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Special prosecutor brings second-degree murder charge in Martin’s death

SANFORD, Fla. — A law enforcement official said charges are being filed in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin. Read More

Murder victim’s family to establish youth center at scene of crime

A $2 million wrongful death suit settlement resulting from the murder of 15-year-old Jeffery Blake Stone will be used to fund and establish a center to help young people, according to Stone’s stepmother, Lynn Stone. Read More

Construction on Patriots Museum to begin next week

Construction of the Patriots Museum at Ola Lee Mize Patriots Park near Noccalula Falls will begin next week, according to Rick Vaughan, chairman of the Etowah Patriots Association. Read More


State News More State News

Grand jury to get fatal Alabama police shooting

A prosecutor says grand jurors will review the fatal shooting of a mentally unstable man by police in the south Alabama town of Headland. Read More

Alabama town plans meeting to discuss murky water

City officials are planning a public meeting Thursday evening to discuss concerns about murky tap water.
Pell City officials are planning the meeting for 5 p.m. Thursday to discuss residents’ ongoing concerns about the water. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, a committee meeting day:
-Senate Finance and Taxation-Education Committee delayed work on the education budget for one week. Read More

Sports More Sports

Gaston boys, Sardis girls win county track titles

SARDIS CITY — The Gaston boys and Sardis girls stood above the rest at the 2012 Etowah County Track and Field Meet on Wednesday afternoon. Read More

Cedar Bluff’s Hardy wins hoops 1A Player of Year award from ASWA

MONTGOMERY — Cedar Bluff junior DeAngelo Hardy was tabbed the 2012 Class 1A high school boys basketball Player of the Year on Wednesday afternoon by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. Read More

Athlete Agents law to get tweak because of Cam Newton football issue

MONTGOMERY — They may not call it Newton’s Law, but a bill to expand who is covered by the Alabama Uniform Athlete Agents law could include what may be called the Cam Newton Clause. 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: Protect bald eagles’ nest

We can’t see how anyone not suffering from terminal stuffiness could fail to be exhilarated by the sight of a bald eagle. There’s a reason it’s not just the national bird, but the symbol of the United States of America. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Alley, Robert Lee "Bob"

Memorial services for Robert Lee "Bob" Alley, 79, Gadsden, who passed away at his home on April 11, 2012, will be at 4 p.m. Saturday, …..

Bowlin, Martha (Butler)

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Martha Butler Bowlin, 77, Ashville, who died April 9, 2012. The Rev. Jimmy …..

Curry, George Allen

George Allen Curry, Gadsden, died Tuesday, April 10, 2012. He is survived by his family. Service entrusted to Gadsden Memorial Funeral Home. …..

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