Want to be the 1st to know about upcoming contests, concerts, Big Deals and more?? If so, then sign up and become a member of our FREE MIX 102.9 Radio Insider! Our weekly email will come straight to your inbox…concerts, free giveaways, community events, all at your fingertips. Remember you can also download our FREE MIX 102.9 app on your smart phone or tablets and listen anywhere in the world! Thanks for listening to Mix 102.9 🙂


The Factory – Fun Patrol

Hey kids! Do you want the world to be a better place…then “JUMP” on the opportunity and spread some kindness! If you get caught by The Factory Fun Patrol doing a random act of kindness we will give you a one hour free jump to The Factory Gadsden, then you will have a chance to win a one year FREE membership to the Factory.
Weekly winners will be posted on our Facebook page. Visit www.thefactorygadsden.com  for more details.
**Starting June 1st, 2016**


Help your family weather the storm with the new FEMA Alert App. Weather alerts, safety tips and life-saving emergency information when you need it. Download the free FEMA app now from the Itunes App Store or Google Play.

Direct Links for Downloading the FEMA App:

  • FEMA App on the Apple App Store


  • FEMA App on Google Play for Android


  • FEMA App landing page on FEMA.gov


A brief summary of a few features in the FEMA app.  

A brief summary of a few features in the FEMA app.

First Responders



START DATE: 5-2-2016
END DATE: 8-26-2016

HOW TO PLAY: Go to wqsb.com, wkxx.com or power1075fm.com and click on the First Responder Link. You can nominate a First Responder Unit or Department to win a check for $100. Each week a First Responder Unit will be chosen and the Unit or Department will receive the check for $100

INELIGIBLE: Employees and immediate family members of WQSB, MIX 102.9, POWER 1-07.5 FM and Sand Mt. Broadcasting are not eligible to win.

Send your nominations here: barry@wqsb.com


Week #1: Boaz Fire Department
Week #2: The City of Gadsden Police Department
Week #3: Fischer Rescue Squad in Fort Payne
Week #4: Sand Rock Volunteer Fire Department
Week #5: Marshall-DeKalb Electric Cooperative’s Lineman
Week #6: DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office

Week #7: Cherokee EMS in Centre
Week #8: Beaulah Volunteer Fire Department
Week #9: Rainbow City Police Department
Week #10: Aroney Volunteer Fire Department



Cooling Centers 2016


Albertville Library 200 Jackson St


10am-7pm Mon
8am-5pm Tue-Fri
AlbertvilleRecreation Center 915 West McKinney Ave Albertville 8am-8pm  Mon-Fri
10am-5pm Sat
Albertville Senior Center 221 E Main St Albertville 9am-1pm Mon-Fri
Arab Church of Christ 1005 N Main St Arab 9:00am-4:00pm Mon-Fri
Enter at rear of building
      *buzz for entrance*
Arab Library 325 2nd St NW Arab

10am-8pm Mon-Tue
10am-6pm Wed, Fri
9am-3pm Sat

Arab Recreation Center

761 N Main St Arab 7am-9pm Mon-Thurs
7am-4:30pm Fri

Arab Senior Center

800 N Main St Arab 7:30am-4:30pm Mon-Fri
Boaz Library 404 Thomas Ave Boaz

9am-8pm Mon-Thur
9am-5pm Fri
9am-3pm Sat
Will close 5pm Mon 18 July

Boaz Recreation Center 314 N King St Boaz

7am-8:30pm Mon,Tue, Thur
7am-5:30pm Wed
7am-3:15pm Fri
9am-5pm Sat

Boaz Senior Center  112 S Church St Boaz

7am-3pm Mon-Wed
7am-4pm Thur
7am-2pm Fri
Will close at 12:30pm on Thur July 21

Church of the Epiphany 1101 Sunset Dr. Guntersville 9:00-3:00pm Mon-Thur
9:00-1:00pm Fri

Douglas Senior Center

335 Stadium CrHorton 7:30am-12:30pm Mon-Fri
First Baptist Church Albertville 309 East Main St Albertville 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri
First Baptist Church Guntersville 1000 Gunter Ave Guntersville 9am-4:30pm Mon-Fri
First United Methodist Albertville 204 Madison St Albertville 8:00am-4:30pm Mon-Thur
First United Methodist Arab 1058 N Main St Arab 8:00am-4:00pm Mon-Fri
First United Methodist Guntersville 539 Gunter Ave Guntersville 8:00am-4:00pm Mon-Sat
Enter at rear of building

Grant Senior Center

307 2nd Ave West Grant 7am-12pm Mon-Fri
Guntersville Library 1240 O’Brig Ave Guntersville

9am-8pm Tue, Thur
9am-6pm Wed, Fri
9am-2pm Sat

Guntersville Senior Center 1503 Sunset Dr. Guntersville 8am-4pm Mon-Fri
Lake City Assembly of God 5025 Spring Creek Dr. Guntersville 9:00am-3:00pm Mon-Fri
Martling Senior Center 4059 Martling Rd Albertville 8am-12pm Mon-Fri
Mt. Vernon Baptist Church 2650 Pine Street Albertville 8am-4pm Mon-Thur
St Williams Catholic 929 Gunter Ave Guntersville 9:00am-6:00pm Mon-Fri



Etowah County Cooling Centers: 

East Gadsden Community Center 921 Wilson Street
Elliott Community Center 2829 Meighan Blvd contact: 256-549-4674
Gadsden Public Library 254 College Street 9am-5pm Friday & Saturday
Contact: 256-549-4699
The Salvation Army 114 North 11th Street Open 24 hrs a day
contact: 256-546-4673
Thompson Community Center 236 Goldenrod Avenue contact: 256-549-4738
Walnut Park Community Center 3200 Walnut Street contact: 256-549-4685

Dragon Boat Festival 2016

The 5th Annual Habitat Dragon Boat Festival will be this Saturday, August 20th starting at 9 am at the Riverwalk Park & Boardwalk in Gadsden!
FREE admission, FREE parking! A great family event that includes the races, concessions, picnic area, music, drummers’ parade and more. This year Habitat for Humanity celebrates 20 years of service in Etowah County. The funds raised from this Festival will fund our 50th house. There will be food vendors, Kid’s Zone, JSU Steel Drum Band, music, mini-dragon boat rides, and of course ~ the Dragon Boat Races! (Admission for spectators is FREE!) Each dragon boat team consists of 20 paddlers, 1 drummer, coxswain, and 3 alternates. In both the Competitive and Recreational Division, teams race for the gold, silver and bronze paddle. Top three teams also receive individual medals.

The deadline to register is Aug. 5th. Space is limited to 40 teams. With a completed team registration form and full payment, each team can select their tent site in the Athletes Village and their place in line for practice.”

Race Day:
Gold, silver & bronze award paddles in both Competitive and Recreational Divisions for top 3 fastest teams. Other awards: Best Drummer Costume, Best Team Spirit, Best Decorated Tent and Best Team T-Shirts.
9 am – 3 pm at Riverwalk Park & Boardwalk in Gadsden.

For more information:  www.habitatdragonboat.com or facebook/habitatdragonboat

Suzanne Scharfenberg  – gehabitat@comcast.net


Big Deal Store: Lake Guntersville State Park

Take advantage of our Lake Guntersville State Park hotel and golf package while they last!
Deal is good for 2 guests, overnight stay in a hotel, (bluff-side) breakfast for 2 and 1 round of gold for two with one cart.
This offer is valued at $190 but our Big Deal Customers can receive it for ONLY $95 in our Big Deal Store.
One of the state’s most beautiful golf courses…”The Eagles Nest.” Camping, cabins, hotel rooms and dining.
Call 256-571-5440 for reservations




Fear Comes To Life 2016

Individuals with a love of HALLOWEEN, a passion for character acting or the urge to constantly scare friends and family need to apply. 

“Open Casting Call”
This is an open casting call for the 2016 season of AgriPhobia. We are looking for reliable and dependable character actors who are interested in joining our team.

Saturday, July 30th 2 pm – 4 pm
AgriPhobia Haunted Attraction 500 New Street Oneonta, AL 35121