By Cole FrederickBy Cole Frederick

In & around SEC football

2015 SEC head coach rankings

14. Derek Mason, Vanderbilt. (Record: 3-9). When Mason was hired at Vanderbilt before the 2014 season, no one expected him to immediately have the same success as his predecessor James Franklin, who had taken Vanderbilt to almost unprecedented heights in the context of modern college football. The Commodores enjoyed back-to-back nine win seasons for

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Etowah High senior running back Stacy Williams displays the Fellowship of Christian Athletes/TV-24 Sportsmanship Award recently given to the 2014 EHS football team.  Etowah High senior running back Stacy Williams displays the Fellowship of Christian Athletes/TV-24 Sportsmanship Award recently given to the 2014 EHS football team.

Etowah High to field boys, girls soccer teams

By Chris McCarthy/Editor

Jim Glover Field in Attalla will no longer get the spring season off. 

Etowah High School will introduce both boys and girls varsity soccer teams for the 2015-16 school year.

According to EHS athletic director and head football coach Drew Noles, 44 male and female students from seventh though 12th grade came out for the school’s

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Jack SimsJack Sims

Glencoe's Sims wins junior boys golf tournament

Glencoe's Jack Sims won the Etowah County Junior Golf Tournament boys 16-18 year-old ‘A’ Division championship on July 15. 

The three-day tournament was held at the Gadsden Country Club, Twin Bridges in Gadsden and Silver Lakes in Glencoe. 

Sims finished with an overall score of 220, edging out Tee Brown, who shot 221. Matthew Williams came in third at

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By Sarrah PetersBy Sarrah Peters

Alabama Power holds iCan conference for girls

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor


Alabama Power held an iCan Girls in Engineering Conference at Glencoe Middle School on Thursday, July 23.

This is the conference’s second year in Etowah County. About 90 girls from Etowah County middle schools were chosen by school administrators based on math and science aptitude. About 30 students attended the event, representing almost every school

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By Sarrah PetersBy Sarrah Peters

The Reader's Exchange offers books with charm

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor

The Reader’s Exchange, located next to the Coffee Well at 124 Court Street in Gadsden, is a new used book store. The store opened in December of last year.

  The Reader’s Exchange has a charming feel, with quotes from books or about books painted on the walls and wooden bookshelves, of course, completely filled with books. 

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