Headlines: Scores of animals seized following complaints

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Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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Scores of animals seized following complaints

Several dogs, cats and chickens and more than 100 birds were seized Tuesday afternoon at a house in East Gadsden after Gadsden’s animal control officers responded to a complaint. At least 28 birds of various breeds and three chickens were dead. Read More


Etowah County board increases borrowing plans

The Etowah County Board of Education could borrow more money than it had first planned in order to complete three top projects from the school system’s capital plan. Read More

Commissioners unsure where county will get its share of bridge project costs

Etowah County Commissioners are unsure where the county will get its share of the costs for two bridge projects being funded by the Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program. Read More

State News More State News

Drummond Co. vice chairman, Larry Drummond, dies

The vice chairman of the Drummond Company, Inc., Elbert Allen "Larry" Drummond, has died. He was 68.
Drummond company officials said that Drummond died Saturday at his home. Read More

Encephalitis cases found in Dallas County horses

Alabama Department of Public Health officials have confirmed there have been four positive cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) found in horses in Dallas County. Read More

Alabama educational TV commission hires law firm

The Alabama Educational Television Commission has voted to hire a Birmingham law firm to represent the commission in a lawsuit filed by ousted Alabama Public Television executive director Allan Pizzato. Read More

Sports More Sports

Auburn players report for football camp

AUBURN — Auburn players reported for preseason football camp Tuesday evening. Read More

Braves win seventh straight behind Medlen, McCann

ATLANTA — Kris Medlen had a successful return to the rotation, Brian McCann homered and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 7-1 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight win. Read More

Phelps swims into history with 19th Olympic medal

LONDON — Michael Phelps earning the 19th Olympic medal of his brilliant career, and the 15th gold Tuesday. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 8/1

Here are the inspection scores from July 16 through July 20 for food, lodging and body art establishments in Etowah County. If an establishment received any major (4- or 5-point) deductions, those are noted in parentheses. Lesser (1- to 3-point)… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Distracted walking dangerous

Beginning today, it’s illegal to send a text message, an instant message or an email while behind the wheel of a car on Alabama’s highways. Get caught — and it’s a primary offense; an officer can stop you for that and nothing… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Adams, Faye

Faye Adams, 75, Boaz, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012. She is survived by her husband, George Adams. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday …..

Cranford, James

James Cranford, 83, Gadsden, died Tuesday, July 31, 2012. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Crestwood Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be …..

Goldin, Infant Jared Landon

Infant Jared Landon Goldin, son of Jeannie Lee Goldin Smith and Rolando Mendoza of Fort Payne, died Thursday, July 26, 2012. Funeral services will be …..

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