News archive from 4 December 2013, page 92

Lawmakers can now wish constituents 'Happy Hannukah' or 'Merry Christmas' in the mail

WASHINGTON - Members of the U.S. House can now wish their constituents “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Hannukah,” or pass along any other holiday greeting in congressional mail without fear of violating the rules. U.S. Rep. Candice Miller, a Republican...

 
SIME MIA a fun-filled peek into tech's future

SIME MIA a fun-filled peek into tech's future

Driverless cars cruising the mainstream, human genome sequences for a penny, glow in the dark cats — the present and very near future of technology was all the talk at the inaugural SIME MIA conference this week. Unofficially billed by one...

 

New director takes over Animal Control next week

Calhoun County Animal Control will have its third new director this year after a new board took over operations Tuesday, laying off all the shelter’s employees in the process. Jane Cunningham, chairwoman of the Cheaha Regional Humane Society, which...

 
Spirit of Anniston executive director vacates position

Spirit of Anniston executive director vacates position

slideshow The nonprofit group that promotes downtown Anniston needs a new executive director, less than eight months after hiring its previous one. Spirit of Anniston board member Gayle Macolly said Executive Director Dianna Michaels, stopped working...

 
Local group receives money to help residents pay heat bills

Local group receives money to help residents pay heat bills

slideshow Marjorie Foster's Piedmont mobile home has an electrical central heating unit, but it's rarely on. Living solely off social security, Foster, 83, cannot afford to warm her house. Instead, she relies mainly on a small space heater. Other...

 
Nelson Mandela is on his ‘deathbed’ but continues to put up a ‘strong, courageous’ fight: daughter  

Nelson Mandela is on his ‘deathbed’ but continues to put up a ‘strong, courageous’ fight: daughter  

Nelson Mandela is still teaching his family important life lessons even on his deathbed, his daughter said Thursday. After years of fighting to liberate South Africa from apartheid, the country’s former president is continuing to put up a struggle...

 

PREP BASKETBALL: Jones, West Point hang on late to edge Hanceville 53-50

HANCEVILLE - For the first three quarters of Wednesday's county clash between West Point and Hanceville, the Warriors hassled, hounded, bothered and disrupted the Bulldogs on the offensive side of the floor. Over the next seven and a half minutes,...

 

PREP SOFTBALL: Vinemont’s Christiansen signs with Alabama A&M

VINEMONT - Raven Christiansen has always been one to push herself farther than most are willing to go. The Vinemont softball star has been the rock for her squad throughout her solid career, both as an ace pitcher and a tremendous leader to her...

 

SEC FOOTBALL: Pinkel, No. 5 Tigers thrive in Year 2

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Gary Pinkel was in no mood for holiday cheer a year ago. Missouri had just gone a dispiriting 5-7 in its SEC debut season, the program's first losing record since 2004. "I love Christmas music," Pinkel recalled. "But...

 

Fred Grimm: Even jurors are fans of brand-name knockoffs

Oh look, bargain hunters. The very first stall, the very first vendor, just a few steps from the parking lot, not far from a fluttering Florida flag the size of a king-size sheet. At least the flag looks authentic. But here, in the shadow of the Swap...

 

News Widget for Webmasters

Newsrt at twitter
«
»
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31