Headlines: Treatment court established specifically to help veterans

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Treatment court established specifically to help veterans

When veterans run afoul of the law, their offenses often are similar to those seen day-in and day-out in criminal court. Unlike other offenders, however, veterans have a unique set of problems. Read More

Details on captor emerge as standoff continues

MIDLAND CITY — As an Alabama standoff and hostage drama marked a sixth day Sunday, more details emerged about the suspect at the center, with neighbors and officials painting a picture of an isolated man estranged from his family. Read More


Gadsden State to host motivational workshop

The Office of Diversity and Compliance at Gadsden State Community College, in partnership with the school’s Valley Street Campus (a Historically Black College and University) and Upward Bound program, will present the “Yes, I Can”… Read More

State News More State News

Tailor recalls friendship with Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant

The rangy, stoop-shouldered gentleman walked into Birmingham’s Baldone Tailoring Co. that morning to order a couple of suits. Read More

Year-round artist haven planned in Athens, Ala.

The hope of bringing art and culture to downtown Athens year-round instead of just once a year has fueled a plan to turn an old cotton warehouse into an incubator for local artists. Read More

Alabama faces budget woes despite borrowing $437M

State agencies that provide programs affecting every Alabama resident could end up with less money for operations in the coming fiscal year even though voters approved shifting $437 million from savings to shore up the beleaguered General Fund over… Read More

Sports More Sports

Ravens beat 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — From blowout to blackout to shootout, Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens had just enough power to survive one of the most electric Super Bowls ever. Read More

Flacco named MVP of Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — Quarterback Joe Flacco put off contract talks with the Baltimore Ravens until after the season was done. Read More

Kaepernick, San Francisco come up painfully short in Super Bowl

Colin Kaepernick got tripped up and tossed down, then still nearly led the greatest Super Bowl comeback in just his 10th career NFL start. Read More

Life More Life

Cheers for Feb. 3

The following students from West End, G.W. Floyd and Attalla elementary schools made the honor roll for the second nine weeks: Read More

Community Services for Feb. 3

GADSDEN-ETOWAH COUNTY CHAPTER OF NAMI will meet at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 115 S. Fifth St., Gadsden. Read More

Times weekly calendar for Feb. 3

Celebrate African-American History Month on Mondays in February at the Gadsden Public Library. Health Education Day with Quality of Life Health Services will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Lena Martin Room of the Gadsden Public Library. Free blood… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Poking at Washington

The 2013 session of the Alabama Legislature will begin Tuesday, the morning after Gov. Robert Bentley’s State of the State speech. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

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