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Gadsden City school board approves $49.4 million budget

The Gadsden City School Board on Tuesday approved a $49.4 million budget for the 2013-2014 fiscal year. Read More

Nation pays tribute to 9/11 victims

NEW YORK — Life in lower Manhattan resembled any ordinary day Wednesday as workers rushed to their jobs in the muggy heat, but time stood still at the World Trade Center site while families wept for loved ones who perished in the terror… Read More


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Backpack Initiative getting closer to launch

The Backpack Initiative is getting closer to its launch, but still needs the community’s help to feed hungry children by sending food home with them from school for the weekend. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

4 officers sickened after busting Ala. meth lab

Pelham police say four officers who became sick after busting a suspected meth lab have been treated and released from a local hospital. Read More

Pelham Council votes to form new school system

Another Alabama city is planning to form its own municipal school system.
Members of the Pelham City Council voted Monday night to establish their own board of education. Read More

Alabama love bug season worse than 2012

Most people think love bugs are a nuisance, but not Ronnie Whitres.
Whitres loves the bugs. Whitres, the owner of Ronnie’s Clean Cars, said the love bugs are good business. Read More

Sports More Sports

Yahoo: Fluker, 4 other SEC players got paid in college

College football programs from the talent-rich Southeastern Conference are having to defend themselves in the wake of allegations of money being funneled to players. Read More

Saban wants Alabama defensive backs to focus on A&M receivers

All eyes might be on Johnny Manziel in Saturday’s Alabama-Texas A&M game — except for the Crimson Tide’s defensive backs. Read More

NICK JOHNSTON: Cedar Bluff at Coosa highlights Week 3 games

It’s been a rough couple of weeks for everyone involved in picking area high school football winners. Read More

Life More Life

EXTENSION CORNER: 4-H enrollment time is here

During this time of the year, we at the Extension Office get a lot of questions on how adults can get the young people in their lives involved in the county’s 4-H program. Here is a quick primer on how to do that and, more importantly, why you… Read More

GLENDA BYARS: A week full of memories, fun

What a week I have had! Aug. 30, Alexis Nauer, former Children’s Department director at the Gadsden Public Library (now residing in California), and Pamela Owens from Florida met in Birmingham and motored to Gadsden for a silly kind of weekend… Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Cancer treatment crisis?

The American Cancer Society estimates there will be 1,660,290 new cases of cancer in the United States this year, and that 580,350 people will die from the disease. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Bladorn, Sarah Allene (Turner)

Sarah Allene Turner Bladorn, 84, Gadsden, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. She is survived by her family. Arrangements will be announced by Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral …..

Blount, Betty

Betty Blount, Gadsden, died Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. She is survived by her family. Arrangements will be announced by West Gadsden Funeral Home. …..

Chapman, Nell Jo

Nell Jo Chapman, 83, Glencoe, died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013. She is survived by her family. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at …..

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