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Manpower shortages force closure of two Gadsden fire stations

Two Gadsden fire stations were closed Friday and more closings are possible in the future as the city’s fire department feels the effects of manpower shortages. Read More

U.S. jobless rate falls to 44-month low of 7.8 percent

WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years and giving President Barack Obama a potential boost with the election a month away. Read More

GTPreps LIVE BLOG: Week 6 High School Football

Join us on our twitter live blog for high school football scores and updates. Tweet at us @GTPreps or use the hashtag #gtpreps with scores or questions. Read More

State News More State News

First aluminum Singing River sculpture unveiled

The brilliant sunshine reflected off the 18-foot-tall aluminum Singing River Sculpture as people took turns getting their picture made in front of it. Read More

Appeals court upholds Ala. woman’s death sentence

A state appeals court has upheld the death sentence of a Franklin County woman who set a house fire that killed her 6-year-old autistic son. Read More

Casino developer gets delay in reporting to prison

A federal judge has pushed back the date Country Crossing casino developer Ronnie Gilley has to report to prison to allow him more time to recover from surgery. Read More

Sports More Sports

Sardis beats Guntersville 42-40 in overtime

SARDIS CITY — Toby Pee scored five touchdowns, converted three 2-point plays and had 397 all-purpose yards to lead Sardis to a 42-40 home win over Guntersville on Friday. Read More

Cleburne County defeats Hokes Bluff 16-13

HOKES BLUFF — Cleburne County beat Hokes Bluff 16-13 in Class 4A, Region 5 high school football play Friday. Read More

GTPreps LIVE BLOG: Week 6 High School Football

Join us on our twitter live blog for high school football scores and updates. Tweet at us @GTPreps or use the hashtag #gtpreps with scores or questions. Read More

Life More Life

Gadsden Cumberland Presbyterian Church celebrates centennial

The year 1912 is memorable for many historic events: Albert Berry is reported to have made the first parachute jump from a flying airplane; the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank in the Atlantic Ocean; Harriet Quimby became the first woman to… Read More

PAPER PULPIT: ‘The Don’ts of God’

Moses had been away from Egypt for 40 years. Then he met God at the Burning Bush, took off his sandals, hid his face and worshipped. In that awesome meeting, he learned God’s Name, experienced God’s Holy power and surrendered to do… Read More

Worship Guide for Oct. 6

• Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church, 514 Shorter Ave., Attalla — 3 p.m. Sunday, the 107th church anniversary will be celebrated. Guest church will be Morning Star Baptist Church, Attalla, with the Rev. Zachary Andre Huff, pastor. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Moving toward repayment

The constitutional amendment Alabama’s voters approved Sept. 18 authorizing a $437 million transfer over three years from the state’s trust fund to its ailing General Fund contained no mechanism for repaying the money. Read More

OUR VIEW: The color of fall is pink

It’s the time of the year when leaves change from green to gold, brown and red. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Chandler, Ina Faye

Ina Faye Chandler, 82, Rainsville, died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at …..

Chesnut, Larry "Digem"

Mr. Larry "Digem" Chesnut, 53, of Leesburg, passed away Monday, Oct. 1, 2012. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the home of …..

Collier, Joan (Brunson)

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7, 2012, at Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church for Joan Brunson Collier, 70, of Gadsden, …..

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