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Thursday, November 8, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Obama, Boehner pledge to seek compromise

WASHINGTON — One day after a bruising, mixed-verdict election, President Barack Obama and Republican House Speaker John Boehner both pledged Wednesday to seek a compromise to avert looming spending cuts and tax increases that threaten to… Read More

Veterans, patriots honored with program, parade

The way Gadsden honors its patriots says a lot about the city, Col. Roosevelt Lewis Jr. said. “It says so much about who you are, who you’ve become and who you’ll be in coming years,” Lewis said as he spoke Wednesday at the… Read More


Gadsden City High honors veterans

In traditional fashion, 73 local veterans were met with generous applause Wednesday as they were recognized during a program at Gadsden City High School. Read More


State News More State News

Alabama governor wants to remove racist language

After two failed efforts to remove racist language concerning education from Alabama’s 1901 Constitution, Gov. Robert Bentley says he’s more determined than ever to try again to delete vestiges of segregation from the document. Read More

GOP now holds all statewide offices in Alabama

Republican Twinkle Andress Cavanaugh was sworn in Wednesday to replace the last Democrat in statewide office because Alabama Democrats can longer separate themselves from their national party and white Alabamians are identifying largely with the… Read More

Ala. Rep. Jeremy Oden asks for PSC appointment

Republican state Rep. Jeremy Oden of Vinemont has asked Gov. Robert Bentley to appoint him to fill an unexpired term on the state Public Service Commission. Read More

Sports More Sports

Mintz tops Week 10 Dirty Dozen

Cedar Bluff quarterback Levi Mintz was named the top player in The Gadsden Times’ Dirty Dozen for Week 10. Read More

J.J. HICKS: First week of playoffs bring hope to teams

The first round of the Alabama High School Athletic Association football playoffs begin Friday, and for the teams involved hope springs eternal. Read More

Talented SEC freshmen include Manziel, Yeldon, Cooper

The SEC is seeing a wave of talented freshmen making instant impacts. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 11/7

Here are the inspection scores from Oct. 22 through Oct. 26 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: Time to move forward

‘The nation, as you know, is at a critical point. At a time like this, we can’t risk partisan bickering and political posturing. Our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people’s work. And we citizens also have to rise… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bone, Alfred

Funeral services will be Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at 1 p.m. at Christ Central Church for Alfred Bone, 86, of Gadsden, who passed away on …..

Eubanks, Aletha Mae

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Aletha Mae Eubanks, 97, of Hokes Bluff, who passed …..

Lemons, Rickey David

Rickey David Lemons, 60, Attalla, died Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Morgan Funeral Chapel & Crematory. …..

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