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McCamy says Chick Fil A in Scottsboro is still unofficial

The rumor mill has been spinning around Scottsboro. The most recent one involving a Chick Fil A coming to Scottsboro. If you were to google “Chick Fil A,” on their website you’ll see a Scottsboro location with a “coming soon” beside it. Read more

‘WORSE THAN METH’

As the use of spice increases, the dangers become more real Read more

Paradise leaving Scottsboro for Guntersville job

Scottsboro High School Principal Rob Paradise is changing jobs. Read more

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Chiefs’ Smith named Max Preps Freshman All-American

North Jackson pitcher/shortstop honored on the web site’s annual underclassmen list Read more

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SSA’s Robbins, Giles win state titles; Wet ‘n’ Wildcats post eighth-place team finish

The Scottsboro Swim Association collected four individual event state championships and numerous Top-5 and Top-10 finishes during the annua… Read more

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Scottsboro’s Atkins twins to run cross country, track and field at Auburn

Identical twins Benson and Cooper Atkins made opponents and fans do plenty of double-takes throughout their years of competing in cross cou… Read more

Opinion

Sometimes you gotta tell it like it is

Despite the perception by folks in other parts of the country, most of us in Alabama can write and read. But actions by our friends and neighbors are starting to reflect badly on us. Read more

The old gray mare, she ain’t what she used to be

It was probably around sometime in eighth or ninth grade when I dyed my hair for the first time. Read more

Saying goodbye to Miss Halie, 1911-2021

I first met Halie Forstner back when she drove to the beauty shop each week, grabbed a Wendy’s junior cheeseburger after church on Sunday, exercised each morning, lived alone, walked without any assistance, and cleaned her own house. Read more

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Obituaries

JAMES L. ‘JIM’ BARNES

James L. Barnes (Jim), 79 of Dadeville, passed away peacefully at his home on July 17, 2021. Read more

JAMES LEONARD CLOUD JR.

James “Len” Leonard Cloud Jr. passed away suddenly on June 26, 2021 at his home in Diamondhead, Mississippi. Read more

CALVIN FRANKLIN ROBERTS

Calvin Franklin Roberts, 79 of Pisgah, passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021. Read more

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Partly cloudy

Today

96° 72°

Morning clouds followed by afternoon sun. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 70s.

Humidity:58%
Cloud Coverage:34%
Wind:WNW at 6 mph
Chance of Rain:2%
UV Index:10 Very High
Sunrise:05:53:19 AM
Sunset:07:49:18 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Partly cloudyThu
2%96° 72°
Partly cloudyFri
19%95° 72°
Mostly clearSat
7%92° 73°
Scattered thunderstormsSun
58%88° 70°
Scattered thunderstormsMon
48%82° 67°
Partly cloudyTue
24%85° 65°
Partly cloudyWed
24%86° 67°
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