The city of Scottsboro, in coordination with Highlands Medical Center, Northeast Alabama Health Services, Scottsboro City Schools, and the Jackson County Commission will be holding a panel discussion about the various efforts being taken in response to COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 31, at 1 p.m.
Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen, of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, said on Friday that the seven members who were placed on self-quarantine, were cleared to return to work.
Highlands Medical Center and Northeast Alabama Health Services, in coordination with city and county agencies, are working together to provide drive thru screening and collection sites for COVID-19 for the remainder of this week and through the weekend. Both sites will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
As part of the Co-op Program at Scottsboro High School, senior Alison Maynor works at the Scottsboro City Board of Education Central Office. Alison serves as the afternoon receptionist and says she loves her job. The employees at the Central Office have good things to say about this young lady.
A Jackson County resident has died after contracting the COVID-19 virus, becoming the state’s first reported death. It is also Jackson County’s second confirmed case of the virus.
Seven Jackson County Sheriff’s Office staff members are self-quarantined after coming in contact with a murder suspect who told them he was exposed to COVID-19.
Highlands Medical Center, in coordination with city and county agencies, is preparing a drive-thru screening and collection site for patients with a physician order for influenza and COVID-19 testing.
Due to the COVID-19 situation, the demand on health care clinical staff will increase as they spend more time working to meet the health needs of our community.
Habitat for Humanity of Jackson County is in the process of building a new home for a deserving family. The goal of our group is to build this home at a manageable cost to the family.
The Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) and First Southern State Bank want consumers to rest assured that their Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) insured deposits are safe in their local community bank, while offering tips for expanding coverage.
The Scottsboro City Council unanimously approved a resolution declaring a state of emergency at a special called meeting Friday afternoon.
Local funeral services are being altered or changed altogether during the COVID-19 outbreak as gatherings of 10 or more people has been discouraged by state health officials.
Russell Cave National Monument is modifying operations to implement the latest guidance from the White House, Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) and local and state authorities to promote social distancing.
A teacher at Bryant Elementary is excited that she will be attending the Alabama Space Academy for Educators this summer. Anne Monroe has received a scholarship to attend this space camp for teachers and will participate in the June 24-30 session.
On Wednesday, Gov. Kay Ivey announced that the March 31 runoff election in Alabama has been postponed until July 14 due to the concerns surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
The Jackson County School System is opening one lunchroom in the county as a central location to help feed as many students as possible. The lunchroom at Dutton Elementary School will be open from 10 a.m. to noon until county schools are back in session.
Schools across Jackson County are working hard to help feed students. All Jackson County and Scottsboro City Schools closed this week to protect students, teachers and staff from the spread of COVID-19.
Jackson County Schools Superintendent Kevin Dukes announced that Monday would be that last day for Jackson County students “until the COVID-19 pandemic threat lessens.”
Jackson County schools will be session Monday; however, attendance will not be mandatory through Wednesday, according to Jackson County Superintendent Kevin Dukes.
Kimberly Paris Coates, who was denied a place on the Democratic Primary ballot in March, will still get her chance to run against Jackson County Superintendent of Education Kevin Dukes.
FNB Bank announced this week that it is releasing the Disaster Relief funds collected to help with recovery efforts for those affected by the dock fire that struck Jackson County Park Marina Jan. 27.
Scottsboro High School junior Selena Necklaus loves working with young children, and her enthusiasm shows in her job at Club Wildcat. Selena works each afternoon with the after school program through the Co-op Program at the high school.
She was known as “mayor,” even though she never ran for an elected office. They also called Gail Duffey “the mother of city hall,” simply because she took care of everyone. She never met a stranger and liked everyone she came across, those who worked with her said Wednesday.
This year, 34 members of the Woodville High School Junior Beta Club attended the state convention in Birmingham. The students competed in various categories with many of them participating for the first time.
Drew McNutt and Lee Bradford were sitting with their families at the Pediatric and Congenital Heart Center of Alabama waiting for their young sons to come out of heart operations.