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Downtown Gadsden store offers goat yoga

January 18, 2019

By Sarrah Peters/News Editor On Monday, January 14, the Lookout Mountain Goat Ranch Originals hosted yoga classes with a fun twist. Participants had goats balance on them while doing yoga poses. Owner and artist Kelly Farley says that she is “all about goats.” When she heard about goat yoga, she knew she wanted to make

Gadsden Heart Walk hosts fundraising kickoff

January 18, 2019

By Sarrah Peters/News Editor Heart attacks are the number one cause of death and strokes are the number five cause of death in the United States. On Tuesday, January 15, the Gadsden Heart Walk held a breakfast at The Venue to kick off its 2019 fundraiser. “This is an exciting time to be in Gadsden,”

Horton sworn in as new Etowah County Sheriff

January 18, 2019

By Kaitlin Fleming/Staff Correspondent On Monday, Jan. 13, Jonathon Horton was sworn in as Etowah County’s new sheriff. The ceremony took place outside of the sheriff’s department. Despite the frigid temperatures, over a hundred individuals gathered around the parking lot and sidewalks to watch Sheriff Horton take the oath of office. During the ceremony, Kate

People of Etowah - Chad Kilgore

January 18, 2019

Name: Chad Kilgore Where were you born and raised? “I was born and raised here in Etowah County.” What is your occupation? “Attorney.” What made you decide to work in your field? “I knew I wanted to be an attorney since I was very young. My mother, Tena Noah Kilgore, worked in the legal field

Veteran receives high school diploma at 92

January 11, 2019

By Sarrah Peters/News Editor On Christmas Day, Calvin Rollins received a present he never thought he would get. At age 92, Rollins received his high school diploma from Randolph County High School. His daughter Ann Rollins Bryant had arranged the diploma. Bryant had hoped to have Randolph County Superintendent John Jacobs travel to Gadsden to