Headlines: Towles’ capital murder conviction reversed

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Towles’ capital murder conviction reversed

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday reversed Kevin Andre Towles’ capital murder conviction and death sentence because of the use of inadmissible testimony, according to court documents. Read More

Cumarindine’s return to highlight First Friday

April’s First Friday will have the usual mix of music, art, merchant sales and food vendors, plus a special addition — the reintroduction of the salve Cumarindine. Read More

Drug cartels dispatch agents deep inside US

CHICAGO — Mexican drug cartels whose operatives once rarely ventured beyond the U.S. border are dispatching some of their most trusted agents to live and work deep inside the United States — an emboldened presence that experts believe is… Read More

State News More State News

Alabama contractors fight over public work

With the construction business still struggling to recover from the recession, contractors in Alabama are fighting over legislation that would allow the construction of public buildings without going through the traditional competition with sealed… Read More

Capital murder conviction overturned for Ala. man

The Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals has overturned the conviction for a man accused in the death of a 5-year-old boy. Read More

Boy, 4, killed in Ala shooting

Police are questioning witnesses after a 4-year-old boy reportedly shot himself to death in Prichard. Read More

Sports More Sports

McCarron, Saban talk of late Alabama AD Moore

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron used to wander over to athletic director Mal Moore’s corner office every couple of weeks for a chat, one Crimson Tide quarterback to another. Read More

Braves hit 3 homers off Hamels, beat Phillies 7-5

ATLANTA — The Braves brought their home-run bats north from spring training to spoil Cole Hamels’ first opening day start. Read More

Louisville becomes ‘sure thing’ in NCAA tournament

The word of the season: Parity. The team of the moment: Louisville. Read More

Life More Life

Snead State Announces Fall 2012 President’s List

Snead State Community College is pleased to announce its President’s List and Dean’s List for the Fall 2012 semester. Read More

Senior News for March 31

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

Times Weekly Calendar for March 31

The Gadsden Public Library recognizes National Sarcoidosis Awareness Month on Tuesday by showing a film about the disease at 11 a.m. in the Lena Martin Room. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Free home brewers

People can legally make wine or beer for their personal use in 49 states and the District of Columbia — but not in Alabama. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Baker, Charles Wayne

Visitation only will be held from 6 to 8 this evening at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Charles Wayne Baker Jr., 61, Rainbow City, who died …..

Brannon, Ralph Douglas

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Ralph Douglas Brannon, 77, Gadsden, who died March 30, 2013. Dave Roberts …..

Conner, Henry Clay

Henry Clay Conner, 95, Centre, died Sunday, March 31, 2013. He is survived by his family. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at …..

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