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Monday, December 10, 2012

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Empty buildings in downtown Gadsden being revived

Several structures in the 400 block of Broad Street that have been vacant and deteriorating for years soon will house new businesses, and some will have apartments, according to the new owners and the firm doing the renovation work. Read More

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Obama, Boehner meet to discuss ‘fiscal cliff’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner met Sunday at the White House to discuss the ongoing negotiations over the impending “fiscal cliff,” the first meeting between just the two leaders since they both… Read More

Reindeer Run to benefit shelter pets

The second annual Reindeer Run benefiting the Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center takes place at 10 a.m. Saturday starting at First United Methodist Church, Gadsden. Read More

State News More State News

School helps deaf, blind succeed on a daily basis

Jerry Henderson was an A-B student at the Alabama School for the Deaf when he started losing his sight. Read More

Hoover, Ala., teen gets prosthetic hand

Haley Higdon’s life changed significantly this year when she lost four fingers due to a car crash in January, but a nonprofit foundation affiliated with Rotary is giving the 16-year-old Hoover girl a helping hand – literally. Read More

3 dead in shootings at house parties in Alabama

Three people are dead and three others injured because of weekend house parties in Alabama that erupted in gunfire. Read More

Sports More Sports

Super Cooper: Alabama freshman bursts onto SEC scene

TUSCALOOSA — The one-year circle for Amari Cooper will close complete on Jan. 7. Read More

Newton, Panthers stun Falcons 30-20

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — An unstoppable Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers got their revenge Sunday on the Atlanta Falcons. Read More

Brutal knockout shocks boxing world

LAS VEGAS — The idea of Manny Pacquiao being knocked out cold was shocking enough. The sight of him face down on the canvas, unresponsive even as bedlam broke out all around him, was positively frightening. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for Dec. 9

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

Coming Soon for Dec. 9

Birthday Brunch is at 11 a.m. Dec. 17 in the Senior Circle Suite, first floor of Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Read More

Community Services for Dec. 9

Dementia Support Group, facilitated by SouthernCare Hospice, meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 3 p.m. at Gadsden Health & Rehab Center, 1945 Davis Drive, Gadsden, on 800 Hall. For information, call Jane Sims, 256-5566. Read More

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Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Better communication needed between board, city officials

Gadsden officials have long sought a change in the law concerning the Civil Service Board and its authority to hire and fire the city’s police and fire chiefs. Recently, some of those officials had the Civil Service Board on their minds for… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Godwin, Willie

Willie Godwin, 89, Grove Oak, died Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will …..

Gossett, Thomas Lee

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, at Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel for Thomas Lee Gossett, 57, of Gadsden, who died …..

Guest, Lora L.

Lora L. Guest, 47, Rainsville, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012. She is survived by her family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at …..

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