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Cup runs over for depot

Rachael Scarborough King Star Staff Writer Published: June 28, 2006 BYNUM – Inside the giant hangar at Anniston Army Depot known as Building 400 are rows of armored vehicles: tanks, recovery vehicles, combat earthmovers and bridge launchers. Outside, the thousands of parts and pieces used to rebuild the machines sit in haphazard-looking stacks, covering the … Continue reading

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Sheriff’s office says population has grown in the area, but crime hasn’t Rachael Scarborough KingStar Staff Writer Published: June 28, 2006 Lynn Edwards owns two local stores, one in Jacksonville and one in Alexandria. The Jacksonville store has been burglarized twice recently, with “people stealing whatever they can get their hands on,” he said. The … Continue reading

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Eastaboga man killed in motorcycle accident Rachael Scarborough KingStar Staff Writer Published: June 25, 2006 An Eastaboga man was killed Friday afternoon when the motorcycle he was riding ran off the road seven miles north of Sylacauga. The 2000 Harley Davidson ridden by Joe Merle Wheeler, 51, left Tallaseehatchee Road in Talladega County and struck … Continue reading

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Local amateur radio club joins in Ham Radio Field Day Rachael Scarborough KingStar Staff Writer Published: June 25, 2006 A rumble of thunder threatened the families that were barbecuing, throwing footballs, and enjoying the playground equipment Saturday at Jacksonville’s Germania Springs Park. The sound didn’t rattle members of the Calhoun County Emergency Radio Club who … Continue reading

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Scholarship benefit, other charity fund-raisers memorialize White Plains teenager Rachael Scarborough KingStar Staff Writer Published: June 23, 2006 Anita Davenport wants people to remember her stepson, Daniel Darrell Davenport, as he was before his four-wheeler accident in May 2005: “He was just the best kid anybody could ask for.” Saturday, she will mark the one-year … Continue reading

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Growing pains Rachael Scarborough KingStar Staff Writer Published: June 23, 2006 ALEXANDRIA – For years, residents gathered at the store at the corner of Alexandria-Wellington Road and Jacksonville-Alexandria Highway to visit with neighbors as they did their grocery shopping. In 1991, the store stopped operating as a full grocery when it changed ownership and was … Continue reading