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Beer, cigarette tax receipts down in Etowah County

Revenue from beer and cigarette taxes is down in Etowah County, but officials say it isn’t necessarily because less is being consumed. Read More

Community members speak against changing voting locations

A few people voiced protests Tuesday against moving the location where they say they have voted for years. Read More

South 11th street bridge project set for May bid opening

A project to replace and widen the South 11th Street Bridge over Black Creek is scheduled for the state’s May 2014 bid opening, City Engineer Chad Hare told the Gadsden City Council Tuesday. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Barry Mask resigns Alabama House seat

Republican state Rep. Barry Mask is resigning his seat in the Alabama Legislature to concentrate on his new job as CEO of the Alabama Realtors. Read More

11th Circuit rejects Alabama St. appeal in lawsuit

Federal judges are rejecting Alabama State University’s appeal of a $1 million court judgment for sexual harassment. Read More

AHSAA chief ‘disappointed’ by on-field brawl

The head of the Alabama High School Athletic Association said Tuesday he was disappointed by a videotaped postgame brawl between coaches that marred a football game last week. Read More

Sports More Sports

Auburn’s Malzahn faces old team, Arkansas State

AUBURN — Gus Malzahn didn’t spend much time at Arkansas State, just enough to win a quick Sun Belt Conference title and land a bigger job in the SEC. Read More

KIM CRAFT: Collins, Gaston sweep online polls for Week 1

A Gaston player and his Bulldog teammates swept the competition for the top spots in The Gadsden Times’ online player and team of the week polls for play during Week 1 of the 2013 high school football season. Read More

Alabama finds room to improve before Texas A&M

TUSCALOOSA — Alabama center Ryan Kelly said the postgame mood in the locker room was subdued and players were upset with their performance in the season opener. Read More

Life More Life

JSU summer graduates named

Four hundred eight degrees were awarded during Jacksonville State University’s Summer 2013 Commencement exercises on Aug. 2 at JSU Stadium. Read More

Riches celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. William Rich celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary Aug. 28, 2013. Read More

Community Services for Sept. 1

GADSDEN-ETOWAH COUNTY CHAPTER OF NAMI will meet at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at First United Methodist Church, 115 S. Fifth St., Gadsden. NAMI, National Alliance on Mental Illness, is a family-to-family support group for individuals and… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Veterans court’s first graduate

Court proceedings when somebody’s violated the law usually end in verdicts and sentences. A proceeding last week in Marshall County ended in a celebration and a cake presentation to the wrongdoer. Read More

OUR VIEW: School districts, students rejecting healthier lunches

Who turns down free money? Some school districts across the United States are, with a rousing “Enough!” to the National School Lunch Program and its new emphasis on healthier fare. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Batchelor, Lillian Ann

Lillian Ann Batchelor, 42, Albertville, died Monday, Sept. 2, 2013. Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Thursday at Adams Brown Service Chapel. Burial will be …..

Duke, Terry Roberts

A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013, at Forrest Cemetery for Mrs. Terry Roberts Duke, 55, of Gadsden, who …..

Holcomb, Linnie Bellew

Graveside services will be at 3 p.m. today at Crestwood Memorial Cemetery for Linnie Bellew Holcomb, 88, of Gadsden, who passed away on Tuesday, Sept. …..

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