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Southside High girls take self defense, get empowered

"That a girl,” one of Molly Johnson’s classmates yelled as she swung at the man, who hit his knees and then pulled off his protective helmet. Read More


Copper thefts decline, but problem persists

Copper theft remains a problem in Etowah County, but it has sharply declined since the passage last year of a new law governing sales of scrap metal. Read More

Cost of private school tax credits uncertain

MONTGOMERY — Alabama officials are trying to figure out how much private school tax credits might cost the state if the governor is allowed to sign them into law. Read More

State News More State News

Shark teeth found in Alabama creeks point to past

Lying on the creek bed, dark blue against the pebbled bottom, the shark tooth is unmistakable.
The tooth is small, about an inch and a half long, but the point is still sharp to the touch.
It is probably about 40 million years old. Read More

Police find Birmingham man shot dead in car

Police in Birmingham are investigating after a man was found dead inside a car. Read More

Police following tips in retired professor’s death

Tuscaloosa police say they’re following up on numerous tips from the public in the slaying of a retired University of Alabama professor last month. Read More

Sports More Sports

Martin-Wells wins LBAA tourney

Pam Martin-Wells rallied Saturday at the Lady Bass Anglers Association’s season-opening event at Neely Henry Lake to claim a dominant victory, finishing nearly eight pounds ahead of Centre’s Lisa Johnson in the angler division. Read More

Releford’s buzzer beater lifts Alabama past Georgia

TUSCALOOSA — After a day of celebrating the number 100, the biggest celebration of all came from 50. Read More

Mississippi State beats Auburn in OT

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Craig Sword scored 19 points and hit two crucial free throws in overtime to lead Mississippi State to a 74-71 win over Auburn on Saturday. Read More

Life More Life

Club Notes for 3/10

Hokes Bluff Seniors and Friends met Feb. 22 at the Hokes Bluff Community Center.
The club welcomed new members Zach and Doris Phillips, Robert Turner, Carolyn Fry, Larry and Cecilia Smith, and Agnes Gibson. Read More

Cheers for 3/10

The following Mitchell Elementary School school students made the second nine weeks honor roll: Read More

Rollins family celebrates 65th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Virgil Rollins celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Dec. 23, 2012, at East Gadsden Baptist Church’s Cross Point Building with family and friends in attendance. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Tebow Act still bad idea

A bill now before the Legislature would allow home-schooled children in Alabama to play for their local high school athletic teams. It’s a bad idea. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Benavides, Brandon "Joey"

Dec. 20, 1977 – March 3, 2013 Brandon "Joey" Benavides, 35, of Vance, departed this life for the next on Sunday, March 3, 2013. He …..

Brooks, Frances Earline (Copeland)

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday, March 11, 2013, at Collier-Butler Chapel for Frances Earline Copeland Brooks, 86, Gadsden. Chaplain David Carpenter will …..

Brown, Ronald E.

Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at White Springs Baptist Church for Mr. Ronald E. Brown, 81, Birmingham, formerly of Rainbow City, who …..

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