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Two space rocks hours apart point out the danger

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A space rock even bigger than the meteor that exploded like an atom bomb over Russia could drop out of the sky unannounced at any time and wreak havoc on a city. And Hollywood to the contrary, there isn’t much the… Read More

Ford plans legislation to let retired, certified officers be SROs

Rep. Craig Ford, D-Gadsden, soon will begin advertising legislation that will allow retired certified law enforcement officers to serve as part-time school resource officers. Read More

Gadsden’s SRO proposal described as ‘great start’

The chairman of the School Safety and Security Committee of Etowah County said a proposal by the city of Gadsden to help provide school resource officers in city schools by using retired certified law enforcement officers “is a great… Read More

State News More State News

Courtesy governs Ala. funeral processions

Jim Mullins said when he was a child, he knew when a funeral procession was passing by because of the flags attached to the cars.
"They don’t do that anymore," Mullins said. "There’s no way to identify a funeral procession." Read More

Rape convictions against coach, minister upheld

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the rape conviction of an independent church minister who was charged with raping a teenage girl. Read More

Alabama appeals court upholds 2 death penalties

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld two capital murder cases from Jefferson and Colbert counties. Read More

Sports More Sports

Westbrook beats Section 62-51, reaches Northeast Regional

It took four years, but Westbrook Christian finally tamed the Lions. Read More

Hokes Bluff falls to Munford 48-46 in sub-region tourney

Hokes Bluff lost to Munford 48-46 Friday night in a Class 4A Northeast Sub-Regional game. Read More

Crimson Tide rides stingy defense into SEC contention

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama has seemed like a driver hovering safely close to 55 on the highway but still moving just a tad faster than the rest of traffic. Read More

Life More Life

12th Street Baptist brings downtown memories to children’s area

"Downtown, downtown, downtown, downtown …” Read More

PAPER PULPIT: Lent about more than sacrifice

I recently saw a cartoon in which a man was sitting in front of a computer and declaring he was giving up Google for Lent. Is that what Lent is all about? Giving up something? Read More

Worship Guide for Feb. 16

A listing of upcoming local services, revivals and singings taking place at area churches. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: To Tabby, with love

Tina McDaniel did something very sweet for her sister, Tabby Wooten, for Valentine’s Day. People from nearly every state and from around the world helped her do it. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Brannon, Marsheilla

Marsheilla Brannon, 55, Crossville, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013. She is survived by her husband, Ronnie Brannon. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday …..

Croft, Thomas

Thomas Croft, 87, Gadsden, died Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Margaret Thomas. Arrangements to be announced by Adams-Buggs Funeral Service. …..

Gowens, Donnie

Funeral services for Donnie Gowens, 60, of Piedmont, who passed away Feb. 14, 2013, will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, at Glencoe-Hokes …..

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