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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Spring fever is about to hit the mountain and it is a bit UNTAMED this year! Attalla, AL - Join Tigers For Tomorrow March 18th & 19th to celebrate the Grand Opening of The Big Cat Playground. The Big Cat Playground is a 2 plus acre wooded romping area for the big cats, bears and wolves. The Playground will bring many hours of natural enrichment to the animals visiting the natural roping area. ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Gadsden, Ala.— The Valley Street Campus of Gadsden State Community College is hosting a Black History Month event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 25 in the Gadsden Job Corps gymnasium. The ‘I Have a Dream’ Summit will feature young, successful African-Americans who are self-employed or advancing in their specific career field. Information in areas such as finance, catering, ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Gadsden, AL - Noccalula Falls is reopening Wednesday March 1st for the 2017 season. Looking ahead, the 2017 season should be the biggest year yet for Gadsden’s biggest and most visited park. We’ve made some tweaks to our seasonal hours and dates, along with streamlining our pricing structure. There are some big improvements in store for park facilities so pardon our progress this ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, February 20, 2017
Gadsden, AL - Yellow Jacket Booster Club will be hosting a silent auction on March 11,2017 . Doors will open at 2 P.M. and auction will begin bids at 3 P.M. . Light refreshments will be served. Glencoe Band has been invited to perform in Washington DC in April and we will use this fundraiser to help with expenses for this trip. We are a non profit organization 501(c)(3) that would like to promote ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, February 20, 2017
78 +/- acre tract and 11 commercial lots of prime development property will sell at Auction! All Fronting on Huntsville-Brownsferry Road Huntsville, Alabama--January 26, 2017 - An auction event will take place Tuesday, March 21 , selling 78+/- acres with 1200 feet fronting on Huntsville-Brownsferry Road. Eleven commercial lots, also fronting Huntsville-Brownsferry Road, will sell at auction the ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Friday, February 17, 2017
Gadsden, AL –This is the time of year that many of us look forward to summer vacation – a much-needed break from our day-to-day responsibilities and an opportunity to rest, have fun and re-charge. Unfortunately, it is often the people who are most in need of some time off – those with the largest amount of work and/or family responsibilities – who find it the hardest to ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Gadsden, AL - On First Friday, March 3rd the Gadsden Museum of Art will have a closing reception for its three current exhibits: Relics by Anita Stewart and Amanda Ann Palmer, A Tale of Six Counties by Pamela A. Canzater, and Methods: Traditional to Digital by PaperWorkers Local. Relics features contemporary sculpture from artists Anita Stewart and Amanda Ann Palmer. Anita Stewart’s works ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden State Community College is celebrating the diversity and uniqueness of countries from around the world during its annual International Festival from 4 P.M. to 8 P.M. Feb. 24th at Convention Hall. The event is free but the 6 P.M. dinner requires a ticket, which costs $15 for adults and $10 for students. Tables of eight can be reserved for $130. Brazilian food will ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
January 30, 2017 MONTGOMERY – From Friday, Feb. 24, to Sunday, Feb. 26, Alabama will observe its sixth annual Severe Weather Preparedness Sales Tax Holiday. The Alabama Retail Association encourages Alabamians to restock emergency supplies in homes, workplaces and vehicles during this three-day tax holiday. Certain emergency preparedness items will be exempt from the state’s 4-percent ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden Regional’s Wound Healing Center has been recognized with a national award for clinical excellence. Leaders, physicians and clinicians from Gadsden Regional will gather in April to celebrate the Center of Distinction award, which will be given to the Wound Healing Center by Healogics, the nation’s leading and largest wound care management company. ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, Press Release, General News Article
Thursday, February 09, 2017
NEW PROGRAM ARRIVES AT COOSA VALLEY YMCA! We are beginning to develop a schedule for Pickleball "play times" in our YMCA of the Coosa Valley. First play date announced. Monday mornings from 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Come by The Y and we'll teach you how to play. You don't need to bring anything except for a desire to have great time! Check out this video of the new exciting game ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
Friday, February 03, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. -- Gadsden State Community College recently released the names of the 2016 graduating class. The graduates are: Albertville: Benjamin Breasseale, Kelli Bryant, Tyler Fountain, Martha Frank, Carmen Hurtado, Adam Hyfield, Kaitlyn Kunkle, Joanna Lusher, Diana Martinez-Garcia, Tina McBride, Katrina Michael, Roberto Miguel, Erika Pankey, Allison Parmer, Payton Smith, Kayle Terrell, Alex ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Education, General News Article
Friday, February 03, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – Gadsden State Community College begins the first of a series of Preview Days starting on Feb. 8 to allow prospective students to get a firsthand view of a campus of their choice in either Etowah, Calhoun or Cherokee counties. Preview Days will continue through April 4 at each of Gadsden State’s six campuses. Prospective students of all ages are invited to take a tour ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education, General News Article
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
ANNISTON, Alabama (January 29, 2017) – A small group of people in Calhoun County has formed a committee with the goal of taking up to 99 Veterans on a one-day trip to Washington, D.C., in May to see their World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War Memorials and other sites. Committee Chairman and retired Soldier David Hall said, “Our ‘Honor Flight’ mission is to pay ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
EDUCATION BRIEFS Ayers Campus offers Basic Computer Skills Anniston, Ala.— The Continuing Education Department at Gadsden State’s Ayers Campus is offering an introductory course designed for personal computer users with little or no experience. Users will learn how to use the keyboard and mouse effectively, computer applications and software, proper start up and shut down, word ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
Gadsden, AL - The 9 th annual YMCA Father Daughter Sweetheart Dance is just around the corner. On this wonderful night in Gadsden, fathers will dance the evening away with their little girl(s) and make memories that will last forever. Over the years the event has grown from its very first night with 35 participants. “This year we would expect close to 400 in attendance” LeRoy Falcon, ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, General News Article
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
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, August 01, 2016
ATLANTA, GA - 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 May 31, 2016. This disaster declaration includes the following counties: ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article

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