Thursday, May 25, 2006

Wednesday's online traffic

Top news stories at

1. Dan Whisenhunt's account of Anniston's smoking ban.

2. Using the Avondale Mills closings announcement, Crystal Jarvis wrote on how local former (non-Avondale) mill workers are coping.
Here's a sample from Roland Cronan, 83, who worked for decades at the now-shuttered Standard Coosa Thatcher mill in Piedmont:
"We used to sit there on a swing and listen to that cotton mill run, and it would put you to sleep. Now when you sit out here — it’s just quiet."