Headlines: School safety will be on Legislature’s front burner

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

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Local News More Local News

School safety will be on Legislature’s front burner

MONTGOMERY — Armed resource officers, better building and event security and mental health screening and treatment were recommended Wednesday at a joint legislative committee hearing on school safety. Read More

Hindsman named to county school board

Todd Hindsman of Southside has been named to the Etowah County Board of Education. Read More

Influenza-like illnesses up this winter

The winter of 2012-13 has seen a spike in influenza-like illnesses, according to health officials and physicians. Read More

State News More State News

Air quality in Birmingham, elsewhere improving

The Environmental Protection Agency says air quality in Birmingham and in surrounding areas is improving. Read More

State officials study commuter rail impacts

State officials are preparing to conduct a revenue, cost and ridership analysis of passenger train service between Birmingham and Montgomery. Read More

Man reported missing in Ala. found dead

Authorities have found the body of a Wetumpka man who was reported missing earlier this week. Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama’s Fluker to enter NFL draft

TUSCALOOSA — University of Alabama offensive lineman D.J. Fluker has decided to enter the National Football League draft early and is expected to announce the decision in the coming days. Read More

Yeldon, Drake ready to step up for Alabama

If Eddie Lacy declares for the NFL draft, Alabama fans needn’t worry about any drop-off in the running game next season. Read More

Payne leads Auburn past LSU 68-63 in SEC opener

AUBURN — Allen Payne scored 15 points and Auburn opened Southeastern Conference play with a 68-63 victory over LSU on Wednesday night. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for Jan. 9

Here are the inspection scores from Dec. 17 through Dec. 21 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: Numbers confirm things getting hotter

Guess what? Last year was hot. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bramblet, Troy L.

Troy L. Bramblett, 62, Gadsden, died Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013. He is survived by his family. Family will hold their own private memorial service at …..

Cothran, Corene

Corene Cothran, 74, Albertville, died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013. Funeral service will be at noon today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial will be at …..

Dawson, James Edward

Oct. 3, 1953 – Jan. 6, 2013 Mr. James Edward Dawson, 59, of Steele, died Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013, with family by his side at …..

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