<p>Hodges-Ford Insurance Agency, Inc. announced on Wednesday, July 23 that  its newest insurance agent Eddie Edwards joined the firm in Rainbow City. He will be selling personal and commercial lines of insurance. </p><p>Hodges-Ford Insurance Agency, Inc. is a insurance firm offering home, automobile, life and commerical insurance to the public and businesses in Alabama. Its mission is to provide the best</p>

Hodges-Ford Insurance Agency, Inc. announced on Wednesday, July 23 that  its newest insurance agent Eddie Edwards joined the firm in Rainbow City. He will be selling personal and commercial lines of insurance. 

Hodges-Ford Insurance Agency, Inc. is a insurance firm offering home, automobile, life and commerical insurance to the public and businesses in Alabama. Its mission is to provide the best

Hodges-Ford hires lifelong Gadsden resident as newest insurance agent

Hodges-Ford Insurance Agency, Inc. announced on Wednesday, July 23 that  its newest insurance agent Eddie Edwards joined the firm in Rainbow City. He will be selling personal and commercial lines of insurance. 

Hodges-Ford Insurance Agency, Inc. is a insurance firm offering home, automobile, life and commerical insurance to the public and businesses in Alabama. Its mission is to provide the best

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The Calichera family of seven who had a house built for them by the Rainbow City Christ Central Church mission group.The Calichera family of seven who had a house built for them by the Rainbow City Christ Central Church mission group.

Calichera: You just had to be there

On June 20, a group of 22 people from Christ Central Church left Rainbow City for a mission trip to northern Mexico just south of the Rio Grande, the river border that separates that country from the United States. 

Our job in the small village of Calichera, which is on the outskirts of Reynosa, was to build a house for a

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Above, from left, Donald Sewell, Sharon Gross, Brett Johnson, Rep. Becky Nordgren, Jennifer Childers, Sen. Phil Williams and Eddie May at the grant presentation for the Etowah County Soil and Water District and the Etowah Farmer’s Federation on Friday, July 25.Above, from left, Donald Sewell, Sharon Gross, Brett Johnson, Rep. Becky Nordgren, Jennifer Childers, Sen. Phil Williams and Eddie May at the grant presentation for the Etowah County Soil and Water District and the Etowah Farmer’s Federation on Friday, July 25.

$5000 grant benefits agriculture students

The Etowah County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Etowah County Farmers Federation received a $5000 grant from the Coosa Valley RD&C on Friday, July 25.

The grant was presented at the Etowah County Soil and Water Conservation District in Gadsden and was used to purchase a portable cotton gin and touch screen computers for the Ag in Action trailer.

The

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Alabama Power and United Way sponsor not-for-profit workshop

By Lindsay Seagraves/News Editor

Alabama Power and United Way of Etowah County sponsored a social media workshop for not-for-profit organizations in Etowah County on Wednesday, July 30.

The “Social Media - Make it work for you!” workshop was held at 10 a.m. at the Bevill Center at Gadsden State Community College, where Emmy-winning television reporter Ike Piggott gave a social media presentation. 

Piggott

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Glencoe High incoming freshman Katie Smith (on right) will be part of the GHS girls varsity soccer team next spring. Glencoe High incoming freshman Katie Smith (on right) will be part of the GHS girls varsity soccer team next spring.

Glencoe High to field girls soccer team

By Chris McCarthy/ Publisher/Editor

Another form of high school football soon will hit Yellow Jacket country.

Glencoe will field a girls varsity soccer team next spring, fulfilling the wish of a number of GHS and Glencoe Middle student-athletes who wanted to represent their school on the pitch.

According to GHS principal Charlton Giles, the program is officially declared as a varsity sport with

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