Etowah County to purchase old Pollock car lot property, will sell Baker Tire site
Etowah County is looking to buy some property and sell some more. The County Commission on Tuesday authorized the purchase of nearly 4 acres at 905 Forrest Ave. for $1.255 million from Pollock Motor Car Co. Pollock Motors was once housed at the site, directly across Ninth Street from the...
Gadsden area high school football: What players made All-Etowah County team
The All-Etowah County football teams were announced this week and plenty of athletes took home honors. The Etowah County team consists of players from the six schools in the Etowah County school system: Southside, Sardis, Hokes Bluff, Glencoe, Gaston and West End. While Gadsden City, Etowah, Coosa Christian and Westbrook Christian are in Etowah County, because they are in different school systems they aren't involved in all-county teams. ...
Combined Etowah County bands earn honor in Gatlinburg Christmas parade
An enjoyable experience for four Etowah County high school bands got even better after they returned home. The Gaston, Glencoe, Sardis and West End bands pooled their efforts into the Etowah County Schools All-Star Band and took part in the 48th annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade on Dec. 1 in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The combined bands, 195 members strong, also went to Dollywood the following day.
Etowah County Commission revises penalties for late payment of property taxes
The expectation that people pay their Etowah County property taxes in a timely manner remains in place, but there has been a major revision to the penalties for those who don’t. The County Commission on Tuesday approved a three-tier schedule for late payment fees on ad valorem taxes, replacing...
ROAD OFFICIALLY OPEN / New Stretch of Highway Between Cherokee County and Etowah County Now Open
A brand new bigger and better highway – a four-lane – is now officially open between Cherokee and Etowah Counties BUT keep caution in mind as you travel back and forth along that route. Construction work is still being performed in many areas along the road, and all motorists should be alert and exercise extreme caution – with the area still dealing with some, mostly infrequent, delays.
Details on Fatal Auto Accident Released
A single-vehicle crash that occurred at approximately 5:30pm – Sunday, December 3rd – has claimed the life of an Attalla man. Michael P. Wise, 66, was fatally injured – when the 1988 Chevrolet C2500 truck that he was driving left the roadway and struck a tree. Wise wasn’t using a seat belt at the time of the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Sand Valley Road, about 5 miles north of Attalla in Etowah County.
Etowah County bank robbery suspect arrested
ETOWAH COUNTY, Ala. (WBRC) - Gadsden Police arrested a bank robbery suspect on Monday, Dec. 4 around 12:15 p.m. Police say Michael Jason Jenkins was arrested for a bank robbery that happened on Dec. 1 in the 1300 block of Noccalula Road. Jenkins was charged with first-degree robbery. The arrest...
Alabama High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Etowah County Today - December 7
Support your favorite local high school basketball team in Etowah County, Alabama today by tuning in and catching every possession. Info on how to watch all of the high-school action can be found below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or...
One Hurt Monday in Three Vehicle DeKalb County Wreck
One person was injured – after being involved in a three-vehicle accident in Etowah County on Monday around 5:20pm. According to Alabama State Troopers the vehicles were listed as – a 2017 Kia operated by a female resident of Rainsville, a 2004 Ford being driven by a male from Geraldine – and a 2009 Ford, being driven by a male from Albertville. Afterwards, the female driver of the Kia was taken for treatment – while both other drivers were only shaken up.
Attalla man dies in vehicle crash on Sand Valley Road
An Attalla man died in a single-vehicle crash Sunday evening in Etowah County, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Michael P. Wise, 66, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to ALEA, after his 1988 Chevrolet C2500 left Sand Valley Road about 5 miles north of Attalla and struck a tree. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash, according to ALEA.
66-year-old man fatally injured in car crash in Etowah County
A 66-year-old Attalla man is dead after a he was fatally injured in a car crash over the weekend.
Live Streaming Guide for Today's Boys High School Basketball Games in Etowah County, Alabama
• High school basketball games in Etowah County, Alabama can be streamed live on the NFHS Network. • The games scheduled for December 5 include Glencoe High School at Ohatchee High School at 6:30 PM CT, West End High School at Ashville High School at 7:00 PM CT, Etowah High School at Talladega High School at 7:00 PM CT, Donoho School at Gaston High School at 7:15 PM CT, and Sardis High School at Alexandria High School at 8:00 PM CT.
66-year-old Attalla man killed in wreck on Sand Valley Road
An Attalla man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Sunday. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) says 66-year-old Michael P. Wise was not wearing a seat belt when the 1988 Chevrolet C2500 he was driving ran off of the road and hit a tree. Wise died at the scene.
Attalla Man Fatally Injured in Sunday Evening Crash
A 66 year old man from Attalla – was killed in a single-vehicle accident in Etowah County late Sunday afternoon. According to Alabama State Troopers the driver was behind the wheel of a 1988 Chevy C-2500 Truck which left the roadway, then struck a tree off of Sand Valley Road – killing the driver at the scene. That nishap took place at approximately 5:30pm.
Attalla man, 66, killed in Etowah County crash
An Attalla man was killed in a single-vehicle Sunday in Etowah County. Alabama State Troopers Monday identified the fatality victim as Michael P. Wise. He was 66. The wreck happened at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on Sand Valley Road, about five miles north of Attalla. Senior Trooper Justin O’Neal Wise was...
Alabama High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Etowah County Today - December 5
High school basketball is on the schedule today in Etowah County, Alabama, and info on these matchups is available below, if you're looking for how to stream them. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs on your family or alma mater and tune in!. Etowah...
Dense fog advisory for Alabama until Saturday morning
On Friday at 9:01 p.m. the National Weather Service issued a dense fog advisory in effect until Saturday at 9 a.m. for Marion, Lamar, Fayette, Winston, Walker, Blount, Etowah, Calhoun, Cherokee, Cleburne, Pickens, Tuscaloosa, Jefferson, Shelby, St. Clair, Talladega and Bibb counties. The weather service describes, "Visibility one quarter to...