Headlines: Obama: Still time to avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

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Local News More Local News

Obama: Still time to avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama issued a stern summons to congressional leaders Friday to approve legislation before year’s end to prevent tax increases on millions of middle class Americans and prevent an expiration of long-term… Read More

Etowah County unemployment drops significantly

Etowah County’s unemployment rate dropped 1.7 percent from October to November. Read More

Altoona to fund full-time officer at West End Elementary

A school resource officer will begin full time at West End Elementary School when classes resume on Jan. 3, and the position will be funded by the city of Altoona. Read More

State News More State News

Muscle Shoals documentary set for film festival

Rick Hall’s description of how filmmaker Stephen Badger had the idea for a documentary about Muscle Shoals music sounds like something straight out of a movie. Read More

Suspended Ala. State president to get $685k to go

Alabama State University trustees voted Friday to approve a mutual separation agreement with suspended university president Joseph Silver. Read More

Defense bill keeps Ala. airlift wing operational

The National Defense Authorization Act recently passed by Congress includes a provision that will keep a Montgomery airlift wing from being inactivated. Read More

Sports More Sports

Southside girls top Hokes Bluff 59-55

Southside girls basketball coach Kim Nails said it best after her team defeated Hokes Bluff 59-55 Friday. “Basketball is a game of runs,” she said. Read More

Gaston’s Bogle reaches milestone in win

Gaston girls basketball coach Tonya Bogle reached a career milestone Friday — her 500th career victory. Read More

Southside boys knock off Hokes Bluff 38-23

Southside’s 38-23 win over Class 4A, No. 9 Hokes Bluff won’t ever be mistaken for an all-time classic, but to the Panthers, it looked beautiful. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for 12/19

Here are the inspection scores from Dec. 3 through Dec. 7 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: Good first step on Meighan traffic

Progress does not come without a price. A new retail development tends to bring more traffic, sometimes to streets that already seem overcrowded. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Allen, Carol (Henegar)

Carol Henegar Allen, 64, Boaz, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. Services are at 4 p.m. today at Etowah Memorial Chapel. Etowah Memorial Chapel Funeral Home …..

Copeland, Marie Colvin

Marie Colvin Copeland, 85, Gadsden, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. She was a member of Rivereast Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Susan …..

Curry, Cicero

Cicero Curry Jr., Gadsden, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. He is survived by his family. He was retired from the U.S. Army. Arrangements to be …..

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