Sherman Guyton,  MayorSherman Guyton, Mayor

Gadsden’s city elections results listed

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor

Gadsden City Council and Mayoral elections were held on Tuesday, Aug. 26. 

While these results are not final, due to provisional ballots, they are close to the final figures.

Mayor Sherman Guyton was re-elected for his fourth term. The other candidates were J. Holland, Mitchell James, and Michael Shell. Guyton received the majority with 56 percent,

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Voters say yes to Sunday liquor sales

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor

Gadsden voters on Tuesday, Aug. 26 didn’t just vote on city representatives. They also voted on whether or not to allow the sale of alcohol all seven days of the week, including Sunday.

The votes showed overwhelming support for selling on Sunday, with 68 percent voting for it. A total of 4,618 people

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EMA offers CERT certification

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor

Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) is offering a CERT, or Community Emergency Response Team, class. 

CERT certified individuals are able to help the community in times of emergency and disaster. Many call in and ask where they can help during bad weather and other emergencies. Currently, the members are being organized into area-based groups that

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Runners participating in last year’s Chick-fil-A 10K, 5K, and 1-mile Fun Run raised  for Never Surrender.Runners participating in last year’s Chick-fil-A 10K, 5K, and 1-mile Fun Run raised for Never Surrender.

Chick-fil-A hosts fundraising races

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor

Gadsden’s 4th Street Chick-fil-A will host their 2nd annual 5K, 10K and 1-mile Fun Run on Sept 6. 

The 10k and 5k races will begin at 8 a.m. in the Coosa Valley YMCA parking lot. The 1-mile Fun Run will begin at 9:30 a.m. There will also be a Family Fun Zone with free activities and

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Inside Toys exhibit ending soon, coming up Tutu2K fundraiser

By Sarrah Peters

News Editor

Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Art’s exhibit Toys: The Inside Story ends after Labor Day. 

The exhibit featured 12 stations showing the mechanisms that run classic childhood toys, like a jack-in-the-box. The exhibit demonstrates how gears, pulleys and circuits work in other popular toys as well.

The center is open on weekends, if people want

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