Headlines: Alabama GOP budget writers avoid midyear cuts

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Local News More Local News

Alabama GOP budget writers avoid midyear cuts

MONTGOMERY — Legislative education budget chairmen on Wednesday said unless the national and state economies tank completely, the Education Trust Fund budget should avoid proration for a second year in a row. Read More

Super Bee pharmacy in Rainbow City robbed

Super Bee Discount Pharmacy in Rainbow City was robbed just after noon Wednesday when an armed woman went in and demanded drugs and money. Read More

Gadsden police seek robbery suspect

Gadsden police are looking for a suspect in a robbery that occurred Tuesday afternoon in the parking lot of Burke’s Outlet. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. man indicted in alleged tax refund fraud case

An Alabama man has been indicted on charges of participating in a scheme to file false tax returns using stolen identities. Read More

Postal worker indicted in refund fraud conspiracy

A Postal Service mail carrier in Alabama has been indicted in what authorities are calling a stolen identity refund fraud conspiracy. Read More

Alabama GOP budget writers avoid midyear cuts

Two Republican legislators who designed Alabama’s first proration-free education budget in several years said Wednesday they are optimistic the state’s new education budget will also avoid midyear cutbacks. Read More

Sports More Sports

Area teams battle for playoff positions

With the high school football regular season winding down, many playoff spots still are up for grabs in various regions across the area. Read More

Keeling lands Dirty Dozen’s top spot

Holt Keeling earned the top spot in The Gadsden Times’ Dirty Dozen for his Week 8 effort against Etowah. Read More

Sandoval’s 3 homers lead Giants in Game 1 win

SAN FRANCISCO — With three mighty swings, Pablo Sandoval put the San Francisco Giants ahead in this World Series and put himself in a class with Mr. October. 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: Racist language needs to be eliminated

How, the proverb goes, does an ant eat an elephant? The answer is one bite at a time. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Cox, Kristan Hope

Kristan Hope Cox, 16, Ragland, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at Hardin’s Chapel Church. Burial will be …..

Dawson, Jo Alice

Jo Alice Dawson, 89, Fort Payne, died Oct. 21, 2012. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Burt Funeral Chapel, Fort Payne. Burial will …..

Floyd, Lillie Mae

Funeral services for Lillie Mae Floyd, Gadsden, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2012, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel. Family friend and Pastor …..

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