Riverview Regional Medical Center

Riverview Regional Medical Center

Riverview Regional Medical Center has a rich history of providing high-quality health care to residents of Gadsden, Etowah County and surrounding areas. As our home city has grown, Riverview Regional has kept pace, adding revolutionary medical technology and upgrading our facility to offer residents the most up-to-date health care advances.  Riverview Regional Medical Center is a Joint Commission-accredited, acute care hospital that annually serves more than 350,000 residents in Etowah and surrounding counties. Riverview Regional has a proud history of physician ownership.


First Responder of the Week



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

HOW TO PLAY: Go to WQSB.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, and Sand Mt. Broadcasting are not eligible to win

Send your nominations here: barry@wqsb.com

Save 50% in Our Big Deal Store

New deal this week: Dale’s BBQ in Boaz
$20 certificate for only $10






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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 153 (66%)
David Powell 78 (34%)
Place 1:
Shawn Rice 142 (67%)
Robert Patterson, Jr 73 (33%)
Place 5:
Jimmy Keller 153 (67%)
Vernon Chapman 75 (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%

-Good Hope (Cullman County)
Council Place 2:
Maxie Jones 93
Patrick Dunagan 80
Council Place 4:
Matthew Glover 42
Greg Brown 131

-Henagar (DeKalb County)
Lee Davis 469
Lamar Whitten 192
Council Place 4:
Tyler Murdock 285
Robert Trotman 371
Yes 388
No 290

-Hokes Bluff (Etowah County)
Jeff Cheatwood 407
Scott Reeves 879
Council PLace 1:
John Moore – Unopposed
Council Place 2:
Larry Sandlin 1035
Wayne Whitt 303
Council Place 3:
Danny F. Coffelt 464
Scott W. Hassell 791
Council Place 4:
Dale Jakiel 168
Garry Young 1080
Council Place 5:
Michael G. Elrod 283
Eric Estes 974
Yes 645
No 629

-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 335  (31%)
Danny Garnett  308 (28%)
Kevin Stephens 268 (24%)
Ed Thatcher 138 (13%)
Chad Baker 48 (4%)
Council Place 5:
Dana Snyder 559 (51%)
Randall Tallent 542 (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%

Show Us Your Big Catch 2016

It’s time again to break out those fishing poles and catch a big one! When you do, snap a picture and enter our Big Catch Contest! Monthly winner April – September will win 2 $100 gift cards each month, so don’t wait…..head out and catch the BIG ONE now!

Our 2016 Big Catch Sponsors are: Freedom Marine in Albertville, Builders Supply in Fort Payne, J&S Pools in Boaz, Cody Coffee Allstate Insurance (Fort Payne & Centre), Oil Change Specialists in Boaz, Halls RV in Albertville, Boaz Farm & Garden, Duckett Marine in Guntersville, DC Gas in Fort Payne, Dawson Boat Center in Scottsboro, Bankston Motor Homes in Albertville, Citizen’s Bank & Trust in Albertville, Gunersville & Arab and Farmtown in Sardis.


**Submissions are not voted on. One random winner is chosen per month.**

April 2016 Winner: Tina Revelez, wins $100 certificate from Lake Guntersville Power-Sports & Farmtown in Sardis.
May 2016 Winner: Cari Talton of Albertville, wins $100 certificate from Freedom Marine in Albertville & Cody Coffee All State Insurance in Fort Payne & Centre
June 2016 Winner:
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