Headlines: Romney’s crowds surge as Election Day nears

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Local News More Local News

Romney’s crowds surge as Election Day nears

SIDNEY, Ohio — The crowds tell the story. As Election Day nears, Mitt Romney is drawing large and excited throngs. Read More

Two arrested on explosive charges in Cherokee County

A Cherokee County couple was arrested Wednesday on explosives manufacturing charges after authorities investigated a 911 call about explosions, according to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver. Read More

Bentley to announce state employee retirement incentives

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Robert Bentley plans to announce a voluntary retirement incentive plan for eligible state employees on Monday in Huntsville, his office said Friday. Read More

State News More State News

Curtis Pope still cutting hair after 64 years

Curtis Pope didn’t pay the $5 for his first barber’s license. He cut the license issuer’s hair instead. Read More

Court upholds Ala. act banning same-sex marriage

An appeals court ruled Friday that a Mobile County woman can’t adopt her female partner’s child because of Alabama’s law defining marriage as being between a man and woman. Read More

Woman jailed after infant’s positive drug test

A woman has been arrested after she gave birth to an infant who tested positive for a chemical derived from marijuana. Read More

Sports More Sports

Boaz takes 27-13 win over Southside in Times’ Game of Week

SOUTHSIDE — Boaz defeated Southside 27-13 Friday night in The Gadsden Times’ Game of the Week. Read More

Westbrook tops Sand Rock 31-20

SAND ROCK — Westbrook rallied for a 31-20 victory over the Sand Rock on Friday night in Class 2A, Region 7 high school football. Read More

Fyffe beats Gaston 40-20

Class 2A, No. 3 Fyffe defeated Gaston 40-20 in Region 7 high school football action Friday. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 10/10

Here are the inspection scores from Sept. 24 through Sept. 28 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: New front in war on meth

Etowah County authorities last week seized about 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine and arrested an illegal immigrant on drug trafficking charges. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Denson, Helen

Helen Denson, 89, Boaz, died Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. She is survived by her family. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hillcrest …..

Martin, Kristin (Downing)

Kristin Downing Martin, 47, of Gadsden, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. A candlelight celebration of life service will be held at 7 …..

Overstreet, Ronald David

Ronald David Overstreet, 66, Fort Payne, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Monday at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial …..

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