Friday, May 30, 2008

This weekend in The Star

On Saturday:

Some Anniston buildings have been named to the Alabama Historical Commission's "Places in Peril" list for 2008 . The "Gateway to Anniston" includes the old Anniston Land Co. building. Hannah Dame has this story.

Christina Smith takes a look at the race for the Cleburne County Revenue Commissioner. The primary is Tuesday.

Christina also checks in with plans for the Heflin industrial park.

On Sunday:

More than 7,000 inmates return to communities from Alabama state prisons each year, according to the Alabama Department of Corrections. Many of them suffer from drug and alcohol addictions. Once out of the corrections community, former inmates must find their own way through a myriad of options for treatment. Todd South has a story looking at what were once known as "halfway houses" - support and transitional centers.

Nick Cenegy will tell you about the candidates for family court judge: Incumbent Mannon Bankson and challenger Ray Bryan.

We'll also have coverage of the Fun Day at Constantine Park, Music at McClellan and Hobson City's end-of-the-school year party for young people.

On Monday:

Andy Johns will have a very informative story about the things people can do if they are attacked, as well as how to prevent attacks and burglary.

Andy also checks in with the pine beetles. Infestation numbers are expected to continue to decline from last year's epidemic levels.