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Beautiful Rainbow showcased in documentary

February 22, 2019

By Sarrah Peters News Editor “I was at a restaurant one evening,” said Gadsden City Schools Superintendent Tony Reddick. “While there, someone approached me and said ‘Hey, you know we’ve got some of your Beautiful Rainbow students working here at the restaurant.’” Reddick sat and spoke with the chef about the difference the students make

Quality of Life Health Services hosts Hearts In Motion event

February 22, 2019

By Sarrah Peters News Editor On Wednesday, February 20, Quality of Life Health Services (QOLHS) held its 7th annual Hearts In Motion event. The event started as a way to promote heart health in February because it is Heart Health Awareness Month. Hearts In Motion attendees were invited to participate in one of two exercises

YMCA to host Sweetheart Dance

February 15, 2019

By Sarrah Peters News Editor On Sunday, February 24, the YMCA of Coosa Valley will continue a family tradition with its Father/Daughter Sweetheart Dance. The event will start at 6 p.m. at The Venue at Coosa Landing. “We’re going to have a little more room to spread out this year,” said YMCA director LeRoy Falcon. “We’re excited about

Local attorney addresses voting rights at GPL’s black history program

February 15, 2019

By Sarrah Peters News Editor At Gadsden Public Library’s second weekly Black History Month program on February 11, local attorney Mary Carstarphen Kelley spoke to the crowd about the right to vote, its history in this country and the current legal issues threatening the freedom to vote in the United States. Kelley walked attendees through

People of Etowah - Cole Howard

February 15, 2019

Name: Cole Howard Where were you born and raised? “I was born and raised in Fort Payne.” What is your occupation? “I am the owner and operator of Blue Jug of Gadsden.” What made you decide to work in your field? “Upon graduating from JSU, I pondered as to what career I would apply myself