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Wednesday, April 10, 2013

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Local News More Local News

Board approves purchase of more land at new Sardis Middle site

The Etowah County Board of Education at its meeting Tuesday approved the purchase of additional land at the site of the new Sardis Middle School. Read More

Civil Service Board finds May guilty, levies suspension

The Gadsden Civil Service Board on Tuesday found Gadsden Police Capt. Regina May to be in violation of its rules, suspending her for 30 days and placing her on probation for a year. Read More

Barrie Center marks decade of helping abused children

The James M. Barrie Center for Children commemorated its 10-year anniversary and placed 266 blue pinwheels in the lawn outside the Etowah County Judicial Building to raise awareness for the victims of child abuse. Read More


State News More State News

Ala. House panel OKs $5.7 billion education budget

The Alabama House Ways and Means-Education Committee has approved a $5.74 billion education budget that includes a contentious proposal for the state to pay $5 million for liability insurance for teachers. Read More

Summary of action in Alabama Legislature

A summary of action in the Alabama Legislature on Tuesday, the 18th meeting day of the regular session:
-Passed three bills to further regulate sale and use of controlled substances as prescription drugs. Go to Senate. Read More

Alabama governor seeking second term

Gov. Robert Bentley announced Tuesday that he will seek a second term next year, putting to rest any speculation about whether the 70-year-old Republican wants to keep leading the state. Read More

Sports More Sports

2A, No. 7 Westbrook defeats Sand Rock, wins area title

RAINBOW CITY — Class 2A, No. 7 Westbrook Christian clinched the Area 13 high school baseball championship Tuesday. Read More

UConn women rout Louisville 93-60 for eighth title

NEW ORLEANS — Geno Auriemma and Connecticut are back on top. With freshman Breanna Stewart leading the way, it might be a while before they give it up, too. Read More

Woods knows opportunity looms at Masters

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Around every corner at Augusta National is another reminder that Tiger Woods isn’t getting any younger. Read More

Life More Life

Health Ratings for April 10

Here are the inspection scores from March 18 through March 29 for food, lodging and body art establishments in Etowah County. If an establishment received any major (4- or 5-point) deductions, those are noted in parentheses. Lesser (1- to 3-point)… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Targeting elder abuse

One reason criminal law exists is to protect the weak and defenseless. A lot of those efforts over the years have centered on child abuse, something currently in the spotlight since April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Davis, William A.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at Burt Funeral Home Chapel, Fort Payne, for William A. Davis, 68, Fort Payne, who passed away …..

Devine, Carroll Lesley

Carroll Lesley Devine, 72, Pell City, died Monday, April 8, 2013. Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. today at Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Usrey Funeral …..

Enis, Katie (Holmes)

Katie Holmes Enis, 77, Jasper, Ga., died Monday, April 8, 2013. Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. today at First Baptist Church of Jasper …..

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