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Jackson County Circuit Clerk Bart Buchanan sits at his desk, hard at work, as paperwork covers it. It’s election season, and due to the coronavirus pandemic, more and more people are voting absentee this year.

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The Alabama Department of Transportation advises motorists that Alabama Highway 117, at the railroad crossing in Stevenson, will be closed this weekend for railroad work, weather permitting.

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At the Scottsboro Board of Education meeting, Dr. Jose Reyes, Scottsboro City Schools superintendent, mentioned that the school system’s COVID-19 measures were going well. He noted that e-learning days have been going well for the school system.

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Three local citizens who filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kay Ivey’s statewide order to wear face coverings in public to fight the spread of the coronavirus, only to see Montgomery Circuit Judge Greg Griffin dismiss the lawsuit, is not giving up just yet.

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Currently, 197,946 Americans have died from the deadly COVID-19 virus. Deaths in the United States make up roughly 20% of total coronavirus deaths in the world.

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Brittany Smith, facing a Nov. 2 murder trial in the 2018 death of Joshua Todd Smith, 38 of Jasper, Tennessee, will remain out of jail despite failing to comply with conditions of her bond, according to Circuit Judge Jenifer Holt.

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Jackson County Circuit Clerk Bart Buchanan said absentee ballots will begin being mailed out Sept. 9 and absentee voting will be made available in the circuit clerk’s office, beginning Sept. 14.

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Doctors say getting a flu shot this year very important

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The city of Scottsboro was presented with a $146,535 grant from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to improve the city’s recycling program. The check, presented on Aug. 18, was part of the Alabama Recycle Fund.

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Jim McCamy has won the Scottsboro Mayoral race 1,742 votes to 1,533 votes. McCamy, a lifelong public servant, beat the incumbent mayor Robin Shelton by a margin of just 209 votes.

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Candidates in Scottsboro’s municipal elections gathered for a forum hosted by WWIC Radio, the Jackson County Sentinel and Full Que Productions to answer questions about local issues before the election on Aug. 25.

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On Aug. 20, Esslinger was presented with a plaque commemorating his service to the Scottsboro City School System. Earlier this year, Coach John Esslinger announced that he would not be seeking reelection as the representative for Place 5 on the Scottsboro Board of Education.

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Registration is now underway for the 27th Annual Industry Appreciation Day, including a golf tournament and lunch, to be held at Goose Pond Colony Lake Course on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 12 p.m.

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Through the good, bad and sometimes ugly, Caroline Starr has given 30 years of service to the city of Scottsboro

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Most adults who have had mild to moderate COVID-19 illness can now leave isolation after completing 10 days in home isolation and persons do not need to be retested before returning to work, according to newly released Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines. 

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The Scottsboro City Council voted to fund a school resource officer for Scottsboro City Schools at its meeting Monday evening.

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Graham receives Alabama State Bar’s Commissioners’ Award

Jackson County Circuit Judge John H. Graham has been honored by the Board of Commissioners of the Alabama State Bar at its annual meeting with the 2020 Commissioners’ Award.