Headlines: Marchers seek ‘Justice for Savannah’

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Local News More Local News

Marchers seek ‘Justice for Savannah’

Sonye Hawkins held a sign that expressed her opinion — Justice for Savannah — as she walked outside the Etowah County jail Monday morning. Read More

Legal refugees relocate to Alabama to fill jobs after immigration crackdown

ALBERTVILLE — Esene Manga, an Eritrean refugee living in Atlanta, hadn’t heard of Albertville until a recruiter offered him a job there. Now Manga, 22, earns $10.85 an hour cutting chicken breasts on a poultry-plant night shift, an… Read More

Etowah County’s 2013 budget hinges on fuel costs

Whether Etowah County has to dip into its reserves to balance its 2013 budget will hinge on fuel costs, after a year in which two county departments went a combined $120,000 over budget there. Read More

State News More State News

Marchers plan to protest Forrest monument in Selma

Opponents of efforts to build a new monument to Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest plan to ask the Selma City Council to refuse to allow the new statue to be built. Read More

Alabama newspaper executive Paul Davis dies

Longtime Alabama newspaper executive Paul Davis, who exposed abuses at state mental hospitals, died Sunday at his Auburn home after battling pancreatic cancer. He was 74. Read More

Alabama gambling lobbyist seeks probation

The first person to plead guilty in Alabama’s gambling corruption investigation is seeking probation, but federal prosecutors are recommending two years in prison. Read More

Sports More Sports

No. 1 Alabama shows depth

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama’s best players can’t be found anywhere near the top of the Southeastern Conference in rushing, receiving, tackles or sacks. Read More

Jacksonville State regroups after loss to EKU

Jacksonville State senior defensive lineman DiMetrio Tyson took last week’s 51-21 loss to Eastern Kentucky last week very personal. Read More

Hamlin must try to get over disdain for Dover

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Denny Hamlin said he would win at New Hampshire and did just that, scoring an important victory in his quest to win his first NASCAR championship. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for Sept. 23

CONSTRUCTION VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED on Wednesdays and Saturdays to help build houses with Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity. Skilled and unskilled volunteers, groups from churches and businesses are welcome. Volunteers must be at least 16 to work… Read More

Community Services for Sept. 23

A new self-help support group for multiple sclerosis patients meets at 6 p.m. on the first Tuesday of every month in the high school building library at CrossPoint Community Church, 2730 Wills Creek Road in Gadsden. Read More

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Coming Soon for Sept. 23

Flu shots will be available from 8:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 5 at the George Wallace Senior Center in Glencoe. Shots are $15. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Keeping up with technology

Two generations ago, hand-held calculators were the apex of technology for elementary and high school students.
Times certainly have changed, as shown by recent events in Etowah County Schools. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Adams, Martha Dean Hall

Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Saturday at Black Creek Baptist Church for Martha Dean Hall Adams, 77, Collinsville, who died Thursday, Sept. 20, …..

Doss, Jimmie Lou ‘Jee Jee’

Funeral will be 4 p.m. Wednesday for Jimmie Lou "Jee Jee" Doss, 76, of Gadsden, who died Sept. 23, 2012. The Rev. Tommy Marshall …..

Feemster, Ara Ruth Smith

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012, at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Ara Ruth Smith Feemster, 79, Webster, Texas, who died …..

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