Headlines: Task force recommends more officers, surveillance for schools

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Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Categories in this email: Local News | State | Sports | Life | Opinion | Obituaries

Local News More Local News

Task force recommends more officers, surveillance for schools

The Etowah County School Safety Task Force is recommending each school in the county have a certified school resource officer, video and audio surveillance equipment and communication capabilities to ensure immediate access to first responders. Read More

Tornado watch expected ahead of storms

A tornado watch is expected to be issued sometime early today ahead of severe storms. Read More

Man pleads guilty to sexual abuse charges

Timothy Derwood Williams on Monday pleaded guilty to charges that he molested a 12-year-old girl. Read More

State News More State News

Driver fatally shot aboard Ala. school bus

A school bus driver who was fatally shot aboard his bus in Midland City on Tuesday afternoon has died, sheriff’s officials in Dale County said. Read More

Ala. lawmakers expect problems in women

Members of a legislative committee said Tuesday that problems at Tutwiler Prison and other correctional facilities will likely continue until the state’s prison system is adequately funded. Read More

Critical Alabama computer network believed hacked

Alabama Homeland Security Director Spencer Collier says a critical state computer network was hacked earlier this month and has led to a criminal investigation. Read More

Sports More Sports

Suggs, Webb among standouts at Super Bowl media day

Scenes and observations from the NFL’s annual Super Bowl media day. Read More

Ravens’ Lewis calls Sports Illustrated report ‘stupidity’

Of all the topics Ray Lewis wanted to talk about Tuesday, deer-antler spray probably was not on the list. Read More

A-Rod, others caught in doping scandal

Alex Rodriguez was ensnared in a doping investigation once again Tuesday. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for Jan. 30

Here are the inspection scores from Jan. 14 through Jan. 18 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: Money may not be there for state raises

Teachers and state employees in Alabama haven’t had an across-the-board pay increase in five years. They may be disappointed again. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Ball, Edd

Edd Ball, 82, Fort Payne, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. He is survived by his family. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at …..

Bonds, Roy Lee

Roy Lee Bonds, 67, Guntersville, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Thursday at Adams Brown Service Chapel. Burial is in …..

Burgin, Lawson Carl "Mickey"

Lawson Carl "Mickey" Bergin, 69, Cropwell, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2013. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Usrey Funeral Home. Burial will …..

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