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Guard units train for potential chemical disaster

Hazardous material training exercises this week by four National Guard companies involved a response to a mock terrorist attack at Talladega Superspeedway. Read More


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School security committee holds organziational meeting

Michael Smith is a junior at Etowah High School and knows firsthand how it feels for his peers to make fun of him. Read More

Former local pastor charged with murder in wife’s death

GARDENDALE — A prominent Alabama pastor who spent seven years at a church in Gadsden fatally shot his wife and wounded their 18-year-old daughter in their church-owned home before grabbing a kitchen knife and trying to stab himself to death,… Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Ranch helps homeless men work way out of crisis

The massive room looks like an old Army barracks with bed s lined up and down the length of the room. A single lamp with no shade illuminates a small tabletop Christmas tree. Read More

Ala. court: endangerment law applies before birth

The Alabama Supreme Court has affirmed lower court rulings that the law making it a crime to chemically endanger a child applies to women who are still pregnant. Read More

Ala. man charged in terror plot to appear in court

The second man accused of plotting to wage violent jihad overseas is expected to appear in federal court next week. reports ( Mohammad Abdul Rahman Abukhdair is expected to appear in court Monday. Read More

Sports More Sports

Etowah football coach McCorkle resigns

Sam McCorkle’s four-year tenure as the head football coach at Etowah High School came to an end Thursday night. Read More

Westbrook boys rout Gaston 51-21

Class 2A, No. 3 Westbrook Christian overpowered Gaston for a 51-21 Area 11 victory in boys high school basketball Friday. Read More

Gaston girls overcome slow start, defeat Westbrook

Gaston overcame a slow start with a strong defensive effort for a 39-20 win over Westbrook Christian in a Class 2A, Area 11 girls high school basketball game Friday. Read More

Life More Life

Trinity Lutheran plans annual dinner, silent auction

The third annual Trinity Lutheran Church Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction takes place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Jan. 26. Read More

Dave Ramsey financial course offered

United Christian Church at 2818 Sansom Ave. in Gadsden will offer Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University, which is a nine-week class, beginning Jan. 27. Read More

Worship Guide for Jan. 12

A listing of upcoming local services and singings at churches in the area. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Take StudentsFirst report with grain of salt

The key thing to remember about the StudentsFirst report released this week, in which Alabama was one of 11 states to receive an F, came in a statement made by Andy Solon, the organization’s Alabama director. “It’s our agenda,… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Alverson, Jessie Mae

Jessie Mae Alverson, 85, Ragland, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. Mrs. Alverson was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church. She loved to crochet. Survivors: daughter, …..

Baker, Billie Sizemore

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at Collier-Butler Funeral Home for Billie Sizemore Baker, 91, who passed away on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. …..

Birdsong, Billy Ray

Billy Ray Birdsong, 32, Albertville, died Jan. 9, 2013. He is survived by his family. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Adams Brown …..

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