Headlines: Alabama begins memorials to honor lives lost in tornadoes

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Alabama begins memorials to honor lives lost in tornadoes

BIRMINGHAM — Communities large and small are planning ceremonies and events to mark the anniversary of the April 27 tornado onslaught that killed more than 250 people in Alabama, injured about 2,000 more, and damaged or destroyed tens of… Read More

New diploma options on tap for Gadsden City High

Students at Gadsden City High School soon will be given the option for new specialized diploma tracks, which combine rigorous academic coursework with career technical skills training. Read More

Etowah land, water cleanups scheduled

Spring is a great time for cleaning and pitching in with Keep Etowah Beautiful’s plans for Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup and Renew Our Rivers. Read More

State News More State News

Gusty winds expected in Alabama

Forecasters were warning of high winds with gusts of up to 35 mph across Alabama.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory covering most of the state. The advisory will be in effect from noon to 6 p.m. on Monday. Read More

Dothan, Ala. deals with economic wins, losses

Nothing illustrates the flux of the local economy – and the importance of being able to adapt on the run – than the passage of House Bill 39. Read More

UA studies women’s use of technology

Research by a University of Alabama senior finds that women are using technology to communicate more than men, contrary to several previous studies. Read More

Sports More Sports

Braves fall to Diamondbacks 6-4

PHOENIX — Even a series-ending loss didn’t dampen the spirits of the Atlanta Braves. Read More

Hamlin wins at Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The sun shined brightly on Denny Hamlin at Kansas Speedway. Read More

Glencoe wins Etowah County Softball Tournament

HOKES BLUFF — Jamie McGuire and the Glencoe Yellow Jacket softball team were on a mission Saturday night against Southside. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for April 22

“Titanic the Musical” will be staged at 2:30 p.m. at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center, Gadsden State Community College. Tickets include admission to show, admission to Titanic art gallery and Titanic Boarding Pass. Read More

Coming Soon for April 22

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY INC., LAMBDA ETA OMEGA CHAPTER presents the Outstanding Mothers’ Banquet at 6 p.m. May 8 at the Hardin Center. Deadline for nominations is April 21. Read More

Community Services for April 22

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

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: AHSAA gets serious about recruiting, improper transfers

The Alabama High School Athletic Association is getting serious about trying to stop recruiting of athletes and improper transfers. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Brothers, Jonathan

Jonathan Brothers, 32, Boaz, died Friday, April 20, 2012. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at McRae Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in …..

Clifton, Harvey J.

Harvey J. Clifton, 84, Fort Payne, died Saturday, April 21, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today …..

McCarley, Lurie Gean

Lurie Gean McCarley, 69, Gadsden, died Saturday, April 21, 2012. He is survived by his wife, JoAnn McCarley. Arrangements will be announced by Morgan Funeral …..

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