Jack Lovelady, president and chief executive officer at First Southern State Bank, has announced the promotion of veteran banker Linda Loyd to assistant vice president.
The Scottsboro Board of Education approved $1.5 million to replace the center section of the Junior High School's roof and lunch room roof.
Scottsboro High School’s search for a new head football coach continues after the Scottsboro City Board of Education voted no on an unnamed coaching candidate on Wednesday.
Scottsboro City Council member Nita Tolliver has pushed the council for an audit of the city’s finances since shortly after she took office. On Monday, March 1, Tolliver continued this push for an audit of the city’s finances to ensure the city is appropriately managing funds.
The Scottsboro City Council provided an update on the White Development Company on Monday. Utilizing Amendment 772 under the Alabama State Constitution, the agreement could lead to an economic growth in Scottsboro.
At the Scottsboro City Council meeting on March 1, in an attempt to alleviate extra hours worked by Scottsboro’s department heads, council member Nita Tolliver presented a measure to the council to move the council’s meeting time one hour earlier.
In recognition of Black History Month, Scottsboro City Council member Nita Tolliver visited the after-school program at the Boys and Girls Club at the Ben Sanford Center. While talking to students she told them to persevere and to “reach for the stars” to achieve their dreams.
After months of debate and over a year after a deadly fire destroyed the docs at the Jackson County Park, the Jackson County Commission voted to solicit bids for the addition of camping sites at the park.
The theme of Black History Month for 2021 is the Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. This week we acknowledge the accomplishments of Danielle Jackson Steward, Pharm. D. Steward is a 2012 graduate of Scottsboro High School. She is the daughter of Marcus and Kenyetta Jackson. Her father was a veteran who served in the United States Army, he passed away in 2012.
At the Scottsboro City Council’s previous work session, they discussed an ongoing project at the Goose Pond boat launch. The project which is funded as a partnership between Goose Pond and the city of Scottsboro was found to require an extra $25,000.
Estimates from a McKinsey and Company study suggest that the Coronavirus pandemic could set elementary school students back up to 8 months and as COVID-19 infections continue to surge this total only increases due to losses in instruction time.
A previous grant and partnership with the Scottsboro City Council allowed Goose Pond Colony to undertake a project during 2020 to increase the capacity of its boat ramp from 2.5 lanes to 8 lanes; however, as that works nears completion, an additional cost has arisen.
Each year the students at North Sand Mountain High School and Pisgah High School participate in the Battle of the Mountain Blood Drive. They are joined by their teachers and members of the community is this annual project.
Due to the potential of winter weather, Highlands Medical Center has rescheduled its two first dose COVID-19 Moderna vaccine clinics to Thursday, Feb. 18 and Friday, Feb. 19, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., while supplies last.
The theme of Black History Month for 2021 is The Black family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. If you can read this thank a teacher. If you can calculate percentages thank a math teacher.
The debate over agreeing to a measure presented by the Jackson County Board of Education to extend a 2014 agreement that has the Jackson County Commission supplying their 2% of sales tax to the county's two school systems continued Thursday.
Highlands Medical Center will host two first dose COVID-19 Moderna vaccine clinics on Tuesday, Feb. 16 and Thursday, Feb. 18, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., while supplies last.
During their meeting on Feb. 4, the Scottsboro City Board of Education recognized Frisdelia Ramirez for placing first at the State Superintendents Visual Arts Exhibition. In total the board recognized 10 students who competed in the state Superintendent’s Art Competition.
Due to a continual decrease in demand for COVID-19 testing, the Highlands Medical Center’s drive-thru testing site, located at 404 Cedar Hill in Scottsboro (Scottsboro-Jackson County Rescue Squad facility) will close following end of day on Friday, Feb. 12.
Kevin Dukes, superintendent for Jackson County Schools, presented the Jackson County Commission with a measure to refinance the school system’s bond issue.
Dec. 1, 2020 was just a normal Tuesday for most residents of Scottsboro. On that Tuesday, the Valluzzo Companies officially bought the McDonalds in Scottsboro after the Dutton family had owned it for many years. The purchase brought the grand total of restaurants they own to 78, all located in Alabama, Mississippi and Lousiana.
During his campaign for mayor, Jim McCamy repeatedly said that Scottsboro needed to think further ahead and cooperate with more entities in its road paving. Now, roughly three months into his term as mayor that collaboration is beginning to produce results.
U.S. Senator Richard Shelby has announced that he has nominated 39 students from across the state of Alabama, including one from Jackson County, to attend United States service academies.
Throughout the last few years, the Scottsboro City Schools has overseen a transformation as the City Board of Education (BOE) moved to consolidate the system from six schools to five schools in 2017. Now the BOE is looking to what the future of the school district may look like.
A $100,000 fundraising campaign continues for the Scottsboro-Jackson Heritage Center Exhibit Hall addition. Funds are being used to provide items needed that are outside the general contractor bid, such as a security system, fire alarm system, furnishings (furniture, window coverings, tables and chairs for functions such as meetings, cultural and social events and lectures), landscaping, exhibit display furniture, funds for exhibits and other items.
The theme of Black History Month for 2021 is The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity. That said, Kenneth Steward is the entrepreneur and principal welder at S & T Specialty Techniques. The business specializes in custom wrought iron welding and fabrication. He attributes his strong work ethics and success to his parents the late Kenneth J. Steward (Mary Kate Tolliver) and grandparents the late George (Florence) Tolliver.
A senior at Pisgah High School has been selected as the January Student of the Month at the Earnest Pruett Center of Technology (EPCOT). Garrett Wheeler was chosen for this honor by the EPCOT faculty.
The city of Scottsboro’s budgeting process took weeks of careful planning and preparation as council members met with individual departments and outside stakeholders to allocate funds.