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Southern Cooking with Andy Bedwell - Fall football snacks
23 September 2022
By Andy Bedwell Even though each changing season has its beauty, fall is really just glorious. I love to surround myself in rich colors like brown, cranberry,...
Cold popcorn and anxious seniors
23 September 2022
By Vicki Scott Our senior activity group adventures continued in Dadeville. Last Tuesday, we finished our exercises in a timely manner and made our way...
From God’s word - The keys to bold preaching
23 September 2022
By Toni Ford Jesus was always up front and honest with His disciples. In John 16:33, we see where Jesus told them that once He returned to His Father,...
The Vagabond - Pioneer dentist in Gadsden
23 September 2022
By Danny Crownover Dr. John Perry Gunn, a noted Gadsden dentist, was probably better known in Etowah, Marshall and St. Clair counties than any other local...
People of Etowah - Kent Back
19 September 2022
(Photo courtesy of Kent Back) Where were you born and raised? I was born in Middletown, Ohio and moved to Gadsden at age 2. What is your occupation? President...
People of Etowah - Dixie Minatra
19 September 2022
(Photo courtesy of Dixie Minatra) Where were you born and raised? I was born in Tennessee. My parents moved to Gadsden when I was in the first grade. What...
People of Etowah - Carrie Machen
19 September 2022
(Photo courtesy of Carrie Machen) Where were you born and raised? I was born in North Little Rock, Arkansas and raised in Gadsden. Specifically, I grew...
Southern Cooking with Andy Bedwell - American Pie
16 September 2022
By Andy Bedwell “As American as apple pie” is a favorite and true expression. Let’s bake some delicious pies this week.   Lemon Chess Pie
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16 September 2022
By Vicki Scott I brought many things with me when we returned to Dadeville from Glencoe last year. One of those things was the art of group texting, which...
From God’s word - God walks with us through our trials
16 September 2022
By Toni Ford Psalm 90, written by Moses and considered the oldest psalm, deals with the difficulties of life. Although the author is stated to be anonymous,...
Keep Smiling with Rosie Preston - My stay at the not-so-general hospital
16 September 2022
By Rosie Preston Some time ago, I had been cleaning a friend’s house whose laundry room was large enough to hang her clean clothes as well a bird cage....
The Vagabond - Tate Condon, an early Gadsden ne’er-do-well
16 September 2022
By Danny Crownover In 1893, a number of Gadsden residents were earning money carrying droves of horses and mules to Florida for railroad building. The...
Southern Cooking with Andy Bedwell - Sneaky Southern veggies
09 September 2022
My heart is so thankful for being raised in the South. I am also thankful for all the life lessons my precious family and my God have taught me. Have you...

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