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Former students pay tribute to Thompson teacher at Black History Month program

Susie Adams has coordinated the Black History Month program at Ray Thompson Elementary School for more than 30 years. This year will be her last — she’s retiring. Read More


Short standoff over protection order ends peacefully

A Gallant man was arrested for obstructing government operations after refusing to leave his home and threatening violence when Etowah County Sheriff’s deputies tried to serve a protection order, according to Chief Deputy Michael Barton. Read More

One arrested, two sought in laundromat break-in

Attalla police have arrested one person and are looking for two others in connection with a break-in at a coin laundromat, according to Police Chief Dennis Walker. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. baby dies from meth exposure, mother arrested

A 24-year-old woman has been arrested for child endangerment after police say her baby died from inhaling methamphetamine fumes. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the seventh meeting day of the regular session:
-Approved a bill to increase penalties for Medicaid fraud. Goes to the Senate. Read More

Alabama Senate votes to pardon Scottsboro Boys

The Alabama Legislature has taken major steps toward clearing the names of the Scottsboro Boys, more than 80 years after the young black men were convicted by all-white juries of raping two white women. Read More

Sports More Sports

Ashville tops Pisgah 69-50 to reach region title game

It wasn’t easy, Ashville just made it look that way. Read More

Ashville boys lose to Pisgah 85-84 in region semis

There never was a doubt Blake Holmes would get the ball. The question was could the Pisgah star deliver with the game on the line. Boy, did he ever. Read More

Harvick, Busch win Daytona qualifiers

There are two certainties heading into the Daytona 500: Kevin Harvick is the favorite, and no one is sure what the action will look like in the “Great American Race.” Read More

Life More Life

AMY BURGESS: Five resolutions for saving money for the future

In honor of Alabama Saves Week, give your finances a checkup and discover if you need to make saving a 2013 resolution. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Time for ‘yes or no’ on bingo

Surely no one was naive enough to think Attorney General Luther Strange would cover his eyes and make humming noises to drown out the sound when Milton McGregor decided in December to reopen his VictoryLand electronic bingo casino in Shorter. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Alexander, Thelma Gennette (Green)

Funeral services for Thelma Gennette Green Alexander, 83, of Attalla, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at Antioch United Methodist Church …..

Banes, Willie "Joe"

Willie "Joe" Banes was born on Aug. 23, 1935, in Jefferson County, Ala., and he entered Heaven’s Gates at 4:42 a.m. on Feb. 20, 2013. …..

Beck, Denzil "Dink"

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Village Chapel for Denzil "Dink" Beck, 82, of Altoona, who died Feb. 20, 2013. Brother Michael Brand …..

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