Anniston

Anniston

(ăn`ĭstən), city (1990 pop. 26,623), seat of Calhoun co., NE Ala., in a mining region of the Appalachian foothills; inc. 1873. Its manufactures include soil pipes, textiles, lumber, bricks, cabinets, and vaccines. Founded (1872) as an ironmaking "company town," it was opened to the public in 1883. The Anniston Army Depot is the site of a chemical weapons disposal facilty. Nearby Fort McClellan, headquarters of the Women's Army Corps (WAC) until 1978, was central to Anniston's economy until its closing in 1999 and is undergoing redevelopment.
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10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Strata Solar will soon begin installation of the first utility-scale solar projects for Alabama Power at the Anniston Army Depot and Fort Rucker Army Base.
Because of their work, the toll of racial violence and misery was much lower in Anniston than in many other cities during the 1960's.
The majority of work will be completed at the Anniston Army Depot in Anniston, Ala.
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The Turkish ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva, Ambassador Ahmet Uzumcu, traveled to Anniston, Alabama, for a series of briefings and a tour of the Anniston Chemical Activity (ANCA) storage facilities and Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility (ANCDF).
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landmine containing VX nerve agent on 24 December 2008 at the Anniston Chemical Agent Disposal Facility, Alabama.
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