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House passes immigration law revisions

MONTGOMERY — The House on Thursday passed revisions to the controversial anti-illegal immigration law the Legislature approved in 2011. Read More

Monroe County officials inspect Hokes Bluff Ferry

Officials from Monroe County visited on Thursday to determine if the newer Hokes Bluff Ferry could replace the county’s aging ferry boat. Read More


· Description: Bluff Ferry Inspected by Monroe Co.

Boy Scouts honor three at American Values Luncheon

Former Etowah County District Judge Wayne Owen, Dr. George Fant and the late Gordon Isbell Jr. were honored by the Boy Scouts of America for their community service at the BSA’s American Values Luncheon on Thursday. Read More


· Description: Values Luncheon


State News More State News

Tornado anniversary prayer service at Ala. Capitol

A prayer service will be held at Alabama’s Capitol on April 27 to observe the one-year anniversary of the tornadoes that killed more than 250 Alabamians. Read More

Krispy Kreme hit by Tuscaloosa tornado rebuilding

An iconic business severely damaged by a tornado that ripped through Tuscaloosa is rebuilding. Read More

House passes bill making immigration law changes

The Alabama House has passed a bill that makes some changes to the state’s immigration law in response to complaints from some who said the law infringed on some civil liberties. Read More

Sports More Sports

Garrard, Bishop win Gadsden Area tournament titles

For Etowah’s Brett Garrard, there’s no place like home. Read More

Summitt: It has been a ‘great ride’ at Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Pat Summitt was relaxed, smiling and even cracking jokes — looking and sounding totally at peace knowing she will never coach her beloved Tennessee Lady Vols again. Read More

Auburn’s VanGorder says injured players face challenge

AUBURN — Auburn defensive coordinator Brian VanGorder said the onus is on injured players to catch up and reclaim their spot 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: Wine bill’s fate shows lobbyists still have clout

Alabama has made some changes in how lobbyists do business in Montgomery, but if you think they are not still powerful, consider the fate of a bill to let small wine producers self-market their products. The House version of the bill didn’t… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Baskin, Robert

Funeral service for Robert Baskin, 85, of Gadsden, will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Crestwood Chapel. He passed away at his home on …..

Coheley, John W.

John W. Coheley, 83, of Fayetteville, N.C., died Wednesday, April 18, 2012, in Cape Fear Valley Medical Center. Funeral services will be held Saturday, April …..

Hutt, Syble Ruth (Spurling)

Funeral will be at 7 p.m. tonight at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Syble Ruth Spurling Hutt, 76, Attalla, who died April 18, 2012. Morgan Funeral …..

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