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(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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The subsidiary bank of Southern States Bancshares, Southern States Bank is a full service, USD927m asset community bank headquartered in Anniston, Alabama. The bank offers banking products and services through the bank's primary service areas in Alabama such as Calhoun, Lee, Jefferson, Talladega and Madison counties and their surrounding areas and Muscogee, Carroll and Coweta counties in Georgia.
The company is also expanding and investing in its Combat Vehicles manufacturing network in Aiken, South Carolina; Anniston, Alabama; Elgin, Oklahoma and York, Pennsylvania.
Until then, EHTER Ops had been offered exclusively at the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP) in Anniston, Alabama, as a 4-day resident course.
Obama declared national monuments at civil rights historic sites in Birmingham and Anniston, Alabama, just before leaving office.
CSK9 participated in a certification process at its dedicated 3PK9-C testing facility located on CSK9's 320-acre Canine Academy, in Anniston, Alabama. This facility, with its training and management staff, is one of four hubs that will be used to support CSK9 cargo screening operations across the nation.
Other locations include Woodgrain Chile in Los Angeles, Chile; Woodgrain Distribution in Lawrenceville, Georgia; Woodgrain Doors in Nampa; Windsor Windows & Doors and Ashworth Doors, both in West Des Moines, Iowa; Monarch Windows and Doors in Anniston, Alabama; and Nature's in Prineville, Oregon.
Another 10 inches of snow was reported in Anniston, Alabama, while up to 7 inches were reported in Mississippi.
After our recent acquisition of Pryor Giggey Co., which included a facility in Anniston, Alabama, Allied is poised for a significant manufacturing presence in the Southeast."
The acquisition includes grooved couplings, fittings and valves, G-Press systems, technical services and the Anniston, Alabama, US foundry.
First Lieutenant Gravely is the battalion operations officer for the 490th CBRN Battalion, Anniston, Alabama. He holds a bachelors of business administration in management from Francis Marion University, Florence, South Carolina.
Freedom Riders'bus burned in Anniston, Alabama. May 14, 1961
A representative from Monsanto responded to the allegation, "We are confident that no significant or even detectable amounts of PCBs could have blown from Anniston, Alabama, more than 300 miles away, to Brunswick, Georgia."