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Thursday, March 21, 2013

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Storm in Sardis City area confirmed as EF1 tornado

It took five minutes Monday afternoon for an EF1 tornado to cause quite a lot of damage in its eight-mile path near Sardis City. Read More

AEA files new suit over private school tax credits

MONTGOMERY — The Alabama Education Association has filed a new suit seeking to overturn a law providing private school tax credits. Read More

Storm victims advised to take debris to rights-of-way

With local governments prohibited from going onto private property, area residents will need to bring debris from Monday’s storms to rights-of-way for pickup or pay a contractor to remove it, according to municipal and county officials. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. governor to sign government efficiency bills

Alabama’s governor is planning to sign two bills and issue an executive order aimed at increasing government efficiency.
Gov. Robert Bentley scheduled the ceremony for Thursday morning at the state Capitol. Read More

AEA files new suit over private school tax credits

The Alabama Education Association has filed a new suit seeking to overturn a law providing private school tax credits. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Wednesday, the 15th meeting day of the regular session:
HOUSE:
-House gave final passage to a bill to make it a crime to threaten utility workers. Goes to governor. Read More

Sports More Sports

Alabama athletics director Moore steps down

Mal Moore stepped down as athletics director at the University of Alabama on Wednesday. Read More

Parity rules March, college basketball

The NCAA tournament will not have a repeat champion for the sixth straight season. Read More

NFL passes controversial crown rule

NFL owners passed a player safety rule Wednesday barring ball carriers from using the crown of their helmets to make forcible contact with a defender in the open field. Read More

Life More Life

AMY BURGESS: Agriculture big business in state, county

National Agriculture Day is celebrated each March across the U.S. This year it was Tuesday.
There typically are no parades or days off, but it is a time to think about and be thankful for our bountiful food supply, which is the safest in the world. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: County’s admirable caution on bingo

The likelihood of a casino being built in Etowah County is not dead, but action Tuesday by the County Commission certainly put it in a state of suspended animation. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Beshears, Reuben Henry

Reuben Henry Beshears, 94, of Walnut Grove, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013. Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Walnut Grove United Methodist …..

Carter, Earlene (Philpot)

Earlene Philpot Carter, of Pensacola, Fla., passed away Feb. 24, 2013, in Gainesville, Fla., while her daughters held her hands. She was born Gracie Earlene …..

Caudle, Laura Mae

Laura Mae Caudle, Albertville, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013. She is survived by her family. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at New …..

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