With the city of Scottsboro’s annual Christmas parade and Jingle Bell 5K race comes the closing of a major road in the city. Both the north and south bound lanes of Broad Street will be closed for the parade, and only the south bound lane of Broad Street will be closed for the 5K.
The Ben Sanford Boys & Girls Club of North Alabama is putting on its inaugural Christmas Concert and Dinner on Dec. 21 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church in Scottsboro.
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Scottsboro Public Library in anticipation of Santa’s arrival. From hanging snowflakes to decorated trees, the atmosphere inside the building is one that even Buddy the Elf would approve of.
Hundreds of people roamed Main Street in Stevenson last Tuesday night at the city’s third annual Lighting of Main Street. Local businesses decorated their windows for Christmas. Main Street looked like a Christmas card.
Some 675 Jackson County Schools fifth and second grade students and their teachers filled the auditorium at Stevenson Middle for the culmination of their ten week Super Citizen Program.
The Scottsboro-Jackson Heritage Center will hold its annual Christmas Open House on Sunday, Dec. 8, from 2-5 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to come see the decorations provided by the Scottsboro Garden Club and enjoy refreshments provided by the Museum Board and entertainment provided by local talent.
Jackson County Commissioner Mike Sisk is seeking a second term on the county commission. Sisk announced he has qualified to run in the Republican Primary for the District 4 seat.
The fifth-graders at Collins Intermediate School recently completed a 10-week Super Citizen Program. At the end of the course, they had a special ceremony where they honored some hometown heroes.
Anthony Buckner is seeking the District 3 seat on the Jackson County Commission. Buckner announced he has qualified in the Republican Primary, set for Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
The turkey has become an icon of Thanksgiving. Whether the festive bird is being featured as a balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade, pardoned by the President of the United States or on the dining room table, turkey has become a staple of Thanksgiving.
Martha Clarke loves antiques, and she loves people. What better way to combine those two loves but to open an antique store? Clarke opened La De Da’s in 2003 and has been on the square ever since.
Brent Benson, who has served as an assistant district attorney since 2009, has announced he qualified to run for circuit clerk judge in the Republican Primary, set for Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
The Jackson County Board of Education approved the purchase of six 2021 Blue Bird buses in the amount of $549,982 at its regular meeting Thursday evening.
The Scottsboro Boys Museum and Cultural Center is getting a makeover. Museum Historian Dr. Thomas Reidy presented the plans to the Scottsboro City Council before its meeting Monday evening.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church will celebrate another important milestone in its long history in Scottsboro when Rev. Polly Holcomb Robb is ordained a priest in the Episcopal Church and installed as the rector at St. Luke’s.
Between 2013 and 2017, more than 4,000 people were killed in car crashes in which drivers fell asleep or were too sleepy to safely operate a vehicle.
The City of Scottsboro was awarded a Community Development Block Grant to remove abandoned and blighted properties in the city. Scottsboro Mayor Robin Shelton announced he was given notification that the city had received the grant on Friday.
The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear. The City of Scottsboro will be spreading Christmas cheer all day on December 14th with it’s annual Jingle Bell Square event.
The Mountain Division of Northeast Region CASA Alabama is hosting a CASA 101 information night on Thursday, Nov. 21 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will be held at 304 South Market Street in Scottsboro.
State Rep. Tommy Hanes (R-Bryant) has qualified to represent Alabama’s Fifth Congressional District to the Republican National Convention as a delegate for President Donald Trump.
The Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce has named Sarah Stahl as its new tourism director. Stahl, who was serving as the chamber’s director of communications, replaces J.P Parsons, who retired in March after 17 years.
The Rosalie Junior Civitan Club at Rosalie Elementary School is helping a local church by hosting a food drive through Nov. 20. All food items will be donated to families in the Rosalie community.
Jackson County will have a new circuit judge following the 2020 election. After four six-year terms, presiding Circuit Judge Jenifer Holt will not seek a fifth term.
The Jackson County Commission named Brittney Green the new director of the Jackson County Sanitation Department at its meeting Tuesday afternoon.
The Jackson County Commission honored late EMA Director Felix Jackson at its meeting on Oct. 28 by naming the EMA’s emergency operations center after him.
On the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day, many local veterans, families and patriots gathered at Collins Intermediate School to celebrate and honor all of Jackson County’s veterans.
Jackson County Schools Superintendent Kevin Dukes has announced he is seeking reelection after qualifying in the Republican Primary, set for Tuesday, March 3, 2020.
A Stevenson man is facing a felony charge in connection with allegedly hitting a referee at last Friday night’s North Jackson-Arab football game.
The public is invited to attend this year’s Bridgeport Hall of Success Induction Ceremony on Saturday, Nov. 2, in the Kenneth Storey Gymnasium at Bridgeport Middle School.
The Jackson County Commission appointed Paul Smith as the Jackson County Emergency Management Agency Director at its meeting Monday afternoon. Smith served as EMA Deputy Director for 18 months, and he will take over for his predecessor Felix Jackson, who passed away unexpectedly last week.