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Trucks that burn alternative fuels on display

Three trucks, each powered by different fuels other than straight gasoline, were on display Friday in the parking lot in front of Tractor Supply Co., 2900 E. Meighan Blvd., and will remain there through Saturday. Read More


Supporters say proposed wind farm will benefit area

Many people showed up at Monday’s Cherokee County Commission Meeting to voice their displeasure with the proposed Shinbone Ridge wind project from Pioneer Green Energy. Not all local residents, however, are opposed to the project, and some… Read More

Etowah County’s unemployment rate remains steady

Etowah County’s unemployment rate remained steady in February, following a nearly percentage point and a half surge in January, according to Alabama Department of Labor statistics released Friday. Read More

State News More State News

Ala. church building historic new sanctuary

The black feathers on Billie Phillips’ hat fluttered as a gust of wind blew across the vacant field. Using all the strength her sub-5-foot frame could summon – and a little assistance from the Rev. Rod Stallworth – Phillips dumped a shovel of red… Read More

15 treated for carbon monoxide at Ala. resort

Fire officials will continue air quality monitoring over the weekend as a safety precaution after 15 guests were treated for probable carbon monoxide poisoning at the Ross Bridge Golf Resort on Friday morning. Read More

Alabama Supreme Court clerk retiring

The longtime clerk of the Alabama Supreme Court, Bob Esdale, is planning to retire after nearly 30 years in the job.
Chief Justice Roy Moore said Friday that Esdale plans to step down June 30. Read More

Sports More Sports

No. 4 Southside sweeps No. 8 Etowah

Anyone doubting the power of momentum in baseball need only look at Friday’s high school doubleheader between Class 5A, No. 4 Southside and No. 8 Etowah. Read More

Deal for Martin to replace Hamlin at JGR blows up

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A deal to loan Mark Martin to Joe Gibbs Racing as a replacement driver for injured Denny Hamlin fell apart Friday, when Michael Waltrip Racing said Martin will fulfill his commitment to their team. Read More

Verlander, Detroit Tigers agree to $180M deal

LAKELAND, Fla. — For Justin Verlander, $180 million was enough. No need to wait two seasons, become a free agent and find out how much baseball’s biggest spenders would offer. Read More

Life More Life

Robinson to mark 50 years in ministry, 40 at Galilee Baptist

Sermonize, proclaim, evangelize, advocate, urge, profess, declare … the definitions for the word “preach” are many. Try to define “preacher” and you get such terms as clergyman, evangelist, minister, parson (when’s… Read More

Worship Guide for March 30

• New Bethel FCM Church, 6673 Main St., Hokes Bluff — “Multiplying March” Special Sundays will be held. Sunday: Pack-A-Pew/Record Breaker Day/Resurrection SONday. At noon today, Resurrection Celebration will be held with fun… Read More

PAPER PULPIT: Where was God at Sandy Hook?

The day following the horrific tragedies at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, I had someone ask me, “How do you answer those who ask, ‘Where was God in this tragedy?’” I heard the compelling address given by Gov. Mike… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Legislator’s reply to email was over the top

We’ve previously advised folks not to launch anything into cyberspace that they aren’t prepared to own, long after the emotions that provoked them to push the button have passed. Emails, text messages, forum posts, Facebook photos and… Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bowlin, Margie Idell

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Pilgrim’s Rest Primitive Baptist Church for Margie Idell Bowlin, 96, Steele, who died Thursday, March 28, …..

Chambers, Doris (Downer)

Doris Downer Chambers, 90, Fort Payne, died Thursday, March 28, 2013. Funeral service will be at noon today at Wilson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will …..

Garrard, J. Courtney

James Courtney Garrard, 43, entered into rest Thursday, March 28, 2013. Memorial services will be held today at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Chance …..

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