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Star wins two advertising awards
The Anniston Star has won two awards in the 2013 Alabama Press Association Advertising Contest.
Apr 29, 2013 |  0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business as Usual: AOD Federal Credit Union hires new CEO
Richard Simonton plans to help Calhoun County residents improve their lives as the new president and CEO of the AOD Federal Credit Union.
Dec 09, 2012 |  0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Consolidated to end weekly Oxford paper
Consoldiated Publishing Co. is ending one of its titles, ceasing publication of The Oxford Sun this month.
Dec 03, 2012 |  0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business as Usual: Piedmont boat retailer is making waves
Mike Warren’s Terrapin Outdoor Center is one of only a few independent paddle boat dealers in Alabama. Despite his remote location, Warren says he does more paddle boat business than the other outfitters in the state.
Dec 02, 2012 |  0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Business as Usual: Chamber makes changes
In this week's Business as Usual: Changes at the Calhoun County Chamber of Commerce, a local trucking executive's new state role, and some recognition for a local retailer for solid sales of a popular brand.
Sep 30, 2012 |  0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eve Pentecost: As age creeps up, keep insurance in mind
Blackberry winter still hasn't arrived, but for the most part spring is here. I learned last gardening season that yard work is hard on the knees. Aging is part of life, and it often comes with expensive health problems.
Apr 02, 2010 |  2 comments | 54 54 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eve Pentecost: Keep trouble off your mind with adequate insurance
The popular commercial of the dog that almost worries himself to death over protecting a bone, his most prized possession, rings close to home for a lot of us. “Worry just will not seem to leave my mind alone,” are the words of Ray LaMontagne’s song “Trouble.” One small way to alleviate some of life’s daily worries is to regularly evaluate your risks to ensure you are protecting your assets.
Mar 05, 2010 |  0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
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Senate approves tax breaks for new hires
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats Wednesday delivered the first of several promised election-year jobs bills, passing a measure blending tax breaks for companies that hire unemployed workers with highway funding eagerly sought by the states.
Feb 24, 2010 |  1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
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Honda adds 437,000 cars to global air bag recall
TOKYO — Honda Motor Co. is adding 437,000 vehicles to its 15-month old global recall for faulty airbags in the latest quality problem to hit a Japanese automaker.
Feb 09, 2010 |  0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Toyota probing possible brake problems with Lexus
TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. says it is investigating possible brake problems with its luxury Lexus hybrid in Japan and the United States.
Feb 04, 2010 |  0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wal-Mart laying off 300 workers at Arkansas HQ
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting 300 administrative jobs at its headquarters as it com-pletes a yearlong series of changes to improve performance. The company has cut almost 14,000 jobs in the past 13 months.
Feb 03, 2010 |  0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
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Company to open Goody's store in Oxford
Stage Stores Inc. has announced it will open a Goody's store in Oxford this spring. Since acquiring the name of the former Knoxville-based retailer, it seemed natural to open "new" Goody's stores in communities where the name is already well-known, Stage Stores said in a press release.
Jan 29, 2010 |  0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eve Pentecost: Keep trouble off your mind with adequate insurance
Mar 05, 2010 |  0 comments | 46 46 recommendations | email to a friend
The popular commercial of the dog that almost worries himself to death over protecting a bone, his most prized possession, rings close to home for a lot of us. “Worry just will not seem to leave my mind alone,” are the words of Ray LaMontagne’s song “Trouble.” One small way to alleviate some of life’s daily worries is to regularly evaluate your risks to ensure you are protecting your assets.
Senate approves tax breaks for new hires
by Andrew Taylor
Associated Press Writer
Feb 24, 2010 |  1 comments | 50 50 recommendations | email to a friend
WASHINGTON — Senate Democrats Wednesday delivered the first of several promised election-year jobs bills, passing a measure blending tax breaks for companies that hire unemployed workers with highway funding eagerly sought by the states.
Honda adds 437,000 cars to global air bag recall
by Shino Yuasa
Associated Press Writer
Feb 09, 2010 |  0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
TOKYO — Honda Motor Co. is adding 437,000 vehicles to its 15-month old global recall for faulty airbags in the latest quality problem to hit a Japanese automaker.
Toyota probing possible brake problems with Lexus
by Associated Press
Feb 04, 2010 |  0 comments | 53 53 recommendations | email to a friend
TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. says it is investigating possible brake problems with its luxury Lexus hybrid in Japan and the United States.
Wal-Mart laying off 300 workers at Arkansas HQ
by CHUCK BARTELS
AP Business Writer
Feb 03, 2010 |  0 comments | 52 52 recommendations | email to a friend
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is cutting 300 administrative jobs at its headquarters as it com-pletes a yearlong series of changes to improve performance. The company has cut almost 14,000 jobs in the past 13 months.
Company to open Goody's store in Oxford
by Star staff
Jan 29, 2010 |  0 comments | 51 51 recommendations | email to a friend
Stage Stores Inc. has announced it will open a Goody's store in Oxford this spring. Since acquiring the name of the former Knoxville-based retailer, it seemed natural to open "new" Goody's stores in communities where the name is already well-known, Stage Stores said in a press release.

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