Headlines: Bentley to Legislature: ‘Our state is making progress’

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Local News More Local News

Bentley to Legislature: ‘Our state is making progress’

MONTGOMERY — After two years of cutting back, Alabama’s governor is proposing new spending for Alabama’s public schools and his first pay raise for Alabama’s teachers. Read More

Experts: Alabama to see more money for education

MONTGOMERY — The top financial experts for the Legislature and governor agreed Tuesday that Alabama will have more money to spend on public schools in the next state education budget. Read More

Large wind farms to be built on Lookout Mountain

Pioneer Green Energy is planning to build two wind-energy sites on Lookout Mountain, according to a spokesman for the company during a presentation after the Etowah County Commission met. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. governor sees better budgets after cutbacks

After two years of cutting back, Alabama’s governor is proposing new spending for Alabama’s public schools and his first pay raise for Alabama’s teachers. Read More

Text of Alabama governor’s address to Legislature

The prepared text of Gov. Robert Bentley’s State of the State address to the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday night: Read More

Ala. criminal justice site hacked

The state Department of Homeland Security is launching an investigation into the hacking of the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center’s public website. Read More

Sports More Sports

Character counts in recruiting

The high school janitor could be one of the most important people in college football recruiting. Read More

Alabama, Auburn face off

Auburn coach Tony Barbee praised Alabama, saying the Crimson Tide might be the Southeastern Conference’s hottest team except for Kentucky. Read More

Officials: Reason for Super Bowl power outage still unknown

Superdome officials spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on upgrades to decayed utility lines to prevent a power outage at the Super Bowl in what ended up being a futile gesture. 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: Area reaps ATRIP awards

Local governments got a needed assist this week when the state approved a new round of funds for bridge and road improvements. Three Etowah County projects were included in latest Alabama Transportation Rehabilitation and Improvement Program awards,… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Allen, Cheryl Kim

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. today at Crestwood Memorial Chapel for Mrs. Cheryl Kim Allen, 55, of Houston, Texas (formerly of Gadsden), …..

Bishop, Loyd Wayne

Mr. Loyd Wayne Bishop, loving husband, father and grandfather, of Tripolis Street, passed away Monday, Feb. 4, 2013, at his home. His funeral will …..

Blalock, Dorothy Y.

Dorothy Y. Blalock, 90, Mentone, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Burt Chapel, Valley Head. Burial will …..

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