Headlines: Officials kick off ‘anti-smurfing’ meth campaign

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Local News More Local News

Officials kick off ‘anti-smurfing’ meth campaign

MONTGOMERY — Attorney General Luther Strange and law enforcement and business officials on Monday kicked off an "anti-smurfing" campaign to highlight a new law that makes it a felony to buy or provide key ingredients to produce illegal… Read More

Shoplifting incident turns violent in Boaz

A Walmart shopper, two store employees and a Boaz police officer were injured Sunday after a shoplifting incident turned violent, Boaz Police Chief Terry Davis said. Read More

Litchfield Middle students attend MATHALIVE! opener

Students in Litchfield Middle School’s pre-Advanced Placement courses traveled to Huntsville Friday for the ribbon-cutting event of MATHALIVE!, an interactive exhibit at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. governor won’t implement part of health law

Gov. Robert Bentley announced Monday that he won’t implement part of the federal Affordable Health Care Act in Alabama. Read More

Voters to decide on rewritten constitution parts

Some members of the Alabama Legislature have been trying for more than 10 years to rewrite the Alabama Constitution by doing it one article at a time. Read More

New law makes it harder to buy key meth ingredient

A new law has taken effect that’s aimed at making it tougher for people to obtain a key ingredient needed to produce the illegal drug methamphetamine. Read More

Sports More Sports

Jacksonville State prepares for Tennessee Tech

Jacksonville State beat Southeast Missouri State 31-16 Saturday, and all is right with the Gamecock world — for now. Read More

Alabama’s White, Hart out for season

TUSCALOOSA — University of Alabama wide receiver DeAndrew White and running back Dee Hart will miss the rest of the season with knee injuries. Read More

Arkansas prepares for Auburn

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — John L. Smith had no problem saying the words “national championship” less than two months ago. 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: Internet tax to the rescue

We’ve often questioned the wisdom of governments budgeting based on money that might appear (or might not — the word “might” being awfully ephemeral). Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Battles, Sherrie

Funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Church of the Rock in Alabama City for Sherrie Battles, 51, Attalla, who died Monday, Oct. 1, …..

Brock, Oliver Zane

Funeral services for Mr. Oliver Zane Brock, 78, Oxford, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at Anniston Bible Church with the …..

Frasier, Doris

Doris Frasier, 86, Albertville, died Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. She is survived by her daughter, Bonita White. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at …..

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