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Toomer’s Corner oaks poisoner gets 3-year sentence

OPELIKA — The Alabama fan who poisoned the iconic Toomer’s Corner oak trees at rival Auburn has been sentenced to three years in prison. Read More

Gadsden audit looks good

Gadsden’s audit for fiscal year 2012 showed the city’s balance sheet improved dramatically and that it used less financial reserves than originally budgeted to balance the budget. Read More

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Sign falls on family at Birmingham airport, kills boy

BIRMINGHAM — A sign at the Birmingham airport fell on a family Friday, killing a 10-year boy and injuring other family members. Read More

State News More State News

Michael Brooks doubles as preacher and teacher

Mastering one profession can be tough enough, but Michael Brooks has doubled that and is as comfortable behind a pulpit as he is in a classroom teaching communicative skills. Read More

Farrakhan says he doesn’t lead hate group

Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan said Friday that the Montgomery-based Southern Poverty Law Center is wrong when it says he leads a hate organization. Read More

Walter Energy Inc. closing North River coal mine

Walter Energy Inc. has announced it is closing its North River Mine in Fayette County.
The company laid off 131 underground coal miners and will offer jobs to about 80 employees at two other mines in the Brookwood area. Read More

Sports More Sports

Gadsden City beats Etowah for first win of season

A broad smile spread across the face of Gadsden City softball coach Kevin Young on Friday afternoon as he listened to the sounds of his team celebrating its first victory of the season. Read More

Battle takes over as AD

TUSCALOOSA — Carrying on an unprecedented level of overall success in athletics at the University of Alabama is certainly part of the mission for new director of athletics Bill Battle. Read More

Earnhardt Jr. stays focused during fast start

FONTANA, Calif. — Dale Earnhardt Jr. never had filled out an NCAA tournament bracket before this year, even though he’s a hoops fan. Read More

Life More Life

PAPER PULPIT: Healing in His wings

On a spring afternoon, on the front porch of our home, I told my wife that she had cancer. Read More

Gadsden First UMC hosts Holy Week services

Gadsden First United Methodist Church will host noon worship services and lunch during Holy Week. Read More

Slackland Baptist to present original Easter drama

Slackland Baptist Church will present “Born to Die,” an original drama, for four performances. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Let’s be ‘weather aware’

"Wanted For Fraud” is emblazoned across the top of the poster. “Last seen in Pennsylvania” sits accusingly under the photo. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Barron, Donald Paul

Donald Paul Barron, 74, Fyffe, died March 22, 2013. He is survived by his family. Memorial service will be at 6 p.m. Sunday at Glencoe-Hokes …..

Broadhead, Gertrude

Gertrude Broadhead, 87, Attalla, died Friday, March 22, 2013. She is survived by her family. Services will be announced by Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Chapel & Cemetery. …..

Bullock, Ricky Dale

Ricky Dale Bullock, 51, Piedmont, died Thursday, March 21, 2013. He is survived by his family. Memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Monday at …..

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