Latest Gadsden News

$5,000 reward offered in unsolved 2016 Gadsden slaying

Nov. 24, 2021 08:48 AM EST

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Authorities are offering a $5,000 reward in hopes of generating fresh leads in a 2016 Gadsden slaying. The reward announced this week is for information leading to an arrest in the killing of Jerry Wayne Davis Jr., 52, Al.com reported. ...

Friday's Scores

Nov. 20, 2021 00:57 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= Abbeville 81, Barbour County 42 Addison 58, Meek 55 Alabama Christian Academy 86, Highland Home 59 Albertville 59, Boaz 57 Arab 51, Randolph School 33 ...

Judge blocks sale of land proposed for rendering plant

Nov. 18, 2021 10:41 AM EST

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — A judge temporarily blocked the Gadsden Airport Authority from selling land proposed for an animal rendering plant that's opposed by many in the community, ruling the deal would violate a more than 70-year-old agreement with the federal government. ...

Alabama city sees spike in fires across October, some arson

Oct. 31, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama city says it's seeing more fires than usual this year, with eight fires in one week in October. The Gadsden Fire Department responded to more than 10 structure fires across October — during National Fire Safety Month, Chief Wil Reed...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 29, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Abbeville 37, Pike County 21 Alexandria 25, Piedmont 20 Aliceville 38, Linden 8 American Christian Academy 55, Mars Hill Bible 36 Arab 45, Boaz 14 ...

Alabama man pleads guilty to falsifying tax returns

Oct. 28, 2021 18:19 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama tax preparer has pleaded guilty to filing false returns on behalf of his clients and himself. Jamichael D. Whiteside, 37, of Gadsden, entered the guilty plea Thursday in federal court, according to Northern District of Alabama U.S....

Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alabama Christian Academy 42, Bullock County 0 Alexandria 43, Leeds 7 Aliceville 42, Winston County 24 American Christian Academy 48, West Blocton 16 Andalusia 48,...

Renowned educator, athlete honored in his Alabama hometown

Oct. 17, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

GADSDEN, Ala. (AP) — Clarence Underwood Jr. left Gadsden in 1953, a proud graduate of Carver High School. He served in the U.S. Army, then went to Michigan State University to pursue opportunities that were not available to him in Gadsden. He made the most of them,...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 16, 2021 00:45 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Addison 22, Hamilton 21 Alexandria 47, Moody 7 American Christian Academy 62, Dallas County 28 Anniston 28, Handley 27 Ashville 42, Hanceville 0 Auburn...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 09, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alabama Christian Academy 33, Geneva 7 Alexandria 51, Lincoln 13 American Christian Academy 41, Wilcox Central 0 Anniston 26, Munford 3 Ariton 42, Zion Chapel 6 ...