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2013 News Stories

 

September

County Water & Sewer Authority expands coverage area - by Scott Wright - 09/16/13

Valley Head defeats Cedar Bluff, 48-27 - by Joey Weaver - 09/09/13

Trojans gallop past Gaylesville, improve to 2-0 - by Nolen Sanford - 09/09/13

Sand Rock holds off Gaston, 21-14 - by Scott Wright - 09/09/13

Mike Rogers serious, candid in exclusive interview - 09/09/13

LEGAL EASE: Do I need title insurance? - by Givens & McWhorter - 09/02/13

Local collector to share Kennedy literature at museum - by Scott Wright - 09/02/13

Bulldogs wallop Warriors, 57-13 - by Scott Wright - 09/02/13

Trojans win thriller over Tigers, 40-39 - by Roy Mitchell - 09/02/13

 

August

LEGAL EASE: What is a grand jury? by Givens & McWhorter - 08/28/13

Health Dept. pleased with sewage ordinance enforcement, so far - by Scott Wright - 08/26/13

Library art show is Aug. 31, features work from Fred Leath - 08/21/13

Leesburg in midst of park expansion, other improvements - by Scott Wright - 08/19/13

No local authority on wind turbines - by Scott Wright - 08/13/13

LEGAL EASE: Stand your ground in Alabama? - by Givens & McWhorter - 08/08/13

Sheriff's Dept. to use old Centre Airport to help with budget woes - by Scott Wright - 08/06/13

14-year-old Shelby Nelson Scooby-Does it at Bristol Dragway - by Scott Wright - 08/05/13 

 

July

LEGAL EASE: The message? Move over! - by Givens & McWhorter - 07/31/13

New librarian Elaine Henry wants to hear from community - Staff Reports - 07/30/13

Cherokee Rock Village will begin charging admission on Aug. 1 - by Scott Wright - 07/29/13

LEGAL EASE: What is a reverse mortgage? - by Givens & McWhorter - 07/25/13

EXCLUSIVE: Q&A with comedian James Gregory - Staff Reports - 07/24/13

Sources: Pemco sold to New York-based company - by Scott Wright - 07/22/13

LEGAL EASE: Independence Day thoughts - by Givens & McWhorter - 07/18/13

Second Clear Plan 2030 meeting is July 18 in Centre - Staff Reports - 07/17/13

No parole for Judith Ann Neelley -- ever - by Scott Wright - 07/15/13

GUEST EDITORIAL: Obama's "war on coal" bad for Alabama - by Sen. Phil Williams - 07/10/13

Frustration over inaction on Weiss winter level - by Scott Wright - 07/09/13

Rangers urge caution this weekend at Little River Canyon - 07/03/13

LEGAL EASE: SCOTUS rules on the Voting Rights Act - by Givens & McWhorter - 07/03/13

Guess who's coming to Centre? Comedian James Gregory, on July 27 - 07/02/13

The Post wins 5 awards from Alabama Press Association - Staff Reports - 07/02/13

GUEST EDITORIAL: Celebrating freedom this 4th of July - by Rep. Craig Ford - 07/01/13

Cedar Bluff alumni reunion stirs memories, laughs - by Roy Mitchell - 07/01/13

 

June

SO-COOL has many to thank for 20-plus years of success - 06/27/13

Investigator Smith retires from DA's office - Staff Reports - 06/26/13

Save Weiss Lake, now officially organized, gets to work - by Scott Wright - 06/24/13

LEGAL EASE: Caylee's Law in Alabama - by Givens & McWhorter - 06/20/13

Hibbett Sports to open location in Cherokee Plaza in Centre - 06/20/13

DA Mike O'Dell, Judge Jeremy Taylor switch to GOP - 06/19/13

Burgess: Jail funding a long-term problem for Cherokee County - 06/17/13

East Alabamians outline future hopes, wishes in CLEAR Plan 2030 survey - 06/10/13

WWII vet Billy Godfrey, 94, a member of the 'Greatest Generation' - 06/10/13

Highway 411 expansion project on schedule - by Scott Wright - 06/10/13

Dog in Broomtown community really is "all that Jazz" - by Scott Wright - 06/03/13 

 

May

LEGAL EASE: What is eminent domain? - by Givens & McWhorter - 05/30/13

Five to be inducted into Cherokee Co. Sports HOF - by Kurt Duryea - 05/29/13

Mr. C's Bees in Cedar Bluff a hobby sweet as honey - by Scott Wright - 05/27/13

LEGAL EASE: What is "contempt"? - by Givens & McWhorter - 05/23/13

'The Dixie Times' showing May 25 at Rolater Park in Cave Spring, Ga. - 05/22/13

Better sights, sounds at upgraded 411 Drive-In Theater - by Scott Wright - 05/20/13

Centre Blue Sox back on the baseball diamond - 05/16/13

Rainfall suspends normal operations at Weiss Dam - by Scott Wright - 05/15/13

Cherokee County BOE votes to restore pay for tech teachers - by Scott Wright - 05/14/13

Overwhelming majority of GSCC employees have "no confidence" in Staats - 05/09/13

LEGAL EASE: What is "emergency custody"? - by Givens & McWhorter - 05/08/13

Cedar Bluff Mayor Martha Baker has new Council, familiar concerns - 05/08/13

Placement agency: More jobs than applicants - by Scott Wright - 05/06/13

LEGAL EASE: Transcript outtakes - by Givens & McWhorter - 05/02/13 

 

April

Hart's ingenuity overcomes loss of full mobility - by Scott Wright - 04/30/13

'Moonshine' event postponed to June 7, 2013 - by Scott Wright - 04/29/13

LEGAL EASE: Divorce and separation - by Givens & McWhorter - 04/25/13

Mackey has long been the face, voice of wind opposition - by Scott Wright - 04/24/13

Williams' bill would regulate, not eliminate wind turbines in Alabama - by Scott Wright - 04/22/13

LEGAL EASE: Alabama's proposed new gun law - by Givens & McWhorter - 04/18/13

High school football preview, Part 2 - by Kurt Duryea - 04/18/13

EXCLUSIVE: Opening night at Regions Field in Birmingham - by Scott Wright - 04/15/13

High school football preview, Part 1 - by Kurt Duryea - 04/10/13

EXCLUSIVE: Up-close look at NY wind turbine farm - by Scott Wright - 04/08/13

GUEST EDITORIAL: Republicans don't know 'hoodoo' about education - by Billy Godfrey - 04/05/13

LEGAL EASE: What is DOMA? - by Givens & McWhorter - 04/03/13

CCHD environmentalist: 'Thousands' of notices issued for Weiss Lake - by Scott Wright - 04/01/13

 

 March

Accountability Act an "ugly bill passed in an ugly way" - Rep. Craig Ford - 03/27/13

911 office still learning lessons from 2011 storm - by Scott Wright - 03/25/13

LEGAL EASE: Will the state get my property? - by Givens & McWhorter - 03/21/13

Richard Lindsey: Cuts have gone far enough - by Scott Wright - 03/19/13

Hospital CEO Trammell headed to Redmond in Rome, Ga. - 03/19/13

CAPITOL CORNER: Sequester cuts begin to sink in - by Rep. Mike Rogers - 03/19/13

LEGAL EASE: The Alabama Accountability Act - by Givens & McWhorter - 03/14/13

Sheriff Jeff Shaver: Legislators 'not listening' on gun law - by Scott Wright - 03/12/13

'No wind turbine' at Cherokee Rock Village, says new Board member - by Scott Wright - 03/13/13

GUEST EDITORIAL: Sen. Williams proud to support new school law - 03/12/13

THE WRIGHT ANGLE: GOP says 'do as we say, not as we do' - by Scott Wright - 03/11/13

LEGAL EASE: Are home poker games legal? - by Givens & McWhorter - 03/07/13

Army Corps of Engineers to seek public comment on water changes - 03/04/13

Legislature passes new school bill; Rep. Craig Ford fuming - 03/04/13

 

February

LEGAL EASE: What's happening in Montgomery - 02/28/13

Rep. Craig Ford: Bentley not treating state workers right - 02/28/13

Rep. Mike Rogers: Responding to Obama's SOTU address - 02/28/13

Can't beat the (Rome) Braves for a good time - by Scott Wright - 02/25/13

Gadsden State to offer free financial planning - Staff Reports - 02/21/13

Rain can create problems for Cherokee Co. Highway Dept. - by Scott Wright - 02/18/13

LEGAL EASE: Carrying a concealed weapon - by Givens & McWhorter - 02/14/13

Sheriff Shaver forms school safety committee - by Scott Wright - 02/14/13

Pioneer Green formally announces 2 wind projects in Northeast Ala. - by Scott Wright - 02/13/13

EXCLUSIVE: A Secret worth sharing - by Scott Wright - 02/12/13

LEGAL EASE: The "Yellow Pages" scam - by Givens & McWhorter - 02/07/13

Gun safety classes coming to Gadsden State - Staff Reports - 02/06/13

DA Mike O'Dell declares February a month of amnesty - Staff Reports - 02/04/13

 

January

  LEGAL EASE: The U.S. Constitution - by Givens & McWhorter - 01/31/13

Buttrams visit with Vice President Biden in D.C. - by Kathy Roe Buttram - 01/28/13

Group of locals traveled to D.C. for Inauguration Day - by Scott Wright - 01/28/13

LEGAL EASE: President Obama's gun control plan - by Givens & McWhorter - 01/21/13

Ala. Republicans, Democrats lay out 2013 legislative priorities - by Scott Wright - 01/21/13

Flu flourishing in US hospitals -- including Cherokee Medical - by Scott Wright - 01/14/13

Local business gets in on Alabama's big win - by Scott Wright - 01/14/13

They'll fly away: Pelicans make temporary home on Weiss Lake - by Roy Mitchell - 01/07/13

State-of-the-art pet clinic now open in Centre - by Scott Wright - 01/07/13

"Blessed" is far from bland - Staff Reports - 01/02/13