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Sunday, April 8, 2012

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Gadsden residents rally for Trayvon Martin

Pastor Steve Smith got the light green hoodie he wore Saturday from his son’s closet. About 50 concerned citizens gathered to rally for justice Saturday afternoon. Read More


· Description: Martin Justice Rally

Alabama’s ‘Stand your ground’ law similar to Florida’s

MONTGOMERY — Alabama has a “stand your ground” self-defense law similar to Florida’s that has been criticized in the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in February. Read More


· Description: Martin Justice Rally

Highway 132 Yard Sale scheduled

The fifth annual “Highway 132 18-Mile Yard Sale” takes place April 27 and 28.
The route begins at the U.S. Highway 278 West/Alabama Highway 132 junction, continues through Altoona and ends in Oneonta. Read More


State News More State News

Volunteers work to help Peruvian street boys

Rodrigo’s story and experiences with 19 other Peruvian street boys at an orphanage led Fuqua, his wife Allison and Decatur native Brian Cook to form the nonprofit organization Not Forgotten. Read More

Auburn mud run is a dirty race for a good cause

It’s a race that requires competitors to get dirty while they run for a good cause. Read More

Attorney facing drug charges says she was framed

An Alabama attorney arrested on drug charges says she was framed by police who planted pills in her office. Read More

Sports More Sports

Hanson leads Mickelson by 1 at Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Phil Mickelson raised the putter in his right hand and slammed down his left fist to celebrate a 20-foot eagle putt that shook Augusta National with the loudest roar on a day filled with them. Read More

Auburn’s Prosch back close to home, mother

AUBURN— Jay Prosch found himself in an Illinois offense where he didn’t really fit, and living nearly 700 miles from his cancer-stricken mother. Read More

Alabama wants to avoid repeat of 2010

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama’s expectations have gotten so routinely lofty that “Remember 2010” has become something of a rallying cry this spring. Read More

Life More Life

Community Services for April 8

Women’s Abuse Recovery Group, Beauty for Ashes, meets at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays at Bellevue United Methodist Church, 209 Mary Lou Circle. Free child care offered. Call 256-892-9267 or 256-547-0201. Read More

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Times Weekly Calendar for April 8

THE ETOWAH COUNTY-GADSDEN NAACP branch’s monthly meeting is at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Carver Recreation Center, 1109 Jacksonville Court. Those whose NAACP memberships have expired should plan to renew them at this meeting. Read More

Coming Soon for April 8

A MEMORIAL RIDE honoring victims of last year’s tornadoes takes place April 28. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Revisions to immigration law on the way

As promised by Gov. Robert Bentley and legislative leaders, modifications to Alabama’s controversial immigration law are on the way. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Adams, John "Fouts"

John "Fouts" Adams, 69, Auburn, died Friday, April 6, 2012. He was married to the late Kaye Lovvorn Adams. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. …..

Ashley, Doris (Wade)

Doris Wade Ashley, 83, Rainsville, died Saturday, April 7, 2012. She was a lifelong member of Nazareth Baptist Church. She is survived by her family. …..

Clark, Frank "Barney"

Frank "Barney" Clark, Jr., Colonel USAF (Ret.), 71, passed away in his home on Monday, April 2, 2012. Barney was preceded in death by …..

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