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Etowah High holds Career Tech open house

March 1, 2019

By Sarrah Peters/News Editor On Tuesday, February 26, students enrolled in Etowah High School held an open house for its Career Tech programs and students attended a career fair. Students are enrolled in courses on Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, Education and Training, Health Science, Government and Public Administration and Human Services. Work-based learning, where

Gadsden City School System looks forward to 2019

February 22, 2019

By Kaitlin Fleming Staff Correspondent Gadsden City schools are excited for 2019 and superintendent Tony Reddick said there is a lot to look forward to. “There is always something exciting going on,” said Reddick. Reddick, who was elected as the Gadsden City School Superintendent on June 12, 2018, outlined a broad plan for 2019 and

YMCA looking to increase programs targeted at medical conditions

February 22, 2019

By Sarrah Peters News Editor While attending Alabama Power’s Elevate marketing conference, YMCA of the Coosa Valley Executive Director LeRoy Falcon was confronted with the question of “Who are you serving?” When asked to identify the trends the YMCA’s operation was seeing in attendance, Falcon noted that the majority of YMCA members were seniors. “For

Host of new businesses open doors in Gadsden area

February 22, 2019

By Kaitlin Fleming Staff Correspondent In 2018, the City of Gadsden welcomed several new businesses. One of the largest names that came to the city were LongHorn Steakhouse. Rock -N-Roll Sushi, Calcean Minerals and Materials LLC, and several other businesses opened their doors this past year as well. LongHorn Steakhouse opened on October 2 off

City of Attalla sees improvement and business growth in 2018

February 22, 2019

By Sarrah Peters News Editor There is a lot happening in Attalla! The City of Attalla is proud of the new business ventures, projects and events underway. The city reports several new businesses in the area. Bankston Motor Homes is currently building its new facility behind the Attalla Walmart. “They are one of the largest