Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Wednesday in The Star

Check out The Anniston Star for these stories Wednesday:

The Jacksonville trees get to stay. Calhoun County Circuit Judge John Thomason signed an order that will keep Alabama Power Co. from taking down trees that have been a source of controversy in Jacksonville. Matt Kasper has this story.

Markeshia Ricks has a story about a bill moving through the Legislature, sponsored by Rep. Lea Fite, D-Jacksonville, that would allow more low-income women in Alabama to receive treatment for breast and cervical cancer.The bill will face an uphill battle as the state braces for budget shortfalls and prepares to cut funding for Alabama’s breast and cervical cancer early-detection program, which is aimed at poor women.

What's next for the Cleburne Industrial Park? Is the race track proposal completely dead? Andy Johns looks into this story.

Will the Anniston City Council be returning to live TV? Council members are supposed to discuss the possibility at the Tuesday night meeting. Megan Nichols will tell us what they decide.