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Prep roundup: Oxford boys golfers fire season-best score - The Anniston Star
Oxford’s boys golf team fired a season-best 3-under 141 to beat four other schools at Twin Bridges Golf Club on Thursday. Chandler Allen, Noah Huckeba and Tyler Putnam each finished with a 1-under 35. Joey Salonia had an even-part 36. Glencoe finished ...
Prep softball: Angle's 'Senior Night' performance helps lift Wellborn over Weaver - The Anniston Star
WELLBORN — The last regular-season home game in any sport at most schools is set aside as “Senior Night,” and it gives all senior athletes one last opportunity to play in front of their home fans. Thursday night was the last chance the two seniors on ...
Mark Edwards' In My Opinion: Meaningful or not, spring games are kind of fun - The Anniston Star
About this time of year, some of us engage in a soft debate about how much those annual spring football games mean. Oh, you mean you don’t? So, it’s just me? Well, at any rate, while football coaches might consider them a nuisance to get through ...
Alabama gymnastics: Jacob wins Honda Award as nation's top collegiate gymnast - The Anniston Star
TUSCALOOSA --Alabama senior Kim Jacob is the Honda Sports Award winner for gymnastics. The Collegiate Women Sports Awards announced Thursday the Crimson Tide senior as the winner of the Honda Award, which goes to “the best of the best in collegiate ...
Editorial: Pathways to progress — Good roads and fast Internet service are essential to a healthy economy - The Anniston Star
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx came to town last week to talk roads and dollars. Foxx’s formula is simple enough: Step 1. The feds need to provide enough money to build and maintain roads across the country. Step 2: With adequate funding ...
Editorial: Getting rid of Army trash — It’s splendid news to hear McClellan will be ordnance-free by end of year - The Anniston Star
A McClellan still spoiled by the Army’s hidden trash is a McClellan with an unrealized potential. Finding that trash — and removing it — is essential to the former post’s future. We’ve known that since McClellan was placed on the Base Realignment ...
Rain may force later completion for parkway - The Anniston Star
Rainy and cold weather have delayed construction of Veterans Memorial Parkway for nearly four months, leading officials to possibly push back the project's summer 2015 completion date. Construction of the final 3.7 miles of the long-awaited parkway was set ...
Speak Out: Bentley not to blame - The Anniston Star
Re “Medicaid needs to be expanded” (Speak Out, April 16): Speak Out writer Vickie Smith from Heflin should not blame Gov. Robert Bentley for the changes in her friends’ Medicaid coverage. President Obama took money from Medicare and Medicaid, and ...
Speak Out: Gun control and common sense - The Anniston Star
Pandora’s box has been opened regarding gun control. In other words, varying degrees of laws have already been enacted. Obviously, the founders did not envision guns capable of firing multiple rounds of high-powered ammunition that can penetrate thick walls.
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