The Scottsboro Police Department has announced that they are now taking applications for the upcoming session of the 22nd Citizens Police Academy.
On Jan. 14, Family First Medicine, a local clinic with locations in Rainsville and Scottsboro, saw its Scottsboro location have a line of over 20 cars awaiting drive-thru care.
Earlier this week, Scottsboro City Schools (SCS) announced that the rest of the week would be done via virtual learning as staffing issues resulted in in-person instruction not being possible.
Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen, of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, said the office is receiving complaints of a possible telephone scam of customers of a local bank.
The month of February is nationally recognized as Spay and Neuter Awareness Month to encourage people to have their sterilized. Animal shelters kill around a million cats and dogs each year, most are healthy and adoptable but there are not enough homes. This tragic overpopulation of pets also costs citizens and taxpayers millions of dollars annually.
Jason Pierce has spent the majority of his career in the Jackson County District Attorney’s office, first as an assistant district attorney and now as the district attorney.
Correction: In the Jan. 8 edition of the Jackson County Sentinel, Alonzo Herbert Adkins was incorrectly charged with chemical endangerment of a child. Adkins’ charge should have been criminal endangerment of a child.
A Woodville woman was fatally injured in a two-vehicle crash late Tuesday night, Jan. 4, according to state troopers of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division.
High Country Toyota in Scottsboro is donating $15,000 to the Scottsboro City School System for the 2021-22 school year in order to help create a positive behavioral incentive program.
The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) is expected to repair work on Capt. John Snodgrass Bridge, between Stevenson and Flat Rock on Highway 117, this summer.
A Scottsboro man is facing numerous drug-related charges, including trafficking following a year-long investigation conducted by members of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Region F Drug Task Force, Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, Scottsboro Police Department and other task force member agencies.
Investigators with the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office are searching for a suspect accused in an alleged armed robbery case at Fuel City gas/convenience store on Highway 72 and County Road 50 in Hollywood.
For this school year the Woodville High School Connect Program has chosen to focus on Panther Pride knowing the importance of school pride in building a successful school community.
At Monday’s Jackson County Commission meeting, Sheriff Chuck Phillips and Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen recognized and honored three deputies for going above and beyond the call of duty.
Karen Chambers, who gave her heart and soul to the town of Woodville and helped make its public library one of the best anywhere, died Sunday, Jan. 9. She was 75.
Jackson County Circuit Clerk Bart Buchanan has closed his office to walk-in traffic due to a COVID outbreak. Buchanan said the office will be closed at least until Thursday, Jan. 13.
Students at North Jackson High School joined with people across the nation by giving back to their community on Nov. 30, 2021, which is also known as Giving Tuesday.
The area woke up, or went to be really late, to a snowfall Sunday night into Monday morning. By all accounts, places in Jackson County, especially on higher levels such as Sand Mountain, saw up to four inches of snow.
On Dec. 10, the state of Kentucky was ravaged by a devastating tornado cluster. As of Monday, the death toll is at 77, making the tornadoes the deadliest in the state’s history.
Property owners in Jackson County that have yet to pay their taxes will have until Jan. 3 to pay their taxes without penalty according to Jackson County Revenue Commissioner Jeff Arnold.
During the Scottsboro City Council’s Dec. 22 meeting, the council voted to unanimously approve an inmate feed agreement with the Jackson County Sheriff’s for 2022, costing $21,000 out of excess sales tax.
Tolar Construction has been making their footprint on Jackson County for 25 years. With little to nothing when it started, Ken Tolar stepped out to do something different. The northeast Alabama community has greatly benefitted from his work and commitment to this area.
During Wednesday’s Scottsboro City Council meeting, the city council unanimously voted to approve the Goose Pond Island rezoning plans presented by the Southern Summit Group.
During the December winter holidays, vehicle crash fatalities are higher than expected and there are more crashes along rural roads than the rest of the year, according to a study from The University of Alabama.
In an emergency council meeting, the Scottsboro City Council voted to join the state of Alabama and other local governments as recipients in a settlement with Endo Pharmaceuticals.