Headlines: Guns, bulletproof vests, cash seized at Southside residence

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Saturday, August 11, 2012

Categories in this email: Local News | State | Sports | Life | Opinion | Obituaries

Local News More Local News

Guns, bulletproof vests, cash seized at Southside residence

Law enforcement officers seized a large number of guns, two bulletproof vests and cash during a search Friday morning at the home of a Southside man. Read More

Black legislators challenge redistricting plan in federal court

MONTGOMERY — Black legislators and county commissioners on Friday filed a federal lawsuit over House and Senate district plans approved this year by Republicans over Democratic objections. Read More

Keel named interim CEO at Riverview

Barry Keel has been named interim chief executive officer of Riverview Regional Medical Center, the hospital announced Thursday. Read More

State News More State News

Using genealogy, Mormons baptize spirits of dead

In a small library behind the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in West Mobile, researchers are busy trying to save souls. Read More

Alabama AFL-CIO rescinds Roy Moore endorsement

The Alabama AFL-CIO rescinded its endorsement of Republican Roy Moore for chief justice on Friday in anticipation of the Democratic Party changing its nominee. Read More

Ala. casino developer delays going to prison

A federal judge has given Country Crossing casino developer Ronnie Gilley nearly an extra month to report to prison so that he can have surgery at his expense rather than the federal government’s expense. Read More

Sports More Sports

Saban, stakes fuel Alabama-LSU rivalry

College football is a game of tradition, where any number of celebrated rivalries are born from neighborly disdain and nourished by a century or so of simmering feuds. Read More

NCAA reviews Auburn RB’s prep transcript

AUBURN — Auburn freshman running back Jovon Robinson is being held out of practice while the NCAA investigates allegations that his high school transcript was falsified. Read More

LSU’s Mathieu kicked off team for violating rules

BATON ROUGE, La. — Heisman Trophy finalist Tyrann Mathieu was kicked off LSU’s football team Friday for breaking an athletic department rule. Read More

Life More Life

Ugandan Thunder Choir to give Gadsden-area concerts

The Ugandan Thunder Choir, 22 orphans from the Royal School and Orphanage of Miryana, Uganda, will be performing Aug. 19-22 at three area churches and two Gadsden schools. Read More

Worship Guide for Aug. 11

• Noccalula Church of God, 1209 Noccalula Road — 7 p.m. Aug. 20-23, presented will be Fresh Fire Campmeeting featuring guest speakers; Evangelist Joe Sneed, Pastor Nathan Payne and Evangelist Lane Sitz. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Democrats shouldn’t take Lyon off ballot

Harry Lyon must feel like an orphan. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Chapman, Wendy Dawn

Wendy Dawn Chapman, 53, of Cohutta, Ga., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012. Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Valhalla Cemetery in …..

Dabbs, Gordon Christopher

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Gordon Christopher Dabbs, 47, of Gadsden, who passed away on …..

Hill, R. Edwin "Shorty"

R. Edwin Hill Sr. "Shorty", 77, Henagar, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. …..

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