Headlines: Mitchem remembered as legislator, statesman, businessman

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Local News More Local News

Mitchem remembered as legislator, statesman, businessman

MONTGOMERY — Longtime state legislator Hinton Mitchem died Tuesday at his Vinemont home.
Mitchem was 74. His brother-in-law, Michael Corley, said he died from complications of Alzheimer’s disease. Funeral arrangements were incomplete. Read More

Lawyer: Pastor dealt with problems before shooting

BIRMINGHAM — A prominent Alabama minister charged with murder in his wife’s slaying was caught up in a “perfect storm” of personal and professional problems before the shooting, his lawyer said Tuesday. Read More

Gadsden Council approves sales tax holiday

The Gadsden City Council in a split vote Tuesday approved taking part in next month’s state sales tax holiday for severe weather preparedness supplies. Read More

State News More State News

Alabama governor proposes law enforcement plan

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley has signed an executive order he hopes will improve coordination between various state law enforcement agencies. Read More

Longtime Ala. Democratic Sen. Hinton Mitchem dies

One of Alabama’s longest-serving legislators, former Democratic state Senate President Pro Tem Hinton Mitchem of Union Grove, has died. He was 74. Read More

Ala. officials considering free college courses

State officials are considering introducing a bill that would allow high school students to enroll in community college courses for free. Read More

Sports More Sports

Etowah boys beat Glencoe 50-49 in overtime

GLENCOE — Etowah boys basketball coach James Graves called it “a tough shot, a good shot.” That might be putting it lightly. Read More

Glencoe girls hold off rally to defeat Etowah 52-45

GLENCOE — Class 3A, No. 10 Glencoe used a dominant second quarter to jump up on Etowah, but the Blue Devils fought back to make a game of it before the Yellow Jackets hung on for a 52-45 win in girls high school basketball Tuesday. Read More

Jacobs leads Alabama over Kentucky 59-55

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Nick Jacobs scored 14 points on 6 of 9 shooting and streaking Alabama beat Kentucky 59-55 Tuesday night for the Crimson Tide’s fifth win in six games. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for Jan. 23

Here are the inspection scores from Jan. 7 through Jan. 11 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: Obama’s move leftward

For all the pomp that surrounds them, few presidential inaugural addresses can be found in collections of the world’s great oratory. Notable exceptions, depending on who’s doing the rating (and their respective biases), include the… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bennich, Elizabeth Gail

Elizabeth Gail Bennich, Ball Play, died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. She is survived by her family. Arrangements will be announced by Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel & …..

Briggs, Barbara

Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. today at Crestwood Chapel for Barbara Briggs, 74, Hokes Bluff, who went home to be with her Lord …..

Brothers, Carmon Abraham

Carmon Abraham Brothers, 89, Gadsden, formerly of Susan Moore, died Monday, Jan. 21, 2013. He retired from Blue Bell after 28 years of service. He …..

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