An Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) project to construct intersection modifications on U.S. Highway 72 and Alabama Highway 79 west of Scottsboro is expected to begin this week, weather permitting.
On Tuesday morning Jackson County residents woke to snow on the ground and the cold reality that a second wave of COVID-19, which had been building for all of November, had reached the county.
Election results in Alabama have been finalized. On Monday, Nov. 23, the state canvassing board met and officially certified the election results. The board includes Gov. Kay Ivey, Attorney General Steve Marshall and Secretary of State John Merrill.
According to ADPH, 2,837 citizens of Jackson County have been infected with COVID-19 since March — 24 have died. In Alabama there are 228,373 cases in the state and 3,451 have died.
Julie Gentry was honored for her six years of service as a member of the Scottsboro City Schools Board of Education. Gentry served on the board from October 2014, until August of 2020 and was the Board president from May 2017 to May 2020.
Jackson County Schools Superintendent Kevin Dukes said on Friday there are no plans to go virtual learning after Thanksgiving as neighboring county school systems made announcements to do so earlier this week.
During their Monday night meeting, the Scottsboro City Council considered and approved measures to purchase garbage trucks and approve a uniform service for the Maintenance Department.
Gov. Kay Ivey extend the state’s Safer at Home order until Dec. 11. Ivey said that the amended order attempts to balance public health concerns with economic impact in the state.
The Scottsboro Board of Education recognized various members of the Scottsboro High School Volleyball Team and a member of the High School Football team for their accomplishments during the season.
COVID-19 cases continue to rise locally and across the nation as Jackson County alone has added almost 200 new cases in the last seven days.
More manpower in the Jackson County Jail would have likely kept an inmate from escaping last week, according to Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen, of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.
Earlier this month the CDC released guidelines for how to have a safe Halloween. Most notably the nation's top infectious disease experts recommend against going door-to-door during this holiday season.
On Nov. 3 Alabamians will have the opportunity to adjust various portions of the state’s constitution and will potentially allow the legislature to begin to remove racist and discriminatory language from the Alabama Constitution.
A Flat Rock man, who evaded county authorities since July, was apprehended Sunday.
Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen, of the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, said Kenneth Joe Bishop, 32 of Flat Rock, had numerous outstanding arrest warrants stemming from a July 17 vehicle pursuit where Bishop allegedly assaulted a sheriff’s deputy in an effort to escape being arrested.
Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) is very well known for its theatre productions and community events. Like everywhere else, however, the coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on the college being able to provide these activities. However, college staff and personnel are not to be…
The Jackson County Commission discussed spending roughly 10% of their CARES Act funding on the purchase of CPR machines for Fire Departments throughout the County.
COVID-19 can’t stop the ghosts and goblins from coming out this weekend. In Jackson County, despite the pandemic, there will still be several Halloween events to attend, if you choose.
State and local leaders gathered at the Jackson County Industrial Park in Hollywood to break ground on the Jackson County Innovation Center and Career Academy a multimillion-dollar investment by the Jackson County Board of Education.
A Scottsboro man was arrested Tuesday afternoon on theft charges, accused of stealing money from a local business he claims he was in a partnership agreement with.
COVID-19 cases in Jackson County have officially crossed 2,000 — 15 people have died from COVID-19 in Jackson County. New cases and hospitalizations have trended upward since Oct. 8.
The Scottsboro City Council discussed a potential grant that would bring over a million dollars to the city to fix roads at its meeting Monday. The city council also presented certificates of election to Nita Tolliver and Dr. Gary Speers.
The census officially ended on Oct. 15. An estimated 99.9% of Alabama’s households were counted. This was on par with the national average. Jackson County had a self-response rate of 63.7%.
The Jackson County Commission discussed a change to the county’s emergency alert system as well as a possible grant through the Rebuild Alabama Act that would assist in paving County Road 47.
Dutton native Randall Rush says he has spent a lot of his life writing, but never wrote a book. At 72, that changed when he chose to write a parting memo to his descendants to help them understand how the country came about and some of what needs to be done to keep it.
The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) – in alignment with Alabama Counts! – announced today that the U.S. Census Bureau has now appointed the final deadline for the 2020 Census as tomorrow, Thursday, Oct. 15. This new date was set after a previous Oct. 31 deadline was announced by the Bureau last week.
The new flu season is upon us and positive COVID-19 cases have been slowly increasing in the state of Alabama. Some symptoms of the flu and the coronavirus are very similar, which could make it challenging to distinguish between the two. Medical providers across the country are urging people to get a flu shot.
Through the efforts of Secretary of State John Merrill, following his appointment to chairman of the Economic Development Committee for the United States Heartland China Association (USHCA), Highlands Medical Center in Scottsboro is one of 17 state hospitals to receive masks amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nita Tolliver defeated incumbent Place 2 city council member, Patrick Stewart, by 209 votes. In the Oct. 6 election, Tolliver received 1,058 votes and Stewart received 849 votes.