Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Wednesday in The Star

These stories can be found Wednesday in The Anniston Star;

Piedmont police have arrested and charged a juvenile family member in the death of a 45-year-old woman after she was found dead in her home Tuesday morning. We'll have more details as we get them.

Markeshia Ricks looks at infant mortality in the state. Alabama has one of the worst rates in the country for infant mortality among black babies. Why do African American mothers have babies who die before they turn one in this state regardless of their socioeconomic background?

The JPA gave Intellimed another eight weeks to secure financing to buy the old PX building at McClellan. The stalled deal, for one of McClellan's key pieces of existing property has played havoc with the JPA's budget. Dan Whisenhunt reports on this story.

And check out the nominees for photo of the year. Then vote for your choice.