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After 47 Years, 911 Calling Just Got Smarter
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 13:37:00 -0800

ROSEVILLE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On February 16, 1968 - forty-seven years ago today - the first 9-1-1 call was placed in Haleyville, Alabama.  To commemorate that event, Biosynq Corporation is launching Alert-360®, the first mobile 9-1-1 crowdsourcing smartphone app.  This historic call will be made in The City of Roseville and the system will also be launching in Oakland, CA ...

Winter storm watch issued as temperatures plunge in Alabama
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 07:11:00 -0800

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Forecasters have issued a winter storm watch for northern Alabama as artic air sent temperatures plunging into the teens in several cities. The National Weather Service said temperatures plunged to 9 degrees in Haleyville before dawn Thursday. At 5 a.m. Thursday, it was 12 degrees in Huntsville and Muscle Shoals; and 17 degrees in Birmingham. Forecasters say a new storm ...

Inch of Ice Possible for Northern Alabama
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 12:34:36 -0800

Forecasters have issued a winter storm watch for northern Alabama as artic air sent temperatures plunging into the teens in several cities.

Aderholt says hands tied on I-759 funding
Thu, 19 Feb 2015 19:04:26 -0800

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt said he supports the extension of Interstate 759 in East Gadsden, but his “hands are tied” as far as obtaining federal funds for the project through earmarking.

Strong pitching leads MSU softball to 4-0 start
Sat, 07 Feb 2015 22:59:20 -0800

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State softball coach Vann Stuedeman has made her name nationally known as a pitching expert. When Stuedeman was hired four seasons ago to revitalize the program, it was easy to assume going to the next level would involve getting a game-changing pitcher.

Business brief: Mitchell hired
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:44:57 -0800

Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center announces the addition of Cathy Mitchell, BSN as director of nursing services.

Today in history: US launched Explorer 9 satellite
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 21:14:38 -0800

“There are two kinds of man: the ones who make history and the ones who endure it.” — Camilo Jose Cela, Nobel Prize-winning Spanish author (1916-2002).

MSU softball primed for another run at postseason
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 09:07:53 -0800

STARKVILLE -- Mississippi State fourth-year softball coach Vann Stuedeman had little trouble praising the left side of her infield a season ago.

Today In History Monday, February 16
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 01:50:26 -0800

Today's highlights in history. Get the details here.

City to push for Interstate 759 project
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 16:21:19 -0800

With the extension of Interstate 759 stalled, a “team effort” pushing for state and federal funding is needed, Rep. Craig Ford, D-Gadsden, told the Gadsden City Council Tuesday.