Headlines: Butler wins District 30 primary

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Butler wins District 30 primary

Businessman Mack Butler narrowly defeated his opponent Rob McHugh to be the Republican nominee in the special election for Alabama House District 30. Read More

Three community storm shelters approved in Etowah County

Etowah County has been approved for three community safe rooms, Denise Cooey, deputy director of the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency, told the Etowah County Commission in a work session Tuesday morning. Read More

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Gadsden City Council OKs garbage route study

The Gadsden City Council hopes a study of garbage routes will result in increased efficiency. The council approved an agreement with WM Logistics for a waste collection study on the city’s eight residential routes, with recommendations… Read More

State News More State News

Mayors elected in hurricane delayed Ala. runoffs

Pritchard City Council President Troy Ephriam was elected the suburban Mobile city’s mayor Tuesday in one of three mayor’s races delayed by Hurricane Isaac.
Ephriam received 67 percent of the vote to defeat incumbent two-term Mayor Ron Davis. Read More

Butler wins GOP primary vote in House District 30

Etowah County Board of Education member and small businessman Mack Butler has won the Republican primary for a vacant seat in the Alabama House representing Etowah and St. Clair counties. Read More

Sister of man charged with murder gets prison

A judge has sentenced an Eclectic woman to prison for trying to help her brother escape from the jail where he’s being held on a capital murder charge. Read More

Sports More Sports

Auburn’s Chizik loses mother, seeks wins

Auburn coach Gene Chizik is dealing with another blow during a miserable season. This time, it’s deeply personal. Read More

Area teams gain spots in ASWA poll

Levi Mintz and Cedar Bluff moved up one spot, to No. 5, in the ASWA football poll released Tuesday night. Read More

Earnhardt cleared for Martinsville

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was cleared Tuesday for this weekend’s race at Martinsville Speedway. Read More

Life More Life

Community Services for Oct. 21

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP meets at 6 p.m. Monday in POB Building 500, Gadsden Regional Medical Center campus. Read More

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Coming Soon for Oct. 21

TRUNK OR TREAT will be held at Geraldine Town Park from 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30. Hot dogs and drinks will be served by the council and mayor. Read More

Times Weekly Calendar for Oct. 21

BENEFIT CONCERT FOR MONICA DAVENPORT, breast cancer patient, will be from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday at Rainbow City Community Center. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Tarnished legacy can’t be forgotten

Pat McQuaid, president of the International Cycling Union, says cycling legend Lance Armstrong “deserves to be forgotten” after the United States Anti-Doping Agency report that detailed an elaborate doping scheme by Armstrong and his… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Berry, Ruth (Ridgeway)

Ruth Ridgeway Berry, 85, Rainsville, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at …..

Brittian, James Coley

James Coley Brittian, 74, Pell City, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012. Funeral service was at 1 p.m. Monday at Prescott Holiness Church. Burial was in …..

Brooks, Jack R.

Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2012, at Crestwood Cemetery for Jack R. Brooks, 90, of Gadsden, who passed away Tuesday, …..

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