Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Thursday in The Star

Oxford Mayor Leon Smith said he will charge City Council members $2 per page for financial reports. Does he have the authority to do that? What does state law say? Dan Whisenhunt has this story.

Hannah Dame looks into another bad side of the home foreclosure trends: pets abandoned by their owners along with their homes. Are our shelters - already full - filling up with animals like these?

The former owner of an Oxford insurance company is out on bond after his July 2 arrest on 14 counts of theft. A co-defendant, also indicted in the case, has not yet been arrested. Nick Cenegy has this story.

Megan Nichols will have this story: The JPA has planned for several years to construct a road that would connect the Eastern Parkway to Alabama 21 via Iron Mountain Road. JPA Vice-Chairman and Anniston Mayor Chip Howell said work on the road could begin as early as next year