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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**

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
Week #11: Blount County Sheriff’s Department
Week #12: Albertville Police Department
Week #13: Glencoe Fire Department
Week #14: Fort Payne Police Department



Big Deal Store: Lion’s Den

The Lion’s Den in Sardis is back open for business, under the new ownership of Brian and Angela Carnes!

Stop in and try the daily lunch special which feature an entree and your choice of 1, 2 or 3 sides. Baked chicken, chicken and dressing, country fried steak and hand breaded chicken fingers are just a few of the entree choices.
The Lion’s Den offers rib-eyes on Thursday & Friday nights and Fridays are also, catfish night.
The Lion’s Den in Sardis, open Sun-Wed 10:30 am-2 pm, Thurs & Fri 7 am-8 pm.

AND don’t forget starting Saturday, Sept. 17th, SEAFOOD will be added to the menu and served on Saturday evenings 4 pm – 8 pm. Enjoy hand breaded fried shrimp, crab claws, Tilapia, shrimp n grits and more!

Starting Monday, August 22nd @ 10 a.m. get a $20 Lion’s Den certificate for only $10 in our Big Deal Store while they last.

Purchase yours today!


Local Election 2016

Municipal elections take place across our listening area on Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016. Check back here to find the latest voter results.

Voting will take place in the following cities and counties: 

-Albertville  (Marshall County)
Council Place 2:
Jill Oakley 66%
Kay Johnson 34%
Council Place 4:
Ray Kennamer 50% (664)
Carolyn Crump 49% (655)

-Arab (Marshall County)
Council Place 2:
Renae Warren 57%
David Bobo 43%
Council Place 3
Mark Gullion 79%
Kivin Childers 31%
Council Place 4
Mike Allen 54%
Chris Hemphill 46%
Council Place 5
Chris Harper 50.1% (524)
Alan Miller 49.9% (514)

-Boaz (Marshall County)
David Dyer 45% (run off)
Tim Walker 28% (run off)
John Riddle 27%
Council Place 1:
David Ellis 59%
Darrell Parker 41%
Council Place 2:
Rodney Frix 35% (run off)
Jeff Davis 29% (run off)
Alan Hales 27%
Kevin Ellis 9%
Council Place 3:
Johnny Willis
Council Place 4:
Jeff Sims (run off)
Heath Wilson (run off)

-Collinsville (DeKalb County)
Council District 2:
Donna Jones 56%
Fred Shankles 44%

-Crossville  (Dekalb County)
Tera Fortenberry 62%
Vicky Stone 38%
Council Place 5:
Connie Brothers 60%
Cody Webb 40%

-Fort Payne  (DeKalb County)
Larry Chesser 52%
David Beddingfield 48%

-Fyffe (DeKalb County)
Council Place 5:
Dale Wooten 75%
Pamela Gifford 25%

-Geraldine (DeKalb County)
Council Position 3:
Orvil Bearden 62%
Tim Guest 38%
Council Position 4:
Jackie Rogers 76%
Tim Turner 24%
Council Position 5:
Terry Harris 67%
Sherrie Hiett 33%

-Glencoe (Etowah County)
Charles “Peanut” Gilcrest 77%
T.R. “Reggie” Roberts 23%
Council Place 2:
Chris Hare 59%
Johnny F. Chambers 41%
Sunday Alcohol Sales:
Yes 52% No 48%

-Grant (Marshall County)
Larry Walker 66%
David Powell 34%
Place 1:
Shawn Rice 67%
Robert Patterson, Jr 33%
Place 5:
Jimmy Keller 67%
Vernon Chapman 33%

-Guntersville  (Marshall County)
Council District 1:
Sanchez Watkins 45%
Samuel Stewart 38%
Tommy DewBerry 18%
District 2:
Phillip Kelley 64%
Larry Wilson 36%
District 3:
Lee Carr 54%
John Meyers 46%
District 7:
Randall Whitaker 57%
Martin Hester 43%

-Henagar (DeKalb County)
Lee Davis 469
Lamar Whitten 193
Council Place 4:
Tyler Murdock 285
Robert Trotman 371
Yes 388
No 290

-Ider                DeKalb County

-Mentone        DeKalb County

-Rainbow City (Etowah County)
Council Place 5:
Rick Hill 57%
Lloyd Matthews 43%
Sunday Alcohol Sales:
Yes 62% No 38%

-Rainsville (DeKalb County)
Rodger Lingerfelt 55%
Nick Jones 45%
Council Place 1:
Joey Graham 42%
Marshall Stiefel 40%
Tina Pike 18%
Council Place 2:
Bejan Taheri 61%
DL Stiefel 39%
Council Place 4:
Rickey Byrum 53%
Gary Hartline 47%
Council Place 5:
Derek Rosson 82%
Jeff Young 18%

Scottsboro   (Jackson County)
William Shelton 42%
Brent Miller 41%
Joe Young 17%
Place 1:
Jessica Butler 39%
Dan Deason 29%
Timothy Saint 26%
Kenneth Southeard 5%
Board of Education:
Jason Williams 39%
Daryl Eustace 35%
Linda Rogers 26%
Board of Education Place 2:
Patricia Stewart 39%
Mitzi Gattis 36%
Rickey Dooley 22%
David Garza 4%

-Section  (Jackson County)
Ricky Hanback 69%
Johnny Jackson 31%
Council Place 1:
Teresa Jones McCrary 57%
Sandy Bergman 43%
Council Place 4:
Jim Stringer 67%
Arney Summerford 33%
Council Place 5:
Tim Byrum 53%
Harold Ball 47%

-Snead (Blount County)
Lashone Price 585
Charles Fanders 22%
Curtis Painter 18%
Mark Spradlin 1%

-Southside (Etowah County)
Council Place 1:
Genny Ford Bell 31%
Danny Garnett 28%
Kevin Stephens 24%
Ed Thatcher 13%
Chad Baker 4%
Council Place 5:
Dana Snyder 51%
Randall Tallent 49%

-Sylvania   (DeKalb County)
Gerald Craig (Inc.) 59%
Tom Miller 31%
Tony Goolesby 9%
Council Place 2:
Jerod Sharp 55%
Thomas Hale 45%
Council Place 4:
Gary Ferguson 52%
David Smalley 48%
Council Place 5:
Larry Bailey 83%
Edward Wilbanks 17%

-Valley Head   (DeKalb County)
Lamar Bray 63%
Scott Gifford 37%
Michael Key 73%
Roger Sharp 27%