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Coldwater Mountain Bike Trail, Anniston, Alabama

Highlights of the ~1.5 mile beginner (green-green) trail.

 

Tornado in clouds near Jacksonville, Alabama 04-10-09

This is not the best or most viral local tornado video footage to be sure. It is, however, a very good reminder that tornado season approaches once again. In an extreme situation your only safety lies underground. IF you have alternatives, NOW is the time to be thinking about them. Calhoun County, Talladega County, St. Clair County and Cleburne County are no strangers to vicious twirlers.   


 

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Nearby Sylacauga, Alabama during the war years... A government film featuring in part, the community at work and play more than 70 years ago. It is entitled "When Work Is Done." Hollywood comes to Alabama during WWII.

 

 

 

Curated local, regional, national, and international news of interest to Calhoun County Alabama and surrounding county readers.


Anniston AL news -

Anniston's Kmart will close soon - Anniston Star

Anniston's Kmart will close soonAnniston Staremail to a friend | print. A shopper pushes her cart to the car after shopping at the Big Kmart in Anniston. The store has been at its north Anniston location across from Blue Mountain Road for some 40 yea ...

Anniston City Council sets guidelines for public works in emergency situations - Anniston Star

Anniston City Council sets guidelines for public works in emergency situationsAnniston StarIn response to some confusion during the response to the April 2011 storms, the Anniston City Council Tuesday night adopted an ordinance that outlines steps th ...

 

RMC CEO unaware of hospital open records case - Anniston Star

RMC CEO unaware of hospital open records caseAnniston Star(Anniston Star photo by Trent Penny). slideshow. Regional Medical Center's top administrator says he was unaware of a state court case that appears to indicate withholding the price his hospit ...

Listen, learn, govern - Anniston Star

Listen, learn, govern Anniston StarAnniston is, after all, a city in widespread transition. The political troublemakers of recent years are out of office. A new mayor and three new council members are in place. The city's public schools don't lure in ...


Oxford AL news -

Child killed, several injured in Heflin shooting; suspect dead (updated) - al.com (blog)

al.com (blog)Child killed, several injured in Heflin shooting; suspect dead (updated)al.com (blog)After the shootings in Heflin, Cleburne County sheriff's deputies and Heflin police started to chase the man and the suspect crashed his vehicle near th ...

Nashville Session Singer Trae Edwards Steps into the Spotlight with Debut Album - Equities.com

Nashville Session Singer Trae Edwards Steps into the Spotlight with Debut AlbumEquities.comEdwards starting singing at the age of 5 at a PTA meeting in Oxford, Alabama, when his mother lifted him up on a table and handed him a fake microphone. Before ...


Jacksonville AL news -

New Jacksonville State head coach Bill Clark announces coaching staff - The Birmingham News - al.com

New Jacksonville State head coach Bill Clark announces coaching staffThe Birmingham News - al.comDrew Champlin / al.com. Courtesy JSU sports information. JACKSONVILLE, Alabama - Head football coach Bill Clark announced nine members of his inaugural c ...

Jacksonville State falls to Tennessee State - al.com

Jacksonville State falls to Tennessee Stateal.comJACKSONVILLE, Alabama - Sophomore Darion Rackley scored a game-high 22 points but it wasn't enough for the Jacksonville State men's basketball team in a 66-57 loss to Tennessee State on Saturday at Pet ...


Talladega AL news -

Talladega College student charged in threat case - CBS42

Talladega College student charged in threat caseCBS42Talladega County District Attorney Steve Giddens says 23-year-old Douglas Fredrick Powell of Clay County made statements to at least two administrators about a group of students. The Daily Home (ht ...

 


Heflin AL news -

PROGRESS 20 Announces I-20 Rolling Roadblocks/Lane Closure Wednesday - Newsaegis

PROGRESS 20 Announces I-20 Rolling Roadblocks/Lane Closure WednesdayNewsaegisCLAIR COUNTY — Work continues on Interstate 20 as part of the Alabama Department of Transportation's project to widen the last four-lane segment of the roadway in St. Clair ...

County hopeful for bridge money - Cleburne News

County hopeful for bridge moneyCleburne NewsAs many politicians take a “no new taxes” approach to governance, the Cleburne County Commissioners are facing the realities of insufficient revenues to do the work they would like to get done. ... *Adopted ...


Alabama News -

Montgomery records 2nd, 3rd homicides of the year after multiple shootings - al.com (blog)

Montgomery records 2nd, 3rd homicides of the year after multiple shootingsal.com (blog)MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Just five days into the new year, the Montgomery Police Department has recorded its second and third homicides of the year. Terrance J. Murp ...

77-year-old Gadsden woman working to earn her GED - al.com (blog)

77-year-old Gadsden woman working to earn her GEDal.com (blog)GADSDEN, Ala. — On a given day at Even Start in Gadsden, you might see Shirley Hale sitting at her special cubicle, with study books on her desk and her walker nearby. Hale, who turned 77 ...

 


United States News

Tennessee cops speak against wine in grocery stores - Nashville Business Journal

Tennessee cops speak against wine in grocery storesNashville Business JournalA collection of police officers from across Tennessee held a press conference Wednesday to speak against the potential sale of wine in grocery stores, WSMV Ch. 4 reports. Th ...

Chicago Homicide Rate Already Outpacing 2012 Killings In First Week Of 2013 - Huffington Post

ChicagoistChicago Homicide Rate Already Outpacing 2012 Killings In First Week Of 2013Huffington PostChicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel speaks during a press conference with community leaders and family members of murder victims at St. Sabina Church January 3 ...

 

Glenn Beck Relaunching The Blaze As Global Libertarian News Network - BuzzFeed

BuzzFeedGlenn Beck Relaunching The Blaze As Global Libertarian News NetworkBuzzFeedGlenn Beck announced plans Tuesday during his online television program to expand the news operation in his media company, The Blaze, and refocus it as a libertarian n ...

 


Global News -

Sweden issues arrest warrant for suspected British garlic smugglers - The Guardian
 

The GuardianSweden issues arrest warrant for suspected British garlic smugglersThe GuardianSweden has issued international arrest warrants for two Britons suspected of masterminding a garlic smuggling ring. Prosecutor Thomas Ahlstrand in Gothenburg s ...

 

Elk rescued from swimming pool in Sweden

An unsuspecting elk was rescued after falling through a swimming pool cover and getting stuck in the freezing cold water in Sweden. Report by Lauren Hood. Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com and follow us on Twitter at twitter.com . Subscribe to ...

 


White House petition asks Obama to skip gun-control executive orders - Daily Caller
 

Daily CallerWhite House petition asks Obama to skip gun-control executive orders Daily Caller A petition launched Wednesday on the White House's “We the People” Web page may put new pressure on President Barack Obama as his administration considers usi ...

 

LONG RANGE PLINKING

This is how we spend a typical Saturday here in Tennessee. We shot most guns that you see in this video but not all made it in the final cut. We shot mostly .223's, .308's, and 300 Win Mags. The furthest steel plate at the beginning was at 600 yards....

In the above video you will see your typically deranged recreational shooters firing their sinister weapons in a crowded outdoor field. Joe Biden and Barack Obama have something in mind for them.

 


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Fort McClellan, Anniston, AL

This is from my trip to Jacksonville State University in Anniston, AL. This base is completely abandoned and has lots of interesting places to see and visit. On this video is an old camp where German POW's spend their time during WWII.


 

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