Friday, October 26, 2007

This weekend's Star

Coming this weekend in The Anniston Star:

On Saturday:

Gov. Bob Riley met with federal officials to talk about water issues and the state's negotiations with Georgia and Florida over sharing water resources in advance of a meeting of teh three state's governors in D.C. next week. Markeshia Ricks has this story.

More water news: Andy Johns speaks with a Weaver man who has to haul water from a mile or so away since the well on his property dried up. How is the drought affecting the water supply of families on wells?

On Sunday:
Matt Kasper writes about dry counties and wet counties and those that are in between. It's been nearly 75 years since the national ban on alcohol sales was repealed, but some Alabama counties are still dry, by law. Other parts of the state have seen dramatic changes in attitudes toward alcohol.

Knight Fellow Jennifer Cox has a story on efforts to increase parent participation in the schools in Anniston.

Nick Cenegy covers Hobson City's Fall Festival, a fundraiser for the town being put on by Concerned Citizens of Hobson City.

Americorps, LINC and other groups are helping to clean up Norwood Homes this weekend as part of "Make a Difference Day."