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Boys & Girls Club hopes to offering programming by September

A new Boys & Girls Club organization will begin being formed in Gadsden this month with programming likely being offered at least by late September, a Boys & Girls Clubs of America spokesman said Thursday. Read More

Man mowing grass chases armed robbers but damages truck

A Gadsden man was robbed at gun point Wednesday but fought back, chasing the robber around East Gadsden before breaking his box truck during the pursuit, according to Gadsden Police reports. Read More

Republic Services awarded RBC garage contract

Republic Services will take soon take over Rainbow City’s garbage collection service, according to Rainbow City Mayor Terry John Calhoun. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Ala. boy shot, woman stabbed during fight

A 2-year-old boy was shot and a woman was stabbed in what began as a fight between two women at an apartment complex Thursday afternoon, Tuscaloosa police said. Read More

Montgomery businesses requesting anti-gun stickers

Montgomery County sheriff’s officials say they’ve ordered about 3,000 stickers to distribute to area business owners who don’t want people carrying guns into their establishments. Read More

State focuses on church involvement with vets

As veterans return home from Iraq, Afghanistan and other troubled places, many will seek help from spiritual leaders – and those leaders must be ready to help, multiple speakers said Thursday at a conference in Auburn. Read More

Sports More Sports

Jacksonville State QBs to battle it out in camp

JACKSONVILLE — The quarterback situation for the Jacksonville State University football team is interesting, to say the least. Read More

Alabama reports for fall camp ranked No. 1

Nick Saban opens his seventh fall training camp as head coach of the University of Alabama on Friday with the team hitting the field for split-squad practices. Read More

Auburn enters fall searching for quarterback

AUBURN — The Auburn Tigers are entering preseason camp with a new coach but the same old quarterback situation. Read More

Life More Life

GLENDA BYARS: Here come the Dog Days

Welcome to the unofficial start of the legendary and perilous Dog Days. Read More

EXTENSION CORNER: Natural predator discovered to control kudzu bug

In April, we did a column on the kudzu bug, asking folks in the area to keep a watch out for it and to notify us at the Extension Office if they saw any. We still need you to do that. However, some recent breaks in research have given us more hope… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Win-win for city, the public

Executive Director Mario Gallardo was understandably upset when he got the news that the Walnut Gallery would have to move out of the Odd Fellows Hall. A lot of hard work had gone into making the exhibit hall a success. Now, he’s equally as excited… Read More

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Obituaries More Obituaries

Chappell, Troy Winfred

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Morgan Funeral Chapel for Troy Winfred Chappell, 88, Altoona, who died Thursday, Aug. …..

Courtney, Charley Val

Charley Val Courtney, 62, Centre, died Friday, July 26, 2013. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Perry Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will …..

Duncan, Ocha

Funeral services for Mr. Ocha Duncan will be Saturday, Aug. 3 at 11 a.m. at the West Gadsden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Edward Jones Officiating. …..

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