Headlines: Appeals court blocks Alabama student citizenship checks

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Appeals court blocks Alabama student citizenship checks

ATLANTA — Part of Alabama’s immigration law that ordered public schools to check the citizenship status of new students was ruled unconstitutional Monday by a federal appeals court that also said police in that state and Georgia can… Read More

Gateway project likely to cause snarls as Gadsden State classes resume

Officials at Gadsden State Community College are advising students attending their first days of class this week to be prepared for traffic delays near the Wallace Drive campus. Read More


City hopes to end fiscal year without deficit

Gadsden Finance Director Lisa Rosser said she’s not completely sure yet, but she hopes the city will end the current fiscal year without a deficit. Read More

State News More State News

Group holds immigration law protest in Tuscaloosa

A group of protestors gathered Monday at the federal courthouse in Tuscaloosa to express their opposition to Alabama’s tough immigration law. Read More

Critics, backers disagree over immigration ruling

Critics of Alabama’s law on illegal immigration are disagreeing with supporters over federal appeals court decisions on the act. Read More

Court blocks Alabama student citizenship checks

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that part of Alabama’s toughest-in-the-nation immigration law which ordered public schools to check the citizenship status of new students was unconstitutional, but it allowed police to ask suspicious people for… Read More

Sports More Sports

Augusta adds female members

Augusta National Golf Club, which has come under increasing attack over the past decade because of its all-male membership, announced Monday that it had added two female members, the former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and a South Carolina… Read More

NASCAR to look at Martin’s Crash at MIS

Mark Martin’s car went sliding off the track at Michigan International Speedway and crashed sideways into a pit road barrier. The vehicle was pierced by the short, narrow end of the wall, but Martin was able to walk away. Read More

Jacksonville State begins third week of camp

JACKSONVILLE — The Gamecocks started their third week of preseason practice Monday, working out twice on Burgess-Snow Field. Read More

Life More Life

Coming Soon for Aug. 19

All schools in the Attalla/Gadsden area are invited to a 1950s and ’60s sock hop from 7 p.m. to midnight Aug. 31 at Gadsden Convention Hall. Admission is $10. This is for ages 21 and up. Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for Aug. 19

HERITAGE QUILT GUILD will have the fourth annual quilt challenge at First Baptist Church of Attalla, 607 Fifth Street N.W., at 6:30 p.m. Monday. For information, call 256-428-1368. Read More

Logans celebrate 50th anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Joe G. Logan celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 22 with a reception hosted by their children. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: No new Southside bridge in forseeable future

Over time, there have been numerous meetings and lots of talk about a new bridge over the Coosa River on Alabama Highway 77 headed north from Southside. They may not have been a waste of time, but they have not paid off. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Barksdale, Edward Eugene ‘Dewey’

Edward Eugene "Dewey" Barksdale, 76, Ragland, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012, at Usrey Funeral …..

Bennett, Janet Bush

Janet Bush Bennett, 83, Centre, died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral services will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at …..

Black, Venice McGatha

Venice McGatha Black, 88, Piedmont, died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today at …..

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