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Local nurse goes on medical mission trip

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor

Local nurse Connie Gunn recently returned from a mission trip to Malawi, a small poor country in southeast Africa.

Currently the Director of Marketing at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Gadsden, Gunn previously worked as an RN in surgery. After a refresher course at GRMC, she returned to her role as a surgical RN at Blessings Hospital,

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YMCA teaches children to swim

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor

As I walked through the gate to 6th Street pool Monday morning, the first thing I noticed was a large group of excited children. 

Only 4 and 5 years old, these children are taking part in a YMCA program to learn how to swim. In its fifth year, the program was made possible through a Red

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By Kaitlin FlemingBy Kaitlin Fleming

Gadsden State hosts Zebrafish Workshop

By Kaitlin Fleming 

Staff Correspondent 

Gadsden State Community College’s Aquaculture Department recently held the 2nd Annual Zebrafish Husbandry Education Curriculum Development Workshop. This workshop attracted researchers, professors, biologists and aquatic specialists from all over the state, country and world. 

The Zebrafish workshop is designed to design an educational program to train people to care for Zebrafish. The Gadsden

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Community Calendar for July

One Saturday per month, Gadsden Regional Medical Center’s Women’s & Children’s department holds free childbirth classes from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Gadsden Regional Room of Building 500 on the GRMC campus. The dates of the classes for the rest of 2015 are July 11, Aug. 1, Sept. 12, Oct. 3, Nov. 7 and Dec. 5. The

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Pious Bob - Forgiveness by the Grace of God

We live in a country that is managed by politicians and government. Fortunately, we are a democracy and not a dictatorship. We get to vote who goes into political office. While our democracy was founded by faith based leaders, we are not a theocracy. In our democracy, the Church and State are separate, but live together in some sort

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