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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 -

Making schools safe: Alabama Legislature plays important role in this process - Anniston Star

Making schools safe: Alabama Legislature plays important role in this processAnniston Stararticles, ads, businesses, events, profiles. Making schools safe: Alabama Legislature plays important role in this process. by The Anniston Star Editorial Board ...

General Dynamics tells 139 workers of pending layoffs - Chicago Tribune

Bad news for some...

General Dynamics tells 139 workers of pending layoffsChicago TribuneWASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Dynamics Corp said on Monday it notified 139 of its employees at the U.S. Army Depot in Anniston, Alabama last week that they face layoffs beginning in ...

Hard words from Obama: President was right to go on offensive about the debt ... - Anniston Star

Star says Obama is right about everything. Hard words to hear, but great words to live by. Everyone else is wrong. aka We won. You lost. 

Hard words from Obama: President was right to go on offensive about the debt ...Anniston Starby The Anniston Star Editorial Board Anniston Star. Jan 14, 2013 | 107 views | 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend | print. President Barack ...

The Monday Hot Blast: Your guide to politics and punditry - Anniston Star

The Monday Hot Blast: Your guide to politics and punditryAnniston StarOf course, if the second inauguration isn't the only thing downsized. So is the political movement Obama's presidency inspired. CNBC's Rick Santelli is generally credited with putt ...

Ed Note: Wonderful piece from the Star where they attempt to understand with crystal clarity and characteristic exponential insight why the TeaParty is defunct and good times are just around the corner through the divine guidance and pious worshipfulness of President Obama. 


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 ...


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 -

School District Announces MLK Spirit Award Winner - Patch.com

School District Announces MLK Spirit Award WinnerPatch.comBorn and raised in Oklahoma, she attended Talladega College in Alabama, where she met and married John H. Gladney Jr. upon her graduation. She and the late Dr. Gladney had three children, John ...

 


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 -

The 'serious' conversation on guns needs to get real (Matt Murphy) - The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)
 

Telegraph.co.ukThe 'serious' conversation on guns needs to get real (Matt Murphy)The Birmingham News - al.com (blog)Alabama Media Group community engagement specialist Joey Kennedy has written several columns encouraging a 'serious' discussion about ...

 

Local business gets in on Alabama's big win - CBS42

Local business gets in on Alabama's big winCBS42CENTRE, Ala. (AP) — It would be just fine with local businessman David Crawford if either Alabama or Auburn wins every college football national title game from here on out. For the past four seasons, t ...

 


United States News

Will Guantanamo Become America's Auschwitz? - Philadelphia Magazine (blog)

Will Guantanamo Become America's Auschwitz?Philadelphia Magazine (blog)In a speech before the Oxford Union in the U.K., Jeh Johnson, at the time a general counsel at the Department of Defense, said we are nearing a “tipping point” after which it will ...

Arab rapper blames US, Israel for no Palestinians on the Moon - Examiner.com
 

Examiner.comArab rapper blames US, Israel for no Palestinians on the MoonExaminer.comThat Oxford Education Finally Pays Off... As the Arabic ... (Sultan) Salman Abdulaziz Al-Saud of the Royal Saudi Air Force, who served as a Payload Specialist onboar ...

Ted Nugent Attacks Obama's 'Psychotic' Plans For Gun Control - Mediaite

Opposing ViewsTed Nugent Attacks Obama's 'Psychotic' Plans For Gun ControlMediaiteMusician and staunch NRA supporter Ted Nugent told conservative radio host Aaron Klein this weekend that President Obama's gun control plans are “psychotic.” Obama appo ...

White House to announce gun plans Wednesday - Washington Post (blog)

New York TimesWhite House to announce gun plans WednesdayWashington Post (blog)President Obama will unveil a sweeping set of gun-control proposals at midday Wednesday, including an assault weapons ban, universal background checks and limits on the nu ...

 


Global News -

Ed Note: Just about the time you think local, state, and national news is a hoot....then get ready for global news. It's just as fun! Tilt!

Leadership includes ability to make unpopular decisions - the Irish News

Leadership includes ability to make unpopular decisionsthe Irish NewsTHE American Adlai E Stevenson former governor of Illinois and ambassador to the UN, once said: "All progress has resulted from people who took unpopular positions." Many leaders wi ...

Scottish newspapers suffer steep sales falls - The Guardian (blog)

Scottish newspapers suffer steep sales fallsThe Guardian (blog)One of the overlooked facts that emerges from the latest set of ABC statistics is the parlous state of newspaper sales in Scotland. According to the circulation figures for December 2012 ...

DoD To Delay USAF Personnel Reduction at Portuguese Base - DefenseNews.com

Portuguese American Journal (blog)DoD To Delay USAF Personnel Reduction at Portuguese BaseDefenseNews.comLISBON — The United States will delay for two years a planned reduction in military personnel stationed at a Portuguese air base in the Azores un ...

Mexico dog mutilated by drug traffickers recovers - Houston Chronicle

Mexico dog mutilated by drug traffickers recoversHouston ChronicleMEXICO CITY (AP) — A dog reportedly mutilated by Mexican drug traffickers is recovering at a sanctuary for abused and abandoned dogs. Sanctuary owner Patricia Ruiz says Pay de Limon, o ...

Leader's fatwa on nuclear weapons binding for Iran: Foreign Ministry - Press TV

Press TVLeader's fatwa on nuclear weapons binding for Iran: Foreign MinistryPress TV“Unfortunately, terrorist attacks in regional countries have endangered the lives of innocent people and we expect Pakistan's government to expend more effort in figh ...

 

TV News Bloopers

Funny TV news mistakes. Younger audience members of the audience will wish to avert their eyes.

If you're like me, you're about fed up with news anyway. Therefore you will appreciate this news blast from the past where "journalists" get theirs....... Still funny decades later.

 

Space News From The Future!

Harmless space fun for all ages from Hank.

Today Hank uses his patented prognosticating abilities to tell you about some space news events to watch out for in 2013. What one thing is the Curiosity rover going to spend most of the year doing? Why are we going back to the moon? And what two awe...

 


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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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