Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Thursday in The Star

Check out Thursday's Star for these stories:

Markeshia Ricks has a story about a public hearing at the state Department of Agriculture on opening up tourism relations with Cuba. What was discussed?

Rising gas prices and overtime costs are hurting the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department's budget, which has already busted projections. The possibility of having to pick up patrols in Saks, Wellborn and other areas outside the Anniston city limits, has the County Commission them starting to wonder where the money is going to come from. Megan Nichols looks at this issue.

Calhoun County is home to the country's champion Southern magnolia. Andy Johns will tell you all about the big tree.