Headlines: U.S. job gains defy Sandy, ‘fiscal cliff’ fears

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Saturday, December 8, 2012

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Local News More Local News

U.S. job gains defy Sandy, ‘fiscal cliff’ fears

It takes more than a storm to derail the U.S. job market. Read More

Salvation Army increases Red Kettle Drive goal

With Red Kettle Drive collections running ahead of last year’s pace, Salvation Army Maj. Glenn Riggs said the organization has upped this year’s goal by $2,000. Read More

Body found in Calhoun identified

The skeletal remains found Tuesday in rural Calhoun County near Piedmont have been identified as a woman missing since October of 2009. Read More

State News More State News

Railroad memorabilia adorns Tuscumbia Depot

One of the throngs of pictures that fill a room at the Tuscumbia Depot features a photo of a remarkable old train called the "Joe Wheeler." Read More

Infant dies after vehicle, train collide in Ala.

Authorities say an infant girl who was injured when a SUV and train collided has died.
Officials say the accident happened Tuesday night accident on Kappa Avenue near Center Place South. Read More

Skeletal remains identified as missing Ala. woman

Skeletal remains found in a rural area of eastern Alabama have been identified as a 28-year-old woman who was reported missing three years ago. Read More

Sports More Sports

Edwards, Warriors upend Eagles 60-42

A strong scoring night from Colin Edwards powered Class 2A, No. 7 Westbrook to a 60-42 win over 4A, seventh-ranked Hokes Bluff in boys high school basketball Friday. Read More


Hokes Bluff girls cruise past Westbrook Christian 50-35

Hokes Bluff improved to 7-1 on the season with a 50-35 win over Westbrook in girls high school basketball Friday. Read More


Gadsden City drops first area game in history, 66-57 to Oxford

The streak finally came to an end for Gadsden City. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 12/5

Here are the inspection scores from Nov. 19 through Nov. 23 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 change focus on immigration?

It seems those who in the U.S. who are concerned about illegal immigration might need to direct their efforts away from building walls at the southern border. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Gibson, Rosa

Rosa Gibson, 89, Guntersville, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today at Adams Brown Service Funeral Home Chapel. Burial is …..

Mcclellan, Michael

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday in the chapel at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Michael McClellan, 65, Gadsden, who passed away Wednesday, Dec. …..

McCreless, Moses Burlin

Moses Burlin McCreless, 83, Crossville, died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012. Funeral services are at 1 p.m. today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial is in …..

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