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Witness says Tuscaloosa gunman used racial slur

TUSCALOOSA — The roommate of a man wounded in an Alabama shooting rampage said Wednesday that the violence started when the gunman came to their door looking for a black man, used a racial slur and opened fire. Read More

Gadsden loses 34 employees to retirement

Thirty-four longtime Gadsden city employees, or almost 7 percent of the city’s workforce, have retired this year, with 26 taking advantage of a buyout program designed to reduce payroll and benefits costs. Their last day with the city was July… Read More

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Reward offered for information in Calhoun County rape

A $1,000 reward has been issued for information in the investigation of an elderly woman who was raped in her driveway Sunday. Read More

State News More State News

Judge reinstates Birmingham superintendent

A Jefferson County circuit judge reinstated Craig Witherspoon as superintendent Wednesday afternoon after Birmingham’s school board fired him this week. Read More

Montgomery council OKs plan to rename library

Montgomery’s city council has approved a controversial plan to change the name of the Rosa Parks Avenue Branch Library, but her name will be kept on the sign. Read More

Goats are making a comeback in Alabama

With her head through the wooden hole of a milking stand, Naomi the goat seemed to pay little attention to Teresa Foster.
Naomi was just too busy eating to care about being milked by Foster. Read More

Sports More Sports

Chizik, players talk upcoming season at SEC media days

HOOVER — Auburn coach Gene Chizik wasn’t at the podium long before the inevitable question came: Who’s going to be taking snaps for the Tigers this season? Read More

New quarterback Mettenberger looks to jumpstart LSU offense

HOOVER — Les Miles admits he has watched the tape of LSU’s disastrous performance in the BCS championship game a few times during the offseason. Read More

Smith enjoys ride as new Arkansas coach

HOOVER — Bobby Petrino reached out to his Arkansas successor John L. Smith and players like quarterback Tyler Wilson last week. 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: Stop new payday lenders

It’s rare, given the dysfunction that seems rampant there, when we look to Birmingham for an example of how Gadsden should conduct business. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Clayton, Horace

Dr. Horace Clayton, 90, Odenville, died Tuesday, July 17, 2012. Funeral service will be at noon today at Usrey Funeral Home, Pell City. Burial will …..

Fuhrman, George Duane

George Duane Fuhrman, 56, Southside, died Wednesday, July 18, 2012. Arrangements will be announced by Collier-Butler Funeral Home. …..

Jones, Donnie Glenn

Donnie Glenn Jones, 54, Albertville, died Wednesday, July 18, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. today at …..

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