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Thursday, August 2, 2012

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Crowds turn out to support Chick-fil-A

Waits of up to a hour were the norm at Chick-fil-A locations in the Gadsden Mall and on Fourth Street Wednesday as customers flocked to the restaurants in support of Chief Executive Officer Dan Cathy. Read More

Gadsden City High School schedules changing

Schedules are changing this year at Gadsden City High School. Read More

Budget, tax impasse threatens economy, troops

WASHINGTON — With the government heading toward a year-end “fiscal cliff,” House Republicans approved a full plate of Bush-era tax cuts Wednesday that they said could help shore up a still-frail national economy. At the same time,… Read More

State News More State News

Former Troy officer charged in sex crimes

A recently retired Troy police officer has been arrested for allegedly committing multiple sex crimes against a child victim. Read More

Siegelman lawyer asks for leniency in new sentence

An attorney for former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman has asked a federal judge not to send Siegelman back to prison on Friday, though Siegelman has written supporters to say he may be returning there for a lengthy stay. Read More

Alabama lifts ban on bastard beer

Dirty Bastard and Backwoods Bastard beer can now join Fat Bastard wine in Alabama.
The state liquor agency has taken a second look at the attention-grabbing names of Dirty Bastard and Backwoods Bastard and lifted its ban on their sale. Read More

Sports More Sports

Auburn opens preseason camp with quarterback job up for grabs

AUBURN — Auburn quarterback contenders Clint Moseley and Kiehl Frazier are competing to lead the Tigers into the 2012 season. Read More

3-run first sends Marlins past Braves 4-2

ATLANTA — The Marlins ended the Braves’ seven-game winning streak with a 4-2 victory Wednesday night. Read More

Penske dumps Allmendinger after drug test

AJ Allmendinger can only hope his failed drug tests don’t cost him his career. 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: Animals need protection

Maybe it’s because they love their own pets so much, or because they don’t like seeing defenseless creatures abused, but people get downright mad when animals are mistreated. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Browning, Richard Michael

Richard Michael Browning, 48, Crossville, died Wednesday, July 25, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral service was at 3 p.m. July 27 at …..

Cobble, Fan W.

Fan W. Cobble, Fort Payne, died Monday, July 30, 2012. She is survived by her son, Lee Cobble. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. today …..

Cooke, Leo Jerome

Leo Jerome Cooke, 80, Albertville, died July 30, 2012. He is survived by his family. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Providence …..

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