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Gadsden City heads back to the classroom

September 25, 2020

By Katie Bohannon, News Editor Gadsden City School System’s students are heading back to the physical classroom on September 28, returning to face-to-face instruction after starting the school year remotely. When students arrive at their respective schools in late September, they will do so through an alphabetically staggered process. Each student will only attend school in

CPC hosts winter coat drive for 2020

September 25, 2020

Gadsden Public Library Children’s Department Director Jill Reeves (left) and GPL employee Paulette Makary demonstrate how to donate items for the coat drive. By Katie Bohannon, News Editor As the weather turns crisp and summer fades, one local organization recognizes the needs that arise with the new season. The Children’s Policy Council of Etowah County is

Raising Awareness: Bayleigh Phillips shares her story

September 25, 2020

By Katie Bohannon, News Editor Bayleigh Phillips never meets a stranger. A natural social butterfly with a jovial sense of humor, Phillips is a dedicated student – even if socializing with friends was her favorite subject. She enjoys cooking, grilling and golfing, and always finds herself enthusiastic for adventures and road trips. But while all these

Raising Awareness: The Greenes share Rozlyn’s story

September 25, 2020

Pictured above, The Greenes smile for a family photo. From left to right: Andrew, Autumn, Ben, Rozlyn, Lauren, Keegan and Braylen. By Katie Bohannon, News Editor Rozlyn Greene is a name few people do not recognize. As the month of September represents a time to recognize the families and individuals affected by childhood cancer, Rozlyn represents

Business Spotlight: Modern Woodmen

September 25, 2020

Pictured above, Modern Woodmen’s Morgan Lavender discusses the business. Modern Woodmen of America is a member-owned fraternal financial services organization. Together with our more than 740,000 members, we’ve been touching lives and securing futures since 1883. Throughout Modern Woodmen’s history, our members have touched lives and secured futures nationwide. Today members remain connected by common