Local residents gather around the Rainbow City Christmas nativity scene during a rally of support on Dec. 19.  Local residents gather around the Rainbow City Christmas nativity scene during a rally of support on Dec. 19.

Christmas nativity scene back on display at RBC Hall

By Chris McCarthy/Editor

Hundreds of people gathered on the grounds of Rainbow City Hall on Dec. 19 in support of the municipality’s decision to restore a Christmas nativity scene on display. 

Earlier in the week, city officials took down the display in response to a letter from the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation that said in part that the

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Patton Chambers poses for a picture in the Auburn library where he sleeps Sunday through Thursday nights.Patton Chambers poses for a picture in the Auburn library where he sleeps Sunday through Thursday nights.

Gadsden native lives homeless

By Sarrah Peters/News Editor

Last year, Patton Chambers was a pretty normal college student. He worked fast food and attended classes while living in a cheap, but not very nice apartment. 

After his roommate graduated and moved out, Chambers decided that he didn’t want to look for a new roommate or apartment. So with three semesters of school left before he received

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Attalla McDonald’s hosts Christmas cheer

Teresa Parker, Manager of the Attalla McDonald’s in the Birmingham Co-op, hosted some Christmas cheer Tuesday night, December 9, with a visit from Mr. & Mrs. Santa Claus and gifts for the children in attendance.

Max Cooper and Jim Black, owner of the Attalla McDonald’s, along with Jim’s wife Cathy, decided they wanted to kick-off the Christmas season early at McDonald’s

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Southside High student Mckenzie Prickett teaches Glencoe Elementary Students about water filtration.Southside High student Mckenzie Prickett teaches Glencoe Elementary Students about water filtration.

GSCC hosts annual Water Festival

The 14th annual Etowah County Water Festival was held Friday, December 12 on the Wallace Drive Campus of Gadsden State Community College from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. An estimated 1,400 fourth-graders from Etowah County schools were estimated to attend the fun and innovative event.

The festival, designed to educate students and their families about all aspects of groundwater, was co-sponsored

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<p>The Gadsden Public Library and Gadsden State Community College will present the 10th Annual Holiday Movie Spectacular at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center beginning Monday, December 22 at 10 a.m.  </p><p>The first movie will be the 2000 version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” starring Jim Carrey followed by “The Santa Clause” starring Tim Allen shown at 2:00 p.m. The</p>

The Gadsden Public Library and Gadsden State Community College will present the 10th Annual Holiday Movie Spectacular at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center beginning Monday, December 22 at 10 a.m.  

The first movie will be the 2000 version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” starring Jim Carrey followed by “The Santa Clause” starring Tim Allen shown at 2:00 p.m. The

Wallace Hall hosts Holiday Movie Spectacular

The Gadsden Public Library and Gadsden State Community College will present the 10th Annual Holiday Movie Spectacular at Wallace Hall Fine Arts Center beginning Monday, December 22 at 10 a.m.  

The first movie will be the 2000 version of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” starring Jim Carrey followed by “The Santa Clause” starring Tim Allen shown at 2:00 p.m. The

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