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Violinist Bibbens stresses the ‘play’ in music

Bridgid Bibbens plays the violin — “play” being the operative word that she tries to get across to students in the 25 or so workshops she conducts annually across the U.S. Read More


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Legislature establishes crime of looting

MONTGOMERY — A bill sent to Gov. Robert Bentley on Thursday that creates a new crime of looting began with a comment by a high school football coach following last year’s tornado in Tuscaloosa. Read More

Meth labs found in DeKalb; three arrested

A methamphetamine lab was found Wednesday at a residence in the Rodentown community of DeKalb County, and another meth lab was found when a man pulled up in his vehicle, according to a news release from DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris. Read More


State News More State News

Alabama streamlining tax filings for businesses

Gov. Robert Bentley has signed legislation designed to make it easier for businesses to handle tax filings. Read More

AL prof elected to National Academy of Sciences

A University of Alabama at Birmingham professor has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences. Read More

Bentley to visit Ala troops giving health care

Gov. Robert Bentley is looking in on a program where members of the Alabama National Guard and reservists are providing health care to residents in the state’s Black Belt region. Read More

Sports More Sports

Red Hot Dawgs: Gaston hosts South Lamar in 1A quarterfinals

After sweeping its way through the first two rounds of the Class 1A state high school baseball playoffs on opponents’ home fields, Gaston looks to bring that road mojo back to Shinbone Ridge for today’s quarterfinal doubleheader against… Read More

Westbrook Christian faces Mars Hill Bible

Don’t expect to see the unexpected from Westbrook Christian’s baseball team when the Warriors host Mars Hill Bible today in their Class 2A state high school baseball quarterfinal series. Read More

Southside travels to Pinson Valley for 5A quarterfinal matchup

Southside will hit the road today for a Class 5A state high school baseball quarterfinal doubleheader at Pinson Valley, looking to make it back to the state semifinals for the second time in three years. 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: Bentley should veto school calendar change

Gov. Robert Bentley reportedly “has some concerns” about the bill passed by the Legislature this week mandating a later start and earlier finish to the school year in Alabama. We hope he’s concerned enough to veto this bill —… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Hill, Raymond J.

Raymond J. Hill, 89, Gadsden, died Thursday, May 3, 2012. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Gadsden. Burial will …..

Hoyle, Mary Agnes (Lacey)

Mary Agnes Lacey Hoyle, 93, Vincent, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Funeral service will be Saturday, May 5, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Usrey Funeral …..

Keener, David Zane

David Zane Keener passed away May 1, 2012. Memorial service will be held later. He was born June 30, 1953, in Talladega, Ala., and …..

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