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Thursday, March 23, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. –The Alabama Home Builders Foundation and the Gadsden State Community College carpentry department had 11 graduates from a six-week Basic Residential Carpentry Certificate Program on March 16. Gadsden State is the first post-secondary school the Alabama Home Builders Foundation has partnered with since the inception of the certificate program in 2002. Above: Heath McDaniel, ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Education, General News Article
Thursday, March 23, 2017
GADSDEN, Ala. ( March 23, 2017 ) —One local business is welcoming jobseekers for an open house career fair next month. McGuffey Healthcare Center, a long-term care facility in Gadsden, is looking for job applicants for all positions to attend its fair April 6 from 1 to 6 p.m. Positions of particular interest are: certified nursing assistant (training classes provided), dietician, licensed ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Gadsden, Alabama – The Gadsden City Council voted on Tuesday to rename the Senior Activity Center (629 Broad Street) the Downtown Civic Center. The Senior Activity Center has grown beyond its initial scope and vision and become a vibrant hub of activity and an important venue for high profile events in Gadsden. The Downtown Civic Center will always serve as a place for Gadsden’s ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, March 20, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. — The Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees formally authorized the issuance of $25 million in limited obligation revenue bonds (Series 2017) to Gadsden State Community College. ACCS Chancellor Jimmy Baker confirmed the March 15 approval in a letter to Dr. Martha Lavender, president of Gadsden State. Lavender said the bonds will be used to construct a new science ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Press Release, General News Article
Monday, March 20, 2017
Gadsden, AL — Looking for a fun and wholesome way to keep the kids entertained during the Spring Break off from School? Look no further than the City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department's Spring Break Camps. Three Community Centers will be hosting the camps March 27th-31st . The camps run from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at a cost of just $20 for the week. Mitchell Community Center, 1503 ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Human Interest
Friday, March 17, 2017
ATLANTA - The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that April 10 is the filing deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans available in Alabama as a result of drought beginning June 14, 2016. The SBA’s disaster declaration ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Human Interest
Friday, March 17, 2017
HELP US SPREAD THE WORD Physicians Who Care’s 26 th Annual 5K/One Mile Walk is just around the corner. The date of the race is Saturday, April 22, 2017 @ 9:00 A.M.. The proceeds will benefit our local Etowah County Cancer Foundation. Please find our race flyer and race entry form attached. Click Here for Race Flyer Click Here for Race Entry Form NEEDS We need walkers, runners, volunteers ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, March 16, 2017
Etowah County-based family-owned restaurant is state small business of the year BIRMINGHAM, AL – Jodie Ray Stanfield, owner of Local Joe’s Trading Post in Rainbow City, has been named the 2017 Alabama Small Business Person of the Year. The letter of congratulations from SBA Administrator Linda McMahon to Stanfield says, in part, “your hard work, innovative ideas, and dedication ...read more
Categories: Economic, Community, Press Release, General News Article
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Gadsden, AL - Gadsden State Community College will offer general and technical scholarships to currently enrolled Gadsden State students for the 2017 summer. The scholarships can be applied toward tuition, fees and books. The Scholarship Office is now capable of taking scholarship application electronically on the Gadsden State website, www.gadsdenstate.edu . Once completed the application will ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Gadsden, AL — The Gadsden Beautification Board is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Beautification Awards. The nomination period is March 13 until April 17, 2017 . Nomination forms are available online at www.cityofgadsden.com or at the Gadsden Police Department or Senior Activity Center. Nominations may be made in several categories including Commercial, Single family home, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, March 13, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – A “$5 Jewelry Sale” fundraiser will be held April 20-21 at Gadsden Regional. The two-day event will be held in the Gadsden Regional Room in Building 500 on the hospital’s campus. The sale will be from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 20 and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 21 . The sale will feature necklaces, watches, earrings, rings, scarves and much more. Every item ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
Friday, March 10, 2017
Gadsden, AL - The City of Gadsden’s Museum of Art has a new curator Ray Wetzel, and he has plans to take the downtown icon to new heights. Wetzel was promoted from the exhibits coordinator position at the GMA where he managed the various exhibits and displays at the museum. In his new role, he will oversee all events, exhibits, programs and outreach and help move the museum forward. Picture ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, 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
Thursday, March 09, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. — Writers, photographers and artists with a connection to Gadsden State Community College are encouraged to submit their work to the Spring Writing and Art Contest. Submissions will be accepted from past and present students, staff or faculty members. Winners will be published in the fall online issue of the Cardinal Arts Journal, in the annual print issue and on the Cardinal ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Education, Press Release
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 08, 2017
Gadsden , Alabama (Grassroots Newswire) March 8, 2017 -- Hampton by Hilton , Hilton ’s global mid-price brand of more than 2,200 hotels, has recognized Hampton Inn Gadsden/Attalla with a Circle of Excellence Award . The award signifies the hotel as one of the top performing properties within the brand. It is presented to hotels that have excelled in service and growing customer loyalty. The ...read more
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – Josh Hester has been named to the chief operating officer role at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Pictured above: Josh Hester, COO at Gadsden Regional Medical Center “I am excited to take the next step in my career here at Gadsden Regional,” Hester said. “I am privileged to be a part of the family here and look forward to what we will be able to accomplish ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Community, Press Release
Tuesday, March 07, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – Brooke Busha, a registered nurse in orthopedics, was honored as January’s Employee of the Month at Gadsden Regional. Above: Orthopedic nurse Brooke Busha is shown after being chosen as Gadsden Regional’s January 2017 Employee of the Month. A patient who nominated Busha said, “She gave exceptional care and concern in taking care of me during my stay. She ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Monday, March 06, 2017
BREAKOUT: Volunteer for Camp HOPE Volunteers can attend one of three available volunteer training sessions: · March 30, 5:30 p.m. · April 4, 10 a.m. or 5:30 p.m. Contact Bereavement Director Stacey Johnson at sjohnson@shepherdscove.org or 256-891-7724 to register. ALBERTVILLE, AL — Shepherd’s Cove Hospice (SCH) is seeking adults who care deeply about children and love to ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Human Interest
Thursday, March 02, 2017
BIRMINGHAM – Chambless King Architects was recently honored with an Award of Merit by the Alabama Council of the American Institute of Architects for the LogiCore Headquarters in Huntsville, AL. The award was presented to Chambless King at the Council’s annual design award dinner held at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook on Feb 23, 2017. The headquarters for LogiCore, a ...read more
Categories: Press Release
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Rainbow City, AL - Officials from Rainbow City including Mayor Terry John Calhoun announced plans today for the 12 th annual Alabama Chocolate Festival in Rainbow City, on Saturday, April 1 st at Rainbow Plaza Shopping Center. Mayor Calhoun stated that “This is our twelfth year and we are expecting a large crowd for this event”. The festival will host 3 Chocolate Fountains sponsored ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts, General News Article, Human Interest, 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
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. – Each year, Gadsden Regional Medical Center recognizes one of its nurses with the Patient Choice Award and the help of our patients and their families is needed. The award recognizes the level of quality patient care, comfort and compassion offered by nurses each day. As it has for the past several years, Gadsden Regional is asking the public for nominations. One nurse will ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
United Way of Etowah County Young Leader's Society 2017 Scholarship UWYLS, Modern Woodmen of America Learning Systems Techonology and Maraella Winery have partnered together an are honored to offer a $1,000 scholarship to two(2) high school senior from Etowah County that exemplify leadership. Criteria for Eligibility: Applicant must be a 2017 graduate of a high school in Etowah County ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Wednesday, March 01, 2017
United Way of Etowah County Young Leader's Society 2017 Technical Scholarship UWYLS, Alabama Power Company, Learning Systems Technology, Modern Woodmen of America and Maraella Winery have partnered together and are honored to offer $1,000 scholarships to two(2) high school seniors from Etowah County that exemplify leadership and interest in pursuing a technical degree or certificate program. ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Community, Press Release, General News Article
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Gadsden, Ala. -- Gadsden State Community College will host the Alabama SkillsUSA Northeast District Conference for secondary education Friday . The Northeast District includes Blount, Cherokee, Cullman, DeKalb, Etowah, Jackson, Madison, Marshall and Morgan counties. Two students from each of the Career Technology Centers located in these counties will compete in the district competition. The top ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, General News Article, Community
Monday, February 27, 2017
Gadsden, AL - Smoke on the Falls, presented by City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department, is back Friday April 7th- Saturday April 8th at the Noccalula Falls Campground for the 8th year. The highlight of the weekend is the Kansas City Barbecue Society Certified Barbecue contests pitting 48 teams in the Professional and Backyard divisions . Cooks from far and wide will be fiercely competing ...read more
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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 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
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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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