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LUNG FORCE Expo to highlight latest in lung disease

More than 32 million Americans live with a chronic lung disease. The American Lung Association in Georgia will host its third annual LUNG FORCE Expo, sponsored by Cancer Treatment Centers of America, on Thursday, Sept. 28 at the Cobb Galleria Centre, Two Galleria Parkway. The event will feature the

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 01:03:00

Jada Pinkett Smith is not a Scientologist

Jada Pinkett Smith has rubbished claims she is a Scientologist. The 'Girls Trip' star took to Twitter on Tuesday (09.19.17) after actress Leah Remini - who left the controversial sci-fi cult in 2013 - alleged that she had seen the 46-year-old beauty at the Church of Scientology Celebrity Centre in L

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 14:00:00

From dust to mud | Drought, extreme rainfall challenges farmers

Bubba Wade, Steven Talley and Jerrell Blanks tilled their soil, planted their crops and then watched their fruits and vegetables grow, only to turn to mush on the vine from excessive rainfall. Last year, all three men watched their fall crops dry up and turn to dust. Wade is the owner of W&W Farms i

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 22:58:00

Report: Woman facing felony fraud charge

An Alabama woman arrested on a warrant Monday is accused of using a Silver Creek woman's credit card to buy cigarettes at a local gas station. According to Floyd County Jail records: Amanda Louise Kelly, 37, of 355 County Road 199, Cedar Bluff, Alabama, is charged with felony financial transaction c

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 04:44:00

Marshall Co. man pleads guilty in 15-year-old Jason Richards' 2015 death

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. - A guilty plea brought an end to a case that was in the spotlight for weeks in Marshall County. Ryan Anthony Fitch plead guilty to criminally negligent homicide in the death of 15-year-old Jason Richards. Fitch was 18 at the time of his friend's 2015 accidental shooting death in

WHNT-TV - 2017-09-18 22:23:12

Boaz police organizing local watch | Neighborhood watch forum scheduled in Boaz

The Boaz Police Department needs more eyes and ears to help patrol the city's streets and neighborhood watch groups may be the answer. The BPD announced it will hold a forum inside the Boaz Public Library to discuss the need for watch programs on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 6:30 p.m. Deputy Chief Josh Gas

SAND MOUNTAIN REPORTER - 2017-09-18 23:03:00

Marshall County woman gets 2 years for impersonating police officer

A Marshall County woman will spend two years behind bars for impersonating a police officer. Samantha Stevens pleaded guilty to the charge before a judge on Monday. Albertville police say a man stopped driving on Edmondson Street after he thought a woman hit his vehicle back in May. Police say the w

WAFF - 2017-09-19 22:37:48

Council puts budget vote on hold

Much of the discussion at Tuesday's Gadsden City Council meeting centered around the budget, but it will have to wait until next week for a final vote. Finance/Revenue Director Lisa Rosser presented the city's $51.9 million budget during a public hearing, and a motion was made to suspend the rules

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 22:47:58

Miller intervenes, is now a party to BOE lawsuit

Current - or former, depending on who you ask - Gadsden City Schools Superintendent Ed Miller now is a party to the lawsuit challenging actions taken by four board members to terminate his contract. A motion by Miller to intervene and be added as a party plaintiff in the lawsuit filed by three paren

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 22:03:13

Family, friends celebrate Joe Keracher's 100th birthday

On Sunday, nearly 100 people gathered at Gadsden's Downtown Civic Center to celebrate the 100th birthday of local legend Joe Keracher. Turning 100 years old is a significant milestone, but for the friends and family present at the celebration, the impact Keracher has made in their lives is just as m

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-18 03:42:36

Local auctioneer visits Capitol Hill

Gadsden auctioneer Mike Fisher of Redfield Group Auctions Inc. met with members of the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate and their staffs Sept. 7 as part of the National Auctioneers Association's Day On The Hill event. Fisher was among a group of nearly 45 NAA members and staff who all aimed

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-17 22:02:23

Deputies arrest two after separate wrecks

A Fort Payne man last Thursday sent deputies on a chase through the county before striking a utility pole with his vehicle. The next day, a man from Fyffe took his vehicle off the road and into a fence before attempting to ditch a plastic bag later identified as spice. According to Sheriff Jimmy Har

TIMES-JOURNAL - 2017-09-20 17:44:00

Newton Nurse Presented National Nursing Award

COVINGTON, Ga. - This week, Rebecca Keel, RN, a Piedmont Newton Hospital nurse, was awarded the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. The recognition is part of a national program honoring nurses for their clinical skills and compassionate care for patient and their families. Keel was nominated by t

COVINGTON NEWS - 2017-09-19 16:19:00

Coroner identifies man killed by deputy in Monday shooting

A Calhoun County sheriff's deputy near the scene of a shooting in which a deputy shot and killed a man Monday morning. (Kirsten Fiscus/The Anniston Star) The Calhoun County Coroner's Office on Tuesday identified a man shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy near Piedmont on Monday morning. Coroner Pat

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 16:05:00

Look Back ... to 2 sides of incineration question, 1992

Sept. 19, 1942, in The Star: The date fell on a Saturday during a time when The Star didn't publish on that day of the week. Sept. 19, 1992, in The Star: Although the Piedmont Bulldogs were trailing Alexandria 15-14 at halftime, they found the strength and ability to come out on top at the end, 54-2

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 05:11:00

Man shot by Calhoun deputy after taking weapon

Investigators from the Etowah and Cherokee County sheriff's offices are investigating a deputy-involved shooting that killed a man in the Piedmont area, according to Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade. Wade said there was nothing to indicate the deputy did anything other than follow his training af

GADSDEN TIMES - 2017-09-19 01:18:12

Alabama sheriff: Deputy fatally shoots man

Calhoun County Sheriff Matthew Wade says the shooting involving one of his officers happened about 4:45 a.m. Monday in the northeastern city of Piedmont. Wade says a deputy went to a residence after the sheriff's office received a call about a person acting suspiciously. Wade says deputy encountered

MOULTON ADVERTISER - 2017-09-18 21:55:00

Police: 20-person street fight culminated in deadly shooting

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - Police say a street fight involving around 20 people culminated in a deadly shooting. WSB-TV reports that Covington police responding to reports of a shooting found 22-year-old Trayvond Bernard Ball with multiple gunshot wounds early Saturday. Police say he died at the scene. A

MARIETTA DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-09-18 08:53:39

Hokes Bluff ranked in latest ASWA football poll

1. Central-Phenix City 3-0 334 2. Hoover 3-1 284 3. Thompson 3-0 243 4. Hewitt-Trussville 3-0 216 5. McGill-Toolen 3-0 176 6. Spain Park 3-1 129 7. Auburn 3-1 127 8. Fairhope 3-1 78 9. Theodore 3-1 39 10. Jeff Davis 3-1 31 Others receiving votes: Oak Mountain (3-1) 16, Bob Jones (2-2) 14,

GADSDENMESSENGER.COM - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Gadsden State releases summer semester honor list

GADSDEN --The Summer Semester 2017 President's List at Gadsden State Community College was released by President Martha Lavender. Full-time students who earn a semester grade point average of 4.0 (with all A's) and complete a minimum of 12 credit hours of college-level work are named to the Presiden

ANNISTON STAR - 2017-09-19 16:30:00