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Grant could pay for SROs in Etowah County schools

A grant for $291,734 for school resource officers has been approved for the Etowah County Sheriff’s Office, but it is unclear where the required matching funds will come from. Read More

Students learn lessons about freedom during Banned Book Week

Tyler Pruitt said he didn’t know it was his right to read what he wants, and that’s the biggest thing the eighth-grader at Hokes Bluff Middle School learned during Banned Books Week. Read More

Alabama about to pay majority of Rainy Day Fund debt

MONTGOMERY — Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said Friday the state is about to repay the majority of a big debt that has hung over his administration since he took office. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Carbon Hill mayor released on bond

A northwest Alabama mayor who authorities have accused of groping inmates has been released from jail after posting a $250,000 bond. Read More

Ala. constitutional revision challenge blocked

A divided Alabama Supreme Court has ruled against a Montgomery political activist who tried to stop the Legislature’s revision of the Alabama Constitution article by article.
Chief Justice Roy Moore dissented in the 8-1 decision Friday. Read More

Alabama governor warns against federal shutdown

Alabama’s Republican governor is recommending opponents of the Affordable Care Act let it crumble from its own design flaws rather than risk shutting down the federal government to eliminate funding for the law. Read More

Sports More Sports

Glencoe stings Hokes Bluff 49-20 in rivalry game

Glencoe turned the Backyard Brawl into the Backyard Blowout on Friday night. Read More

Sardis beats Geraldine 31-24

The Sardis Lions showed toughness and resilience in their first real test of the season, defeating Class 3A, No. 9 Geraldine 31-24 at home to remain unbeaten. Read More

Gaston hammers Wadley 47-20

The battle of the Bulldogs turned out to be not much of a battle. Read More

Life More Life

PAPER PULPIT: Centered on faith alone

In a sea of Protestant religion, the Lutherans established a church in Gadsden in 1938. Read More

Worship Guide for Sept. 27

• Gospel Truth Lighthouse Church, 2315 Hill Ave, Gadsden — 6 p.m. Sunday, Southern gospel group, Warren Family from Sylacauga, will be at the church for an evening of praise and worship. Read More

Robinson to speak at women’s conference

Brenda Robinson, executive director of New Desire Christian Ministries, will be the speaker at Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church’s annual women’s conference Oct. 5. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: Gadsden gets Trail of Tears memorial

Some historians describe the forced removal in the early 19th century of American Indian nations from the Southeast as genocide. They’ve compared it to a more modern atrocity, World War II’s Bataan Death March. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Draper, Sara

Sara Draper, 73, Boaz, died Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. She is survived by her son, Chuck Draper. Funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday …..

Patterson, Ramona (May)

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at Oak Hill Cemetery for Ramona May Patterson, 69, of Gadsden, who passed away September 26, 2013. …..

Patton, James Harold "’Jim’"

Memorial services for Mr. James Harold "Jim" Patton, 78, of Gadsden, will be held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at Collier-Butler Chapel. …..

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