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Friday, April 21, 2017
Gadsden, AL – On First Friday, May 5th the Gadsden Museum of Art will be have a reception for three current exhibits: Walking and Flying: Paintings by Sarah Landrum, Southern Realism by Rachel Wakefield, and the annual FOCUS Photography competition. Artist and educator Sarah Landrum begins her work as a representation of an ordinary object, then allows her current interests, experiences, ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, April 21, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – Dr. Matthew Leder, a Gadsden State Community College music instructor, will participate in a national residential workshop in New Orleans this summer. The workshop, “New Orleans: Music, Culture and Civil Rights,” is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities. It will take place July 10-14 at Tulane University. Above: Dr. Matt Leder directs the ...read more
Categories: Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Gadsden, AL - New and exciting things are happening at the GMA. We have updated the children’s area, newly dubbed GMA Art Play, and have several upcoming events all organized by our new Education and Outreach Coordinator, Jill Edwards. The demographics of the new GMA Art Play have been widened to include children of all ages and available activities are now more focused on art. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – The Gadsden State Community College Cardinal Foundation sponsored the second annual Everyday Heroes Breakfast today at the One Stop Center on the East Broad Street Campus. They were presented awards by Dr. Martha Lavender, president of Gadsden State. “We honored deserving heroes who have made a difference in the lives of others through volunteerism, bravery and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Music lineup: Col. Bruce Hampton & Madrid Express, Moses Mo (Mother's Finest), Dirk Quinn Band, Soul Mechanic, Little Raine Band, Broccoli Samurai, Roxy Roca, Funky Knuckles, Supatight, Zach Deputy, Rescue Dogs, Imperial Blend, Voodoo Visionary and Blackberry Possum The fourth annual CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival is May 4-7, 2017 at Horse Pens 40, a unique natural amphitheater atop ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts
Monday, April 17, 2017
Gadsden, AL - You know the challenges that we face in Gadsden and surrounding areas. People of all ages and backgrounds are struggling to reach their full potential. More and more children face seemingly insurmountable learning gaps. Families find it difficult to spend quality time together. Playing outside has become a rarity. Face time happens through a phone. Instead of seeing the income gap ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
GADSDEN, Ala. April 13, 2017 – The Chamber, Gadsden/Etowah County today stated support for House Bill 487, which is legislation designed to generate additional revenue for Alabama roads and bridges. Rep. Bill Poole – R-Tuscaloosa, introduced the bill that will provide much needed additional funding to enhance and improve Alabama’s transportation system at both the state and local ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, Political, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. –The National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at Gadsden State Community College has added 37 new members. The organization is a leader in providing recognition for excellence in career and technical education, creating significant occupational opportunities for America's top workforce education students, access to an employment database maintained by the organization and ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. — The 2017 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges will include the names of 73 students from Gadsden State Community College who have been selected as national outstanding campus leaders. Campus nominating committees and editors of the annual directory have included the names of these students based on their academic achievement, ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, Press Release, Education, General News Article
Thursday, April 13, 2017
6 th Annual HABITAT DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL 2017 Hundreds of Paddlers to Compete to Benefit Habitat for Humanity Gadsden, AL – The 6 th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival is slated for Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Riverwalk Park, Gadsden, AL at 9:00 a.m. Team registration is open. Information and registration forms are available at: 256-543-1898, info@gadsdenhabitat.com website ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Thursday, April 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 13, 2017 Contact: Andrew Weller 202-463-5802 U.S. Chamber’s Institute Awards Whitney Carter of Gadsden, Alabama the National Institute Scholarship A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation WASHINGTON, D.C. — Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, April 13, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – APRIL, 13, 2017 Contact: Andrew Weller 202-463-5802 U.S. Chamber’s Institute Awards William Mackey of Alabama the Regent Scholarship A Leadership Training Program Produced by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation WASHINGTON, D.C. — Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, is ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Lana Bellew is starting ACT prep for the upcoming ACT test. The class will start Sunday, April 23 , 2017 at 4:30 P.M. at the University of Alabama Gadsden Center, 121 North 1 st Street. If you would like to enroll please contact Lana by text or cell at (256) 481-2082 or email at lbellew14@gmail.com
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
GADSDEN, April 12, 2017 : Senior Vice President and Relationship Manager, Jeff Allen has been named Etowah County President at River Bank & Trust. Allen has been providing financial advice and assistance to the citizens and businesses of Etowah County and surrounding areas for almost 20 years. Above: Jeff Allen, Etowah County President at River Bank & Trust “Jeff Allen is a highly ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Gadsden, AL- Think about your best hotel stay for a moment. Those who serve in the hospitality industry strive daily to make each stay memorable for all the right reasons. A lot of work goes into some of the most unnoticed details to ensure that guests experience a flawless visit. Whether you're traveling for business or for family vacations, each stay should be a welcoming experience that ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, April 07, 2017
Gadsden State to Host Nonprofit Day Gadsden, Ala. – As a part of National Community College Month, Gadsden State Community College is hosting Nonprofit Day April 13 from 9 A.M. to 11 A.M. at the One Stop Center on the East Broad Street campus. “Gadsden State is a firm believer in the word ‘community’ and has always believed in the value of community service and the ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, April 03, 2017
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Monday, April 03, 2017
GADSDEN, AL – Mayor Sherman Guyton today announced that the Alabama Department of Transportation has agreed to resume work on the extension of Interstate 759 in Gadsden. “Today is a great day for the City of Gadsden and all of Etowah County. The City has been working with State Representative Craig Ford, ALDOT Director John Cooper, and Governor Robert Bentley to make the I-759 ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, April 03, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – April is National Foot Health Awareness Month and a time when the experts at the Gadsden Regional Wound Healing Center suggest people take a moment to stand up for their feet. According to the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society, the average person takes 10,000 steps each day which adds up to more than three million steps per year. The Gadsden Regional Wound ...read more
Categories: Education, General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Glencoe, AL - Safeway is soon expanding our offer of services to include onsite training in EPA/ADEM, OSHA, and DOT regulations. Also of particular interest, we offer management of universal waste which includes fluorescent lamps (bulbs), all types of batteries, ballasts, mercury containing articles (switches, thermostats) and electronic wastes. Many businesses do not know that EPA has mandated ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Economic, Community, General News Article
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Centre, Ala. — The Gadsden State Community College 2+2 Poultry Science Program is now accepting scholarship applications for Fall Semester 2017. The scholarship will cover 13 credit hours for students enrolled at the Cherokee Campus. Students must take the Poultry Production course (AGP130) during the fall semester, and they must have a 2.5 grade point average or better. A Gadsden State ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
G adsden, AL – The dates and performers have been locked in for the 8th season of the Summer Concert Series held in conjunction with First Fridays at the Mort Glosser Amphitheatre ‘The Amp’ at 90 Walnut Street in downtown Gadsden. The concerts runs from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. following First Friday celebration on Broad Street and are free. Cushions and coolers are welcome. The ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private nonprofit organizations that March 27 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans in Alabama as a result of drought that began on May 31, 2016. Click Here for Full Press Release This disaster declaration includes the ...read more
Categories: Economic, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, September 02, 2016
ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) announced today that federal Economic Injury Disaster Loans are available to small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and private nonprofit organizations located in Alabama as a result of the drought that began on June 28, 2016. This disaster declaration includes the following counties: ...read more
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