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Local News More Local News

County personnel director taken into custody

The personnel director for Etowah County government has been placed on leave after she was arrested Monday and charged with identity theft and computer tampering. Read More

Gaston teachers show solidarity with co-worker

Hunter Howell wanted to pay tribute to his mother, who died from breast cancer in 2007. That’s why the sixth-grader volunteered to have his head shaved in an assembly Monday at Gaston School. Read More


· Breast Cancer Assembly

Haizlip featured in ‘Preachers of L.A.’

Gadsden native Jay Haizlip has seen peaks and valleys in his life — from being a champion skateboarder to the depths of drug addiction and jail to pastoring a growing mega-church in Los Angeles. Read More;sz=300x250;dcove=r;ord=123456789?

State News More State News

Hole in roof threatens historic cotton gin mill

A hole in the roof is putting a nearly 160-year-old building in peril unless repairs are made, historic preservationists in Prattville say. Read More

UA to lead study on impact of trauma on children

The University of Alabama is preparing to spearhead a study on the effects natural disasters have on children. Read More

Petition seeks formal pardons for Scottsboro Boys

A formal petition has been sent to the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles seeking an official pardon for the Scottsboro Boys, who were falsely accused of raping two white women more than 80 years ago. Read More

Sports More Sports

Jacksonville State prepares for Tennessee State

The Jacksonville State Gamecocks broke into the Football Championship Subdivision polls Monday. Read More

Alabama copes with distractions

TUSCALOOSA — No. 1 Alabama has had a string of stumbles off the field even though the Crimson Tide is still rolling inside the lines. Read More

Martin finishes quest to see every high school football team in state play

CHILDERSBURG — Steve Martin was a Gadsden teenager in 1961 when he began a journey that would wind him through every nook and cranny of the state. Read More

Life More Life

Club Notes for Oct. 6

The regular monthly meeting of the Etowah Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution met Sept. 23 at Western Sizzlin Steak House. Basil Vice, president, presided. Read More

September Bridge Winners

September winners for the Gadsden Duplicate Bridge Club are: Read More

Calendar for Oct. 6

ALABAMA CITY HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the old Alabama City Fire Station. Read More

Opinion More Opinion

OUR VIEW: New state program hits ‘spot’

‘Hi, I’m from the government and I’m here to help you” is generally enough to send shivers up someone’s spine. Alabama has rolled out a program called One Spot that should put the lie to that notion. Read More

Obituaries More Obituaries

Boatwright, Mary

Mary Boatwright, 67, Ashville, died recently. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. today at Cool Springs Baptist Church. Burial will be in the adjoining …..

Cameron, Clayton F. ‘Rod’

Clayton F. "Rod" Cameron, 74, Glencoe, died Monday, Oct. 7, 2013. He is survived by his family. Arrangements will be announced by Glencoe-Hokes Bluff Funeral …..

DeVine, Ira

Ira DeVine Jr., 89, Gadsden, died Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Collier-Butler Chapel. Burial will be in …..

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