Headlines: Partisan bickering continues on fiscal cliff on Capitol Hill

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Local News More Local News

Partisan bickering continues on fiscal cliff on Capitol Hill

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama returned to the White House on Thursday from a vacation shortened by government gridlock while Democrats and Republicans snarled across a partisan divide and showed no sign of compromise to avoid year-end… Read More

Council approves study for traffic improvement ideas in East Gadsden

A traffic study in East Gadsden for segments of Meighan Boulevard to Sixth Avenue and from Hood Avenue to College Plaza could provide ideas to make traffic flow more smoothly. Read More

Retired Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf dies

WASHINGTON — Retired Gen. H. Norman Schwarzkopf, who topped an illustrious military career by commanding the U.S.-led international coalition that drove Saddam Hussein’s forces out of Kuwait in 1991 but kept a low public profile in… Read More

State News More State News

Ala. governor to survey Troy area tornado damage

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley plans to visit locations in the Troy area in Pike County that were affected by Christmas Day tornadoes. Read More

Ala. lawmaker to file bill to put guns in schools

A state lawmaker said Thursday he plans to introduce legislation that would allow schools to arm certain employees and teachers. Read More

6 deportees indicted for illegally returning to US

A federal grand jury has indicted five men from Mexico and one from Guatemala for illegally re-entering the country after having been deported. Read More

Sports More Sports

Ginn, Gadsden State men’s basketball team focus on big picture

Gadsden State men’s basketball coach Todd Ginn knows what he wants out of this season. Read More

Alabama national title named state story of year

It has become a familiar way to break in a new year for football teams from the state of Alabama. Read More

Gadsden State women use frenetic style of play to succeed

It’s like “40 Minutes of Hell,” and it’s not just because the heaters at Beck Field House are wide open. Read More

Life More Life

Times Weekly Calendar for Dec. 23

GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER needs men, women and teens to volunteer. Call Natalie Fleming at 256-494-4179. Read More

Community Services for Dec. 23

NAMI CONNECTION is a weekly support group that meets each Thursday at the Tyler Center (731 Leighton Ave.) in Anniston. Read More

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Coming Soon for Dec 23

MAYOR’S BALL 2013, an evening of dining and dancing (honoring the late Gen. Clarence F. Rhea and family) will be held Friday, Jan. 18, 2013, at Convention Hall. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: A right that carries responsibilities

Based on what happened Wednesday at the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, Santa Claus’ sleigh and bag might not have passed a security checkpoint. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Benefield, Hoyt

Hoyt Benefield, 85 Rainsville, died Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Funeral service will be at noon today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be in …..

Carter, Tasha Nicole

Tasha Nicole Carter, 34, Fyffe, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will …..

Cohn, Alan

Alan Cohn, 88, a loving husband, father and grandfather, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Alan had lived in Gadsden for the past 80 …..

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