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Congress sends late-night bill to Obama to avoid ‘cliff’

WASHINGTON — Past its own New Year’s deadline, a weary Congress sent President Barack Obama legislation to avoid a national “fiscal cliff” of middle class tax increases and spending cuts late Tuesday night in the culmination of a… Read More

Overstreet reflects on Etowah County Commission’s achievements

Fiscal management has been a top priority for the Etowah County Commission and outgoing Commission President Jeff Overstreet this year. Read More

Davis: Continuous progress key to Goodyear Gadsden plant’s future

Jim Davis said he believes the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. plant in Gadsden is in a better position to meet challenges than when he took over as its manager six years ago, but it must continue to improve. Read More

State News More State News

Man identified in fatal construction accident

The Lee County Coroner’s Office has identified the man who was killed in a construction accident as 29-year-old Legary Antely Jr., of Smiths Station – which is about20 miles west of Opelika. Read More

Ala. man arrested in Tuscaloosa YMCA stabbing

Police say a 66-year-old man has been charged with assault after stabbing a man who hit him with a towel at a YMCA in downtown Tuscaloosa. Read More

Ala. man shot by New Year’s reveler

Police say a central Alabama man was shot twice after trying to stop a New Year’s reveler from firing gunshots into the air. Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama’s Cooper masters art of receiving

TUSCALOOSA — One of the most fundamental teachings for a wide receiver is to catch the football with hands extended and away from the body. Similarly, on lob passes, catching the ball at the highest point possible is on page one of the wide… Read More

Alabama’s Jones returns to practice

TUSCALOOSA — The Alabama Crimson Tide got some welcome injury news Tuesday when senior center Barrett Jones rejoined his teammates at practice for the first time since bowl preparations began. Jones sustained a foot sprain in the Southeastern… Read More

Alabama’s Bell determined to return for BCS Championship Game

The first time Kenny Bell was seen at an Alabama practice after breaking his leg, he was riding a stationary bike with his good leg only. 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: New insurance verification system worth the trouble

A new law that goes into effect this year might create a bit of inconvenience, but we think the hassle will be worth the effort. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Boyd, Ronia

Ronia Boyd, 60, Gadsden, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. She was a native of Gadsden. She is survived by her husband, Charles Boyd. Funeral arrangements …..

Browning, Dorothy D.

Dorothy D. Browning, 77, Gadsden, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013. Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Collier-Butler Funeral Home Chapel. …..

Collins, Henry D.

Henry D. Collins, 91, Oneonta, formerly of Gadsden, died Monday, Dec. 31, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Frances Collins. He …..

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