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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By Kirsten Fiscus, The Anniston Star Staff Writer Growing up in Anniston, city native Keith Wahl didn’t have an outlet to express what he called his “nerdiness.” “When I was younger, I had a close group of friends who were interested in the same things, but we were kind of ostracized,” he said Saturday at the sixth annual Annicon. “This is a safe place where ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By Zach Tyler, The Anniston Star Staff Writer OXFORD — There’s no sign for the tiny cemetery, Hunter Gentry knows, where headstones hide in bamboo across U.S. 78 from the Lowe’s Home Improvement store. “There are a lot of people buried out there,” Gentry said — based on research he’s done, maybe more than 200 of them — though only about a quarter ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By Patrick McCreless, Star Staff Writer, pmccreless@annistonstar.com A lawn mower and tractor retailer in Piedmont plans to expand and hire more workers this year. Mayor Bill Baker announced on his Facebook page Monday that Boston, Ga.-based retail chain Ag-Pro Companies plans to invest $1 million to relocate its Piedmont business to a larger facility at the U.S. 278 bypass and hire more ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
By Zach Tyler, The Anniston Star Staff Writer Mar 14, 2017 Olga Banuelos begins her days well before dawn, arriving at Oxford’s Fairfield Inn & Suites by 5 a.m. or earlier to make coffee and scrambled eggs. As she welcomes guests to the hotel’s breakfast, the 39-year-old Banuelos, who is a Jehovah’s Witness, keeps in mind a biblical command: the golden rule. “If I want ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Water and sewer rates to customers of the Anniston Water Works and Sewer Board System will increase on bills received after April 1, 2017. This will be the first of five increases starting now through April, 2021. The increases were approved at its February meeting by Anniston’s Board of Directors following a rate study completed earlier this year. In year one, water rates will rise, on ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Friday, March 03, 2017
An agreement has been reached for Northeast Alabama Regional Medical Center (RMC) to acquire Stringfellow Memorial Hospital (SMH) and its associated physician clinics and outpatient services from subsidiaries of Tennessee-based Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS). The purchase price of $25 million includes RMC’s assumption of the approximately $13 million facility lease. When the ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release

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