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Longtime Gadsden dispatcher Martin retiring Dec. 1

Eric Martin’s peers say he is an inspiration, with or without disabilities.
Martin’s abilities have made him a good employee with the City of Gadsden. He is retiring in December after working as a dispatcher for 28 years. Read More

Etowah County 4-H offering Pig Squeal program

The Etowah and Cherokee County 4-H programs are moving from raising chickens to raising pigs with the Pig Squeal program beginning in December. Read More

High court weighs new look at voting rights law

WASHINGTON — Three years ago, the Supreme Court warned there could be constitutional problems with a landmark civil rights law that has opened voting booths to millions of African-Americans. Now, opponents of a key part of the Voting Rights… Read More

State News More State News

Woman has lifetime connection to Stillman College

The wall of her small office was covered with framed certificates and awards received over the years, her bookshelf cluttered with photos of former students. After 45 years at Stillman College, 68-year-old Annie Mary Gray has seen it all. Read More

Shoals Theater marquee gets new life

The Shoals has lost some landmarks through the years that many older residents still have strong memories of as unmistakable points of identity. Read More

Man killed after helping separate women in fight

Authorities say a man died after being hit in a Mobile nightclub while helping break up an altercation between two women.
Police say 29-year-old Raymond Boykin died of a head injury early Sunday following a fracas at Club Casino. Read More

Sports More Sports

On to LSU: Alabama coasts into showdown with Tigers

TUSCALOOSA — The Southeastern Conference Western Division is getting a jumpstart on the playoff system. Read More

Chizik considers turning to Wallace at QB

AUBURN — Auburn coach Gene Chizik said freshman Jonathan Wallace is “in strong consideration” to start at quarterback against lowly New Mexico State. Read More

Giants beat Tigers 4-3 in 10 innings for World Series sweep

DETROIT — Marco Scutaro singled home the tiebreaking run in the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Sunday night to complete a four-game sweep and win their second World Series title in three years. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for Oct. 28

Gadsden Regional Volunteers will host a $5 Jewelry Sale from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and Tuesday in the Gadsden Regional Room of Building 500. All items are $5 or less. Read More

Community Services for Oct. 28

WOMAN TO WOMAN BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP meets at 6 p.m. Monday in POB 500 Conference Room, Gadsden Regional Medical Center campus. Read More

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Coming Soon for Oct. 28

Etowah Youth Symphony will present its Fall Formal Concert at 2 p.m. Nov. 4 at Wallace Hall. 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

Doss, Bessie Garmany

Bessie Garmany Doss, 96, Sylvania, died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at …..

Hood, Leonard ‘Pete’

Homegoing celebration for Leonard ‘Pete’ Hood Jr. will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Providence Baptist Church, the Rev. Michael Watters, …..

Sweatt, Bobby Ray

Funeral services for Bobby Ray Sweatt, 68, of Jacksonville, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel. The Rev. …..

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