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The Jackson County Board of Education is currently in the process of selling five acres of property in Hollywood. The property includes the old material center and alternative school buildings, which have been unoccupied for years.

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Downtown Donut Derby part of successful day on courthouse square

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The Economic Development Agency (EDA) for both Jackson County and DeKalb county have combined to have a joint job fair on June 16 at Northeast Community College (NACC).

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Paint Rock Volunteer Fire uses grant to help department

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Greg Godfrey’s responsibilities took on a whole new meaning at the Scottsboro Police Department this week after Police Chief Ron Latimer announced he has promoted Godfrey to the rank of major.

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The Jackson County Sentinel captured 21 total awards in the Alabama Press Association’s Media Awards contests announced recently. The Sentinel won in the editorial division and magazine division for Jackson.

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Gov. Kay Ivey, only the second woman ever elected governor in Alabama, said on Wednesday she will seek reelection next year.

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Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) officials are excited to announce the return of Music on the Mountain after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of last year’s event. Music on the Mountain will be held on Friday, Aug. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Tom Bevill Lyceum on campus. This year’s musical event will feature award-winning American bluegrass band Dailey & Vincent.

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Shelia Washington dedicated her life to honoring the Scottsboro Boys, a group of Black teenagers unjustly convicted of crimes in the 1930s, and then led efforts to clear the names.

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On Thursday morning, a line of about 21 cars were gathered from where the Scottsboro Senior Center is, far enough down that cars turning into Rita Williams Drive had but about 50 yards to drive before they could also take their place in line.

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Around 130 students enrolled in grades K-3 in Scottsboro City Schools will have the opportunity to attend a Summer Reading Camp next month.  This will be like a regular school day with buses transporting students and meals being served at school. Many fun activities are being planned so the students will have fun while working on their reading skills.

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After Superintendent Jay Reyes announced his official retirement last week, the Scottsboro City Board of Education announced on Thursday that Amy Childress would be the interim superintendent.

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In an emotional courtroom Friday, Madison County Circuit Judge Claude Hundley sentenced Eric Scott to 15 years in state prison, following his manslaughter conviction in the March 2020 death of Anna Grogan Brown, last month.

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Last year, when discussing their annual budget, the Jackson County Jail decided to pass on getting new radios. Although the radios were bought over 10 years ago, they still functioned perfectly. Not long after that, they began to stop, one by one.

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Eric Scott, convicted of manslaughter in the March 2020 death of Anna Grogan Brown in April, will learn his fate Friday.

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A Jackson County Jury needed only two hours to find Brandon Blaine Berry, 33 of Woodville, guilty of murder and kidnapping first degree in the death of a Huntsville man in 2018.

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Scottsboro City Schools Superintendent Dr. Jose Reyes will be leaving the system to pursue other opportunities.  He has announced his retirement from education effective Aug. 1.

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ADK gives to Jackson County DHR

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During Thursday’s Scottsboro City Board of Education meeting, a group of around 14 citizens attended to speak against the plans to open curbside parking at Page Administration Building. The group originally seemed to believe it to be a parking lot being built over what they consider to be a historical site.

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Skyline seniors honored for their accomplishments as they sign tech scholarships

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The Jackson County Board of Education (JCBOE) approved an $800, before taxes, stipend to all county employees for their efforts during the 2020- 21 COVID-19 pandemic at its meeting held May 12.