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DAVID MURDOCK COLUMN: On the pace of holidays (it's too early for Valentine's ads)

Every year, the holidays seem to come earlier and earlier … if you pay attention to the schedule of businesses. It used to be that celebrations for one holiday had scarcely concluded before decorations for the next one had gone up at all the local stores. People fuss about it all the time, but businesses put those decorations up earlier and earlier every year.
GADSDEN, AL
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First multicultural day at GMS

Guntersville Middle School recently celebrated their first Multicultural Day. Students celebrated the many different ethnicities and heritages that are represented at GMS through fun activities planned by teachers. “Multicultural Day is not only for learning about different cultures and countries, but for celebrating people's differences as a unity project,” said...
GUNTERSVILLE, AL
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SGA raises 1,400 cans of food

The DAR SGA Club held their Annual Community Canned Food drive on November 17 under the guidance of their sponsor Mrs. Weems. They were set up at two locations in Grant; Dennis Foodland and the Dollar General. The students also collected canned food at school from November 1-17. Altogether they collected over 1,400 canned food items.
GRANT, AL
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Alabama locations serving free Thanksgiving meals

Thanksgiving is a time for sharing the bounty with those who have none. Free meals will be provided at a number of locations across the state on Thursday, November 25, Thanksgiving Day. Birmingham. Central Alabama Pride, Inc. located at 205 32nd St S, Birmingham, AL 35233 will provide a sit-down...
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The Gospel of Supply Side Jesus

Reprinted from Lies: And the Lying Liars Who Tell Them-A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right by Al Franken by permission of Dutton, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc. Copyright c Al Franken, Inc., 2003. "Supply Side Jesus" illustrations c Don Simpson. All rights reserved. This excerpt, or any parts thereof, may not be reproduced without permission.
DUTTON, AL
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FOP gets $600 from gun raffle

Monica and Joel Todd donated $600 to the Marshall County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 18 recently. The funds were raised through a raffle for a pistol. Emmory Nadrotowski, a 7-year-old Boaz Elementary School student, drew the winning name at 5 Star Pawn in Guntersville. Logan Rhoades won the gun.
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GRANT

The Grant Christmas Parade will be on Saturday. December 4, at 1:00 p.m. There is no entry free. Please contact the Grant Town Hall at (256) 728-2007 for more information and to be added to the lineup. The Grand Marshal will be Mr. Anthony Campbell from the Guntersville Advertiser-Gleam. Christmas...
GUNTERSVILLE, AL
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Big light display opens Friday

The largest holiday light display in Marshall County will officially kick off the holiday season Friday night at 6 p.m. with the opening of Arab's Christmas in the Park. More than 2 million Christmas lights will illuminate the park every night through New Year’s Eve. There is no charge to...
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL

Gadsden Fire Department Toys from Santa roadblock is Friday

When you are out on Black Friday, whether shopping or not, look for Gadsden firefighters on Rainbow Drive in front of the Gadsden Mall. They will be manning the annual roadblock that benefits the department's Toys from Santa program — the major fundraising effort for the department's annual drive to provide a happy Christmas for area children in need.
GADSDEN, AL
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Thanksgiving - A celebration of the good earth

The Thanksgiving holiday and observance can hold a host of meanings for us as Americans, regardless of religious faith. It is what we call a “secular” holiday, so deemed by Congress and the President. Throughout our country’s history, our leaders have designated special days that are set aside for the purpose of giving thanks.
GUNTERSVILLE, AL
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Shop with a Hero

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to again Shop with a Hero. First responders from Oneonta Fire Department, Blount County 911, Blount EMS, and West Blount Fire Department as well as police departments from Snead, Hayden, and Blountsville are participating in this year’s Shop with a Hero event, which helps families in need throughout Blount County. This is […]
BLOUNT COUNTY, AL
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FOP receives $600 from gun raffle

Monica and Joel Todd donated $600 to the Marshall County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 18 Sunday. The funds were raised through a raffle for a pistol. Emmory Nadrotowski, a 7-year-old Boaz Elementary School student, drew the winning name Saturday afternoon at 5 Star Pawn in Guntersville. Logan Rhoades won the gun.
MARSHALL COUNTY, AL
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Local missionaries build church in Brazil

BOAZ — Their aim is to build a church and mission house at a tiny village along South America’s Amazon River as part of Amazon Hope–Manaus’s nonprofit interdenominational evangelical effort led by Ty Harris, of Sardis City, an educator, along with his wife, Hope, a school principal, and a board of directors.
BOAZ, AL
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‘Fear to Fearless’: Local author pens daily devotional

Barbara Eubanks is no stranger to writing books and devotionals. However, many of her works are not a serious as her latest offering, “Fear to Fearless.”. Eubanks recently held a signing of her latest tome at Lambert’s Bibles and Gifts in Boaz. If you missed that event, she plans to host another signing at By His Hands Bible Store in Albertville Dec. 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
ALBERTVILLE, AL
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Christmas Charities hoping to have all families adopted this week

Jackson County Christmas Charities adoption process is going well, according to Robbie Copenhaver, president of the non-profit organization. “We are hoping to have the whole county adopted by Thanksgiving,” said Copenhaver. This year, Christmas Charities is serving 729 people, which included 425 children, 178 eldery people and 126 disabled people....
SCOTTSBORO, AL