Headlines: Sandy’s death toll climbs; millions without power in storm’s wake

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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Sandy’s death toll climbs; millions without power in storm’s wake

PITTSBURGH — The most devastating storm in decades to hit the country’s most densely populated region upended man and nature as it rolled back the clock on 21st-century lives, cutting off modern communication and leaving millions without power… Read More


Etowah County finances exceed expectations

The Etowah County Commission may not have to dip into reserve funds to balance its fiscal year 2012 budget, Chief Executive Officer Patrick Simms told commissioners Tuesday during their work session. Read More

Gaston’s ‘mad scientists’ have fun while learning

Thirty hands excitedly shot into the air when April Stonecypher asked her “mad scientists” who wanted the first taste of witch’s brew, bubbling away in a small black cauldron. Read More


State News More State News

10 former and current justices endorse Bob Vance

Four of the justices who served on the Alabama Supreme Court with former Chief Justice Roy Moore are among 10 bipartisan former and current justices who have signed a letter endorsing the Republican Moore’s opponent in the Nov. 6 chief justice… Read More

Ala. animal clinic will X-ray of Halloween candy

A north Alabama animal clinic is offering to X-ray Halloween candy.
WAFF-TV reports ( that the Animal Emergency Clinic of North Alabama in Huntsville is offering free X-rays of Halloween candy. Read More

Wright wins 4th term as Bayou La Batre mayor

Stan Wright will serve a fourth term as mayor of Bayou La Batre after city officials counted provisional ballots in this month’s municipal runoff election. Read More

Sports More Sports

Panthers jump 1 spot in Class 1A ASWA football poll

Collinsville was the lone team in The Gadsden Times’ coverage area to move up in the Alabama Sports Writers Association’s high school football poll released Tuesday night. Read More

Wallace becomes Auburn’s next starting quarterback

Auburn is making another quarterback switch in hopes of reviving one of the nation’s worst offenses. Read More

Defense highlights Alabama-LSU games

Top-ranked Alabama and No. 5 LSU have smacked right into a force field the past two meetings at various points on the field, reaching the end zone only once between them. 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: It’s again time to pull together and help

In a way, it’s unfair to compare big storms. Any time nature’s fury is unleashed at full force, whether it’s a hurricane, tornado or typhoon, it’s a catastrophe for those affected, no matter where it rates on someone’s… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Driver, Randolph

Randolph Driver, Gadsden, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. He is survived by his family. Arrangements to be announced by Adams-Buggs Funeral Service. …..

Garrard, Karen

Karen Garrard, 51, Rainbow City, died Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. She is survived by her family. Arrangements will be announced by Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel and …..

Hubbard, Randall Herman "Bubba"

Randall Herman "Bubba" Hubbard, 53, of Glencoe, died Oct. 30, 2012. Crestwood Memorial Funeral Home was in charge of cremation. Bubba was a graduate of …..

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