Etowah sheriff looking at jail procedures after last week's escape
GADSDEN, Alabama -- Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin said he is looking at jail procedures following last week's escape by an inmate.
Escaped Alabama Inmate Recaptured
Authorities in eastern Alabama say a man who escaped the Etowah County Detention Center has been recaptured.
Inmate escapes from Etowah County Jail
Justin Wade Hopkins, 30, of Collinsville, escaped from the jail shortly after 4 a.m. He was last seen running toward Tuscaloosa Avenue in Gadsden.
Gadsden Riverfest tickets available online, other additions coming
Heather New, president of the Chamber of Gadsden/Etowah County, said tickets are available at www.gadsdenriverfest.com . This is the first year the chamber has attempted online sales.
Etowah County sheriff offers citizen's firearms course tomorrow
The Etowah County Sheriff's Office is offering another citizen's firearms course, the latest in a series for local residents.
Attalla man arrested on stolen property charges
James Taylor Wilder, 30, was arrested last Thursday. He is out of the Etowah County Detention Center on $5,000 bond.
Cleaning up the Coosa: Jail inmates pick up river trash as part of drug rehab program
Inmates from the jail are taking part in the " Renew Our Rivers " cleanup this week, and today concentrated on areas near Whorton Bend.
Everybody's a winner: Gadsden Special Olympics draws 350 competitors
Randy Cornelius had just finished the 50 yard dash and was waiting to get his first place ribbon, when he saw one of the men he had just beaten.