By Sarrah Peters
On Friday, April 24, Governor Robert Bentley visited Gadsden.
Bentley’s first stop was the Gadsden/Etowah Chamber, where he addressed local politicians and business leaders.
The main topic of conversation was the tax plan that Bentley has proposed to fix the hole in the General Fund. Bentley said that this tax plan is a necessity to avoidRead more »
By Mike Goodson
World-class education in gemology has now come to downtown Gadsden.
Do you know how much your jewelry is really worth, or just what someone in a store tells you? As one of only 22 Independent Certified Gemologist Appraisers in the country, Marvin Grier knows.
When the small village of Gadsden was experiencing growing pains during theRead more »
Messenger Staff Reports
Back Forty Beer Company CEO Jason Wilson was recently named a Young Entrepreneur of the Year by Auburn University. Wilson was presented the award at the 2015 Hall of Fame Gala hosted by the university.
Wilson founded Back Forty Beer Company, located at 200 North 6th Street in Gadsden, in 2009 and has since led it toRead more »
Cassandra Malone, a housekeeper in Gadsden Regional Medical Center’s environmental services department, was named the hospital’s Employee of the Month for April.
Malone received the honor during a presentation by GRMC’s Chief Operating Officer Paul Theriot on Monday, April 27, 2015.
Nominations for Malone called her “very kind,” “nice and polite” and someone who “went above and beyond” forRead more »
Harsh Sinha, a graduating senior at Gadsden City High School, has been named one of 565 semifinalists in the 2015 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semifinalists were selected from more than 4,300 candidates on the basis of superior achievements, leadership qualities, personal character and involvement in community and school activities.
Final selection of the scholars will be made byRead more »