Headlines: Etowah County Food Bank celebrates 30th anniversary

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Etowah County Food Bank celebrates 30th anniversary

It was 30 years ago when a small group of people had a vision to help feed the hungry in Etowah County. Read More


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Gunman sought after 2 shot at Rainsville store

DeKalb County investigators are searching for a man suspected of shooting two employees at a Fred’s Store in Rainsville. Read More

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Florida prepares for Isaac ahead of delayed GOP convention

TAMPA, Fla. — Floridians, tourists and thousands of visitors for the Republican National Convention were warned Saturday to prepare for Tropical Storm Isaac, which is expected to strengthen to a hurricane by the time it reaches the Florida… Read More

State News More State News

Storm could affect Ala. municipal elections

City leaders in coastal Alabama could reschedule municipal elections because of the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac. Read More

Rise in technology hurting local Ala. bookstore

The publishing world has anticipated the slow death of physical books for more than a decade now. Read More

Ala. officials watching tropical storm

Alabama residents should start monitoring the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac and begin making plans for what they would do if it strikes the state’s coastline, officials said Saturday. Read More

Sports More Sports

Chizik suspends Auburn center Dismukes after arrest

AUBURN — Auburn coach Gene Chizik suspended center Reese Dismukes on Saturday following the sophomore’s early-morning arrest on a public intoxication charge. Read More

Saban, McCarron forge strong bond

The relationship between Alabama coach Nick Saban and his quarterback, AJ McCarron, was once best known for a spanking and a sideline tirade, both captured on camera. Not anymore. Read More

Heyward, Braves top Giants

Jason Heyward hit a three-run home run as the Atlanta Braves defeated the San Francisco Giants 7-3. Read More

Life More Life

Mission trips prove to be life-changing experiences

Summer is almost gone, but the memories of mission trips to faraway lands by area men and women will linger for decades. Read More

Former ‘Voice’ contestant Evans to appear at North Glencoe Jubilee

Sunday morning, Steve Yarbrough will blow the Shofar (ram’s horn) to begin Jubilee 2012, a revival tradition that began at North Glencoe Baptist Church more than 50 years ago. The four–day event again will feature some of the South’s most… Read More

Worship Guide for 8/24

• Mt. Lebanon Church, Chandler Mountain, Steele — 10 a.m. to noon today, a Women’s Conference will be held. Brenda Robinson and New Desire will be guests. There will be free lunch, and a nursery will be provided. Singing will be at… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Give control of school calendar back to local districts

It’s early in the school year and the verdict is still out on the new state-mandated schedule for starting and ending the school year, at least from the perspective of whether teachers and students will like the schedule. Some will, some… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Baker, Billy Eugene

Billy Eugene Baker, 80, Boaz, died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. He is survived by his wife, Helen Baker. Funeral will be at 1 p.m. today …..

Blevins, Edna Mae (Jones)

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Village Chapel for Edna Mae Jones Blevins, 81, of Gadsden, who died Friday, Aug. 24, 2012. The …..

Furse, Antoinette (Denman)

A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church for Antoinette Denman Furse, 95, who died Friday, Aug. 24, …..

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