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Monday 10/13/2014
Cedartown actress to be featured in upcoming ABC series
Updated: October 13, 2014 - 4:33 pm

One of Cedartown’s rising stars is on her way to New Orleans this month for five months of filming on an upcoming ABC series.

Monday 09/08/2014
Saferoom, shower facilities installed at Rock Village
Posted: September 08, 2014

In another major step for Cherokee Rock Village, crews are currently working on a restroom/saferoom facility near the park entrance to accommodate up to 60 people.

Wednesday 09/03/2014
On the Hartline Highway
Posted: September 03, 2014

A huge crowd consisting of state and local dignitaries, friends, colleagues and loved ones gathered recently at the intersection of Alabama Highway 68 and Highway 35 for the official dedication of the David L. Hartline Highway named after a local veteran and author for his numerous contributions to his community and veterans’ concerns.

Monday 08/25/2014
Staying a step ahead of today’s students
Posted: August 25, 2014

Alabama hopes to achieve a 90 percent high school graduation rate by the year 2020. Dr. Thomas Bice, superintendent for Alabama Schools, discussed Plan 2020 during the recent Cherokee County School System’s Back to School Inservice for teachers held in the Gadsden State Community College-Cherokee Arena.

Monday 08/18/2014
Listen to their stories!
Posted: August 18, 2014

Just let them tell their stories!

Monday 08/11/2014
Loving the World’s Longest Yard Sale
Posted: August 11, 2014

Merlene Day received her birthday present in December but she couldn’t open it until August. That is because her family presented her with a present to celebrate her 80 years they knew she would never forget: a trip to the World’s Longest Yard Sale which stretches from Alabama all the way to Michigan.

Monday 08/04/2014
‘Children’s Letters to God’
Posted: August 04, 2014

It looks like the next generation of actors and singers has risen to the occasion once again as TheatreCentre presents “Children’s Letters to God” which debuts this Thursday, Aug. 7. Performances are scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, Aug. 7-9, beginning at 7 p.m. each evening at Centre First United Methodist Church.

Monday 07/28/2014
A miracle in the midst of summer
Posted: July 28, 2014

One could call it a miracle in the midst of summer! Thanks to a generous anonymous benefactor, the First United Methodist Church of Centre was once again able to alleviate some of those back to school costs for local families.

Thursday 07/24/2014
Paradise Garden to display Finster serigraph collection
Updated: July 24, 2014 - 1:11 pm

Howard Finster’s Paradise Garden visitor center will host a curated exhibit through October 19.

Wednesday 07/23/2014
‘Restaurant Impossible’ episode featuring The Fork to air tonight
Updated: July 23, 2014 - 4:54 pm


Monday 07/21/2014
Commander David Hartline named Veteran of the Year, Legionnaire of the Year
Posted: July 21, 2014

Local Vietnam Veteran, author and State American Legion Leader David Hartline was recently honored as Veteran of the Year and Legionnaire of the Year by the Alabama American Legion.

Monday 07/14/2014
Garden Walking Tour gave everyone the opportunity to stop and smell the roses
Posted: July 14, 2014

The Cherokee Rose Garden Club presented its 2nd Annual Garden Walk on Saturday, May 31, 2014.

Monday 07/07/2014
Carpenters for Christ are on another church raising
Posted: July 07, 2014

The Carpenters for Christ met at the Building site for Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church near Tuskegee, Ala. earlier this summer.

AAA: U.S. declared world's biggest oil producer; gas prices drift lower
Posted: July 07, 2014

The United States surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest oil producer this year. According to a report from the Bank of America Corp., the U.S. is projected to remain the top producer of 2014 because domestic output is forecast to increase and production growth outside the U.S. has been lower than anticipated.

Monday 06/30/2014
Centre’s narcotics dog shows what he can do
Updated: June 30, 2014 - 1:41 pm

One of Centre’s latest acquisitions seems to be paying off big dividends!

Thursday 06/26/2014
Chickamauga’s Rags to Riches Band winning over fans with unique rock, blues sound
Updated: June 26, 2014 - 12:44 pm

There are some old school tunes mixed with a new school sound coming from a Chickamauga basement these days, and the group creating the music is quickly gaining a following around the area with its innovate take on blues and rock, as well as energetic shows at local venues.

Monday 06/23/2014
Chesnut is latest graduate of West Point
Posted: June 23, 2014

Cadet D. Nathan Chesnut, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Chesnut of Leesburg, Alabama, graduated from the U.S. Military Academy on Wednesday, May 28 .

Saturday 06/14/2014
Centre Investigator Jeff Bryant awarded Medal of Honor for sacrificing his life in line of duty
Posted: June 14, 2014

The Alabama Fraternal Order of Police recently presented Felicia Bryant, widow of former Centre Police Investigator Jeff Bryant with the Medal of Valor for her husband’s sacrifice for his country and community.

Monday 06/09/2014
Restoration and healing is something to celebrate
Posted: June 09, 2014

Like Job in the Bible, he was known in his community as a righteous man who loved the Lord and knew about the Lord. And through his heartaches and devastation, he learned to know the Lord.

Alabama to stage free concert in Fort Payne Sunday
Posted: June 09, 2014

FORT PAYNE, Alabama -- Country supergroup Alabama will perform a free concert in Fort Payne Sunday, June 15 - its first for the hometown folks since 1997's final June Jam.

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