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Budget cuts imminent; Senate rejects stopgap efforts

WASHINGTON — Squabbling away the hours, the Senate swatted aside last-ditch plans to block $85 billion in broad-based federal spending reductions Thursday as President Barack Obama and Republicans blamed each other for the latest outbreak of… Read More

Legislature OKs tax credits for school choice

MONTGOMERY — Republican legislators on Thursday expanded a routine education bill to include tax credits for parents who move their children from failing public schools to private schools, prompting the state school superintendent to withdraw… Read More

CLEAR Plan participants see ways to better Etowah, surrounding counties

Residents of Gadsden and Etowah County met Thursday night with a regional project to help determine what would make East Alabama a better place to live at Gadsden State Community College. Read More

State News More State News

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Thursday, the ninth legislative day:
HOUSE: Read More

Legislature OKs tax credits for school choice

Republican legislators on Thursday expanded a routine education bill to include tax credits for parents who move their children from failing public schools to private schools, prompting the state school superintendent to withdraw his support and a… Read More

Ala. House Oks bill to consolidate police agencies

Alabama House Republicans outlasted a more than five-hour filibuster by the black caucus and approved a bill to consolidate a number of state law enforcement agencies. Read More

Sports More Sports

Grant, Etowah beat Sardis 5-1

Madison Grant and the Etowah High School softball team defeated Sardis 5-1 on a chilly Thursday afternoon to win their season opener. Read More

Releford steps up for Alabama

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama’s Trevor Releford labored at his hometown gym last summer trying to make his daily quota of 400 shots. Read More

Villegas takes lead with late eagle at Honda

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — With one bold swing, Camilo Villegas turned a solid round at the Honda Classic into his lowest start in more than a year. Read More

Life More Life

AMY BURGESS: Connect to new resources with upcoming sessions

At the Extension Office, we strive to provide resources for local residents to help them improve what they find important in their individual lives. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Heed officers’ chorus

A united front like the one displayed this week by law enforcement personnel in Etowah County is worth noting. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

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