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Etowah ranked fourth in ASWA preseason football rankings

August 3, 2020

Photo: NyNy Davis, head coach Ryan Locke, Trent Davis (pictured, from left) and the Etowah High School football team were ranked fourth in Class 4A in the Alabama Sports Writers Association preseason rankings for the 2020 season. (submitted photo) Courtesy of al.com The state’s reclassification last fall had a huge impact on the first Alabama

Superintendent Reddick outlines plan for remote learning with Gadsden City Schools

July 31, 2020

Photo courtesy of Chris Pruitt By Katie Bohannon, News Editor As the first day of school approaches for school systems nationwide, Gadsden City Schools Superintendent Tony Reddick specified the plan for students and faculty moving forward. Gadsden City Schools will begin studies on August 17 via remote instruction. Contrary to speculation that remote instruction will

Schnitzer donates to local elementary school

July 31, 2020

Photo: Pictured above, Schnitzer provides school supplies for Attalla Elementary for the upcoming school year. (Courtesy of Johnny Cross) By Katie Bohannon, News Editor Schnitzer Southeast Steel Industries in Attalla recently implemented a program developed to aid its community. Schnitzer adopted Attalla Elementary to provide the school, faculty and students with supplies and efforts necessary

City of Attalla receives national recognition

July 31, 2020

Photo courtesy of Larry Means By Katie Bohannon, News Editor The City of Attalla recently made national news. In Site Selection Magazine’s 2019 issue, Attalla received multiple accolades for its economic success. In the magazine, Attalla was ranked second for the largest New Industrial Development project in Alabama in 2019. Attalla’s Koch project also qualified

Reddick addresses COVID concerns on GCHS fall sports

July 31, 2020

Photo courtesy of Gadsden City Athletics By Katie Bohannon, News Editor With Gadsden City Schools starting remote instruction on August 17, questions regarding extracurricular activities are generating concern. Gadsden City Schools Superintendent Tony Reddick addressed the issue of fall sports at the Gadsden City Council Meeting on Tuesday, July 28. Currently, extracurricular activities like football,