During a subsequent raid into the area the trap was sprung but following heavy fighting the union forces were able break off the engagement and make good their escape. Fleeing north through Gadsden the raiders burned the bridge that crosses the Coosa River, which runs through the center of town, in an attempt to slow Forrest pursuit. This is where Emma Sansom comes into the story. Being a local girl, she knew the area well and was able to show Forrest's men where to ford the river and thus keep up the chase and inflict many casualties on the raiders.
She became a heroine to the local people. The statue of her, as shown on the city logo, sets on the spot where it is said that with outstretched arm she showed the way. Michael Chastain , 18 October Hosted by the Council on Aging and the Attalla Senior Program, the annual event draws hundreds of seniors for entertainment, free information health screenings and more. The four-bedroom, two-bath house is located at Summit Avenue and is the future home of Robert and Jessica McArthur and their five children. Gadsden City High School recently announced its sixth year of Advanced Placement AP results, indicating a percent increase in the number of students participating in AP Math, Science and English courses and a 25 percent increase in the qualifying scores on the AP exams.
Two Etowah County residents were among 50 recipients of the Alfa Foundation scholarship. Bullock personally creates exceptional wooden wall mosaics in his shop, crafting every detail. Each creation is a labor of love. Bullock prefers to use different types of wood to. The book, which ranked No. Experience all the magic of the holiday classic with a special Black Friday performance on Nov.
Housed in the Hardin Center for Cultural Arts, the conservatory has been the heart of the local classical ballet community for over Applications are now being accepted for absentee ballots for the upcoming Nov, 4, , General Election. The deadline to apply is Thursday, Oct. You may vote medical or business emergency, if you. Often referred to as Antique Alley, The City of Attalla draws in those who love to hunt for hidden treasures in the many antique shops located in the downtown area.
Last weekend, this rich history was celebrated as the first biannual Treasures in the Street kicked off. She works cutting hair through a program called Look Good Feel Better. The non-profit program. Studies have shown that survivors of rape are the largest population in the nation to suffer from.
Disasters can strike at any time, and the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help their communities prepare for emergencies by giving blood during National Preparedness Month. The mission of the Red Cross is to help the public prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Four years ago, Dennis Deason and his son Drew began driving down to the gulf coast to pick up fresh seafood and deliver it to various restaurants.
A check was presented to the Emma Sansom Museum Inc. Museum Inc. The museum. Venders came to sell their handmade jewelry, dream catchers and other Native American souvenirs.
Specialty crafts and supplies were also sold and demonstrated. On Aug. Democratic candidates met with supporters and discussed their plans for a new direction in Alabama. The main focus on doing away with the supermajority in Montgomery and the desperate need to create jobs in Alabama. The candidates. Over 50 vendors from Alabama and surrounding states will set up on 5th Avenue and 4th Street and will be open from.
Sadly, she would know. Her granddaughter, Hannah, was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when she was only 4 years old. After months of struggle, a bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy, she was in remission. While these results are not final, due to provisional ballots, they are close to the final figures. Mayor Sherman Guyton was re-elected for his fourth term. The other candidates were J.
Holland, Mitchell James, and Michael Shell. Guyton received the majority with 56 percent,.
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GSCC welcomes international students October 3, chris. Two local students win national scholarship October 3, chris.
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These scholastically talented young men and women now. Letter to the Editor: Cemetery cleanup a success October 3, chris. Dear Editor, The amazing amount of efforts, be it labor, time, monetary or fortitude, has began to pay off at the Whites Chapel Cemetery in North Gadsden.
Knights begin Campaign for Intellectual Disabilities October 3, chris. Veteran opens snow cone shop at Noccalula September 26, chris. Attalla Fall Festival a healthy success September 26, chris.
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Habitat will host Blitz Build September 26, chris. The floor system was completed last week by the.
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Two Etowah students receive Alfa scholarship September 26, chris. Local artist pays attention to detail September 26, chris.