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- Anniston Bus Company in line for New Jersey
- Two plead guilty in murder of Cherokee
- Bank Robbery suspect arrested
Anniston Bus Company in line for New Jersey
North American Bus, which employs 500 people in
Anniston, will find out Tuesday if it has won a $500 million contract
to supply New Jersey with more than 1,000 city transit vehicles. The
board of New Jersey Transit is expected to authorize North American
Bus as the supplier of 1,145 buses at a meeting in Newark.
The order would keep the workers at North
American Bus busy assembling about 200 New Jersey buses a year for the
next five years. It's a sizable contract that means a lot for a
company that's trying to rebound and stabilize its finances. In 2005,
the last year for which figures are available, the company sold 489
buses but lost $30 million, on $200 million of revenue. Employment has
fluctuated in recent years from as high as 800 workers to as low as
Two plead guilty in murder of Cherokee County man
Two men charged with capital murder in the 2003
death of a Cherokee County antiques dealer pleaded guilty Monday in
Etowah County Circuit Court. 34 year old William Shane Lacks, was
sentenced to two life terms in prison for the slaying and robbery of
60 year old Harold Brannon, in March 2003. 45 year old Emory Melvin
Johnston, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his role in
Assistant District Attorney Gary Phillips said the men planned to
lure Brannon to an abandoned house off Crudup Road near Reece City
with the intentions of robbing him. Lacks told Brannon he had some
antiques to sell and that those antiques were stored at a house owned
by Lacks' grandparents.
Bank Robbery suspect arrested
January 19, 2007, the Colonial Bank located on Highway 431 in
Alexandria was robbed. A white male entered the bank and presented a
note to the teller demanding money, and stated he was armed with a
bomb. The teller complied with the note and the suspect left the bank
on foot. The Sheriff’s Office investigation developed leads that
Billy Hagen Bradley Jr. was a suspect. Investigators located Bradley
Monday morning in the Wellington community. He was brought to the
Sheriff’s Office where he confessed to robbing the bank. He is
currently being held at the Calhoun County Jail. The charges and
court date have yet to be set.
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