Larry Means, Mayor of Attalla, recently visited the Gadsden City Schools Parent Teacher Resource Center. Means was excited about the availability of resources for students. During his visit, Means received a “prescription education packet” made for his granddaughter, who attends an elementary school in the district.
Any student enrolled in a Gadsden City School is eligible for these services. Parents orRead more »
By Sarrah Peters
Over 30 competitive and recreational teams participated in Etowah Gadsden Habitat for Humanity’s Dragon Boat Race Festival fundraiser on Aug. 16.
In the competitive division, Crossfit Rabid Red won first place with a time of 1:03.229. In second, the Athletic Club placed with a time of 1:04.798. In third, Brute/NEO had a time of 1:05.448.
Although the scores were closeRead more »
By Sarrah Peters/News Editor
Ronnie Watkins Ford hosted Drive 4 Ur School on Aug. 16.
The fundraiser offered $20 to schools for each person that test drove a car, regardless of whether or not they bought the new cars.
Two schools participated in the fundraiser. Rivals Hokes Bluff High and Glencoe High both encouraged participants to test drive a car for their school.
GlencoeRead more »
City of Glencoe council member Danny Wagnon recently earned the professional designation of Advanced Certified Municipal Official.
In order to achieve this high honor, a municipal official must first complete 40 credit hours of training conducted or endorsed by the Alabama League of Municipalities to receive the designation of Certified Municipal Official. The individual then must complete an additional 40Read more »
Riverview Regional Medical Center’s Heart & Vascular team performed Etowah County’s first-ever Abiomed Impella 2.5 procedure on Wednesday, Aug. 13th. Dr. B. J. Patel, a Cardiologist at Riverview Regional Medical Staff, performed the procedure. This new technology is aimed at providing fast, effective relief for critically ill patients suffering from heart attack and heart failure.
The Abiomed Impella 2.5, the world’sRead more »