Friday, June 30, 2006

What's being read online

Thursday edition:

1. Power outage Wednesday afternoon brings parts of Anniston to a standstill from staff reports
Parts of Anniston lost electricity for most of an hour Wednesday afternoon, bringing business to a standstill in several parts of town.
Traffic lights at several intersections along Quintard Avenue, Noble Street and McClellan Boulevard ceased working, and many windows along the streets were dark.
Power appeared to be out as far south as 10th Street and north to Marvin’s Building Materials on McClellan Boulevard

2. More guns recovered after weekend Glencoe burglary by Andy Johns
Calhoun County Sheriff's deputies recovered 36 stolen guns Wednesday, bringing the total number of guns recovered from a Glencoe burglary earlier this week to at least 42 out of 90.
Sheriff’s deputies searched the home of an elderly woman on Arnold Drive in Anniston and found 11 handguns and 25 long guns in a closet, said Sheriff Larry Amerson.

3. Letters to the editor incluyding this one by Anniston's Kimberly O’Dell:
When entering Anniston, travelers are greeted by a "Historic Anniston" sign. We portray a town concerned with preserving our history. When you look down Quintard, the historic value consists of the monuments, three churches, a synagogue and a small portion of the Victoria. Noble Street and West Anniston have historic buildings in horrible disrepair.
I was recently appalled to read about the Anniston City Board of Education selling Anniston’s founding families’ homes to a developer, who will, no doubt, put up cookie cutter patio homes. ...

4. Coaches reunited, and it feels so good by Shannon Fagan
Tad Niblett had to answer the call. After all, it was family.
Tad's younger brother, Oxford head coach Josh Niblett, was looking for several additions to the Yellow Jacket football staff for the 2006 season. Josh Niblett extended an invitation to his older brother, who was the head coach and athletic director at the Springwood School in Lanett.
Now, the duo has been reunited.