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Local retail development on upswing

Local retail development on upswing

By GCDA

2014 is shaping up to be the best year for local retail development in almost a decade, Lesa Osborn, director of the Gadsden Commercial Development Authority, said.

Moe's Southwest Grill opened this week at River Trace, and Panda Express is expected to open soon

Gadsden City Council sets Sunday sales hours

Gadsden City Council sets Sunday sales hours

By GCDA

The Gadsden City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance allowing the sale of alcoholic beverages to begin as early as 6 a.m. on Sunday at stores, restaurants and bars in the city.

With publication of the ordinance expected...

Sunday alcohol sales measure passes in Gadsden

Sunday alcohol sales measure passes in Gadsden

By GCDA

The measure passed Tuesday by a 69 percent to 31 percent margin, 4,618 to 2,116, in complete but unofficial results. It won approval in all 17 city polling places.

Roberts said an ordinance designating the times on Sunday alcohol sales could be introduced at the...

River Trace Development Progressing

River Trace Development Progressing

By GCDA

While not completely full, River Trace Shopping Center is making progress with a second anchor store opening last week, another store opening this week and building plans submitted to the city of Gadsden for two other businesses.

Earlier, Gander Mountain and Shoe...

Council approves riverfront property purchase

Council approves riverfront property purchase

By GCDA

The city of Gadsden may soon be seeking proposals on developing riverfront property on both sides of the Coosa River.

The City Council on Tuesday approved purchasing about six acres of property on the western side of the Coosa River where the former Rainbow Cinemas...

Gander Mountain Opens Tuesday

Gander Mountain Opens Tuesday

By GCDA

The River Trace Shopping Center development on Tuesday will see its first store opening.

Gander Mountain, a 52,000-square-foot outdoor specialty store, will hold a “soft opening” at 8 a.m., according to company and city officials.