Headlines: Gadsden attorney cheers for Notre Dame, his alma mater

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Monday, December 31, 2012

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Local News More Local News

Gadsden attorney cheers for Notre Dame, his alma mater

Bill Willard lives in Gadsden and went to law school at the University of Alabama — but the graduate of the University of Notre Dame still is Fighting Irish all the way. Read More

Deal on fiscal cliff proves elusive

WASHINGTON — A Capitol Hill deal to avert the “fiscal cliff” was proving elusive Sunday as a deadline to avert tax hikes on virtually every American worker and block sweeping spending cuts set to strike the Pentagon and other… Read More

Driver killed when car strikes tree in Altoona

Deputy Coroner Michael Head says a 50-year-old Cleveland man was killed Saturday night when his car left Alabama Highway 132 and struck a tree at a high rate of speed. Read More

State News More State News

Inmates crochet for orphans, cancer patients

For the first time since she was incarcerated 15 years ago, Connie Tozzi was able to send a Christmas gift to her family this year – a beautifully hand-crocheted baby blanket that would go to the grandson she has never met. Read More

Alabama considering teacher pay raises

There’s no arguing that Monica Montalvo works hard. Read More

Ala. troopers say police chase ends crash, 2 dead

Alabama State Troopers are investigating a deadly police chase that ended in a head-on crash that killed two people in the fleeing vehicle.
Authorities say the crash happened Saturday evening on Alabama state Highway 17 in Pickens County. Read More

Sports More Sports

Moore reflects on his time with Alabama, Notre Dame

TUSCALOOSA — University of Alabama Athletics Director Mal Moore spoke to the Tuscaloosa News recently to discuss his history with Notre Dame, both as an assistant coach with the Fighting Irish and as an Alabama assistant in some of the games… Read More

Alabama falls to Tulane

TUSCALOOSA — Jordan Callahan hit back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 1:55 to lift Tulane to a 53-50 win over Alabama on Sunday for the Green Wave’s fourth consecutive victory. Read More

Pee, Christian, Owens highlight Times’ All-Etowah County Team

The accolades keep rolling in for Sardis’ Toby Pee. Read More

Life More Life

When Harry Met … Ben and Nila Gunter

Listen to the auctioneer … Read More

Community Services for Dec. 30

NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS meets at 7 p.m. daily at 525 W. Grand Ave., Rainbow City (call 866-360-5967); and at noon and 7 p.m. daily at 1109 Baltimore Ave., Albertville; 6 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, and 7 p.m. Saturday 7 p.m. at 609 Washington St.,… Read More

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Coming Soon for Dec. 30

A Yu-Gi-Oh! tournament will be held at 4 p.m. Jan. 14 in the Teen Zone at the Gadsden Public Library. Trade cards and battle to win. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Texting-while-driving penalties not tough enough

Punishments should mirror the severity of the offense, but Alabama’s law against texting while driving levies only a $25 fine for a first offense, $50 for a second and $75 for each subsequent offense. Each conviction also carries a two-point… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Hudgins, Jeff

Jeff Hudgins, 47, Attalla, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at Etowah Memorial Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will …..

Pankey, Maggie M.

Maggie M. Pankey, 79, Boaz, died Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012. She is survived by her husband, Marlin "Monk" Pankey. Funeral service will be at 2 …..

Patterson, Rayford Leon

Rayford Leon Patterson, 50, Fort Payne, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012. Funeral service was at 2 p.m. Sunday at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial was …..

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