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Central-Carver alumni to gather for reunion activities

The biennial Central-Carver Alumni Reunion will have some changes this year, according to alumni Chairman Sherry Tymon DeRamus. Read More


City of Gadsden won’t waive taxes for emergency preparedness supplies

The governing bodies of Etowah County and its larger municipalities will participate in the statewide tax holiday on emergency preparedness supplies, but it appears the city of Gadsden will not do the same. Read More

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False burglar alarms can be costly to permit holders

At least 96 percent of all alarm calls Gadsden police officers respond to are false alarms, Gadsden Police Capt. Regina May said. Read More

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State News More State News

State takes over Birmingham’s school system

The Alabama Department of Education is taking over the operations of Birmingham City Schools.
WBRC-TV reports ( that the state takeover begins this week. Read More

Dry, hot weather increasing wildfire risk in Ala

Forestry officials say dry weather, low humidity and gusty winds are increasing the risk of wildfires in Alabama. Read More

2 plead guilty to skimming IDs for fake cards

A Bulgarian man and a Florida woman have pleaded guilty in Birmingham to skimming bank customers’ identification at ATMs across the South and using the information to create more than 300 counterfeit credit and debit cards. Read More

Sports More Sports

Woods wins at Congressional

BETHESDA, Md. — The flight of his shot into the 18th green was so pure that Tiger Woods immediately started walking and twirled his club, knowing that it effectively wrapped up another win at the AT&T National. Making it even more special was… Read More

Hudson tagged early as Nationals beat Braves 8-4

ATLANTA — Tim Hudson knew it would be difficult to pitch in record temperatures. Falling behind by four runs in the first inning hardly helped. Read More

MLB All-Star game rosters announced

NEW YORK — Josh Hamilton is set to lead a Texas parade to the All-Star game. Now, fans will decide if Chipper Jones gets one final appearance or whether it’s time for teen sensation Bryce Harper. Read More

Life More Life

Chamblee celebrates 107th birthday

Barbara Chamblee, Geraldine, turned 107 on June 16, making her the oldest living person in Geraldine and DeKalb County. Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for July 1

VFW POST 8600 has karaoke from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. every Sunday. Read More

Coming Soon for July 1

GOODYEAR RETIREES will meet for a covered dish meal at 11 a.m. July 12 at the Union Hall. Meat will be provided. Dues, which are $15, can be paid. Spouses are invited. There will be entertainment. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: It’s going to be a health care election

The U.S. Supreme Court last week ensured that the 2012 presidential election will center on one issue — health care. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Crosby, Sandra Faye

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Sandra Faye Crosby, 64, Altoona, who died June 30, 2012. …..

Kelly, Billy L.

Billy L. Kelly, 83, Rainbow City, died Saturday, June 30, 2012. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Collier-Butler Funeral Chapel with burial …..

Lovvorn, James B.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 3, 2012, at Collier-Butler Chapel for Mr. James B. "Jim" Lovvorn, 62, Gadsden, who passed …..

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