The annual VFW/American Legion Memorial Day program will be held on Monday, May 31, beginning at 10:45 a.m., at Collins Intermediate School.
After the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic seemingly slowed society to a halt last year, the annual Catfish Festival would have to be cancelled. However, it makes its return in 2021, for what will be its 20th year.
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), in partnership with Scottsboro Electric Power Board and Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization) recently awarded Scottsboro Junior High School $5,000 for a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education project.
Scottsboro City Council member Nita Tolliver has decided to move forward with MDA Professional Group based out of Albertville to conduct the second city audit.
Mark Christensen, MD, Director of Emergency Medicine at Highlands Medical Center in Scottsboro and Cullman Regional Medical Center in Cullman was recently selected as one of five 2020 Facility Medical Directors of the Year by Alteon Health, the industry-leading national medical group that manages these emergency medicine programs.
Like many others, 2020 was a difficult year for Stephanie Urquhart. While most struggled with social lives being disrupted due to the pandemic, Urquhart’s was a different one: She felt she didn’t have enough time for her dog Bailey. That guilt led her to creating something she believes dog owners could use: a set of self-care cards for both dog and owner.
Larry Ward has been awarded the 2020 Distinguished Alumnus Award at the annual Alumni Weekend Brunch. Calvin Brown, executive director of the National Alumni Association, presented the plaque to him.
On Sunday, Axxeum held a demonstration to showcase the capabilities of their Medium Lift Bell 412EP helicopter in both fire fights and rescue missions. Senator Steve Livingston arranged this demo and decided to make it a multi-county event.
The Scottsboro City Council approved two items during Monday’s meeting that would fund two fishing tournaments, one being a contract for the AL B.A.S.S. Nation High School Fishing Tournament and the other being a tourism grant for the Scottsboro Jackson County Rescue Squad’s (SJCRS) 10th annual 10k Bass Tournament.
Alabama voters are one step closer to voting on whether to create a state lottery for education and casinos like the one the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PCI) want to build in either DeKalb or Jackson counties due to proximity to Chattanooga.
The ARC of Jackson County will host its eighth annual Luminary service on May 1, beginning at 7 p.m., at Pine Haven Memorial Gardens. The service was canceled last year due to COVID.
Scottsboro City council member Nita Tolliver provided an update on her search for a second city audit on Monday, something she’s been asking about for nearly six months.
The Scottsboro City council passed a vote on Monday to donate a grant of $5,000 to the annual Castin’ ‘N Catchin’ fishing tournament.
Early last month, Alabama Community Colleges Chancellor Jimmy Baker announced tuition will not increase for the 2021-2022 academic year. In addition, as a result of the declining number of reported COVID cases and an increase in the number of students, faculty and staff taking advantage of access to the COVID vaccine, the ACCS anticipates all community college campuses in the state will resume normal, on-campus operations for the Fall 2021 semester.
Out of an abundance of caution, the Alabama Department of Public Health has asked all health care providers in the state to pause administering the Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine due to an investigation of reports of potentially dangerous blood clots associated with the vaccine.
Eric Scott, who played college football at the University of Southern Mississippi and had a lengthy arena football career, will be on trial Monday, April 12 in connection with the death of Anna Grogan Brown, 45 of Hollywood, in March 2020.
Following the April 9 mask mandate expiration in the state of Alabama, Highlands Medical Center (HMC) will continue to require staff, patients and visitors to wear a mask when inside the facility.
A 3,000-foot addition to the Scottsboro-Jackson Heritage Center is continuing even though work is slowing down due to the delay with shipment of interior doors and door hardware, according to Scottsboro Museum Commission member Brenda Ivey.
During Scottsboro Mayor Jim McCamy’s annual State of the City address Tuesday morning, McCamy pointed out what he believed to be a problem growing in Jackson County: the lack of available housing.
On Monday, Madison County Commission Chairman Dale Strong announced his candidacy to succeed Congressman Mo Brooks in representing Alabama’s 5th Congressional District. The 5th Congressional District covers Lauderdale, Limestone, Morgan, Madison and Jackson counties across the top of Alabama.
On March 17, the Treasury Department and the IRS issued IR-2021-59, which provides for an automatic extension of the filing and payment date for individual 2020 income tax returns from April 15, 2021, to May 17, 2021.
Outside the main entrance of Highlands Medical Center last week, many of the healthcare workers were gathered outside when State Sen. Steve Livingston presented CEO John Anderson a resolution.
The Scottsboro City Council had proposed changes to both the city employee handbook as well as construction zoning on the agenda during Monday’s meeting.
The Scottsboro City Council unanimously voted to move their weekly meeting times from 6 p.m. to 5 p.m. effective April 5, their first meeting of that month.
With no significant precipitation in the weather forecast for the remainder of the week, the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC) is advising people to use extreme caution with all debris burning and outdoor fires.
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.