Headlines: Romney makes his case: ‘Need jobs, lots of jobs’

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Friday, August 31, 2012

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Romney makes his case: ’Need jobs, lots of jobs’

TAMPA, Fla. — Mitt Romney launched his fall campaign for the White House in a rousing Republican National Convention finale Thursday night, proclaiming America needs “jobs, lots of jobs” and promising to create 12 million of them… Read More

United Way makes gains on fundraising goal

United Way of Etowah County already has raised 41 percent of its fundraising goal for the year, thanks to its Pacesetter businesses. Read More


Weakening Isaac hovers over water-logged Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — Isaac hovered over Louisiana for a third day Thursday, shedding more than a foot of additional rain that forced authorities to hurriedly evacuate areas ahead of the storm and rescue hundreds of people who could not escape as the… Read More

State News More State News

Va. medical college to build branch campus in Ala.

Auburn University officials say a Virginia medical college will build a new facility at the school’s research park area. Read More

Siegelman gets permission to go Democratic CVN

A federal judge has given former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman permission to travel to Charlotte, N.C., next week to attend the Democratic National Convention. Read More

Uniontown voting raises questions in Ala.

Voting in Uniontown has raised questions after there were more registered voters than the town’s listed population. Read More

Sports More Sports

Southside beats Hokes Bluff 22-15 in season opener

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Etowah beats Alexandria 27-14

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West End loses to Susan Moore 41-12

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Life More Life

Health Ratings for 8/29

Here are the inspection scores from Aug. 13 to Aug. 17 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: Saving Social Security

Most polling data shows creating jobs is the top priority for U.S. voters as the 2012 election approaches. That’s no surprise given the unemployment rate, so look for Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in the presidential race, and candidates for… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bailey, Earlene (Pope)

Earlene Pope Bailey, 78, Rainsville, died Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be …..

Blevins, Infant Rigsby Maxon

Infant Rigsby Maxon Blevins, Albertville, died recently. He is survived by his parents, Jeff and Holly Smith Blevins. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. …..

Clotfelter, James "Jimmy"

James "Jimmy" Clotfelter, 78, of Attalla, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Aug. 27, 2012. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. …..

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