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During Thursday’s Scottsboro City Board of Education meeting, the board had Nathan Lombard from Redstone Federal Credit Union speak to the board about an opportunity for Redstone to open a student-run branch in the school.

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On Thursday morning, many gathered by the future site of Whataburger. Scottsboro City Council President Richard Bailey shared the story of how the site was found, saying that he took MWB Restaurants President and CEO John Reno around town in his truck one day before finding the site.

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The Scottsboro Rotary Club heard from Debbie Barclay about the progress already made in Jackson County with the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.  Over a thousand area children have already been registered to received books through this program.

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Crowd gathers as Scottsboro Boys Museum starts anew

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The Scottsboro Public Library Board of Trustees will hold a Meet and Greet on Tuesday, Nov. 15 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with new library Director Jared Dovers.

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On Friday morning, underneath a cloudy sky, seemingly fighting hard to keep the rain away after raining throughout much of the morning, people were gathered at Veterans Memorial Park.

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Hay feeding has begun for most goat and sheep producers.  When compared to cattle, the methods of feeding hay are a little different.  Here are some tips that will be beneficial for reducing waste and improving goat and sheep health during this hay feeding season.

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In 2006, Robin Shelton had retired from his job in healthcare. In 2007, he and his wife, Vicki Shelton, decided to purchase a local flower shop and rebrand, officially starting Wood Cove Flowers & Gifts. His wife, Vicki, would also retire from her job as a teacher in 2008.

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During the Monday’s Scottsboro City Council meeting, council inducted Donna Frederick, Richard Bailey and Mike Ashburn back into the council, having them take their oath of office before the official meeting.

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Local veterans will be honored Friday, Nov. 11 as once again VFW Post 6073 and American Legion Post 30 will host a program on Veterans Day.

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When thinking of Veteran’s Day, most of the thoughts typically go out to the soldiers in the field, who saw and participated in the combat naturally associated with war. However, many are quick to forget the doctors and nurses, tasked with the prospect of constant stress induced by loads of wounded soldiers, allies and enemies alike, trying to save their lives, from the simplest of wounds to the most grotesque.

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Jeff Cook, founding member and legendary guitarist of the supergroup Alabama, has reportedly died. The announcement was made Tuesday afternoon by the band's publicist.

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Jackson County Drug Court saves lives, betters the community and saves tax dollars

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Alonna Hughes has loved Halloween since she was a kid.

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On Saturday, get rid of old or unwanted medications by bringing them to the courthouse

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Dolly Parton Imagination Library becomes reality in Jackson County

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North Alabama Electric Cooperative (NAEC) General Manager Bruce Purdy will be sentenced Jan. 12, 2023 after pleading guilty to bribery in federal court Oct. 6.

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After 98 consecutive days of declining gas prices, last week saw a reversal after a cut in oil production sent global crude prices higher, pushing prices back up at the pump.

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NSM student Branson Bearden keeps a positive attitude while facing difficult health issues

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On Wednesday morning, the Jackson County Board of Education held a media blitz to commemorate their start to the Alabama Multi-Tier Systems of Support (AL-MTSS), a comprehensive framework that interconnects academic, behavioral, physical, mental health and wellness and social-emotional needs to support the ‘whole child’. The system is intended to improve instruction as well as support at all levels. Jackson County Schools will be joining as part of Cohort 1.

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Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6073 will be hosting the Scottsboro Gun and Knife Show over the weekend at the Veterans Fairgrounds. The event will from run 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and then 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

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The city of Scottsboro broke ground on their new Pickleball Complex on Tuesday afternoon. The complex will be located on Heroes Drive near Bynum Field and the Scottsboro Dog Park.

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Jason Davidson has been named as the Jackson County Superintendent of Education. The announcement was made at this week’s meeting of the Jackson County Board of Education. 

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Absentee voting for the Nov. 8 General Election is underway. Circuit Clerk Bart Buchanan, who serves as the county’s absentee election manager, said the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 8 election is Monday, Oct. 24.

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Jackson County Commissioner Kevin McBride has been elected to serve as a member of the 2022-2023 Legislative Committee of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA), the statewide association representing Alabama’s 67 county governments.

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North Alabama Electric Cooperative (NAEC) General Manager Bruce Purdy has agreed to plead guilty to a bribery charge after reaching an agreement with federal prosecutors.

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Cam Dawg Racing For Downs going strong

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A Bryant man was killed in a single-vehicle wreck early Monday morning, Sept. 5. According to state troopers, Cody Ray Busby, 36, was fatally injured when the 1998 Ford Mustang he was driving left the roadway and stuck a tree.

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On Thursday, 9:45 a.m., Timothy Alexander spoke to Pisgah High School for the first time in four years. It’s the start of a speaking tour to all the Jackson County School district. Alexander spoke to Pisgah that morning, then headed to Section for another session there. He returns at a currently undetermined time and date in October for North Sand Mountain and North Jackson and finishes with Woodville and Skyline in November.

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Two students at Scottsboro Junior High School have been named as the August Students of the Month.  The seventh grade student who received this honor is Edgar Pacheco, and Noah Tolleson is the eighth grade student selected.

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On Friday, at the Scottsboro Water Sewer Gas Operations Center, many prominent people in the city, county and neighboring counties were in attendance to see Gov. Kay Ivey announce Scottsboro Water Sewer Gas’ Clean Water State Resolving Fund Grant

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Ashley Pool has been named the president of Highlands Medical Center (HMC), beginning Oct. 10, according to an announcement from Jeff Samz, CEO of Huntsville Hospital Health System and Dawn Pettengill, chair of the Highlands Medical Center Board of Directors.

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The town of Skyline recently purchased a Lund University Cardiopulmonary Assist System (LUCAS) device, a mechanical chest compression device that can provide consistent chest compressions at a fixed rate, completing a project a year in the making at obtaining a LUCAS device for all three fire stations in the town with their American Rescue Plan Act funds.

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For one candidate, she got here following a church sermon by her pastor in April. For another candidate, she made it here because no one else chose to run.

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Julie Gentry-Michaels, who would stand near the door at the Mother’s Day Out program at Cumberland Presbyterian Church greeting small children with a smile and hug and spent a career teaching and loving her students, died unexpectedly Monday, Aug. 22. She was 60.

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Bedlam opens Sep. 16. Four weeks before opening, the co-owners, Corey Hale, Jeremy Rowell and Blaine Bradley have been working with their other workers to try to get the building prepared. They acquired the building on July 26 and have already made a lot of progress in cleaning the place up and beginning to build the haunted house for opening day.

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On Sept. 4, the Scottsboro Three Arts Club will host their 49th annual Art Sunday contest. Hosted at King Caldwell Park, Art Sunday is an event where the Three Arts Club fundraises many of the sponsors and projects they host, including violin lessons for third graders, field trips to plays, ballets and symphonies, a scholarship for graduating seniors, donations to choral, arts and drama departments, the impact learning center and the Scottsboro Public Library.