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Dutton man fatally injured in a two-vehicle crash in Jackson County

A two-vehicle crash on Saturday afternoon has claimed the life of a Dutton man.

  Board honors Guntersville resource officer for lifesaving actions

Car wreck causes major delays on Highway 69 in Guntersville

Guntersville City Councilman faces DUI charge; previously arrested for DUI in 2017

  Steve Marshall announces Alabama Attorney General re-election campaign

  Marshall County to receive $18.7 million in coronavirus recovery funding

  Rainsville City Council approves ordinance to refinance Northeast Alabama Agri-Business Center

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  Guntersville group host Memorial Day ceremony and announce Freedom Park Initiative

  Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, County Jail will receive radio upgrades

  Tennessee RiverLine Program launches kayak fleets for Bridgeport community

Albertville man facing multiple child pornography charges

  Marina fire wrongful death lawsuit filed against Jackson County, 15 other defendants

  TVA to begin aquatic treatment on eel weeds in Lake Guntersville

Deputies, investigators respond to a high-speed chase that ended Dekalb County

Deputies in DeKalb County arrested one man following a police pursuit that took place on US Highway 11 on Monday afternoon.

  City Council approves final payment for Scottsboro-Jackson Heritage Center renovation project

Scottsboro city council members approved a final payment of $6,795.03 to help the museum finish various upgrades, like their new exhibit hall.

  Governor Ivey approves bill to increase boat license fees by $5

Registrations for boats costs between $25 to $75 depending on the size of the vessel.

  Scottsboro murder trial ends in guilty verdict

Brandon Berry was convicted of murder and first degree kidnapping shortly after 1 p.m. on May 24.

Woodville man killed in a two-vehicle crash Friday night

Boating experts, officials advise boaters to be careful during Memorial Day weekend

Outdoor Water Park opens in Sand Mountain this weekend

  ALEA Marine and Highway Patrol host boat safety event to prepare for Memorial Day weekend

  Jackson County Schools receive $800 stipend from COVID-19 questionnaire

  Early morning fire in Albertville damages Governor’s Place Apartments, one man arrested

  Family, friends remember young family killed in I-565 wreck five years later

Carai Cortez was sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing Alexa Hannig, her three-year-old son Hayden and her boyfriend Ben Johnson.

  Marshall County deputies release recently discovered info on body found in 90′s

Deputies are holding a press conference Wednesday to release new information on a body that was found in Marshall County in the early 90′s

  Jury selected, day one of Scottsboro murder trial begins

Brandon Blaine Berry is charged with murder and kidnapping of a man with autism in 2018.

  Jackson County Rescue squads receive thermal imaging, night vision equipment

Two rescue squads received thermal imaging equipment to help with nighttime operations.

Alabama Veteran Honored with Mobility-Equipped Vehicle

Wounded Warriors Family Support presented a U.S. Army veteran with a Ford F-150 XLT mobility-equipped vehicle as part of its Mobility is Freedom program.

  A State Education Fund is going towards technology at Scottsboro City Schools

$674, 224 is going to the Scottsboro City School system.

  City of Arab will do away with weather sirens

Mayor Bob Joslin said the current weather sirens have been around for about 30 years and are in desperate need of repairs.

Jurors find Albertville man guilty of child sex abuse charge

On May 14, jurors convicted Daniel Herring of sex abuse of a child less than 12 years of age.

Gov. Ivey announces grant to help refurbish Pisgah water tank

This grant will help the town refurbish an aging water tank and improve public safety.

Guntersville City School board disappointed vote for new high school failed

Efforts to build a new high school in Guntersville hit a major roadblock this week.

  Governor Ivey announces $1 million grant for new vocational center in Fort Payne

But soon, a new vocational center will be constructed at the high school to help students learn about construction, electric vehicles, and aviation tech.

Governor Kay Ivey announces $1 million grant to build a vocational center in Fort Payne

Governor Ivey will grant $1 million to Alabam’s workforce to prepare high school students and adults in Fort Payne.

  Jackson County healthcare workers honored during National Hospital Week

500 staff were provided a free delicious, loaded potato lunch by Joy Delivering SoCo Barbecue Food Truck.

Vote for new Guntersville High School building fails

The vote failed with 571 votes for the new school and 795 votes against it.

Fort Payne man dies in early morning DeKalb county car crash

Cranston James Noojin, age 59, was killed when the Frontier he was driving failed to yield at a stop sign and was struck by the Optima, according to ALEA Troopers.

  Marshall Medical Centers celebrate staff for National Hospital Week

The pandemic meant in 2020, Marshall Medical Centers staff were too busy to celebrate National Hospital week.

  Marshall County Commission wants to add more mental health officers to assist law enforcement

Marshall County already has mental health officers.

  Brad Pugh’s mother responds to Darby’s guilty verdict

She said she was happy to hear about the guilty verdict but said the city and police department needs to make some changes.

Where to shop Alabama farmers markets this summer

Looking for a farmers market near you? We've gathered some markets in north Alabama connected with Sweet Grown Alabama so you can get some of the best locally grown products this summer!

  Fort Payne Fire Department gets new tool to help save drivers from entrapment

When responding to a motor vehicle crash or people trapped inside, the Amkus extrication tool will help firefighters will help get them out quickly.

  Fort Payne celebrates National Day of Prayer at city park

Dozens of community members and city leaders made the event a priority to gather for prayer and fellowship at Fort Payne City Park.

  Cherokee Ridge approved to become a town in Marshall County

Residents of Cherokee Ridge voted at the office on Wednesday during an election.. 140 to 17 voted to approve the town’s incorporation.

Former Jackson County Commissioner pays nearly $4,000 back to county for misuse of funds

A report from the County Commission was revealed on Wednesday, breaking down all of Guffey’s expenses from August 24, 2018 through December 4, 2020.

  General Willie Nance Jr. sworn in as new Jackson County Commission Chairman

General Willie Nance, Jr., will serve the remainder of former chairman Tim Guffey’s term.

  Jackson County will receive 5 additional community shelters

The courthouse is one of the main storm shelters in Jackson County, but 5 more will soon be added.

Boaz Police warn motorists to avoid Mount Vernon Road

Boaz Police warn drivers to avoid Mount Vernon Road between Willow Road and George Washington Drive due to flooding.

  Guntersville City School Board names new superintendent

The Guntersville City School Board announced yesterday the hiring of Superintendent Dr. Jason Barnett.

  Gov. Ivey appoints new Jackson County Commission Chairman

Jackson County has a new Commission Chairman.

  Marshall Co. Sheriff’s Office updates the latest on weekend stabbing incident

One female correctional officer who work in the Marshall County Jail was transported to the hospital on Saturday morning.

  Dutton community comes together to help family who lost home, three dogs in fire

On County Road 387 in Dutton is where the home of Chris and Elizabeth Law once stood.

High-speed chase ends in Guntersville

A high-speed chase ended at a Mapco gas station in Guntersville Friday night.

  REPORT: 40% of Alabama residents who died from the virus did not have health insurance

According to the report, uninsured Alabamians represented nearly half of the total COVID-19 cases and 38% of COVID deaths.

  State, Marshall County first responders train for water emergencies on Lake Guntersville

They learned how to respond to potential emergencies such as terrorist attacks, major collisions, or chemical spills.

  Breaking down the pandemic’s impact on tourism in Jackson County

Statistics show the state and also Jackson County ended 2020 with a less devastating loss.

  Fort Payne City Council announces new owner of DeSoto Golf Course

The council made a motion to make Darrel Shankles the new owner of the DeSoto Golf Course.

  City of Fort Payne hoping to renovate police building

But it could use some upgrades according to Mayor Brian Baine.

Marshall Co. man accused of storming the Capitol still on house arrest despite prosecutors request

It was announced today that a Judge will not reconsider putting a Marshall County man accused of participating in the U.S. Capitol riot back in prison until his trial.

  DeKalb County leaders, EMA officials reflect on 10-year tornado anniversary

“On April 27, 2011, it was a beautiful day just like today and the sun was shining during the middle of the day,” said DeKalb County EMA director Anthony Clifton.

  Geraldine man faces assault charges following Sunday shooting

A Geraldine man was arrested on Sunday following reports of a physical altercation involving a firearm.

  Axxeum Aviation Operations conducts helicopter fire & rescue demonstration at Goose Pond Colony Resort

In a matter of minutes, an Axxeum Aviation Operations helicopter was able to dump water over trees.

  Ceremony held to honor lives lost in Rainsville during 2011 tornadoes

Today there was a special event to remember the lives lost in the April 2011 tornadoes.

Sheriff’s Office asks for help finding Marshall county sex offender

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office is looking for information on the whereabouts of a convicted sex offender.

  National Drug Take Back Day happening this weekend

This Saturday is National Drug Take Back Day, so its time to clean out that medicine cabinet and get rid of them properly.

ALDOT: Alabama 117 should reopen by early June

ALDOT officials are in the final stages of designing a repair for a portion of Alabama 117 that was shifted by a landslide following storms at the beginning of April.

  Marshall County Sheriff Office first in the state to receive throwable tactical cameras

It offers a 360-degree view of areas that law enforcement and first responders can’t enter if they were in a hostage or active shooter situation.

Help Boaz Police locate man wanted on Colorado homicide charge

BPD officials say Stephen Cruz Sandoval was in Boaz visiting family on April 19

  Good Samaritans help police subdue male reportedly resisting arrest

Two good samaritans helped police apprehend a Georgia man on Tuesday in Guntersville.

  How some employees can get paid time off while getting vaccine

Business owners, keep reading. Your employees may be able to get a day off to get the COVID-19 vaccine, while getting paid.

  Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful volunteers work to keep trash off the roads, out of water

. To date, Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful has removed more than 223,000 pounds of trash since 2016. 56,000 pounds of trash was from just this year alone.

Pisgah man arrested after allegedly shooting parents during failed suicide attempt

JCSO officers believe Garrett’s parents were attempting to stop him from using the gun on himself when shots struck them instead.

  Woodville man faces murder charge after allegedly shooting his wife

James Keith Guffey, age 28, was charged with murder on April 21.

  Marked for Life Ministries opens hope center to serve people in DeKalb County

Marked for Life Ministries has been serving DeKalb County for about year.

Deputies investigating the fatal shooting of a teen in the Mt. Vernon community

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office responded to a fatal shooting of one male on April 17 in the Mt. Vernon community.

Train hits, kills a man in DeKalb County

DeKalb County deputies confirm Mark Dudley Hixon, age 53 of Rainsville, was killed after he was hit by a train on April 17.

  Florence family pleading with community to help find their missing daughter

Florence family pleading with community to help find their missing daughter

Albertville man faces domestic violence charge

On April 9, 2021, deputies responded to a domestic violence call on Hustleville Road in Albertville.

  Camp Laney for Boys ready to reopen this summer

Summer camp at Camp Laney for Boys in Mentone will look different this year.

  Woman from Arab seeks justice after she says ex-boyfriend killed her dog

He killed her dog Jax inside her bedroom on April 5.