Friday, September 28, 2007

The weekend Star

Stories coming this weekend in The Anniston Star:

On Saturday:
Anniston High School got a truckload of books Friday, finally filling the shelves a year and a half after a fire ruined the library's holdings. By Steve Ivey.

Matt Kasper attended a court hearing held to discuss opposition to Alabama Power's planned tree cutting in Jacksonville.

A 17-year-old pedestrian struck by a hit-and-run driver on Airport Road last night. Residents tell Todd South that there are too many speeders on the road - a thickly populated area.

On Sunday:
Laura Tutor examines the physical dangers of football and how seriously players, coaches and parents take them in light ot two recent high-profile adn wince-inducing neck injuries in the NFL.

Nick Cenegy has a story on the new surveillance camera the Oxford Police Department has in its budget. The high-tech cameras are designed to automatically read license tags of cars and check them against a database of stolen or otherwise sought-after vehicles.

Brett Buckner has a profile of an Alexandria couple who enjoy rodeos, and bull riding.

And on Monday:
Mary Jo Shafer talks with some local World War II veterans. The Ken Burns documentary "The War," is currently airing on Alabama public television so we take this opportunity to talk with others who lived through the big war.

Markeshia Ricks examines "diploma mills."