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Obama’s agenda will confront GOP on debt

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama appealed for “one nation and one people” in his second inaugural address. Any notion that the country’s bitter partisanship might fade, however, seemed tempered by the president’s… Read More

Gadsden marks Martin Luther King Jr. Day with word, song

Education and doing right for children were two of the major themes Monday night during the citywide observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, with guest speaker Eldrin Bell headlining a series of speakers and musicians to commemorate King’s… Read More


Scale Back Alabama program begins this week

Scale Back Alabama kicks off this week at weigh-in sites throughout the state. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. company among top municipal banking firms

It’s a busy time at Montgomery-based Merchant Capital. Read More

Crowd gathers at Ala. Capitol for King Day rally

Jessie Harris felt she was a part of history when she joined hundreds at a rally Monday in front of the Alabama Capitol paying tribute to the slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. Read More

Legislation proposes AL state property database

An Alabama state lawmaker has pre-filed legislation that would require the state auditor to keep a searchable public database listing any piece of personal property owned by the state and valued at $500 or more. Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama hosts improving Kentucky Wildcats

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Now that John Calipari’s young Kentucky squad has shown it’s capable of playing with the intensity and teamwork needed to dominate a conference opponent, the Wildcats coach would like his team to do it consistently. Read More

Thompson: ‘It’s like coming back home’

Perhaps the biggest five-star signing Nick Saban reeled in for his football program during the past year came in putting the crimson and white back on Lance Thompson. Read More

Harbaugh brothers get ready for Super Bowl XLVII

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Jim and John Harbaugh have exchanged a handful of text messages, and plan to leave it at that. No phone conversations necessary while the season’s still going. No time for pleasantries, even for the friendly… Read More

Life More Life

1/20 Community Services

MOUNTAIN VIEW Hospital is offering a bipolar support group that will be open to the public at no charge. The support group will meet at 10 a.m. second Monday of each month at Daugette Towers. Read More

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1/20 Coming Soon

ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION, sponsored by the city of Attalla and the Attalla Jr./Norris High Foundation, will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at Attalla Senior Citizens Center on Case Avenue. There will be free food and drinks and prizes… Read More

1/20 Calendar

PILOT CLUB of GADSDEN meets Thursday in Building 500 Conference Room, GRMC campus. The board meets at 5:30 p.m. and the business meeting is at 6 p.m. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: State should get out of liquor sales business

‘It’s time for Alabama to get out of the liquor business.” Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bishop, Anthony B.

Funeral service for Anthony Bernard Bishop, 52, Gadsden, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, at New Liberty Tabernacle of Praise with …..

Blanchett, Lahomer Willette

Lahomer Willette Blanchett, 86, Fyffe, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. Funeral service is at 2 p.m. today at W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel. Burial is at …..

Boatfield, James Howard

James Howard Boatfield passed away quietly on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013. He was 88 years old. Howard was born in Cherokee County, Ala., on Oct. …..

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