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Local News More Local News

Obama, Boehner discuss ‘fiscal cliff’ by telephone

WASHINGTON — For the first time in days, President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner spoke by phone Wednesday about the “fiscal cliff” that threatens to knock the economy into recession, raising the prospect of fresh… Read More

Man charged with murder in Cherokee death

A man charged with murder in the death of a woman whose body was found last week on the Cherokee campus of Gadsden State Community College remains in jail in Cherokee County. Read More

Man charged with attempted murder in shooting

A 57-year-old Gadsden man has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly shot a man Tuesday night who would not get off the hood of his vehicle, according to a police report. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. school closed following flu outbreak

A flu outbreak at a school in Huntsville moved officials to cancel classes Thursday and Friday. Read More

Ala. ethics panel rules against Christmas bonuses

The Alabama Ethics Commission decided Wednesday that coaches at Decatur High School committed minor violations of the state ethics law by accepting Christmas bonuses from the school’s booster club. Read More

Former Ala. minister convicted with sexual abuse

A former youth minister who was already convicted of sexual abuse in Elmore County has been convicted of similar crimes in Cullman County. Read More

Sports More Sports

Kelly, Saban get month to prepare teams for title game

NEW YORK — Brian Kelly and Nick Saban expect many restless nights between now and the BCS championship game Jan. 7. Read More

Jackson: Malzahn has work to do

Bo Jackson says new Auburn coach Gus Malzahn must build the program from the ground up and start by putting down a solid foundation. Read More

Dillard leads Dayton to win over Alabama

Kevin Dillard scored 25 points and Josh Benson 19 to lead Dayton to an 81-76 victory over Alabama on Wednesday night. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for Dec. 2

GADSDEN CHRISTMAS PARADE starts at 6 p.m. on Broad Street in downtown Gadsden. Call Gadsden Parks & Rec at 256-549-4680; or Glenda at 256-549-8420. Read More

Community Services for Dec. 2

NAMI CONNECTION is a weekly support group that meets each Thursday at the Tyler Center (731 Leighton Ave.) in Anniston. They meet from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. NAMI Connection is for people living with a mental illness. People will learn from each… Read More

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Coming Soon for Dec. 2

ASBURY/MARTLING CHRISTMAS PARADE will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 9. For information, call Lisa Landers, 256-298-4114, or Asbury Water Board, 256-878-9158. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Another bingo clash?

We haven’t heard the words electronic bingo much over the last seven months, since six defendants were acquitted in a gambling corruption retrial that left federal prosecutors wearing several varieties of metaphoric egg — scrambled,… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Byers, Lawrence Russell

Funeral services for Lawrence Russell Byers, 78, will be held at noon Friday, Dec. 7, at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church, Ragland. The Rev. Thomas …..

Chamblee, Barbara

Barbara Chamblee, 107 1/2, Crossville, died Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at Harris Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will …..

Duncan, Jason Shane

Jason Shane Duncan, a native of Gadsden, Ala., and resident of Creola, Ala., died Monday, Dec. 3, 2012. He was a graduate of Etowah High …..

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