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- Anniston woman charged with stolen vehicle
- Calhoun County School Board elects leaders
- Stolen Radioactive device recovered
- High School Football playoffs round 2
Man injured in Jacksonville shooting
A 22-year-old Calhoun County man is in
Jacksonville Medical Center after being shot outside a Jacksonville
apartment complex early Thursday morning. Jacksonville police, would
not identify the victim who lives on Four Mile Road in Calhoun County,
but said he was involved in a dispute with an ex-girlfriend that may
have become physically violent. The altercation took place around 3
a.m. outside an apartment complex on Spring Ave.,in Jacksonville.
According to Witnesses a man in a gray hooded sweatshirt carrying a
pistol “appeared out of nowhere” and fired shots in the air.
Investigators say the witnesses accounts vary, but either the victim
was shot in the leg and then charged the shooter or he charged the
shooter and then was shot in the leg. During the charge, the shooter
fired again and that bullet hit the victim in the neck. The shooter
then fled on foot before vanishing into a nearby field. Witnesses’
accounts say between two and six shots were fired in all. Police are
still searching for the suspected shooter.
Calhoun County School Board elects leaders
The new Calhoun County Board of Education
Thursday night elected Tom Young as chairman and June Evans as vice
chairman. The two, both part of the board’s new Republican majority,
were elected unanimously. Incumbents Mike Almaroad, Dale Harbin and
Larry Stewart were sworn in along with new members Young, Evans, David
Gilmore and Phil Murphy. In the first meeting of their six-year term,
the board approved routine personnel items and named several foreign
language and fine arts teachers at all seven county high schools to
sit on a committee to choose textbooks for the 2007-08 school year.
The board approved a $66,500 bid from Brown Roofing of Anniston for a
new gym roof at Wellborn High School.
Stolen Radioactive device recovered
Police in Albertville say they got a tip and
recovered a radioactive device Wednesday afternoon that was stolen
during the weekend.
The Troxler density gauge, was recovered after the department's
detective division got an anonymous telephone call about where it
could be picked up. Chief Detective J.T. "Butch" Cartee and detective
Tammie Nash recovered the instrument, described as a 2-foot by 3-foot
yellow plastic box used to measure the density of asphalt and
concrete. Officials said that whoever took it apparently became
concerned about the radiation and an anonymous phone call was made to
police. The device had been taken from the back of a pickup truck
parked at a storage warehouse on Medlock Road in Albertville.
High school football playoffs round 2
Cedar Bluff at Hubbard
Hazlewood at Donoho
Lynn at Ragland
Talladega County Central at Speaks
Tanner at Lineville
Woodland at Addison
Good Hope at Clay County
Thomasville at Cleburne County
Alexandria at Corner
Guntersville at Brooks
Ft. Payne at Athens
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