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  1. Koch Foods announces $80 million expansion in Gadsden, to hire 200Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Alabama Live

    The expansion, announced at the Gadsden City Council today, involved the City of Gadsden's Economic Development team and Gadsden Industrial Development Authority. The expansion will create one of the nation's largest poultry processing plants, with a payroll of approximately $4.8 million.

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  2. 2 jailed after standoff at Gadsden home; 4 kids inside unharmedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Alabama Live

    A domestic dispute early Tuesday led to a standoff at a Gadsden home where four children were inside with two suspects. Gadsden police Capt.

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  3. 2 AL cities on list of worst places to raise childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 2 | Alabama Live

    The Anniston area is one of the worst places in the U.S. to raise children, a new ranking shows. 24/7 WallStreet looked at a number of education, health and safety measures to determine where children face the greatest struggles.

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  4. N-word spray painted on black former Gadsden political candidate's truckRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Alabama Live

    A retired African-American man was the subject of racial abuse and vandalism Sunday after finding the windows of his truck smashed and the n-word spray painted across the side of the same vehicle. Curlie Benard Deramus, 71, of Gadsden, Etowah County, posted a picture of the vehicle and a message on his Facebook page in response to the attack that instructed people to "wake up" and to "get involved with the election."

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  5. Meth trafficking conspiracy leader gets life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Alabama Live

    The leader of a northeast Alabama methamphetamine conspiracy was sentenced to life in federal prison. Seven other defendants involved in the conspiracy received sentences ranging from two to 14 years in prison, the U.S. Attorney's Office announced Friday afternoon.

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  6. Woman killed, man injured, suspect jailed in Attalla shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Alabama Live

    Authorities received a 911 call about midnight Wednesday from a home on Clanton Street in Attalla, according to the Etowah County Sheriff's Office. Authorities said the caller told dispatchers there was an altercation between two males and that shots had been fired.

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  7. Suspects sought in spate of Gadsden store robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 6 | Alabama Live

    Authorities are trying to identify suspects in three armed robberies at Gadsden businesses that happened over an 11-day period. Gadsden police on Monday released surveillance photos from the three incidents but are not saying whether they believe the crimes are linked.

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  8. Alabama's 'Beach House Sheriff' selling his beach houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 31 | Alabama Live

    Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin is selling his famed beach house on Alabama's Gulf Coast less than a year after he purchased it for $740,000. Real estate agents Mary Beth Howard and Tinsley Myrick with RE/MAX Orange Beach each confirmed via phone Tuesday that the four-bed, four-bath house is for sale.

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  9. NewsRoy Moore announces lawsuit over campaign adsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Alabama Live

    Roy Moore and his wife Kayla, at far left, stand as attorney Melissa Isaak speaks at a press conference in Gadsden Wednesday, July 25, 2018. ( Former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore and his wife Kayla have filed another lawsuit related to last year's U.S. Senate campaign.

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  10. Roy Moore set to announce new lawsuit about Senate raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 24 | Alabama Live

    Moore, the Republican nominee in Alabama's 2017 U.S. Senate special election, has called a press conference for Wednesday to "announce further actions against new defendants for defamation of character and reputation during the U.S. Senate Election of December 2017." It's the third time Moore has called a press conference to announce a lawsuit.

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  11. News10 independents, 2 Libertarians on ballot in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Ten independent candidates and two Libertarian party candidates have qualified to be on the ballot in the Nov. 6 general election, Secretary of State John Merrill announced. To qualify, the candidates turned in petitions with a minimum number of signatures based on a percentage of registered voters in the district where they are running.

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  12. Gadsden brothers used Molotov cocktail to torch neighbor's home, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Alabama Live

    Two Gadsden brothers are facing felony charges after police say they used a Molotov cocktail to torch a neighbor's home. Gadsden police responded about 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 8, to the 900 block of Agricola Avenue on a report of two men walking down the street, carrying a Molotov cocktail.

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  13. News'Beach House Sheriff' investigated over jail food moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Entrekin told AL.com on Friday that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General and the state Ethics Commission are conducting separate investigations into the way he has handled public money allocated to feed inmates in the Etowah County jail. He said in a telephone interview that he was first contacted by the agencies a "couple weeks ago," and that he is complying with their probes.

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  14. NewsIvey moves on jail food funds but doesn't end practiceRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Prisoners prepare a meal in the kitchen at the Etowah County jail in Gadsden on Dec. 4, 2012. Gov. Kay Ivey took a small step Tuesday toward stopping Alabama from allowing sheriffs to pocket public money allocated to feeding local inmates that they do not spend.

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  15. NewsMan jailed after 56 grams of meth found in Etowah Co.Read the original story

    Jul 10, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A man was jailed on drug trafficking charges Monday after Etowah County Drug Enforcement agents found 56 grams of methamphetamine on Brookwood Drive, lawmen said a statement. Monday, drug enforcement agents learned Thomas was head to Terrace Drive with a "substantial amount" of meth.

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  16. What Roy Moore said about needing money, running for officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Beyond the headline of Moore announcing he was filing a political conspiracy lawsuit against five people - including four women who either made allegations of unwanted romantic or sexual advances or dated him when they were teenagers - the former Alabama chief justice gave his first public comments since narrowly losing the Dec. 12, 2017 U.S. Senate special election to Doug Jones. Moore spoke for about nine minutes at the press conference in the Etowah County Courthouse in downtown Gadsden.

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  17. Gadsden man gets seven years for securities fraudRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A Gadsden man has been sentenced to seven years in prison for securities fraud after prosecutors said he took a victim's retirement funds to invest in an unregistered movie production company. Etowah County District Attorney Jody Willoughby and Alabama Securities Commission Director Joseph Borg announced the sentence, handed down this week by Circuit Judge George Day.

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  18. 2 more sodomy charges filed against evangelist Acton BowenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2018 | Alabama Live

    The Etowah County Sheriff's Office on Friday filed two new charges of second-degree sodomy against Bowen, said sheriff's spokeswoman Natalie Barton. The alleged wrongdoing happened about 10 years ago, she said, but could not elaborate.

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  19. Acton Bowen 'a danger to every child in this community,' DA saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Evangelist Acton Bowen, currently facing with sex abuse charges in connection with five teenage boys in two counties, is being investigated in three other jurisdictions. That's according to an Etowah County prosecutor, who said in court today that additional charges could come against Bowen as early as this week.

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  20. Jail kitchen workers say donated, spoiled food keeps costs low for beach house sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Former Etowah County Detention Center inmate Sylvester Owino holds up a sign during a Saturday protest against the conditions inside the jail. Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin is visible on the far left, standing with other law enforcement officers in front of the jail in Gadsden.

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