloons or dancing Broadway show girls - but they do have the local high school marching band and Santa Claus parades down North Main Street on a bright red fire truck.

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  5. Weaver man killed in early morning Piedmont wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A Weaver man died as a result of an early morning accident near Piedmont, according to Calhoun County Coroner Pat Brown. A Jacksonville woman was also injured in the one-car accident that occurred about 4 a.m. today on Max Wellborn Road near Alabama 21. Patrick Brown, 41, was pronounced dead on the scene.

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  6. Robert L. 'Bob' JenkinsRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | Northern Michigan News

    ... his family. He was an exceptional husband, father and grandfather. He was 80. Bob was born on February 2, 1934, in Piedmont, Alabama, to William E. and Naomi E. (Renfroe) Jenkins, and they preceded him in death. Bob served in the United States Air ...

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  7. SIGMA Nominates New Board MembersRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | CSP

    The Nominating Committee of the Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America officially nominate a slate for the association's board of directors. Members nominated to serve three-year terms include Doug Hartley, president of The Hartley Co., Cambridge, Ohio; Jeff Lykins, president and CEO of Lykins Energy Solutions, Milford, Ohio; Max McBrayer, chief supply officer of RaceTrac Petroleum Inc. , Atlanta; and Brian Young, Vice President, Young Oil Inc., Piedmont, Ala.

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  8. Ricky j Taylor Band to Perform at Dugger Mountain Music Hall in Piedmont, ALRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | PR Log

    November 8, 2014, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm, Huntsville, AL Americana group, the Ricky j Taylor Band, to perform at Dugger Mountain Music Hall: Talladega National Forest at Piedmont, AL Cost: Donation PRLog - Oct. 13, 2014 - PIEDMONT, AL, Ala. -- Ricky j Taylor is a singer/songwriter whose music could be described as Americana with a touch of Folk and Bluegrass influences.

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  9. Piedmont man arrested on child porn possession chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... to Assistant Chief of Police Robert Casteel. Authorities in Cherokee County said 46-year-old Eric L. Revis of Piedmont was arrested on Tuesday for charges related to the possession of child pornography. According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff ...

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  10. Cherokee County man charged in connection with child pornographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Alabama Live

    A Piedmont man has been arrested for possession and distribution of child pornography, according to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver. In a news release, Shaver said Eric L. Revis, 46, was arrested Tuesday following the execution of a search warrant in a residence in the southern part of the county.

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  11. 2 killed in Cherokee County crash Thursday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2014 | Alabama Live

    The accident happened at 8:35 p.m. on U.S. 278 five miles east of Piedmont. Nikki Stancil, 24, of Piedmont, was driving the car, along with passenger Michael Barnwell, 31, of Anniston.

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  12. Allocation increased for urban transit programRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Planning

    ... . -- Passed nuisance abatements on 114 Monsanto Road and 1208 Lenlock Lane in Anniston and 1394 Vigo Ladiga Road in Piedmont . -- Declared nuisance properties on 435, 331 and 316 54th Street in Anniston . ___ (c)2014 The Anniston Star (Anniston, ...

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  13. Why will only 1 Champions Challenge game count in standings?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... 23 counts as a real game. The other two games, Opelika vs. Carver-Montgomery on Friday, Aug. 22 and Dadeville vs. Piedmont on Aug. 23, are exhibition games. "I'm excited ours is a counter game," Spanish Fort coach Mark Freeman said. "Yes, it's a ...

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  14. Jesse M. BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2014 | Tifton Gazette

    ... Giddens of Adel; his grandchildren and their spouses, Lori and Troy Murphy of Kingsland, Bo and Angie DeLoach of Piedmont, Ala., Jeremy Little of Tifton, Heather and Chris Grimes of Tifton, Jeb and Reba DeLoach of Tifton and Kelli and Wayne Smith of ...

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  15. Etowah County woman charged with shooting another 6 timesRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... another woman six times . Etowah County sheriff's officials today announced the charge against Susie Ann Little, of Piedmont. The shooting happened July 12. Investigators say the gunfire erupted about 9:30 p.m. that Saturday after the two women got ...

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  16. The Monument Quilt visits Birmingham to help put a stop to sexual violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... but bring comfortable shoes as you may need to walk down a couple steep hills. Alex and Dawn Trainer drove from Piedmont, Alabama to see the quilt. They are both survivors and are adoptive parents. The Monument Quilt is on a 12-city tour of parks ...

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  17. All in the Fold: It's easy to see what drives UAB Football Head Coach Bill Clark, and he's determined to bring players, fans and the community into the familyRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Bill Clark used to sit in the back room of his parents' house in Piedmont, poring over game tape with his dad.

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  18. Etowah County investigating incident involving woman shot 6 timesRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin said a 53-year-old Piedmont woman called 911 to report that she had shot a female multiple times in her Gnatville Road home in the eastern part of Etowah County.

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  19. Man arrested in Dyersburg, charged in fatal Alabama cold case shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... other. Authorities have said Randall Kilpatrick told investigators that he came home to the couple's trailer in Piedmont, Alabama, and found his wife's body. He said the couple's 22-month-old son, who was also at home, wasn't harmed. Calhoun County ...

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  20. Man arrested in Dyersburg, charged in fatal Alabama cold case shootingRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | The Jackson Sun

    ... other. Authorities have said Randall Kilpatrick told investigators that he came home to the couple's trailer in Piedmont, Alabama, and found his wife's body. He said the couple's 22-month-old son, who was also at home, wasn't harmed. Kilpatrick ...

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