Headlines: Mom, daughter have made it through two tornadoes

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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

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Local News More Local News

Mom, daughter have made it through two tornadoes

Joyce Woods thanked Gov. Robert Bentley as they shook hands when he visited in her community on Monday.
Woods and her daughter, Janet, were at the FEMA Disaster Recovery Center, filling out some of the paperwork to start the recovery process. Read More

FEMA center opens in Webster’s Chapel

FEMA has moved its Calhoun County disaster recovery center from Ohatchee to Webster’s Chapel after Gov. Robert Bentley said a center is needed there. Read More

Gadsden man gets 30-year sentence for possessing child porn

A Gadsden man was sentenced Monday to 30 years in state prison after he was caught watching homemade child pornography in 2009, according to a news release from District Attorney Jimmie Harp. Read More

State News More State News

Judge gets Ala. county’s tax settlement plan

A judge in Birmingham is expected to give initial approval to a lawsuit settlement plan that would end the logjam over refunds from Jefferson County’s original occupational tax. Read More

Sessions wins special election for AL House seat

Republican David Sessions beat Constitution Party candidate Bill Atkinson to win the special election for the vacant Alabama House seat for District 105. Read More

Doctor keeps seeing patients after Ala. tornadoes

The doctor will see you now, despite the recent tornadoes. In the small northwest Alabama towns of Hackleburg and Phil Campbell, Dr. Keither Morrow is continuing to see patients even though both of his clinics have been destroyed along with much of… Read More

Sports More Sports

Hokes Bluff finishes fifth at state golf tournament

MOBILE Hokes Bluff finished in fifth place Tuesday after a shortened final round in the Class 3A boys high school state golf tournament at Magnolia Grove. Read More

Cedar Bluff leads 1A, Area 14 baseball team

Cedar Bluff placed seven players on the Class 1A, Area 14 all-area baseball team that was selected recently by the area’s coaches. Read More


Braves rally falls short against Nationals

ATLANTA Jason Marquis earned his 100th career win, backed by a pair of three-run homers from Laynce Nix and Jayson Werth, and the Washington Nationals held off the error-plagued Atlanta Braves 7-6 Tuesday night. Read More

Life More Life

Speaker to discuss home gardening, sustainable agriculture at Thursday meeting of Sierra Club

The Coosa Valley Group of the Sierra Club presents Gus Heard-Hughes on Thursday. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Too much ‘buzz’ about Bragg?

Most entities that get funding from the state are having to do with less, given Alabamas precarious finances. If the Alabama House has its way, the Alabama Law Institute will have to do with a lot less and some believe its… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Ashley, Jo Ann

Jo Ann Ashley, 66, Section, died May 8, 2011. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Sand Mountain Free Holiness Church with burial …..

Battles, Ola Mae

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 2, 2011, at Boaz Carr Chapel for Ola Mae Battles, 95, Gadsden, formerly of Boaz, who …..

Brown, James Julius

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for James Julius Brown, 75, who passed away on …..

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