Headlines: Rowe marks 30 years at Quality of Life


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Monday, April 16, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Rowe marks 30 years at Quality of Life

Milestones inspire people to reflect on their lives. Read More

Social Security benefit payments to go electronic

WASHINGTON — Starting next year, the check will no longer be in the mail for millions of people who receive Social Security and other government benefits. Read More

Annual Coosa Valley model train show coming to Gadsden

The 26th annual Coosa Valley Model Railroad Association Train Show pulls into town Saturday at Convention Hall complete with train displays, operating train layouts, model train equipment and train memorabilia. Read More


State News More State News

Warm winter leading to early crop of peaches

Sunshine Farms owner Jimmy Durbin and the farm’s livestock manager Jamie McConnell know that not only is there no shortage of work at the Chilton County farm, but also that much of that work will be needed earlier than expected. Read More

Downtown Opelika sees influx of new businesses

For Maggie Cooper, downtown Opelika just seemed like the right place for her business. Read More

Alabama education team to run Birmingham schools

A team from the Alabama Department of Education is preparing to replace the Birmingham Board of Education to lead the state’s fourth-largest school system. Read More

Sports More Sports

Braves complete sweep of Brewers

ATLANTA — Chipper Jones wants to relish the highlights in his final season. Read More

Biffle finally gets back to Victory Lane

FORT WORTH, Texas — While the 49-race winless streak was wearing somewhat on Greg Biffle, there were also enough encouraging signs during the 18-month drought that he would win more races. Read More

Several months later, Roger Clemens back for perjury trial

WASHINGTON — In baseball terms, the first Roger Clemens trial was a rainout in the top of the first inning. Read More

Life More Life

TITANIC: Tragedy at sea remembered

In the birthplace of the Titanic, residents gathered for a choral requiem. In the North Atlantic, above the ship’s final resting place, passengers will pray as a band strikes up a hymn and three floral wreaths are cast onto the waves. Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for April 15

DISCUSS “THE THINGS THEY CARRIED” by Tim O’Brien at 5:30 p.m. Monday at Blackstone Pub & Eatery as part of Gadsden Reads 2012. Read More

Community Services for April 15

Narcotics Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. daily at 525 W. Grand Ave., Rainbow City (call 866-360-5967); at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays in a building at the corner of Second and Bay; and at noon and 7 p.m. daily at 1109 Baltimore Ave., Albertville. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Turning tragedy into hope

Few people other than those who specifically benefit take note when a situation that initially was negative ends up being positive. It happens often enough to where it isn’t exactly headline news. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Curry, George Allen

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Gadsden Memorial Funeral Home Chapel for George Allen Curry, Gadsden, who died April 10, 2012. The Rev. …..

Mars, Tommy Lee

Tommy Lee Mars, 19, Rainsville, died Friday, April 13, 2012. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will …..

Pettit, Vickey Ray Coffey

Vickey Ray Coffey Pettit, 59, Gadsden, died Saturday, April 14, 2012. She is survived by her family. A memorial service will be held at a …..

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