Headlines: Constitutional revision going to Alabama’s voters


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Saturday, May 5, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Constitutional revision going to Alabama’s voters

MONTGOMERY — After years of talking about modernizing Alabama’s 111-year-old Constitution, the Legislature is going to let voters decide in the November election if they want to revise the portions regulating corporations and banks. Read More

Students display projects at annual Tech Blitz

Gadsden City Schools’ Tech Blitz on Friday attracted participants from every school in the system for the first time in the event’s history. Read More

Black lawmakers release Senate reapportionment plans

MONTGOMERY — Black lawmakers on Friday released two Senate reapportionment plans that protect minority interests of the eight black state senators. Read More


State News More State News

Ala. high school senior survives severe illness

With the siren blaring and blue lights flashing, a police car escorted Bryant Sivley to his Southwest Decatur home on a recent Friday afternoon. Read More

Chances dim for abortion bills in Ala. Legislature

Two bills aimed at further restricting abortions failed to come up for debate in the Alabama Legislature Thursday, hurting their chances of passing as only four days remain in the 2012 legislative session. Read More

Ala. Democrats offer maps for legislative seats

Democrats in the Alabama Legislature proposed Friday what they say would be fair plans to redraw the state’s 105 House districts and 35 Senate districts. Read More

Sports More Sports

South Lamar sweeps Gaston in quarterfinals

The pain was obvious for the Gaston Bulldogs after being swept by South Lamar on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A state high school baseball playoffs. Read More

Mars Hill proves too strong for Westbrook

RAINBOW CITY — Westbrook Christian’s bid for a second straight appearance in the Class 2A semifinals came up short Friday, dropping a doubleheader to No. 1 Mars Hill 8-2 and 11-1 in the quarterfinals of the state playoffs at William… Read More

Cedar Bluff falls to Shoals Christian

FLORENCE — Sixth-ranked Cedar Bluff saw its season come to an end Friday, as the No. 2 Shoals Christian Flame swept the Tigers 11-2 and 4-2 in the quarterfinals of the Class 1A state baseball playoffs. Read More

Life More Life

Gold Tigers reunion planned

Hazel Pierce Oliver is looking forward to June 16 and the chance to renew friendship with fellow Tigers — fellow Gadsden High School Gold Tigers, that is. Read More

Community Services for May 5

DOWNTOWN CELEBRATE RECOVERY meets every Friday in the Open Arms International building located at the corner of Second and Locust Streets, downtown Gadsden. A meal is served at 5:30 p.m. for $3. Large group meets at 6:30 p.m., small groups meet at… Read More

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Learning to help others

John Gaskin, a senior at Sardis High School, and his mother, Vicki, on Tuesday will fly to Boston. It will be his first time on an airplane, but it’s not a pleasure trip. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Burford, Evelyn (Ford)

Evelyn Ford Burford, 92, Gadsden, died Friday, May 4, 2012. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Collier-Butler Chapel with burial in Young’s Chapel …..

Cammeron, Ruthie L.

Ruthie L. Cammeron, 86, of Gadsden, died Tbhursday, May 3, 2012. She is survived by her husband, the Rev. J.D. Cammeron. Funeral arrangements to be …..

Croft, L.C.

L.C. Croft, Gadsden, died Wednesday, May 2, 2012. He is survived by his brother, David Croft, Attalla. Funeral arrangements to be announced by West Gadsden …..

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