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Thursday, September 27, 2012

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Casino lobbyist Pouncy gets probation

MONTGOMERY — The first person to plead guilty in Alabama’s gambling corruption investigation was sentenced to probation Tuesday for helping bring down two bigger players in a bribery scheme designed to keep electronic bingo casinos… Read More

Hokes Bluff police officer fired after child abuse arrest

Jason Barry Raley, 30, has been terminated from his job as a Hokes Bluff police officer after his arrest Tuesday night on an aggravated child abuse charge, according to a news release from the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office. Read More

Tuskegee Airman to speak at Patriots Association Luncheon

Awesome is the key word being used with the announcement that one of the 33 original Tuskegee Airmen has been booked as the keynote speaker for this year’s Gadsden/Etowah Patriots Association Luncheon on Nov. 7. Read More

State News More State News

Gambling machines confiscated in Walker County

Law enforcement officers have confiscated 60 electronic gambling devices after serving search warrants at Arrow Head Golf Course in Jasper and at a house with blackened windows in the Walker County town of Nauvoo. Read More

Ex Jasper police officer sentenced to 15 months

A federal judge has sentenced a former Jasper police officer to just over a year in prison on a bribery charge. Read More

Birmingham man charged with threatening president

A federal grand jury had indicted a Birmingham man on charges that he threatened the life of President Obama on the social network site Twitter. Read More

Sports More Sports

3A, No. 1 Piedmont hosts No. 2 Leeds

Class 3A, top-ranked Piedmont hosts second-ranked Leeds tonight at Field of Champions in a non-region high school football game. Read More

Boaz’s Wood grabs No. 1 spot in Times’ Dirty Dozen

Boaz quarterback Casey Wood Wood earned the top spot in The Gadsden Times’ Dirty Dozen for Week 4 of the high school football season. Read More

J.J. HICKS: Hokes Bluff, Glencoe tangle in Week 5

Glencoe and Hokes Bluff face off Friday in The Gadsden Times’ Game of the Week. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 9/26

Here are the inspection scores from Sept. 10 through Sept. 14 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: Wellness carries benefits

We’re fat and getting fatter. Have been for years. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Beadlecomb, Thelma (Cobb)

Graveside service for Thelma Cobb Beadlecomb, 93, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at Williams Southside Funeral Home-Memorial Park. Visitation will be …..

Bethley, Ruby May

Funeral services for Ruby May Bethley will be Friday, Sept. 28, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Galilee Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. G.E. Robinson Sr., …..

Cunningham, Mattie M.

Mattie M. Cunningham, Gadsden, died Monday, Sept. 24, 2012. She is survived by her family. Arrangements will be announced by Watson & Sons Funeral Home. …..

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