Headlines: Aviation unit recognized for emergency rescue response


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Aviation unit recognized for emergency rescue response

FORT PAYNE — The girl was scared and didn’t want to let go of her mother. But Cpl. Mack Ward, a flight officer with the Alabama Department of Public Safety’s aviation unit, was in the Jeep with her and her mother, and lifted her… Read More


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Gadsden man arrested on sex charges involving juvenile

A Gadsden man was arrested after confessing to having forced sexual contact with a juvenile, beginning when the victim was just 10 years old, according to Gadsden police. Read More

Legislative session in home stretch; budgets, immigration on agenda

MONTGOMERY — The next seven legislative days in May will see the big issues in the House and Senate and could include a special session on redistricting in the middle of the month. Read More


State News More State News

Prisoners to clean up Coosa River

One Alabama county is putting prisoners to work cleaning up the Coosa River.
The Etowah County Sheriff’s Office says more than 35 inmates will spend this week picking up trash and debris from the banks of the Coosa. Read More

Alabama preps for yard sale from Ga. To Miss.

Towns along U.S. 80 in Alabama are preparing for a yard sale May 31 through June 2 that will stretch from Phenix City on the Georgia state line to Cuba on the Mississippi line. Read More

Hyundai plant in Ala. to add 877 jobs this fall

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing in Alabama plans to add a third shift to its Montgomery facility to increase the production of cars. Read More

Sports More Sports

Hokes Bluff wins section golf tournament

GLENCOE — The Hokes Bluff Eagles won the Class 3A, Section 4 golf tournament at Silver Lakes on Monday. Read More

Braves fall to Pirates 9-3

ATLANTA — Pedro Alvarez and Yamaico Navarro each hit two-run homers, and the Pittsburgh Pirates enjoyed a long-awaited offensive breakthrough as they beat the Atlanta Braves 9-3 Monday night. Read More

Tiger trades press conference for Facebook

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The only questions Tiger Woods fielded before his next tournament came from his fans. Read More

Life More Life

Community Services for April 29

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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Coming Soon for April 29

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY INC., LAMBDA ETA OMEGA CHAPTER presents the Outstanding Mothers’ Banquet at 6 p.m. May 8 at the Hardin Center. Family members or friends who wish to attend the banquet may reserve tickets by calling Eloise Turk at… Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for April 29

TUESDAY TALES story time is at 10:30 a.m. at the Hoyt Warsham Alabama City Branch of the Gadsden Public Library. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Gadsden’s UAVs in spotlight

It’s never been a dark secret that the Gadsden Police Department has had two Wasp unmanned aerial vehicles — more commonly and ominously known as drones — for a couple of years. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bachelor, Joy Ann

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday for Joy Ann Bachelor, 75, of Weaver, who died April 25, 2012. The Rev. Buddy O’Bryant will …..

Gunter, Mickey Dean

Mickey Dean Gunter, 68, Gadsden, passed away and went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 29, 2012. Mr. Gunter was a graduate of …..

Hamilton, Ruth L.

Ruth L. Hamilton, 68, Fort Payne, died Saturday, April 28, 2012. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. today at Burt Chapel, Fort Payne, with burial …..

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