By Sarrah Peters/News Editor
Belinda Childress, Etowah County’s new chief license inspector, wants to remind citizens of a law that requires mobile homes to have decals that show they are licensed, similar to car or boat tags.
The law is not new, but when Childress and Deputy License Inspector Glenda Boatwright began enforcing the law, they realized that manyRead more »
Institute for Organization Management, the professional development program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, recently announced that Heather Brothers New, President of The Chamber, Gadsden/Etowah County, has been awarded a Regent Scholarship.
Given to professionals across the country, the Regent Scholarships recognize each recipient for their involvement in industry professional organizations, community service, and professional background.
“Regent scholarshipsRead more »
Messenger Staff Reports
About a dozen Gadsden City High School students participated in the Coosa Valley YMCA’s annual Youth in Government Municipal Day this past Tuesday (Apr. 21). Students served as members of the city council and other city officials and presented and debated new city ordinances.
“It was really informative,” said interim city attorney and GCHS senior HarshRead more »
By Mike Goodson/Messenger Correspondent
The Greater Alabama Council of the Boy Scouts of America on Tuesday (Apr. 21) honored four local residents for their contributions to scouting in the Etowah County area at the organization’s annual Great American Values Dinner at the Gadsden Museum of Art.
Receiving the “Heart of the Eagle Award” were Peter Gregerson, Janet Gregerson, LarryRead more »
The inaugural Art of Beer craft beer sampling festival will be held May 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. at 210 At the Tracks in historic downtown Gadsden. The event is being presented by the Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, Back Forty Beer Company and Greater Gadsden Area Tourism and proceeds from the event will support theRead more »