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Local News More Local News

BP agrees to pay $4.5 billion in oil spill; three employees charged

NEW ORLEANS — Two BP employees have been indicted on manslaughter charges in the 2010 Gulf oil spill disaster. Read More

Fundraisers planned Sunday for MANNA

There is no such thing as a free lunch, and the Metropolitan Area Noon Nutrition Association, which delivers meals to the elderly and home bound, will use funds raised during Sunday’s fourth annual MANNA Sunday to help pay for those meals and… Read More


· volunteers pick up meals

Gadsden-area hospitals do well in hospital infection report

MONTGOMERY — Gadsden-area hospitals rated the same or better than the national statistical average in four types of reportable hospital infections for 2011, according to a new report released Thursday by the Alabama Department of Public Health. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

TVA board OKs auction of Muscle Shoals acreage

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s board is making 1,000 acres of public land on its Muscle Shoals Reservation available for auction as part of an economic redevelopment project. Read More

Lawmaker says Ala. speaker broke ban on travel

The senior member of the Alabama Legislature says Republican Speaker Mike Hubbard of Auburn has broken his own ban on out-of-state and some in-state travel for lawmakers by approving a little over $7,500 in travel expenses for 28… Read More

2 former Ala. court employees accused of stealing

Two former employees of the Alabama court system have been indicted on federal charges accusing them of stealing computer programming code for the state’s court data system. Read More

Sports More Sports

No. 5 Cedar Bluff hosts eighth-ranked Pickens County

Fifth-ranked Cedar Bluff hosts No. 8 Pickens County on Friday night in the second round of the state playoffs. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. at the newly renovated Bruce Field. Read More

Geraldine faces Lauderdale County in 3A playoffs

One of the state’s top teams in Class 3A will be eliminated from the high school football playoffs when No. 8 Geraldine hosts No. 4 Lauderdale County in the second round Friday night. Read More

No. 4 Alabama’s defense looks for improvement

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama spent two months barely seeming to miss all those defensive stars now in the NFL. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 11/14

Here are the inspection scores from Oct. 29 to Nov. 2 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: Three chances to help

We’ve often praised the willingness of Gadsden and Etowah County residents to step up and assist those in need, and this weekend they will get three more chances to do so. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Barnes, Gregory Mart

Gregory Mart Barnes, 68, Decatur, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. He is survived by his family. Arrangements will be announced by Watson & Sons Funeral …..

Brewster, Shirley Ann (Burt)

Funeral service for Shirley Ann Burt Brewster, 76, of Gadsden, who died Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, …..

Dupree, Frank

Funeral for Frank Dupree, 93, Centre, who died Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, will be at 2 p.m. today at Providence Baptist Church. The Rev. Michael …..

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