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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.

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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.

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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.

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Robbie Copenhaver, chairman of the Jackson County Christmas Charities Board of Directors, said adoptions are currently underway throughout the county.

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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.

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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.

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Scottsboro swears in new mayor, city council members

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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.

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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.

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On Nov. 3 Jackson Countians will go to the polls once again to vote for local, state and national leaders.

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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.

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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…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tommy Upton shows up each October to bring smiles to people and bring awareness

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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In a case that drew national attention and a trial only weeks away, Brittany Smith accepted a plea agreement in the 2018 death of Joshua Todd Smith.

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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.