Headlines: Legendary bluesman Jerry “Boogie” McCain dies


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Legendary bluesman Jerry "Boogie" McCain dies

Jerry “Boogie” McCain, a Gadsden native who gained international acclaim as a prolific singer/songwriter and blues harmonica player, died Wednesday. He was 81. Read More


· Description: Boogie & The Blues

· Description: with Boogie McCain

· Description: "Boogie" McCain Plays at First Friday

Ledbetter appearance at library to be on C-SPAN2

An appearance and book signing April 5 by equal pay activist Lilly Ledbetter at the Gadsden Public Library to promote her new book has drawn the attention of C-SPAN2. Read More

Health care arguments: Can any portion survive?

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court signaled Wednesday that it could throw out other key parts of President Barack Obama’s health care law if it first finds the individual insurance requirement unconstitutional. Read More

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· Description: of Wednesday’s Supreme Court Arguments, Part 1

· Description: of Wednesday’s Supreme Court Arguments, Part 2


State News More State News

Ala. health officer: Possible hepatitis A exposure

The state health officer says customers who visited the McDonald’s on McFarland Boulevard in Northport any time on March 14 or during the breakfast hours on March 16 may have been exposed to hepatitis A virus through an infected employee and they… Read More

Decapitated snake bites Ala. homeless man

A homeless Alabama man was playing with the head of a decapitated venomous snake when it bit him, sending him to the emergency room. Read More

Ala businesses face April 1 deadline for E-Verify

Alabama businesses are running out of time to comply with a new provision under the state’s clampdown on illegal immigration. Read More

Sports More Sports

Kentucky-Louisville semifinal amps up rivalry

LEXINGTON, Ky. — This Bluegrass State rivalry runs deep, and the divide is wide. Read More

Self leads Jayhawks on unexpected run

NEW ORLEANS — The question has been dressed in different ways, asked by countless people in every situation imaginable: Is this the best coaching job of Kansas coach Bill Self’s career? Read More

Beachy throws six innings as Braves, Yankees play to tie

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — Atlanta Braves starter Brandon Beachy turned out to be a dependable five inning pitcher last season. Read More

Life More Life

Instead of spas, women opt for hunting and fishing

Erika Faulk and her cousin, Gale Robinson, could have met up for a weekend spa retreat or planned a shopping excursion, but the two middle-aged, suburban moms opted for weekend learning to shoot guns, build campfires and track deer deep in the Ocala… Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for March 25

Gadsden Boy Scout Troop 54 meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Scout cabin at Noccalula Falls. Call Larry Sitz, 256-538-5720. Read More

Coming Soon for March 25

THE SOUTHERN TEA presented by the Woman’s Club of Gadsden will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 5. Tickets are $25 each. Read More

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Buildings’ fate on hold

The City Council temporarily reset the clock on two nuisance abatement cases involving condemned buildings in downtown Gadsden. Let this be the last time. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Barnes, Annette (Dial)

Funeral services celebrating her life will be at 11 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2012 at Crestwood Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Annette Dial Barnes, age 76, …..

Jenkins, Presley Gayle

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Presley Gayle Jenkins, 2, Gadsden, who died March 26, 2012. Burial will …..

Jones, Thena Jeanette

Thena Jeanette Jones, 82, Fort Payne, died Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Burt Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Payne. …..

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