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Alabama casino developer Gilley gets prison term

MONTGOMERY — A federal judge on Monday sentenced a bingo developer, his one-time lobbyist and a former state legislator to prison terms for their roles in a scheme to buy votes on gambling legislation in the Alabama statehouse. Read More

Injured Sardis soldier’s dad: ‘He is a miracle’

Corey Garmon is back in the United States, hailed as a hero after being injured in Afghanistan almost a week ago. Read More

Attalla attempted murder suspect arrested

An Attalla teenager wanted for attempted murder in a June shooting was taken into custody early Monday, Attalla Police Chief Lamont Tucker said. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. judge orders release in church arson case

One of three men who pleaded guilty to arson in a series of 2006 fires at rural Alabama churches was granted an early release from prison Monday.
Bibb County Circuit Judge Marvin Wiggins ordered the release of 25-year-old Russell DeBusk. Read More

Ala. casino developer, 2 others get prison terms

A federal judge on Monday sentenced a bingo developer, his one-time lobbyist and a former state legislator to prison terms for their roles in a scheme to buy votes on gambling legislation in the Alabama statehouse. Read More

Casino developer, 2 others get prison terms

A federal judge has sentenced three men who pleaded guilty in a scheme to buy votes in the Alabama Legislature to multiple years in federal prison. Read More

Sports More Sports

Slive has unfinished business in SEC

BIRMINGHAM — Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive has unfinished business and he isn’t leaving what lately has become college football’s penthouse anytime soon. Read More

Test awaits at British Open

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Ernie Els walked toward the century-old clubhouse that sits squarely behind the 18th green at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Just the sight of it Monday evening was enough to bring back a memory. It wasn’t a particularly… Read More

Paterno family denies Freeh report findings

Joe Paterno’s family on Monday vowed their own investigation of the Jerry Sandusky scandal, rejecting the findings of a special investigator who concluded the late football coach and other top Penn State administrators concealed… Read More

Life More Life

Community Services for July 15

MAN TO MAN CANCER SUPPORT GROUP meets from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the first-floor Conference Room, 300 Building at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. For information, call the American Cancer Society at 1-800-ACS-2345 or visit… Read More

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Coming Soon for July 15

THE COLVIN-MORGAN FAMILY REUNION will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 28 at Carnes Recreation Center in Attalla. For information, call Joyce Stocks, 256-390-0548, or Ruby Lumpkin, 256-490-3638. Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for July 15

MAH JONGG CLUB meets at 12:30 p.m. every Monday at Southside Community Center. For information, call Barbara, 256-295-1014. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Time to move forward with an I-759 expansion plan

There has been talk about extending Interstate 759 to Meighan Boulevard (U.S. Highway 278/431) in East Gadsden since the 1990s. Four plans for doing so, developed by the Alabama Department of Transportation, have been on the table for eight years. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Boyung, James Alan

James Alan Boyung, 62, Centre, died Sunday, July 15, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at …..

Burney, Ruth (Cantrell)

Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. today at Gadsden Memorial Funeral Home Chapel for Ruth Cantrell Burney, Gadsden, who died July 11, 2012. Burial …..

Higgins, Marlon Wayne

Marlon Wayne Higgins, 70, Rainsville, died Sunday, July 15, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel with burial …..

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