Headlines: United Way exceeds fundraising goal, passes $1.4 million

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Local News More Local News

United Way exceeds fundraising goal, passes $1.4 million

After the final play was called, the United Way campaign team on Thursday announced the agency exceeded its goal and raised more than $1.4 million — up 2.1 percent from last year. Read More

Exasperation builds on Day 3 in storm-stricken New York

NEW YORK — Frustration — and in some cases fear — mounted in New York on Thursday, three days after Superstorm Sandy. Traffic backed up for miles at bridges, large crowds waited impatiently for buses into Manhattan, and tempers… Read More

Bentley, Medicaid overseer say program has to change

MONTGOMERY — Gov. Robert Bentley on Thursday chaired the first meeting of the Alabama Medicaid Advisory Commission and told members they have three months to recommend how to keep Medicaid affordable while continuing to provide service. Read More

State News More State News

School bus overturns in Franklin Co., dozens hurt

A school bus has overturned in Franklin County, injuring dozens of people. Read More

Jury deliberations begin in trial of ex-lawmaker

Jurors began deliberating on the fate Thursday of a former legislator accused of sexually abusing a 17-year-old female honor student at the school where he was principal. Read More

RSA buying historic Mobile, Ala., building

The Retirement Systems of Alabama is buying the historic Van Antwerp Building in downtown Mobile for $1.65 million. Read More

Sports More Sports

3A Glencoe knocks off 5A Etowah 19-6

Glencoe’s Daniel Otwell scored two rushing touchdowns and the Yellow Jackets took advantage of five Etowah turnovers to earn a 19-6 win over the Blue Devils on Thursday. Read More

Hokes Bluff hosts Westbrook in Times’ Game of Week

Hokes Bluff hosts Westbrook on Friday in The Gadsden Times’ Game of the Week. Read More

Titans take on Huskies

Gadsden City closes out the 2012 regular season Friday against Hewitt-Trussville in a matchup of former region rivals. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 10/31

Here are the inspection scores from Oct. 15 through Oct. 19 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: To sniff or not to sniff

Getting technical, dogs have 2 billion olfactory receptors in their noses, according to the American Kennel Club, compared to 40 million for the average human. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bean, Jack M.

Jack M. Bean, 83, Rainsville, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. He is survived by his family. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. today at …..

Clements, Joyce Ann (Miller)

Joyce Ann Miller Clements, Fort Payne, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. She is survived by her sister, Diane McCurdy. Funeral service will be at 3 …..

Davis, Jerry Lee

Funeral service will be held in Oskaloosa, Iowa, for Jerry Lee Davis, 69, Glencoe, who died Oct. 30, 2012. Burial will be in Forest Cemetery, …..

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