Doris Collier and Kathy Johnson play characters in The Borrowed Christmas. They are also friends who attend the same church.Doris Collier and Kathy Johnson play characters in The Borrowed Christmas. They are also friends who attend the same church.

Gadsden rolls out the red carpet

By Sarrah Peters/News Editor

The Pitman Theater in downtown Gadsden will host a red carpet event on Nov. 15 for a movie called The Borrowed Christmas.

The red carpet event starts at 6:30 p.m. and the show will begin at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under 12. Tickets can be purchased at the Senior Activity Center, Downtown

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Two locals release novel to empower women

By Sarrah Peters/News Editor

Friends and Gadsden residents Carla Wynn Hall and Jennifer McCormick Williams decided to follow their dream of writing, and accomplished their dreams by supporting fellow women through social media. 

Hall and Williams met under strange circumstances. Williams was meeting a person to buy an iPhone that was listed online. She asked Hall if she was the seller. She

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EDS enters robotics 2014 competition

Episcopal Day School (EDS) is a college preparatory school located in Gadsden.  Students in the 5th - 12th grades compete in a robotics competition known as BEST (Boosting, Engineering, Science and Technology).  BEST is a competition for middle and high school robotics teams that educates students in engineering, science and technology.  

By participating in this project-based STEM program, students learn

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Craig Ford, above, and other politicians visited Hokes Bluff High School government classes to talk about the upcoming elections. Students learned about political parties and made fact sheets for each candidate that spoke.Craig Ford, above, and other politicians visited Hokes Bluff High School government classes to talk about the upcoming elections. Students learned about political parties and made fact sheets for each candidate that spoke.

Hokes Bluff receives visits from politicians

By Cole Frederick/Correspondent 

In the last month, Hokes Bluff High School has been the host of a candidate’s forum for several political candidates, including Governor Robert Bentley, who visited the school on Monday, Oct. 21. Bentley visited classes, engaged the students in discussions about distance learning, politics and class activities.  

Candidates began visiting Hokes Bluff three weeks ago addressing the students

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Veterans to be honored in Hall

The Gadsden-Etowah Patriots Association (GEPA) is holding a luncheon Wednesday, Nov. 5 to induct 11 veterans into the 2014 Patriots Hall of Honor.

The event takes place at Convention Hall from 11:45 a.m. until 1 p.m. Doors open at 11 a.m. 

Sponsors include The City of Gadsden, Greater Gadsden Area Tourism Board and the Etowah County Commission. 

Tickets are $10 a person and

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