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Sardis rallies past Hokes Bluff in county tournament semifinals

January 17, 2020

Photo: Hokes Bluff’s Caleb McGinnis (left) attempts a jump shot as Sardis’ Jacob Hopper defends during the Lions’ 45-32 win in the Etowah County Schools Tournament semifinals last Thursday (Jan. 16) at Southside. (Courtesy of Gary Wells) ardis rallied from a three-point halftime deficit to post a 45-32 win over Hokes Bluff in the Etowah

Williams’ big game helps Southside move to county tournament finals

January 17, 2020

Photo: Southside’s Ziniah Hardy (13) drives to the basket as Hokes Bluff’s Jayden Presley (33) and Madi Wolfe defend during the Lady Panthers’ 43-39 victory in the Etowah County Schools Girls basketball tournament semifinals last Thursday (Jan. 16) at Southside. (Courtesy of Gary Wells)  Maci Williams finished with a double-double of 19 points and 12

Southside’s Brown leads off all-county volleyball

January 17, 2020

Southside High senior Bliss Brown was recognized as the MVP of the 2019 All-Etowah County Schools volleyball team during the Etowah County Schools Basketball Tournament last Wednesday (Jan. 15) at Southside High School. Brown (pictured above) finished the year with 1,266 assists, 115 kills, 114 digs, 49 aces and five blocks while helping Southside post

Commission chairman Washington shares vision for local community

January 17, 2020

Photo: Pictured above, Chairman Washington smiles for the camera after discussing his hopes and goals for Etowah County. By Katie Bohannon, Staff Writer On Jan. 7, the Etowah County Commission appointed District 5 Commissioner Jeffrey Washington commission chairman. As the gavel was passed to Washington, a new opportunity arose for the 2020 chairman to better

Gadsden’s Spencer Williams appointed to new Alabama Power position

January 17, 2020

Alabama Power recently named Gadsden native and Rainbow City resident Spencer Williams as the company’s Community Relations Manager. Williams will be responsible for external affairs and community development over Gadsden and Etowah County, effective immediately. Williams, who was born and raised in Gadsden and returned to the area in 2004, has deep roots in the