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The Vagabond: Early paving projects in downtown Gadsden
07 May 2021
By Danny Crownover The Vagabond researched the almost insurmountable difficulty in getting the first paving done in Gadsden. All the streets in the city...
Keep Smiling with Rosie Preston: A daughter’s tribute to her mother
07 May 2021
By Rosie Preston Often times after getting settled into bed, I allow my mind to go back in time to a certain age or year, and the memories will start...
It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and boy, do they deserve it!
07 May 2021
By Craig Ford This past week was National Teacher Appreciation Week, and certainly our educators deserve appreciation now more than ever. Even in normal...
Virginia McCleskey's White Coconut Cake, Carolyn Mayo's Crescent Rolls and Carolyn Mayo's Chicken Casserole
07 May 2021
By Andy Bedwell “My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the morally intellectual,...
The dead shrimp and rotten egg blues
07 May 2021
By Vicki Scott As I have written before in the column, my husband Alana and I have been busy cleaning out houses and going through things, with no end...
From God’s Word - The balance of Jesus
07 May 2021
By Toni Ford In the 13th chapter of Luke, Jesus is on His way to Jerusalem when He encounters four different situations involving questions that need...
God’s Word revealed - God’s existence does not depend on our belief
07 May 2021
By John Larkins There are some things that I have taken for granted that may not be true with all readers. I am sensitive to this matter this week because...
Casting on the Coosa: Big tournament coming soon
30 April 2021
By Marty Dixon As I write this week’s column a day earlier than usual, I’m looking forward to having 99 of the best fishermen Bassmaster has to offer...
The Vagabond: Ada Tolson Ralls
30 April 2021
By Danny Crownover In 1947, Mayor J. Herbert Meighan, on behalf of the City of Gadsden, accepted the gift of two fine paintings of Noccalula Falls executed...
God’s Word revealed - An attitude of gratitude
30 April 2021
By John Larkins A movie named “Teahouse of the August Moon” offered an antidote for stress in times of adversity: “Suffering causes man pain, pain makes...
From God’s Word - Iyar, the month between Passover and Pentecost
30 April 2021
By Toni Ford A few weeks ago, in a previous article, I shared how the Lord had impressed upon me at the beginning of this year to spend more time learning...
Strawberry Layer Cake, Strawberry Pie and Strawberry Trifle
30 April 2021
By Andy Bedwell Southern food is in my blood! Fresh fruit and vegetables are, without a doubt, my favorite part of spring and summer. I am thankful to...
Keep Smiling with Rosie Preston: A Poem from a Friend
30 April 2021
YOUR GRACE Yon maiden looked into the placid green pond on this beautiful day hoping to catch the image of Your Grace. There in her draped demeanor...

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