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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Categories in this email: Local News | State | Sports | Life | Opinion | Obituaries

Local News More Local News

Guyton: Fire station closures won’t impact public safety

Gadsden Mayor Shermon Guyton on Tuesday insisted the city won’t do anything to adversely effect public safety, even as some fire stations are temporarily closing on a rotating basis. Read More

Etowah students learn about importance of breast self-exams

Carla Graves encourages women, and especially high school girls, to “be their own heroes” year round, not just during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Read More


Municipal runoff elections decided

Voters took to the polls in several local cities to determine which of the top vote-getters in the general election would succeed in the runoffs. Read More

State News More State News

5 Ala. senators try to keep neuter clinics open

Five Alabama state senators are trying to keep the state’s four low-cost spay and neuter clinics open. Read More

SPLC sues Ala. education officials for school data

A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses Alabama education officials of refusing to release data showing how Alabama’s law cracking down on illegal immigrants has affected Hispanic students. Read More

Republican Roy Moore hits on hot-button issues

Republican chief justice candidate Roy Moore said America is experiencing moral decay because some leaders embrace abortion, same-sex marriage and other issues damaging to families. Read More

Sports More Sports

Gadsden City drops from top 10 ASWA rankings

Gadsden City’s second loss of the season cost the Titans a Class 6A, top-10 ranking in the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s high school football poll released Tuesday night. Read More

Pair of Titans to play in All-Star game

Finesse Middleton and Rodney Edwards of Gadsden City have been selected to play in the 26th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Game on Dec. 15. Read More

Unrest rears its head as problems pile up for Auburn

Auburn wide receiver Sammie Coates gave a blunt assessment of Auburn’s program Tuesday. Read More

Life More Life

Community Services for Oct. 7

SMART SURVIVORS meets at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at HealthSouth Rehab Hospital, Gadsden Ray Room 1. Read More

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Coming Soon for Oct. 7

DR. LOWNDES HARRISON, an oncologist at Gadsden Regional Medical Center’s Cancer Center, will speak to the TOUCH support group at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Mirror Room at GRMC about the new treatment options available for breast cancer. Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for Oct. 7

CONSTRUCTION VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED on Wednesdays and Saturdays to help build houses with Gadsden-Etowah Habitat for Humanity. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Counting soft drink calories

Statistics compiled by Beverage Digest magazine showed the total sales volume of carbonated soft drinks in the U.S. fell by 1 percent from 2010 to 2011. It was the seventh straight year of decline, as thirsty Americans seem to be opting for… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Campbell, Debra Ann

Debra Ann Campbell, 55, Gadsden, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012. Arrangements will be announced by Collier-Butler Funeral Home. …..

Sewell, Una Mae (Downey)

Mrs. Una Mae Downey Sewell, 87, of Southside, Ala., passed away Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Funeral services will be at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. …..

Thompson, Alex

Alex Thompson died Friday, Oct. 5, 2012. He is survived by his mom, Lorraine Strong, Gadsden. Funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Coney …..

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