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Friday, August 3, 2012

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Shoppers, vendors turn out for World’s Longest Yard Sale

LaDean Brown called herself a repeat offender. Read More


More women report drug-facilitated sexual assaults

More women have come forward to report they were sexually assaulted and raped after their drinks at local bars were spiked with some type of drug, Gadsden Police Capt. Regina May said. Read More

State school board to implement Plan 2020 evaluation system

MONTGOMERY — Alabama public school students going back to class this month may not know it, but they’ll be on the forefront of a new emphasis on learning and individual goals. Read More

State News More State News

Man shot in road rage incident in Orange Beach

Orange Beach police have arrested a 54-year-old man in connection with a road rage shooting of a McCalla man. Read More

Judge delays sentencing for Ala. casino lobbyist

A judge has delayed the last sentencing in Alabama’s gambling corruption case. Read More

Ala. seeking waiver from No Child Left Behind

Alabama will ask the U.S. Department of Education for a waiver from the No Child Left Behind law, which seeks to have all students performing at the proficient level for their grades in math and reading by 2014. Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama claims second spot in coaches poll

Defending national champion Alabama will start off the season at No. 2 in the preseason USA Today Coaches Poll released today. Read More

Gadsden native, former Auburn PA Stephens dies

AUBURN — Carl Stephens, a Gadsden native and the voice of Jordan-Hare Stadium for 27 Auburn football seasons and host of Coach Ralph “Shug” Jordan’s weekly one-hour television show, died Wednesday evening. He was 77. Read More

Douglas wins all-around title

LONDON — Just 14, Gabby Douglas pleaded with her mother to let her move cross country, certain a new coach could help her get to the Olympics. 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: A sign tax reform is needed?

In 2006, Alabama’s Legislature created a tax holiday, allowing consumers to purchase certain school supplies, computers and clothing free of state sales or use tax. Cities and counties have the option of waiving their sales tax during the… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Barnes, Margaret Nelrose

Margaret Nelrose Barnes, 93, Huntsville, died Aug. 1, 2012. She is survived by her family. Graveside service is at 3 p.m. Saturday at Memory Hills …..

Middleton, Wilma (Hale)

Wilma Hale Middleton, 72, Attalla, died Thursday Aug. 2, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Morgan Funeral Chapel. Morgan Funeral Chapel …..

Nelson, Dock

Graveside service will be at noon Saturday at Mt. Pisgah Cemetery for Dock Nelson, 71, Gadsden, who died Aug. 1, 2012. The Rev. Albert Morgan …..

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