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Local News More Local News

Family, fans, friends say farewell to ‘Boogie’

Family, friends and fans gathered Thursday afternoon to celebrate the life of bluesman Jerry “Boogie” McCain. Read More


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Man convicted of rape, sex abuse involving young girls

A 59-year-old Gadsden man has been convicted of rape and sex abuse charges involving four young girls he befriended at the church where he volunteered, according to a news release from District Attorney Jimmie Harp. Read More

Southside woman wins $10,000 in record Mega Millions drawing

ATLANTA — A retiree from Southside won $10,000 in last week’s record $656 million Mega Millions lottery drawing. Read More


State News More State News

Alabama governor offers reward in Troy rapes

Gov. Robert Bentley is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for two sexual assaults in Troy. Read More

AL House passes measure to toughen drug penalties

Alabamians carrying more than eight grams of an illegal drug would be faced with tougher penalties under a measure approved by the state House of Representatives. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the 17th meeting day of the regular session:
-Approved a bill to change the system of compensation for legislators. Goes to Senate. Read More

Sports More Sports

Southside rallies past Albertville

SOUTHSIDE — The Southside Panthers rallied from a 2-0 second-inning deficit to claim a 10-2 win over the Albertville Aggies on Thursday night in a Class 5A, Area 12 high school baseball contest. Read More

Westwood leads Masters; Tiger 5 strokes back

AUGUSTA, Ga. — With his words and then his play, Lee Westwood shot down the notion Thursday that this Masters was a two-horse race. Read More

Santana goes 5 innings, Mets beat Braves 1-0

NEW YORK — The new fences at Citi Field are closer to home plate. That hardly helped the Atlanta Braves. Read More

Life More Life

CAROL LINK: State-of-the-art greenhouse ready for visitors in Whorton Bend

When Keith and Betty Hall moved into their new home in Whorton Bend, Betty for the first time in many years did not have a greenhouse for storing and propagating plants. Read More

GLENDA BYARS: Memories of reaching for the sky

The school year 2011-2012 is drawing to a close. Football, homecoming, basketball, Christmas vacation and now spring break winds up with the last few weeks of study, baseball season, prom and graduation. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Win-win situation possible on ferry

In Monroe County, the lack of a ferry across the Alabama River could create a pretty serious inconvenience, if not complete hardship, for residents needing to get to the county seat of Monroeville. The ferry there is old and needs to be replaced. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Abel, Lucile (Garrard)

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Collier-Butler Chapel for Mrs. Lucile Garrard Abel, 92, Glencoe, who passed away Thursday, April 5, …..

Archer, David Bruce

David Bruce Archer, 71, Montgomery, died Monday, April 2, 2012. He is survived by his family. Graveside service is at 2 p.m. Saturday at Cherokee …..

Bell, Kathryn Maxine

Kathryn Maxine Bell, 75, Fort Payne, died Wednesday, April 4, 2012. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday in Burt Chapel, Fort Payne. Burial is …..

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