Jackson County Sheriff’s Office
Southern All-Sports is one of Scottsboro’s longest lasting businesses. In this day and age, more and more people shop for sporting goods in the big chain retail stores or online.
A true crime documentary about snake-handling preacher Glenn Summerford is being filmed in and around Scottsboro. Film crews from an independent production company called Sidestilt will be in the area for about six and a half weeks shooting the film.
Members of the Jackson County Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise on June 22 and 23 at Jackson County Park.
The Jackson County Cruisers are busy preparing for their annual car show scheduled for June 15 at the VFW Fairgrounds. The car show will begin at 8 a.m. and will end at 12:30 p.m. The event is free for spectators.
The Jackson County Economic Development Authority sent its yearly budget to the Jackson County Commission after the commission discussed at its work session last Tuesday the requirements certain county entities have to meet to receive TVA in lieu of tax dollars.
Scottsboro’s United Methodist Children’s Home will be closing later this year. The group girl’s home will close on August 10 because it will no longer receive funding. There are five girls currently living in the home.
SouthernCare New Beacon Hospice is partnering with Highlands Home Health to host a caregiver’s support group. The group will meet on the fourth Thursday of every month at 10 a.m. The meetings will be held at the Impact Learning Center in Scottsboro.
City of Scottsboro Events and Marketing Coordinator Meg Nippers attended the Scottsboro City Council meeting on Monday to ask for a $15,000 tourism grant to pay for things associated with the Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament. There are certain things for which the city is responsible.
The Jackson County Board of Education could not reach an agreement in an attempt to appoint a replacement for the late Cecil Gant at special called meeting this week. Gant was the representative for District 2.
An iPhone workshop for senior adults is being offered at Northeast Community College (NACC). The workshop will be in three sessions on Mondays, June 10, 17 and 24, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Business Education building, Room 207.
Brenda Ivey of the Scottsboro-Jackson Heritage Center attended the Scottsboro City Council work session on Monday to give an update on the Heritage Center expansion.
AARP Alabama is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Alabama Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors Alabamians age 50+ who are sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members.
The Jackson County Commission unanimously voted to close the South entrance to the Jackson County Courthouse at its meeting on Tuesday afternoon. Friday, June 7 will be the first day the door will be closed.
Scottsboro Fire Chief Gene Necklaus gave an update at the Scottsboro City Council work session on the status of the brush dump fire on West Willow Street. Necklaus said that they have made significant progress on the fire.
When Deputy U.S. Marshal Ed Moody knocked on a door where Joe Stone and his friends were holding a loud, late party and was shot dead through a door, he did not know his sacrifice would go unnoticed for nearly 100 years.
Northeast Alabama Community College President Dr. David Campbell has announced that 399 students made the President’s and Dean’s lists during the spring semester.
One local business is helping to provide Bridgeport Middle School with financial support to help students receive a better education. Southern Heating and Cooling recently donated $2,500 to Bridgeport Middle.
Woodville Public Library will celebrate the 200th birthday of the state of Alabama this summer with its reading program. The theme will be “A Universe of Stories.”
Students from the Earnest Pruett Center of Technology (EPCOT) received numerous awards in the Alabama Skills USA State Competition. The top winners will be competing next month at the National Skills USA Competition in Louisville, Kentucky.
The Jackson County Sentinel is proud of our Scottsboro High School graduate, Kyle Miller, who has been employed by the Sentinel since February. Miller works in the mailroom, helping insert sale papers and prepare bundles for distribution.
Jackson County authorities are searching for an inmate, who escaped Sunday afternoon while working at Casa.
Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen, of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, said James Dustin Baker, 30 of Section, was serving as a trustee.
The City of Scottsboro and Goose Pond Colony are hosting the ‘Miracle Mile Festival” along with the Bassmaster Elite Series 2019 on June 21-24.
With less than a week left in the school year, locations for the free summer lunch program have been announced. It’s easy to forget that many students depend on their school lunches for their nutrition. These students need some fuel to help them stay active during the summer months.
The Jackson County Emergency Management Agency a rail car incident response class on Saturday, June 15 at the Scottsboro/Jackson County Rescue Squad HQ in Scottsboro. The registration deadline is June 1.