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Capt. Erik Dohring, of the Scottsboro Police Department, said the body of male in his 50s was located in the river, at 17500 block of Highway 72, near Blown Out Bridge on Oct. 8.

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Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) invites everyone to participate in the Mustang 5K Run/Walk on Oct. 30. Presented by First Southern State Bank, all proceeds from the Mustang 5K benefit scholarships at NACC. The race will be held on campus.

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Gas prices in Alabama have risen 10.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.98 per gallon, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,348 stations in Alabama.

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Glenn Summerford, a preacher who forced his wife to stick her hand inside a box of snakes in 1991 and was later sentenced to 99 years for attempted murder, is up for parole Thursday. Summerford has served almost 30 years in state prison.

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This Thursday, Heartlite Hospice will host its annual memorial service on Thursday, starting at 7 p.m. on the square in downtown Scottsboro. There, luminaries will be placed on the sidewalks, each one with a name of a person who died that Heartlite has cared for.

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The Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) Theatre will perform Puffs on Oct. 28-31 and Nov. 4-7. Performances Thursday through Saturday will be held at 7 p.m. Sunday’s performance will be a matinee at 2 p.m.

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Rob Chaney, a Jackson County native, has resigned his position as director of athletics at Tallahassee Community College to take advantage of a new opportunity.  He has been named the associate director with the Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA).  October 1 was his first official day on the job in this position.

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Want to see further improvements in broadband access in Alabama? Here’s is a simple way Alabamians can help. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs is requesting information about broadband internet access and speed from Alabama residents and businesses.

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Jackson County Commissioner A.J. Buckner recently joined an elite group of Alabama county officials by completing 50 hours of professional development training—training on the responsibilities of the county commission—from the Alabama Local Government Training Institute (ALGTI).

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State Sen. Steve Livingston has announced he will seek a third term in office. Livingston said he will qualify in the Republican Primary, set for May 24, 2022.

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A Scottsboro man, who was out of jail on bond for allegedly stealing catalytic converters in Scottsboro, is back in jail for the same crime.

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The sixth annual Scottsboro BBQ Festival will take place on Saturday, Oct. 9, on the downtown square. The festival will feature activities throughout the day for every age, beginning at 9 a.m. an concluding approximately at 7 p.m. General admission to the festival is free.

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Tammy Little Haynes competed in the Ms. Senior Alabama pageant 37 years after being crowned Miss Alabama in 1984. Competing for the first time in front of her kids, she was crowned Ms. Senior Alabama. She is the first woman to win both Miss Alabama and Ms. Senior Alabama.

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Manhunt over as authorities arrest Walker County man Friday

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The Northeast Alabama Health Services (NEAHS) van will return to the Jackson County Courthouse on Friday to give out free doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. The van will be parked by the gazebo at the courthouse from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

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Brittany Smith was scheduled to be released from Jackson County Jail Tuesday following a court hearing in front of Circuit Judge Brent Benson.

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Dr. Katherine “Katie” Woods, a native of Pisgah and graduate of Pisgah High School, has joined DeKalb Primary Care in Rainsville. She joins another Pisgah native, longtime family medicine physician Ricky Deerman, M.D.

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During Monday’s Jackson County Commission meeting, Jackson County Council on Aging director Chad Coleman spoke before the Commission about a growing problem with the Bryant Senior Center. 

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During Thursday’s Scottsboro City Schools Board of Education meeting, the board voted to extend the mask mandate, this time with no expiration date attached.

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Karen Chambers has given over 30 years of service to Woodville Public Library

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Dr. Durwood Hodges, Jr. set to retire after long career