For the second time in two months, Alabama has made national news. The last one involved abortion legislation. This time it is sex offender legislation passed and signed into law by Gov. Ivy.
Woodville varsity boys basketball head coach Bubba Smith tried to block out who his team was playing against and focus solely on his team’s performance.
Scottsboro and Jackson County offer great opportunities for tourism and recreation. Not only are the opportunities valuable to the residents, it also offers a stream of revenue for businesses and taxes.
A high school coach less than three months, Tracy Vest picked up one of his greatest wins the night his North Sand Mountain Lady Bison shocked defending state champion and powerhouse Fyffe in the finals of the Sand Mountain Tournament. A year later in the same tournament, the defeated No. 1 …
Arts education is among the most important facets of education. Studies have shown that the inclusion of arts education in the curriculum is important for student engagement and learning.
The fight over access to President Trump’s tax returns got a little more complicated last week when the House Ways and Means Committee issued a subpoena for the information.
Less than three weeks ago, on May 1, the Jackson County Sentinel announced it had a new owner. I had to make the announcement to our staff several weeks prior. It was a difficult message to receive and a difficult meeting to conduct.
It was once said that mankind only came into its own when it was able to recognize itself and others as actual people. Since that point, things have gone downhill.
Anyone who knows me is aware of my love of quotations. I used them during my teaching career as prompts for journal writing. I use them in letters, post them on my Facebook wall, toss them into conversations sometimes.
I will admit I am somewhat of a prissy head. I know this because I’ve been called that on numerous occasions by members of my own family. I am always the recipient of comments about what I’m wearing. And it is always the same. Someone inevitably asks me why I’m all “dressed up.”
Scottsboro is certainly a special place. Many of us, myself included, sometimes forget or overlook what we have all around us. The mountains, lake, streams, forests, sunsets and rolling fields are certainly something to be appreciated.
Ding dong, the witch hunt is dead.
The much anticipated release of the report by Special Counsel by Robert Mueller occurred last week. It is quite a read.
This world is made up of all types of personalities and lifestyles. It is common for us as human beings to be suspicious and cautious about things we do not understand.
Throughout my 10 years of hosting international exchange students I have grown my extended family by 17 amazing people from around the world. Not only do I consider all 17 of these students “my boys,” but I also consider their family part of my family.
The mother of a student who attends Notre Dame University stirred up a hornet’s nest recently by writing a letter to the student newspaper expressing her displeasure with girls wearing leggings to school events.
The Jackson County Sentinel is always looking to improve the content we publish. Our goal is to support and promote the community, while providing a resource for news, sports, advertisements, commentary and specialty publications.
People marry for all kinds of reasons. Some of those include the need to declare their love, family pressure, pregnancy or the desire to start a family.
This month is National Women’s History Month. This may be a more appropriate column for Mother’s Day, however, is it really too early to give credit to those who deserve appreciation?
The report that took 22 months and $25 million dollars to complete is finally ready.
On Friday of last week, the Robert Mueller report was given to Attorney General William Barr.
It all began with a routine check by a Florida Department of Health Inspector. During an inspection of a day spa, the employee noticed suitcases, slept-in massage tables and provocatively dressed women in the parlor of the business.
During the last two weeks there has been much discussion about road safety in Scottsboro. As others have been, I was baffled by a recent decision by the city council to not approve the project presented.
On Feb. 27, 2004, I wrote a column in the Sentinel titled, “What’s on your forehead?” This article was about a trip to Jacksonville State University two days earlier. I was the sports editor at the Sentinel and had attended Ash Wednesday service at St. Jude Catholic Church earlier that day.