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8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

Band camp is over - bring on the shaving cream war

But the Pride of Southside - the marching band of Etowah County's Southside High School - takes it a step further.

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12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

DNA helps solve Etowah burglary a year later, authorities say

Etowah County authorities say they have arrested a man in connection with a burglary that took place more than a year ago.

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Related Topix: Attalla, AL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Alabama Live

Etowah County offering citizen's firearms safety course Aug. 19

The class will take place from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in room 210 of the Joe Ford Center at Gadsden State Community College.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Alabama Live

Till named Alabama's deputy secretary of commerce, replacing economic development veteran Swann

MONTGOMERY, Alabama - The A labama Department of Commerce has named Angela Till, a veteran of the Alabama Department of Revenue , as its new deputy secretary of commerce, replacing Linda Swann, who is retiring after 11 years with the agency.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Alabama Live

Police responding to stabbing end up arresting 2 on drug charges

Gadsden Police responding to a stabbing Saturday night ended up making a drug arrest after a man bragged he had video footage of the altercation.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Alabama Live

Etowah County woman 5 months pregnant arrested for using meth

Christina Goodson Amberson, 36, of Southside, was charged July 16 with "chemical endangerment of exposing a child to an environment in which controlled substances are ingested, produced or distributed," according to a news release from Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Alabama Live

Rising cattle, beef prices cited as likely factors in Alabama livestock thefts

State rural crime investigators, ranchers and agriculture officials say they suspect rising prices for cattle and beef as likely factors in livestock thefts in Alabama and elsewhere.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Agriculture, Science, Boaz, AL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Alabama Live

Etowah County man faces child sexual abuse, sodomy charges

A Gadsden man is in the Etowah County Detention Center on $300,000 bond facing child sexual abuse and sodomy charges involving two children.

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Alabama Live

One adult, one 15-year-old arrested in connection with Gadsden armed robberies

Gadsden Police have arrested two people in connection with two armed, masked robberies that occurred within three days of each other over the last week.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Alabama Live

Etowah County investigating incident involving woman shot 6 times

Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin said a 53-year-old Piedmont woman called 911 to report that she had shot a female multiple times in her Gnatville Road home in the eastern part of Etowah County.

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Related Topix: Piedmont, AL

Mon Jul 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Etowah County woman surrenders after two-hour standoff

Sheriff Todd Entrekin said in a news release that Glenda Karen Camp, 46, of Attalla, faces two misdemeanor charges of domestic violence and obstructing government operations.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Alabama Live

Gadsden teenager dies after vehicle strikes Emma Sansom monument

An 18-year-old Gadsden woman died early this morning when her vehicle struck the Emma Sansom monument head-on in downtown Gadsden.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Gadsden's 'Charity Pig Roast' set for Saturday and Sunday

Proceeds from the event will pay for Christmas gifts for needy children in Etowah County.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Alabama Live

Three charged with attempted murder after brick thrown into car, injuring woman

Three Etowah County men have been charged with attempted murder in connection with an incident in South Gadsden Sunday in which a brick was thrown through the open window of a moving car, striking a woman.

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Related Topix: Southside, AL

Alabama Live

How do you clean up 2 tons of spilled hog parts? Very carefully

Nothing good, if you ask several crews of workers who struggled for several hours to hold their suppers in while cleaning up an evening mishap of porcine proportions.

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Related Topix: Attalla, AL

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