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Posted on: October 13, 2017

Argyle Circle Architectural Review Board Meeting

The Argyle Circle Architectural Review Board will hold a meeting at the following time and location,

to consider an application for Certificate of Appropriateness relating to

202 Argyle  Circle, which is within the Argyle Historic District:

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Gadsden Mayor Sherman Guyton Joins Groundbreaking Coalition of 134 Mayors to Launch 10-Minute Walk

Gadsden Mayor Sherman Guyton Joins Groundbreaking Coalition of 134 Mayors to Launch 10-Minute Walk to a Park Campaign

 

Gadsden, Alabama – At 10:10 a.m. on October 10, Gadsden Mayor Sherman Guyton joined The Trust for Public Land, Nationa...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Kings of Swing to Present Lawn Concert at Historic Gunn-Bellenger House

GADSDEN, AL: The Kings of Swing, a band of local musicians, will present a free lawn concert at the Gunn-Bellenger House from 3-5 pm on Sunday, October 15, weather permitting. The event is hosted by the Mary G. Hardin Center for Cultural Arts.

 

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Gadsden Commercial Development Authority Meeting

GADSDEN COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING 

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden Commercial Development Authority Board of Directors will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at the Chamber o...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Third Thursday

Delnora Reed

Next week, October 19th, from 6pm-8pm, the Third Thursday Concert Series will close out the year with Delnora Reed.  Delnora is an entertainer based out of Nashville, Tennessee. She has been performing her signature blend of roots, country and fo...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Artist to Appear at Hardin Center for Gallery Talk and Reception

GADSDEN, AL: California artist Bobbie Moline-Kramer will be at the Hardin Center on Thursday, October 19 from 5-7 pm for a gallery talk and reception for her exhibition As Above, So Below

 

The exhibition contains 64 pieces of her recent...

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Posted on: October 10, 2017

Monthly Siren Test Today

The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency will be testing the outdoor warning sirens today as scheduled, barring inclement weather or other emergency. The sirens in Etowah County are scheduled for a monthly test on the second Tuesday of each m...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

GECEMA: Hurricane Nate Ends as a Wind Advisory

The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Operations Center activated at 8:00 a.m. this morning at a Level I Activation. Liaisons from Gadsden Police Department, the Etowah County Sheriff’s Department, Attalla Fire Department, Etowah County Volunteer ...

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Posted on: October 5, 2017

Airport Authority meeting - 10-20-17

The date of the October board meeting of  THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY will be Friday, October 20, 2017 at Northeast Alabama, Regional Airport 185 Ira Gray Drive Gadsden, Alabama

 The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the general busi...

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

District 3 Community Meeting

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a community meeting on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at the Carver Community Center at 5:30 pm.

 Please plan to attend this important meeting.

 

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Posted on: October 3, 2017

District 1 Community Meeting

Councilwoman Cynthia W. Toles will conduct a District 1 community meeting at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, October 23, 2017, at the Antioch Family Life Center, located at 2103 E. Broad Street.

 Please plan to attend this important meeting.

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation October Events

City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation

OCTOBER 2017

COMMUNITY CENTERS:

WHAT: OPEN GYM/ACTIVITIES

WHEN: Monday-Thursday & Friday  

WHERE:                  East Gadsden 9...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

District 2 Community Meeting

Councilman Deverick Williams will conduct a

District 2 Community Meeting at 5:00 p.m.

on Wednesday, September 27, 2017

at Thompson Community Center.

 

Please plan to attend this important meeting.

 

 

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

October First Friday

 

Downtown Gadsden- Friday, October 6th, is First Friday in Downtown Gadsden!  With fall weather arriving, take the time to walk around and explore our great shops and boutiques, dine in our local restaurants, explore our local art galler...

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Posted on: September 26, 2017

DDC to Host 4th Annual Tutu2K

GADSDEN, Alabama – Are you ready to get your tutu on?

The Downtown Dance Conservatory of the Hardin Center for Cultural Arts is sponsoring the 4th annual Tutu2K run this Thursday, September 28 at 6 pm. in downtown Gadsden. The event is open to al...

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Posted on: September 25, 2017

Flu Shot Clinic

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It’s that time!

FLU SHOTS

The Etowah County Health Department

will be giving flu vaccines at

North Glencoe Baptist Church

1119 Chastain Blvd, Gadsden (US Hwy 431)

 

September 29, 2017

from 7am - 5pm

 

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

Noccalula Falls Scarecrow Walk

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Gadsden, Alabama – Visitors to Noccaula Falls will soon notice some seasonal guests, a variety of scarecrows, at the park and anyone can participate.  This year Noccalula Falls is hosting the Scarecrow walk. On display from October 7th-...

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Posted on: September 22, 2017

October 2017 Programs at the GPL

October 2017 Programs at the GPL

Library Hours:

Sunday                                     &...

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Posted on: September 21, 2017

Halloween Super Bash at Noccaula Falls

Order advance tickets here and skip the line: 

https://gadsden.ticketspice.com/halloween-super-bash-at-noccalula-falls

Gadsden, AL  - The City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its 6th annual Halloween Super Bash at Noc...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Fire Hydrant testing in October

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Fire Hydrant Testing Schedule

Hydrant testing has been divided over the month of October as according to the following schedule:

First two weeks

Monday, October 2nd through Monday, October 16, North and East side divisions of the territories:

Station 1: &...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

2018 Budget - One Cent Sales Tax Projects

At the September 19th, 2017 Pre-Council meeting Mayor Sherman Guyton made a presentation of projects to be included in the 2018 Budget, enabled by the one-cent sales tax increase.

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Third Thursday at the Waterwall

Downtown Gadsden – This month’s Third Thursday concert will feature a special concert of LIVE Jazz by the Matt Leder Quartet.  Dr. Matt Leder is an in-demand artist/clinician and has performed for audiences around the globe. M...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Council Work Session - Airport Authority update

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Gadsden City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

Nuisance Abatement Sweep

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Our Building Department and Nuisance Abatement Inspectors are starting a sweep. Right now they are working in the Alabama City area. Inspectors are working neighborhood by neighborhood to find problem properties and help owners fix the problems for the he...
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Posted on: September 12, 2017

GPL Closed September 18 for HVAC work

Due to additional HVAC system work, the main branch of the Gadsden Public Library will be closed all day on September 18, 2017.  All programs scheduled for that date have been canceled.

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

EYO Member Named to NAfME All-National Honor Ensemble

GADSDEN, AL, September 12, 2017 - - Jon Featheringill, Jr., the Principal Double Bassist of the Etowah Youth Symphony Orchestra, has been selected for the 2017 All-National Honor Symphony Orchestra. Featheringill, who is a sophomore at Gadsden City High S...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Power Outages and Damage Reports from Hurricane Irma

As of 7:30pm, 871 households are without power. We ask that you will be patient while efforts are made to restore power. We have also received reports of trees down in various locations. Please continue to alert the GECEMA of any fallen trees or power lin...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

City Hall Closing at 2:30 PM due to weather

After receiving information from Gadsden Etowah County-Emergency Management Agency, City Hall and all non-essential staff and departments will close at 2:30 p.m. today. 

Additionally, the public will not be able to access CIty Hall services and sh...

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Posted on: September 11, 2017

Shelters opening - Hurricane Irma Update

A shelter at Elliot Community Center (2829 West Meighan Blvd) will be opened for evacuees and individuals who stay in campers or mobile homes at 8 a.m. Both storm shelters in Coates Bend (2040 Macedonia Road and 1140 Pulltight Road) will also open at 8 a....

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Posted on: September 10, 2017

Local effects of Hurricane Irma

Etowah County is under a Tropical Storm Warning. Currently, there is no end time for this warning. Sustained winds of 55-60 mph are forecasted for this area. Sustained winds continue for an extended period, without interruption. Wind gusts of 35-45 mph ar...

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

Gadsden Airport Authority Meeting

The date of the September board meeting of 

THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY

will be Friday, September 15, 2017

at Northeast Alabama, Regional Airport

185 Ira Gray Drive

Gadsden, Alabama

 

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

District 1 Community Meeting

Councilwoman Cynthia W. Toles will conduct a

District 1 community meeting at 6:00 p.m.

on Monday, September 25, 2017,

at the Antioch Family Life Center,

located at 2103 E. Broad Street.

Mike Hilton with Public Works will be present.

 

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

District 5 Community Meeting

Councilman Billy Billingsley, District 5,

will conduct a community meeting

at 6:00 p.m. on

Monday, September 18, 2017

at the Gadsden Public Library.

 

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Posted on: September 8, 2017

District 3 Community Meeting

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a

community meeting on Thursday, September 14, 2017,

at Thompson Community Center at 5:30 pm.

 

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Cancelled 9/11 Remembrance Set

Due to the inclement weather, the event tomorrow will be cancelled.We encourage everyone to take take a moment tomorrow and remember those killed, injured or  impacted by the events of September 11, 2001.

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

GPL School Supplies for Rosenberg

GPL School Supplies for Rosenberg

When:  Now-Until Further Notice  

Where:  Any branch of the Gadsden Public Library

 

In an effort to help the City of Rosenberg and its students, the Gadsden Public Library and its branches...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Relief for Rosenberg Drop Off: UPDATE

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Follow Directional Signs in the Gadsden Mall Parking Lot for Drop Off

 

We will be accepting donations of ONLY the following items at the recently closed JC Penny’s store of the Gadsden Mall from Noon until 6:00 PM on Wednesday,&...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

Community Effort Planned for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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The Gadsden-Etowah County Emergency Management and the Etowah County VOAD are leading a community wide effort to help victims of Hurricane Harvey.  The local effort is focused on providing supplies to the City of Rosenberg, Texas in Fort Bend Cou...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

September National Preparedness Month

The month of September has been declared National Preparedness Month by the federal government and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency encourages citizens to take this opportunity to better...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

6th Street Pool to Open Saturday

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The 6th Street Pool will open Saturday, September 2nd at 10 a.m. after a complete renovation of the pool and construction of a pool house. The pool will operate from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday - Saturday then 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. The City of Gadsden ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Program celebrates success on Main Street Alabama Day

Main Street Alabama celebrated local program successes at the fourth annual Awards for Excellence on the day that Governor Kay Ivey proclaimed Main Street Alabama Day. The day recognizes the efforts of the organization that is focused on creating jobs and...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

GPL Announces Closures for Maintenance

Due to the HVAC system work and smoke detector maintenance, the main branch of the Gadsden Public Library will be closed all day on September 11, 2017.  All programs scheduled for that date have been canceled.

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Etowah County VOAD/ Hurricane Harvey Planning Meeting

The Etowah County VOAD (Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster) in conjunction with the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency, will host a planning meeting Friday, September 1st. VOAD consists of representatives from various local governme...

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Posted on: August 30, 2017

Labor Day Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

Please note the following Sanitation Department collection schedule for the week of September 3, 2017, which includes Labor Day (September 4) holiday observation:

  • Monday, September 4:             &n...
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Posted on: August 28, 2017

September First Friday On September 1st

Downtown Gadsden- We’re “buggin” out about next week’s First Friday event in Downtown Gadsden.  On September 1st, we invite you to come join us from 6pm-9pm, stroll up and down the sidewalks and enjoy all t...

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Mayor Proclaims 'Robert Edward Crow Day’

Mr. Crow and Mayor Guyton

At Tuesday, August 22, 2017’s City Council Meeting Mayor Sherman proclaimed it ‘Robert Edward Crow Day’ in Gadsden Alabama.  Noting that Crow has lived in Gadsden all his life and had an extensive career as a barber....

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Posted on: August 28, 2017

Turtle Island Pow Wow at Noccalula Falls

The Turtle Island Pow Wow is an annual, intertribal event that celebrates local Native American tribes and culture and their connection with Earth.

The Pow Wow will be held September 2nd and 3rd from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Noccalula Falls Park practice fields...

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Save the date: Noccalula Falls Halloween Super Bash

Noccalula Falls

The City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department is hosting its 6th annual Halloween Super Bash at Noccalula Falls Park on Saturday, October 14th from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (1500 Noccalula Road, Gadsden, AL 35904).

More details to come!

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Posted on: August 22, 2017

Farmers Market Season Extended

Market Season Extended (1)

The two weekly events at the 5th Street Market have been extended through October.

Turnip Tuesday will continue through October 24th, and our Friday Local Farmers Market will finish the season on October 27th.

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

HVAC Work at the Gadsden Public Library

The main branch of the Gadsden Public Library will begin having its entire HVAC system replaced at the beginning of next week. We do not know the exact amount of time that this process will take, but we do know that as this process takes place, some areas...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

Curlie DeRamus and Buster Porch receive proclamations for community service

Curlie DeRamus receives his Quality of Life proclamation from Mayor Sherman Guyton.

Curlie DeRamus and Buster Porch of Gadsden were presented with Quality of Life proclamations by Mayor Sherman Guyton and the Gadsden City Council at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, August 15th.

Mayor Gutyon recognized Curlie DeRamus for his belief tha...

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Posted on: August 18, 2017

September 2017 Programs at the GPL Library

September 2017 Programs at the GPL Library

 Hours: Sunday Closed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9-7 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9-5 

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Posted on: August 14, 2017

First Friday at Gadsden Museum of Art September 1st

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The Gadsden Museum of Art will host an opening reception from 5-8 p.m. on September 1st. As part of Gadsden’s First Friday, the reception will include light refreshments and children’s activities. The opening will kick off the museum&a...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

2017 Street Resurfacing Plans Approved

Together the City Council, Mayor and Engineering Departments prioritize the streets in need of resurfacing and align the priorities with the limited funding available.

The repaving projects are divided into the General Paving Plan and the CDBG plan. Commun...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Third Thursday at the Waterfall

Downtown Gadsden –Zane and Myles Probus take the stage for the next Third Thursday event at the waterwall.  You will definitely be surprised to find that these two young men have an older musical attitude. Their music has a very New Orl...

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Posted on: August 10, 2017

Community Development Public Hearing Scheduled

The City of Gadsden Community Development Department will hold a public hearing on August 14, 2017 to hear citizen comments concerning the 2016 Program Year Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER).  There will be a fifteen d...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

Dog Park planned for James D. Martin Wildlife Park

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Tuesday the Gadsden City Council voted unanimously to lease a portion of the Kiwanis Island at the James D. Martin Wildlife Park to the Humane Society Pet Rescue and Adoption Center for a dog park. The HSPRAC has been planning the park and looking for a s...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

Gadsden launches new City website

The City of Gadsden is excited to unveil its new city website this week. The website, which has been an ongoing project for the city, sports an updated, modern appearance and user-friendly interface and retains many of the features that users are familiar...

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Posted on: August 8, 2017

District 3 Community Meeting August 10th

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a community meeting on Thursday, August 10, 2017, at the Carver Community Center at 5:30 pm.

 

Please plan to attend this important meeting.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Labor Day Holiday Schedule for DART and Trolley Services

Public Notice--Observance of Labor Day

Gadsden Transportation Services wishes to inform all customers that there will be no Dial-A- Ride- Transportation (DART) and TROLLEY services on Monday September 4, 2017 in observance of Labor Day.

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Community Development Meeting August 8th

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

CITY OF GADSDEN

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

OF THE GADSDN CITY COUNCIL

 

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Community Development Committee will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, A...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Public Safety Committee Meeting August 8th

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

CITY OF GADSDEN

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE

OF THE GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL

 

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Public Safety Committee will be held at 9:15 a.m., on Tuesday, August 8, 2017,...

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Posted on: August 7, 2017

Second Annual Etowah County LEPC & VOAD Meeting

GECEMA Award Recipients

The second annual meeting of the Etowah County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) and the Etowah County Voluntary Organization Active in Disaster (VOAD) was held on Thursday, August 3rd at 11:00 a.m. This meeting allowed members of both organizatio...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

Community Development Funds Contribute to Fresh Look at The Music Center

Temple Bethel Israel after remodeling

 The Music Center at Temple Beth Israel has a fresh new look, thanks to funding support from the Etowah County Community Development Committees for Alabama House Districts 29 and 30. Thanks to generous grants of $5,000 from each District, the EYO...

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Posted on: August 4, 2017

4th Annual Gadsden-Etowah Business Expo Set for August 15th

When it comes to making business connections work, The Chamber of Gadsden & Etowah County has an arsenal of tools in their toolbox. The fourth annual GadsdenEtowah Business Expo is just one example, and it stands to take place on Tuesday, August 15, 2...

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Posted on: August 2, 2017

Airport Authority Meeting Set for August 18th

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

The date of the August board meeting of 

THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY

will be Friday, August 18, 2017

at Northeast Alabama, Regional Airport

185 Ira Gray Drive

Gadsden, Alabama

 

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Imagination Place to Host “Kidstown Alive” on August 12

Imagination Place Children’s Museum inside the Hardin Center will come alive Saturday, August 12 for the third annual “Kidstown Alive” event from 10 am to noon.

 

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Posted on: August 1, 2017

Finance Committee Meeting August 1st

CITY OF GADSDEN

FINANCE COMMITTEE

OF THE GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL

 

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Finance Committee will be held at 9:30 a.m., on Tuesday, August 1, 2017, in the 4th Floor Conference Room, ...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Tall Grass and Weeds are a Nuisance

2017 Grass  Social 2 (Allergies)

The City of Gadsden would like to remind residents that, with the summer months in full swing, it is important to keep grass on private property mowed to an appropriate length. The City of Gadsden’s Public Works Department maintains the grounds ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

First Friday in Downtown Gadsden August 4th

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 August 4th is First Friday in Downtown Gadsden. We invite you to come join us downtown from 6 p.m.-9 p.m., stroll up and down the sidewalks and enjoy the festivities! Downtown merchants will be open late with specials to help celebrate summer an...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Start Your "30th Annual World's Longest Yard Sale" Journey in Gadsden, AL

Visit America’s most scenic shopping mall during the “30th Annual World’s Longest Yard Sale” August 3-6, 2017 in Gadsden, AL! As featured in HGTV coverage, the journey begins in beautiful Gadsden, Alabama atop Looko...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Twin Bridges Putting Tournament at Noccalula Falls Mini Golf

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Twin Brides Golf Club is organizing an 18 Hole, 3 Person Scramble golf tournament at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 25th at Noccalula Falls Park. Registration is $20 per team member ($60 per team) with the first 18 teams to register being accepted in...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Kilgro honored as Alabama (COAA) Code Official of the Year

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Mr. Jim Kilgro of the City of Gadsden’s Building Department was awarded the Code Officials Association of Alabama (COAA) Code Official of the Year award at the City Council meeting on Tuesday, July 18th. Brian Harbison, head of the Building Depa...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

August 2017 Programs at the GPL

August 2017 Programs at the GPL

 Library Hours: Sunday Closed Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9-7 Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9-5

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

City Taking Proposals for Old East Gadsden Fire Station

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The City of Gadsden is now taking proposals for the purchase or lease of the old East Gadsden Fire Station.

The station is located at 107 S. Eighth St. behind the Etowah County Health Department. The city hopes that it will be used as office space, as zoni...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Free Movie Night at the Pitman

The monthly Stars fell on Alabama free movie series will be on Tuesday, July 18th starting at 6 p.m.  Come out and enjoy a free movie at the historic Pitman Theater. There will be tables and chairs set up and everyone is welcome to bring their ow...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Turnip Tuesday Open at 5th Street Market

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The City of Gadsden’s 5th Street Market is excited to announce the opening of its Turnip Tuesday market on Tuesday, July 11th. The market will be open every Tuesday evening from July 11th to September 26th from 4-8 p.m. at the recently ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Downtown Gadsden Third Thursday on July 20th

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Downtown Gadsden – The July 20th Third Thursday concert will feature crowd favorite, Peanut & Rush-Two of a Kind. From 6 p.m.-8 p.m. come down and enjoy this awesome acoustic duo from Birmingham, Alabama. Two of a Kind’s style of m...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

IDA Restructuring & Economic Development Initiative Announced

Since 2006 the City of Gadsden has been looking for ways to improve Gadsden and Etowah County’s Economy. During this process, leaders have found a great body of research and strong recommendations from The University of Alabama’s Cente...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Gadsden Celebrates National Parks and Recreation Month

Get Your Play On Social Media schedule

July is National Park and Recreation month, and the City of Gadsden’s Parks and Recreation Department is celebrating by bringing outdoor games and activities to a new park each weekend in July with its Get Your Play On campaign.

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

Gadsden Etowah Patriots Association Fireworks Set for July 4th

4th of July Fireworks information

The Gadsden-Etowah Patriots Association’s annual fireworks show will be Tuesday, July 4th at 9:00 p.m.

The fireworks will be shot from the Riverwalk at Coosa Landing, and the Patriots Association suggests that guests view the display from the Mor...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

First Friday in Downtown Gadsden July 7th

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Downtown Gadsden- Next Friday, July 7th, is First Friday in Downtown Gadsden! We invite you to come join us downtown from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m, stroll up and down the sidewalks and celebrate all that is great about Downtown Gadsden! July is Independent Retaile...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Gadsden Garbage Pickup Schedule Shifted for Independence Day

4th of July Trash Schedule

The Garbage pickup schedule for the City of Gadsden will be shifted from its regular schedule to accommodate the 4th of July holiday.Monday, July 3                   &nbs...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

July First Friday at Gadsden Museum of Art

On First Friday, July 7th the Gadsden Museum of Art will have a reception for two incoming installations: Much to Discuss by Mary Dunn and Dig Deep, Rise Up by Laurie Popp. Ironic Design will continue to be displayed in...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

No City Council Meeting on July 4th

July 4th Council Meeting cancelled

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

CITY OF GADSDEN

GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL

Due to the Independence Day holiday, there will be no City Council work session or meeting on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

 

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Posted on: June 24, 2017

Severe Weather Damage on June 23, 2017

During a Significant Weather Advisory on June 23, 2017, issued by the National Weather Service office in Birmingham, several portions of the Etowah County area were directly impacted by wind damage. The areas reporting damage were located in Tillison Bend...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

City of Gadsden Community Development Meeting

CITY OF GADSDEN

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

OF THE GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL

 

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Community Development Committee will be held at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, in the 4...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

Senior Dance Cancelled

The Senior Dance at the Downtown Civic Center tonight June 23, 2017 is canceled because of the inclement weather. 

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Independence Day Holiday Schedule for DART and Trolley service

No trolley for 4th of July

Public Notice – Observance of 4th of July:

Gadsden Transportation Services wishes to inform all customers that there will be no Dial-A- Ride- Transportation (DART)  and TROLLEY services on Tuesday July 4, 2017  in observance of ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Extended Hours for 5th Street Farmers Market

Farmers Market now open until 2 p.m.

By popular demand,  Local Farmers Market will have extended hours starting June 16th. The market will open on Fridays at 7 a.m. and will stay open until 2 p.m. for the rest of the summer. With the extended hours will come the opportunity for more...

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Posted on: June 11, 2017

Gadsden Airport Authority Meeting June 16, 2017

The date of the June board meeting of  THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY

will be Friday, June 16, 2017 at Northeast Alabama, Regional Airport

185 Ira Gray Drive Gadsden, Alabama.

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

Mayor Guyton calls for unity and cooperation to resolve school board issues

Over the last 10 ½ years, I have worked with various city council members from all areas of the City to balance budgets, fund projects, and make difficult decisions on priorities to continue to move this city forward.  During most of t...

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Posted on: June 12, 2017

District 3 Community Meeting

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a 

community meeting on Thursday, June 15, 2017,

at Thompson Community Center at 5:30 pm.

 

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

District 1 Community Meeting

Councilwoman Cynthia W. Toles will conduct a

District 1 community meeting at 6:00 p.m.

on Monday, June 26, 2017,

at the Antioch Family Life Center,

located at 2103 E. Broad Street.

Please plan to attend this important meeting.

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Posted on: June 8, 2017

District 5 Community Meeting

Councilman Billy Billingsley, District 5,

will conduct a community meeting

at 6:00 p.m. on

Monday, June 12, 2017

at the Gadsden Public Library.

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Posted on: June 6, 2017

Gadsden Chosen as Location for 2018 AL/MS/TN Rural Tourism Conference

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The AL/MS/TN Rural Tourism Conference rotates its annual conference between the three states that make up the association. In 2018, Alabama is the state for the conference and on Friday, June 2, the association announced Gadsden as the site of the confere...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Regional Job Fair and Readiness Workshops Come to Gadsden

Job Fairs in Gadsden

In coordination with the Alabama Career Center and WBRC News, Gadsden is hosting a Regional Job Fair for local residents seeking employment in the area. The job fair is set for Tuesday, June 27th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 210 at the tracks (210 Locust Stre...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

City of Gadsden Education/Recreation Committee Meeting

CITY OF GADSDEN

EDUCATION/RECREATION COMMITTEE

OF THE GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL

 

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Education and Recreation Committee will be held at 9:00 a.m., on Tuesday, June 6, 2017, in the...

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Posted on: June 2, 2017

Parks and Recreation Summer Camps Planned

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School’s out for summer, and the City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department is gearing up for another season of fun, starting with its annual summer camps! 

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Gadsden Etowah EMA Provides Tips on Avoiding Mosquitos

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Those pesky little bloodsuckers are back! With all of this rain they will have places to breed! As a part of your mosquito control plan, try some of these methods to remove mosquito habitats:

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Posted on: June 1, 2017

Farmers Market Opens at Renovated 5th Street Market

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The City of Gadsden and 5th Street Market would like to invite guests and vendors back for another summer at the Local Farmers Market, beginning this Friday, June 2nd . The market will be open from 7 a.m. to Noon every Friday through the summer.

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Gadsden Garbage Pickup Schedule Shifted for Memorial Day

Memorial Day Garbage Pickup

Please note the  following City of Gadsden Sanitation Department collection schedule for the week of May 28, which includes Memorial Day observation (May 29).
 
 
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Posted on: May 25, 2017

First Friday in Downtown Gadsden June 2nd

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June 2nd is First Friday in Downtown Gadsden! We invite you to come join us downtown from 6pm-9pm, stroll up and down the sidewalks and enjoy the festivities!  Downtown merchants will be open late with specials to help celebrate summer.&...
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Posted on: May 24, 2016

City of Gadsden Employees recognized at Keep Etowah Beautiful Awards

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The City of Gadsden is proud to be an active participant in Keep Etowah Beautiful. We have employees in departments across the city who volunteer to help keep our city and county a healthy, beautiful place to live, work, and play. Tuesday morning, we had ...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

“Hordes” of Athletes Set to Compete in 2017 Barbarian Challenge

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Gadsden, AL – Thrill-seeking athletes who are not afraid of getting muddy, wet, and pushed to the limit will be taking part in Gadsden’s Barbarian Challenge, a 6-mile obstacle course run through Noccalula Falls Park. With a motto of &a...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Third Annual Wheels on the Hill Car Show and Swap Meet to be Held June 9th-11th

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Gadsden, AL  -  The City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with community sponsors to host the third annual Wheels on the Hill car show and swap meet. The event will be Friday, June 9 to Sunday, June 11, 2...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

Celebrate World Turtle Day at Noccalula Falls

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We’re hosting our annual World Turtle Day Celebration at Noccaula Falls tomorrow May 23rd from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you attended last year, you know that it’s a unique event at Noccalula Falls. 
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Posted on: May 19, 2017

South 11th Street Widening and Resurfacing Project Public Meeting

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Gadsden, AL  -The City of Gadsden and ALDOT  Project Number STPOA-8121 (601)

Widen and Resurface South 11th Street from CR-203 (Black Creek Parkway) to near Piedmont Avenue City of Gadsden / Etowah County.

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

June First Friday at the Gadsden Museum of Art

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Gadsden, AL - First Friday, June 2nd the Gadsden Museum of Art will host an opening reception

for two shows: Ironic Design, an exhibit organized by the museum’s Exhibits Coordinator

Blake Dodgen, and An Open Heart Allows Blessings to Flow by Clair...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Gadsden hosting the Great American Cleanup

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Mayor Guyton will kick off the event on Tuesday May 23rd at Noon.  We encourage community groups to join forces and attend the kickoff event to pick up garbage bags and other materials that will be furnished to assist in the cleanup effort.&n...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

INAUGURAL COOSA RIVER 2017 MEMORIAL WEEKEND BOAT PARADE ANNOUNCED

Memorial Day weekend will see a new event on the Coosa River as the Neely Henry Lake Association and Greater Gadsden Area Tourism will partner to present a boat parade at 1p.m. on Saturday, May 27.<_o3a_p>

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Rescue Boats Presented to Local Volunteer Fire Departments

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Four local volunteer fire departments are now better prepared in the event of an emergency involving a body of water in Etowah County. RescueONE™ Connector Boats along with the Gadsden/Etowah County EMA is pleased to announce the boats will soon be water...Read on...

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Posted on: May 12, 2017

MPO May Meeting

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The Gadsden-Etowah Metropolitan Planning Organization met Thursday, May 11, 2017. The MPO discussed ongoing and future infrastructure projects in Etowah County municipalities and received updates on ongoing ALDOT projects. 

The MPO recei...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Alabama Bass Trail Announces 2018 Tournament Schedule: Championship in Gadsden

Decatur, Ala. (May 9, 2017) – The Alabama Bass Trail (ABT) is pleased to unveil the 2018 tournament schedule and among the key changes is a new open tournament that allows anglers to try the trail without committing to five weekends. Returning f...

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Posted on: May 10, 2017

Downtown Gadsden Third Thursday

Downtown Gadsden - The Third Thursday concert series will kick off next week, May 18th from 6-8 pm with local favorite, Kelli Johnson.  Smart and charming, Kelli Johnson captivates her audience with honesty, an infectious smile, and pure...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

District 3 Community Meeting Thursday

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District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a

community meeting on Thursday, May 11, 2017,

at the Carver Community Center at 5:30 pm.

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Gadabout Art Event May 13th

Downtown Gadsden- On Saturday May 13th from 10am-4pm, Downtown Gadsden will be hosting the Gadabout Art Event.  The dictionary provides the following definition for gadabout; gad*a*bout (noun); 1) a person who moves about restlessly or a...

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Posted on: May 3, 2017

Airport Authority meeting - 5-19-17

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The date of the May board meeting of  THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY

will be Friday, May 19, 2017 at Northeast Alabama, Regional Airport 185 Ira Gray Drive Gadsden, Alabama

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

City of Gadsden Participating in Summer Food Service Program

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Gadsden, AL—  The City of Gadsden is participating in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, s...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Gadsden Kids Fishing Rodeo Set for May 6th

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Gadsden, AL  Youth anglers will have a chance to make their own fish tales with the City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department’s annual Kids Fishing Rodeo.  This community favorite event for children, ages 5-12, ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Public Safety Committee meeting - 4-25-17

PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE OF THE GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Public Safety Committee will be held at 2:15 p.m., on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Gadsden C...Read on... Home
Posted on: April 21, 2017

District 1 Community Meeting

Councilwoman Cynthia W. Toles will conduct a District 1 community meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 24, 2017, at the Antioch Family Life Center, located at 2103 E. Broad Street.

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Downtown Music Festival and Coosa Landing Riverwalk Ribbon Cutting

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Kick off the evening with the opening of the Riverwalk at 5:30pm and settle in for an amazing night of music! Great local talent with the evening capped off wDowntown Gadsden- On Saturday April 29th Downtown Gadsden, Inc. will host the Downtown Music Fest...Read on...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Community Development Action Plan Public Hearing

The City of Gadsden will hold a public hearing at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 in the City Council Chambers at Gadsden City Hall to discuss the FY2017 PROPOSED ESIMTATED Annual Action Plan prior to submission to the U.S. Depart...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Upcoming events in Downtown Gadsden

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Gadsden, AL – On Thursday March 16th, the merchants of Downtown Gadsden will once again host Girls Night Out!  Ladies, round up your friends and come out for a night of fashion, food, fun and friends!  Several merchants will be...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Land Bank Meeting Set

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The Gadsden Land Bank Authority Board of the City of Gadsden will meet on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 beginning at 1:00 p.m., Central Daylight Time, in Room 411, located on the Fourth Floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama. The business to be c...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

City Council Meeting Time Changes

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CITY OF GADSDEN

GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL

 

Pursuant to Resolution No. R-139-17, adopted on April 18, 2017, all City Council meetings will be held at 11:00 a.m., with work sessions at 10:00 a.m.

 

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

What’s New at the Gadsden Museum of Art

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The demographics of the new GMA Art Play have been widened to include children of all ages and available activities are now more focused on art. Artist-themed activities pay homage to Kandinsky, Picasso, Haring, Hirst, and Warhol. There will be a grand op...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Gadabout Art Event May 13th

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Downtown Gadsden- On Saturday May 13th from 10am-4pm, Downtown Gadsden will be hosting the Gadabout Art Event.  The dictionary provides the following definition for gadabout; gad*a*bout (noun); 1) a person who moves about restlessly or a...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

Earth Day Jam at Noccalula Falls

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Gadsden, AL  Make plans to celebrate Earth Day in style! On Saturday, April 22, 2017 Noccalula Falls will be hosting the Earth Day Jam, a fundraiser sponsored by Greater Gadsden Area Tourism, the Gadsden Runners Club and Northeast Alaba...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Annual Gadsden Easter Egg Hunt Thursday

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Gadsden, AL  The Easter Bunny will be making his annual stop in Gadsden at the city-wide Easter Egg Hunt this Thursday, April 13, 2017. The City of Gadsden’s Parks and Recreation Department hosts the annual Easter Egg Hunt at ...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Siren Test – April 11, 2017

There will be a TEST of the outdoor warning sirens on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. barring inclement weather or other emergency. The outdoor warning sirens are scheduled to be tested the second Tuesday of each month.

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

Community Development Committee Meeting

CITY OF GADSDEN

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

OF THE GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL

 

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Community Development Committee will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

District 5 Community Meeting

Councilman Billy Billingsley, District 5,
will conduct a community meeting
at 6:00 p.m. on
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Posted on: April 5, 2017

Good Friday Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

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Please note the following Sanitation Department collection schedule for the week of April 9, which includes Good Friday (April 14) holiday observation:

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

Shelter Etowah App Now Available on iTunes

The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency is very excited to announce the Shelter Etowah App is now available to iOS users on iTunes. The app had previously only been available on Google Play for Android Phones. Shelter Etowah is a mobile app ...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Mayor Announces ALDOT to Resume Efforts to Extend I-759

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GADSDEN – Mayor Sherman Guyton today announced that the Alabama Department of Transportation has agreed to resume work on the extension of Interstate 759 in Gadsden. “Today is a great day for the City of Gadsden and all of Etowah Count...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

April First Friday

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Downtown Gadsden- Next Friday, April 7th, is First Friday!  Downtown Gadsden, Inc. invites you to head downtown and help officially kick-off the season!  Gather your friends and family and join us in Downtown Gadsden from 6 pm-9 pm as we...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Land Bank Authority meeting - 4-12-2017

The Gadsden Land Bank Authority Board of the City of Gadsden will meet on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 beginning at 1:00 p.m., Central Daylight Time, in Room 411, located on the Fourth Floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

 

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

April First Friday at Gadsden Museum of Art

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Gadsden, AL- On First Friday, April 7th the Gadsden Museum of Art will have a reception for three current exhibits: Founders: Peggy Gillam and Sara Reaves, Selfies by Kathryn McGinley, and our 2017 Student Exhibition featuring over 400 works from Etowah C...

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Posted on: March 22, 2017

Senior Activity Center renamed Downtown Civic Center

The Gadsden City Council voted on Tuesday to rename the Senior Activity Center (629 Broad Street) the Downtown Civic Center. The Senior Activity Center has grown beyond its initial scope and vision and become a vibrant hub of activity and an important ven...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Gadsden Launching Video Tour

The City of Gadsden is launching a video tour highlighting the community. The video tour includes several videos that cover a wide range of topics of interest to people discovering Gadsden and those looking to find more information about out city.

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Parks and Recreation Spring Break Camps Planned

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Looking for a fun and wholesome way to keep the kids entertained during the Spring Break off from School? Look no further than the City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department's Spring Break Camps.

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Beautification Award Nominations Open

Gadsden, AL The Gadsden Beautification Board is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Beautification Awards.  The nomination period is March 13 until April 17, 2017.  Nomination forms are available online at www.cityofgadsden....

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

2017 Summer Food Service Program Deadline

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Gadsden, AL  Is your organization interested in participating in the 2017 Summer Food Service program, administered by the City of Gadsden’s Parks and Recreation Department? Interested hosts should contact Jennifer Gipson by F...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

District 5 Community Meeting

 

Councilman Billy Billingsley, District 5,

will conduct a community meeting

at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 13, 2017,

at Banks Park Community Center.

 

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Ray Wetzel promoted to Curator of GMA

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Gadsden, AL- The City of Gadsden’s Museum of Art has a new curator Ray Wetzel, and he has plans to take the downtown icon to new heights. Wetzel was promoted from the exhibits coordinator position at the GMA where he managed the various exhibits...Read on...

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Gadsden Hosting 2017 ARPA State Basketball Tournament

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Gadsden, AL— If you hear the sound of basketballs dribbling, shoes squeaking and crowds cheering this weekend, it’s not your imagination. The City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department is hosting
the 20...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Summer Concert Series Dates and Entertainment Set

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Gadsden, AL-– The dates and performers have been locked in for the 8th season of the Summer Concert Series held in conjunction with First Fridays at the Mort Glosser Amphitheater ‘The Amp’ at 90 Walnut Street in downtown Gads...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Airport Authority Meeting Scheduled

The date of the March board meeting of THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY will be Friday, March 17, 2017 at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport 185 Ira Gray Drive Gadsden, Alabama The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the general business issues of the Auth...Read on... Home
Posted on: February 28, 2017

District 3 Community Meeting Saturday

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a

community meeting on Saturday, March 4, 2017,

at Thompson Community Center at noon.

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Posted on: February 28, 2017

EMA Preparedness Treasure Hunt

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The Gadsden Etowah EMA will be hosting a Preparedness Treasure Hunt along Broad Street businesses during Spring Break. The event will begin at the Gadsden City Hall Gazebo and go along Broad Street. Participants will go to various businesses along Broad...

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Posted on: February 27, 2017

8th Annual Smoke on the Falls BBQ Festival

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Gadsden, AL-  Smoke on the Falls, presented by City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department, is back Friday April 7th- Saturday April 8th at the Noccalula Falls Campground for the 8th year.  The highlight of the weekend is the Kansas ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Arbor Day Tree Giveaway March 3rd

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Gadsden, AL- –  Celebrate Arbor Day with the City of Gadsden at Noccalula Falls Park on March 3, 2017.  In partnership with the Alabama Forestry Commission, City of Gadsden, Gadsden Parks and Recreation, and the Alabama Coopera...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Gadsden City Titan Softball Field Upgraded

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Gadsden, AL- The City of Gadsden recently finished an extensive project building a scoring tower and concession stand at the Gadsden City Titan Girls Softball Field on Black Creek Road.  This project wouldn’t have been possible without ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

5th Annual Party with a Purpose at the Pitman

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Downtown Gadsden- On Sunday, February 26th at 3 pm, Downtown Gadsden Inc. will host the 5th Annual Party with a Purpose at the Pitman.  This family friendly event will raise money to go towards continued renovations of one of downtown Gadsden&...

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Posted on: February 20, 2017

Noccalula Falls Park Set to Reopen for 2017 Season

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Gadsden, AL- Noccalula Falls is reopening Wednesday March 1st for the 2017 season. Looking ahead, the 2017 season should be the biggest year yet for Gadsden’s biggest and most visited park. We’ve made some tweaks to our seasonal hour...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

March First Friday at Gadsden Museum of Art

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On First Friday, March 3rd the Gadsden Museum of Art will have a closing reception for its three current exhibits: Relics by Anita Stewart and Amanda Ann Palmer, A Tale of Six Counties by Pamela A. Canzater, and Methods: Traditional to Digital by PaperWor...Read on...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

Gadsden Land Bank Authority Meeting

The Gadsden Land Bank Authority Board of the City of Gadsden will meet on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m., Central Daylight Time, in Room 411, located on the Fourth Floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

 

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

District 5 Community Meeting

Councilman Billy Billingsley, District 5,

will conduct a community meeting

at 5:00 p.m. on

Monday, February 13, 2017

at the Gadsden Public Library.

 

Please plan to be at this important meeting.

 

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

Forrest Cemetery Board and Foundation Meeting

MEETING OF THE

FORREST CEMETERY

BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND

FORREST CEMETERY FOUNDATION

 

 

You are hereby notified that a

joint special called meeting of the

Forrest Cemetery Board of Trustees

and the

Forrest Cemetery Foundation

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Downtown Gadsden Gives Back invites local nonprofits

Downtown Gadsden- March 3rd is First Friday in Downtown Gadsden!  From 5pm-7pm, Downtown Gadsden Inc. will be partnering with The United Way of Etowah County to host the sixth annual “Downtown Gadsden Gives Back” event.&nb...

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Posted on: February 3, 2017

Downtown Gadsden Inc. Chocolate Stroll

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Downtown Gadsden - Shopping doesn't get much sweeter than this!  The Downtown Merchants will host a chocolate stroll on Thursday, February 9th from Noon to 7pm.  Shop, stroll and taste some delicious chocolate treats as you venture down ...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

District 3 Community Meeting

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a

community meeting on Thursday, February 2, 2017,

at the Carver Community Center at 5:30 pm.

 

Please plan to attend this important meeting.

 

 

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

10th Annual Downtown Gadsden Chili Cook-Off

Gadsden, AL- On Saturday, February 4th, Downtown Gadsden will host the 10th Annual Chili Cook-Off.  Our cooks will be on Broad Street between 4th and 6th Streets and "headquarters" will be the corner of 5th and Broad.  There ar...

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Posted on: January 26, 2017

Broad Street Bridge Closure for Inspection

Gadsden, AL-  The Broad Street Bridge will be closed on Sunday January 29th from 7 a.m. until Noon for its annual inspection.  Traffic should use the Meighan Boulevard bridge as a local detour.  The inspection times are approxim...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

GMA: Night of Jazz

The Gadsden Museum of Art’s  Fourth Annual Night of Jazz returns to the Downtown on Valentine's weekend, from 6 p.m. to 9  p.m. on Feb. 11th.  This year's event features entertainment from the Courtney Linam Band, a lo...

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Posted on: January 20, 2017

HCNEA Annual Point in Time Count

The Homeless Coalition of Northeast Alabama (HCNEA) will conduct a survey on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in and around Anniston and Thursday, January 26, 2017 in and around Gadsden.  HCNEA members and trained volunteers be interviewing homeless i...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Second East Gadsden Community Center Meeting Scheduled

Gadsden, Alabama – The City of Gadsden is hosting the second neighborhood meeting to share developments, plans and get further input on the East Gadsden Community Center project.  The meeting will be held on Saturday morning January 21 ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Coosa Landing Development Announced & The Riverwalk at Coosa Landing Open

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<_o3a_p> This highly visible project includes nearly a mile of walking paths and is destined to be heavily used with its excellent riverfront access, pedestrian bridge, three scenic pavilions, and prime location.  The concrete plaza under the Br...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Commercial Development Authority meeting - 1-17-17

GADSDEN COMMERCIAL DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

The Gadsden Commercial Development Authority Board of Directors meeting will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January17, 2017...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Scheduled Siren Test Today

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There will be a TEST of the outdoor warning sirens on Tuesday, January 10 at 1:00 p.m. barring inclement weather or other emergency. The outdoor warning sirens are scheduled to be tested the second Tuesday of each month barring inclement weather or other ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2017

Garbage Collection Schedule Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Observance

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Please note the following Sanitation Department collection schedule for the week of January 15, 2017, which includes Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observance:

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Posted on: January 7, 2017

Warming Center Update

Cold Weather

Warming Centers are open to provide relief to local citizens. As always, please use our local Salvation Army location first. They will be opened to those in need of a warming center 24 hours a day during this community emergency.

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Posted on: January 6, 2017

Land Bank Authority meeting - 1-25-17

NOTICE OF SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

The Gadsden Land Bank Authority Board of the City of Gadsden will meet on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 beginning at 10:00 a.m., Central Daylight Time, in Room 411, located on the Fourth Floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Stre...Read on...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

UPDATED Extreme Cold Weather and Winter Storm Watch

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Extremely cold weather is forecast along with the potential for a wintry weather mix to affect Etowah County. At times, beginning tonight throughout this weekend, temperatures and wind chills will be brutal. The forecast calls for temperatures feeling l...Read on...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

Youth Basketball Canceled for 1/7/2017

Due to forecasted inclement weather City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball will be canceled Saturday, January 7th. Coaches will be contacted about make-up dates.

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Airport Authority meeting - 1-20-17

The date of the January board meeting of
THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITYwill be Friday, January 20, 2017
at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport185 Ira Gray Drive
Gadsden, Alabama

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Posted on: December 21, 2016

No City Council Meeting 12/27/2016

Reminder: The City Council will not meet on Tuesday, December 27, 2016. The regular schedule will resume on January 3, 2017.

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Posted on: December 20, 2016

Christmas at the Falls Dates Extended

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Gadsden, Alabama - You asked for it, you got it! Christmas at the Falls will extend its dates after the Christmas holiday. We’ll be open December 26-30 each night from 5 to 9 p.m. We had several rainout nights and we heard from many potential visitors th...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

District 3 Community Meeting

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a community meeting on Thursday, December 15, 2016, at Abundant Life Church 323 S 12th Street at 5:30 p.m.  

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

No Outdoor Warning Siren Test Today December 13th

 

The decision has been made not to conduct the monthly test of the outdoor warning sirens today due to inclement weather. No outdoor warning siren test today.

 

For more information contact the EMA at 256-549-4575

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Holiday Fire Safety Tips from the Gadsden Fire Department

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Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries Keep anything that can catch fire: oven mitts, wooden utensils, food packaging, towels or curtains, away from the stovetop.

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Christmas and New Year Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

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Please note the following Sanitation Department collection schedule for the weeks of December 18, and December 25, 2016, which includes Christmas holiday observation:

Monday, December 19:       ...

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

Airport Authority - No meeting on 12-16-16

There will be NO board meeting of

THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITY

For December 16, 2016

at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport

185 Ira Gray Drive

Gadsden, Alabama

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Posted on: December 9, 2016

December 13, 2016 City Council Meeting Time Change

REMINDER

CITY OF GADSDEN

GADSDEN CITY COUNCIL

 

As a reminder, there is a change in the time for the Gadsden City Council work session and meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.  The work session will be held at 2:00 p.m. and the council mee...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Gadsden Christmas Parade Canceled

Gadsden Christmas Parade has been canceled for tonight due to the weather and will not be rescheduled.

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

Crime Prevention Tips for the Holidays

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Crime Prevention Tips for the Holidays

 

The holiday shopping season is in full swing. The Gadsden Police Department sees a spike in crimes during this time of year. We have a list of tips that can help you stay safe and protect you from becoming a...

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Posted on: December 1, 2016

COOSA CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE TO BE ADDED TO DECEMBER FIRST FRIDAY ACTIVITIES

The First Friday celebration on December 2nd in downtown Gadsden will have a new event to bring folks downtown-the Coosa Christmas Boat Parade!

The boat parade, being presented by the Neely Henry Lake Association, will take place in conjunction with the Fi...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Gadsden Fire Department Toys from Santa

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Gadsden, Alabama - In an effort to help the
needy children in Etowah County have a Merry Christmas, the Gadsden FireDepartment is accepting donations for the Toys from Santa program.  <_o3a_p>

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Posted on: November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving Garbage Pickup

Please note the Sanitation Department collection schedule for the week of November 20, which includes Thanksgiving holiday observance:

Monday, November 21:          &...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Leaf pick up season begins for Public Works

Gadsden, Alabama The City of Gadsden’s Public Works Department has begun its leaf pick up program, transitioning from the Spring and Summer grass cutting phase to the Fall leaf pick up program. We will be using six leaf pick up machines througho...

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Posted on: November 16, 2016

Alabama Winter Weather Awareness Week

Winter Weather Preparedness 2016Although we are still warm and dry in Etowah County it is time to prepare for what winter may bring.

Winterize Your Vehicles

  • Antifreeze levels - ensure they are sufficient to avoid freezing.
  • Battery and ignition system - sh...
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Posted on: November 16, 2016

December’s First Friday at Gadsden Museum of Art

December 2nd marks the opening of the Gadsden Museum of Art’s exhibit, “I Remember: Stories.”   The show focuses on stories collected veterans of the Iraqi War and the sacrifices that they made. The other co...

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Posted on: November 15, 2016

Tuscaloosa Avenue Bridge Opening & Ribbon Cutting

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Gadsden, Alabama – The City of Gadsden is excited to announce that the Tuscaloosa Avenue Bridge opened today Tuesday November 15, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. with a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication. The bridge replacement project started at the begi...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Community Development Public Hearings Schedule

The primary objective of the Community Development Block Grant Program is to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing, a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities; principally for persons of low-moderate inco...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

DROUGHT EMERGENCY: BURNING BAN

Gadsden, Ala.  A drought emergency has been declared in Etowah County, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.

The declaration concerning the emergency drought condition, as signed by Governor Robert Bentley, has been in effect since October 12th, and...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Airport Authority Meeting Set

The date of the November board meeting of The Gadsden Airport Authority will be Friday, November 18, 2016at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport 185 Ira Gray Drive Gadsden, Alabama. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the g...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

District 5 Community Meeting

Councilman Billy Billingsley, District 5, will conduct a community meeting at 5 p.m. on Monday, November 14, 2016, at Banks Park Community Center. Please plan to be at this important meeting.

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Christmas at the Falls opens Thanksgiving Evening

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Gadsden, Alabama - Come celebrate the holiday season with Noccalula Falls and the City of Gadsden at Christmas at the Falls.  Enjoy millions of lights throughout the park with spectacular views from the paved walking trails or from the vantage of...

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Posted on: November 4, 2016

Downtown Gadsden Girls Night Out & Christmas Open House

Downtown Gadsden – On Thursday November 17th, the merchants of Downtown Gadsden will once again host Girls Night Out!  Ladies, round up your friends and come out for a night of fashion, food, fun and friends!  Several merchants...

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

Veteran’s Day Holiday Garbage Schedule

In observance of the Veteran’s Day holiday garbage routes will be altered for the week of November 6th, which includes Veteran’s Day holiday.

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

November First Friday - November 4th

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Downtown Gadsden- It’s almost November!  And that means First Friday is just around the corner.  On Friday November 4th, Downtown Gadsden Inc. invites you to come downtown to enjoy the festivities and the beautiful fall weather...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

Racial Justice Essay Scholarship Contest open to Etowah County high school students

The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) is pleased to announce a scholarship contest open toEtowah County high school students in grades 9-12 where prizes totaling $5000 will be
awarded to winning participants.

The scholarship contest coincides with EJI&r...

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Posted on: November 1, 2016

LEPC Meeting –November 3rd

A meeting of Etowah County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will be held on Thursday, November 3rd at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency Operations Room.  Located at 9...

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Posted on: October 25, 2016

Renaming Contest for the Senior Activity Center

Submit your ideas

The Senior Activity Center is woven very deeply into the fabric of downtown Gadsden and it connects with multiple locations in the 600 block of Broad Street including the Pitman Theatre and the Water Wall courtyard. In addition, the cente...

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Posted on: October 18, 2016

District 3 Community Meeting

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Councilman Thomas Worthy's District 3 Community Meeting will be October 20th at 5:30 p.m.
The meeting will be for the discussion of speed breakers in the area.

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Youth Basketball Program Meeting

GADSDEN PARKS & RECREATION
YOUTH BASKETBALL PROGRAM 2016-2017
MEETING: October 16TH Rules and paperwork time 2pm November 13th Paperwork, fees, and scheduling
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Posted on: October 12, 2016

District 3 Community Meeting


District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a
community meeting on Thursday, October 13, 2016,
at the Carver Community Center at 5:30 pm.

Please plan to attend this important meeting.

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

South 11th Street Bridge Opening & Ribbon Cutting

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– The City of Gadsden is excited to announce that the South 11th Street Bridge will open today Friday October 7, 2016 at 3 p.m. We will hold a brief ribbon cutting ceremony and open the bridge to traffic.  The bridge replacement project started on Decembe...Read on...

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Posted on: October 6, 2016

Gadsden-Etowah Veterans Day Parade On November 9th Is Five Weeks Away-Applications Being Accepted

Gadsden, AL. – The Gadsden/Etowah Veterans Parade set for 2pm on November 9th is fast approaching and applications are starting to roll in. Greater Gadsden Area Tourism and the Gadsden-Etowah Patriots Association have partnered together to produce the 201...Read on...

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Posted on: October 5, 2016

Upcoming Hours Change at Noccalula Falls Park

The train will not run starting Oct. 10th and will be down for approximately 2 ½ weeks due to some construction work. The park will be open for walk thru only and there will be a reduced rate of $4 for adults and $3 for seniors and children.

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Airport Authority Meeting Set

The date of the October board meeting of
THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITYWill be Friday, October 21, 2016
at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport185 Ira Gray Drive
Gadsden, Alabama

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Posted on: October 1, 2016

C.E.R.T. Exercise Notification

On Thursday, October 6th The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency will hold a C.E.R.T. Exercise at Banks Park Community Center which is located at 2780 South 11th Street, Gadsden, AL. The Exercise will begin at 9:00 a.m. Media registration ...Read on...

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Posted on: October 3, 2016

Road Closure at South 3rd and Bay Street

Gadsden, Alabama – The City of Gadsden will be closing a portion of the roadway from the intersection of South 3rd and Bay Street to the midblock point of Bay Street toward South 2nd Street in order to repair the existing storm water system.

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

5th Annual Halloween Super Bash

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Gadsden, Alabama – The City of Gadsden Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the 5th annual Halloween Super Bash at Noccalula Falls Park on Saturday October 8th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. (1500 Noccalula Road, Gadsden, AL 35901)

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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Forrest Cemetery Board Meeting Scheduled

PUBLIC NOTICE: MEETING OF THE FORREST CEMETERY BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND FORREST CEMETERY FOUNDATION

The Forrest Cemetery Board of Trustees
and the Forrest Cemetery Foundation meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m.on Thursday, October 6, 2016, in the 4th F...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Gadsden Fire Department testing hydrants in October

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Gadsden, Alabama – Fire hydrant testing is necessary to make sure hydrants are working properly. The Gadsden Fire Department will be testing the fire hydrants in Gadsden through the month of October. This testing can sometimes cause a slight discoloratio...Read on...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Gadsden-Etowah County Emergency Management Agency Executive Committee Meeting


GADSDEN-ETOWAH COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden-Etowah County Emergency Management Agency Executive Committee will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, September 26, 2016, in ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 14, 2016

District I Neighborhood Appreciation

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10:00 a.m. -5:00 p.m.ADAMS PARK

IT’S TIME FOR ME TO SHOW HOW MUCH I APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!!
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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Gadsden Land Bank Authority Board Meeting

The Gadsden Land Bank Authority Board of the City of Gadsden will meet on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, beginning at 3:30 p.m., Central Daylight Time, in Room 411, located on the Fourth Floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

District 5 Community Meeting

Councilman Billy Billingsley, District 5,
will conduct a community meeting
at 5 p.m. on Monday, September 12,
at Banks Park Community Center.

Please plan to be at this important meeting.

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Sixth Street Open at RiverTrace

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Gadsden, Alabama – Sixth Street in East Gadsden is now open providing access to the RiverTrace Retail Development from U.S. 431.  This is the culmination of a several month long construction project to finish this additional access for the RiverTrace proj...Read on...

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Posted on: September 8, 2016

9/11 Remembrance Set

Gadsden, Alabama – In remembrance of the events of September 11, 2001, the Gadsden Beautification Board and Downtown Gadsden Inc. invite the public to attend a ceremony honoring victims and their families at 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 11th at Patriots Pa...Read on...

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Posted on: September 7, 2016

Black Creek Trail Project Expansion

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The City of Gadsden is hosting an informational meeting about the Black Creek Trail Expansion project. The Engineering Department will present routing and mapping information on the next phase of the Black Creek Trail. The public is invited to preview th...Read on...

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Posted on: September 6, 2016

City of Gadsden Budget Hearing

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BUDGET HEARING
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 20165:00 P.M.
Council Chamber – City Hall – Gadsden, AL

At the above time and place, the City ofGadsden will accept oral and written
input from the public, concerning theproposed Fiscal Year 2017 budget. A...Read on...

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Posted on: September 2, 2016

Gadsden Land Bank Authority Board Meeting Set

The Gadsden Land Bank Authority Board of the City of Gadsden will meet on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 beginning at 10:00 a.m., Central Daylight Time, in Room 411, located on the Fourth Floor of City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

East Gadsden Community Center Meeting Scheduled

East Gadsden Community Center Meeting Scheduled

Gadsden, Alabama – The City of Gadsden is hosting the first neighborhood meeting to share details and get input on the East Gadsden Community Center project. The meeting will be held on Saturday morning ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Gadsden Parks And Recreation Department Resumes Walking Tours Of The Black Creek Trail System

The City of Gadsden’s Park and Recreation Department will resume hosting tours of the Black Creek Trail system at Noccalula Falls, with the first tour scheduled for Saturday, September 3rd at 9 a.m. Additional tours will be held September 17th and October...Read on...

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Labor Day Garbage Pickup

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Please note the following Sanitation Department collection schedule for the week of September 4, 2016, which includes Labor Day (September 5) holiday observation:

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Gadsden Airport Authority meeting set

The date of the September board meeting of
THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITYWill be Friday, September 16, 2016
at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport185 Ira Gray Drive
Gadsden, Alabama

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Posted on: August 31, 2016

Haralson Avenue Architectural Review Board Meeting

The Haralson Avenue Architectural Review Board will hold a meeting at the following time, location, and purpose:

September 8, 2016
6:15 p.m.514 Haralson Avenue

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Posted on: August 30, 2016

GFD to remember fallen firefighters on 40th anniversary

Gadsden, Alabama – The Gadsden Fire Department will hold their annual memorial ceremony to remember six fire department members that have died in the line of duty. The ceremony will start at 10 a.m. at the Central Fire Station at 322 Walnut St. in Gad...Read on...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Gadsden wins Five Main Street Alabama Awards

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Birmingham - Main Street Alabama celebrated Designated Communities successes on a special day in honor of the organization, as proclaimed by Governor Robert Bentley. Main Street Alabama’s President and State Coordinator, Mary Helmer, announced the winners...Read on...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

September’s First Friday at Gadsden Museum of Art

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On First Friday in September, September 2nd, the Gadsden Museum of Art will have an opening reception for two art exhibits, A Quiet Life by Gina Brown and Itineraries of Escape by Cindy Wagner and Jane Phillips, as well as the Alabama Makers mural by Chri...Read on...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Subcommittee on Poverty meeting 8-16-16

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Sub-Committee on Poverty Initiatives will be held at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 16, 2016, in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Gadsden City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Turrentine Architectural Review Board meeting - 8-22-16

The Turrentine Avenue Architectural Review Board will hold a meeting on August 22, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at 618 Turrentine Avenue to consider an application for Certificate of Appropriateness presented by Lana Brown regarding 625 Turrentine Avenue. The pu...Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

COLOR DASH 5K FUN RUN/WALK COMING TO GADSDEN

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GADSDEN, AL---August 9th, 2016--- The James D. Martin Wildlife Sanctuary will be aglow with color when the Color Dash 5k Fun Run/Walk takes place on August 27th. Benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Alabama and the Gadsden Runners Club, the C...Read on...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Non-Profit Agency Funding applications

The City of Gadsden is accepting applications for

Non-Profit Agency Funding

To be considered, agencies must be registered as a

§501(c)(3) organization as directed by

Section 501(c) of the United States

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

No Siren Test Today

Due to the chance of inclement weather, the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency will NOT conduct the regularly scheduled test of the outdoor warning sirens in Etowah County today. The outdoor warning sirens are scheduled to be tested at 1 p....Read on...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

No Siren Test Today

Due to the chance of inclement weather, the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency will NOT conduct the regularly scheduled test of the outdoor warning sirens in Etowah County today. The outdoor warning sirens are scheduled to be tested at 1 p....Read on...

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Posted on: August 4, 2016

Career Fair Thursday, August 11 at Convention Hall

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Career Center and City Councilman Bring Job Fair to Gadsden
GADSDEN – The Gadsden Career Center, in partnership with Gadsden City Councilman Thomas Worthy, will host a Job Fair Thursday, August 11 from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Gadsden Convention Hall...Read on...

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

Public Safety Committee Meeting Scheduled

Public Safety Committee of The Gadsden City Council

You are hereby notified that a meeting of the Gadsden City Council’s Public Safety Committee will be held at 1:30 p.m., on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Gadsden City Hall,...Read on...

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Posted on: July 29, 2016

LEPC Meeting – August 4th

A meeting of Etowah County’s Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will be held on Thursday, August 4th at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Gadsden Senior Activity Center located at 629 Broad Street Gadsden, Alabama.
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Posted on: July 26, 2016

2015 Program Year Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

PUBLIC NOTICE
The City of Gadsden Community Development Department will hold a public hearing on August 1, 2015 to hear citizen comments concerning the 2015 Program Year Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). There will be a fift...Read on...

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Posted on: July 25, 2016

4-H Archery Tournament in Gadsden

Gadsden, Alabama – Gadsden Parks & Recreation is hosting the 2016 Black Creek 4-H Archery Invitational Tournament, which runs from Thursday July 28 through Saturday July 30th.

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Posted on: July 21, 2016

Heat Advisory

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Heat Advisory for Etowah County which is in effect until 11 a.m. CDT Friday until 9 p.m. Saturday. Maximum heat indices will be between 105 to 109 degrees.
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Posted on: July 9, 2016

Citywide Unity Meeting Sunday

Gadsden Mayor Sherman Guyton and community leaders are hosting a citywide Unity meeting Sunday.
Community leaders, local pastors, law enforcement representatives and the Mayor will speak at the meeting. The meeting will start at 5 p.m. (doors open at 4:...Read on...

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Posted on: June 28, 2016

Independence Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

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Please note the following Sanitation Department collection schedule for the week of July 3, 2016, which includes Independence (July 4) holiday observation:

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Posted on: June 19, 2016

CITY OF GADSDEN SUB-COMMITTEE ON POVERTY INITIATIVES

The Gadsden City Council’s Sub-Committee on Poverty Initiatives will meet at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 21, 2016, in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Gadsden City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

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Posted on: June 13, 2016

Siren Test Cancelled – June 14th

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Due to inclement weather, the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency will NOT conduct the regularly scheduled test of the outdoor warning sirens in Etowah County today. The outdoor warning sirens are scheduled to be tested at 1 p.m. on the seco...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

Barbarian Challenge June 18th!

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GADSDEN, AL---June 9, 2016---GADSDEN’S EXTREME OBSTACLE RACE PUSHES PARTICIPANTS TO THE LIMIT

Gadsden, Ala. – Thrill-seeking athletes who are not afraid of getting muddy, wet, or pushed to the limit will be taking part in Gadsden’s Barbarian Challenge...Read on...

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Posted on: June 10, 2016

District 5 Community Meeting


Councilman Billy Billingsley, District 5,
will conduct a community meeting
at 5 p.m. on Monday, June 13,
at Banks Park Community Center.

Please plan to be at this important meeting.

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Posted on: June 6, 2016

Gadsden Airport Authority Meeting

PUBLIC NOTICE

The date of the June board meeting of
THE GADSDEN AIRPORT AUTHORITYWill be Friday, June 17, 2016
at Northeast Alabama Regional Airport185 Ira Gray Drive
Gadsden, Alabama

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the general bus...Read on...

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Posted on: June 2, 2016

Haralson Architectural Review Board meeting - 6-7-16

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Haralson Avenue Architectural Review Board will hold a meeting at the following time, location, and purpose:June 7, 2016
6:15 p.m.431 Haralson Avenue
To consider applications for Certificate of Appropriateness presented by:Rache...Read on...

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Posted on: June 1, 2016

District 3 Meeting Announced

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a community meeting on Thursday, June 2, 2016 at Thompson Community Center at 5:30 p.m.

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Posted on: May 23, 2016

Memorial Day Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

Please note the following Sanitation Department collection schedule for the week of May 29, which includes Memorial Day (May 30) holiday observation:

Monday, May 30: HOLIDAY OBSERVEDTuesday, May 31: Monday route collected
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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Riverview Drive Open

Culvert repairs are now complete and Riverview Drive is now open to traffic.

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

EMA Exercise Notification

This Thursday, May 19th The Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency will be participating in the Hospital Full Scale Exercise 2016 Severe Weather: Tornado Exercise; along with Gadsden Regional Medical Center, Riverview Regional Medical Center a...Read on...

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Posted on: May 18, 2016

5th Street Market Open House

The City of Gadsden Farmer’s Market has a new home. After years of shifting locations the farmers and shoppers that make up the Gadsden Farmer’s Market have a new permanent home. The City of Gadsden has purchased a building at the corner of 5th Street an...Read on...

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Posted on: May 13, 2016

Etowah County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Meeting- Tuesday, May 17th

Etowah County Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster Meeting- Tuesday, May 17th


A meeting of the Etowah County VOAD/Citizen Corps will take place Tuesday, May 17th at 3p.mat the Gadsden/Etowah County Emergency Management Agency. The Etowah C...Read on...

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Posted on: May 6, 2016

Clean-up Neely Henry Lake, Build Community (& the Coosa River)

Gadsden, Alabama - Coosa Riverkeeper, along with our amazing sponsors, is proud to present the Neely

Henry Lake Cleanup on Saturday, June 25th, 2016 at the Coosa Landing Boat Ramp from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM to benefit Coosa Riverkeeper. Afterwards,...Read on...

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Posted on: May 4, 2016

Jazz in the Park coming to Gadsden

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Gadsden, Alabama – Magic City Smooth Jazz’s highly regarded Jazz in the Park concert series is coming to Gadsden. For several years, the Jazz in the Park concert series has brought jazz concerts to venues throughout Alabama. This year Gadsden will ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 3, 2016

District 3 Meeting Announced

District 3 Councilman Thomas Worthy will conduct a
community meeting on Saturday, May 7, 2016,
at the Carver Community Center at noon.

Please plan to attend this important meeting.

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Posted on: April 29, 2016

Public Works Committee Meeting

The Gadsden City Council’s Public Works Committee will be held at 9:00 a.m., on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, in the 4th Floor Conference Room, Gadsden City Hall, 90 Broad Street, Gadsden, Alabama.

The committee will discuss grass cutting and any other items...Read on...

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Posted on: April 19, 2016

Earth Day Cleanup of Noccalula Falls

Join the City of Gadsden’s Parks and Recreation department as they celebrate Earth Day by hosting a community-wide cleanup at Noccalula Falls Park. The Parks and Recreation team is inviting community members to meet at the Noccalula Falls Park Wedding Cha...Read on...

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Posted on: April 18, 2016

Summer Concert Series Details Announced

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Gadsden, AL. – The dates and performers for the 7th year of the Summer Concert Series held in conjunction with First Fridays at the Mort Glosser Amphitheatre (The AMP) in downtown Gadsden have been finalized.

The concerts are from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m...Read on...

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