Sheriff Mike Byrd due in court Dec. 12 on state charges
Two days after Sheriff Mike Byrd is scheduled to plead guilty to a federal charge in Alabama, he is due in Jackson County Circuit Court for a status conference in his state case in which he is charged with 29 felonies and two misdemeanor offenses.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Scottsboro Police: Woman Wanted on Forgery, Theft Charges
Police are asking for the public's help to find a Scottsboro woman wanted for various charges including theft, fraud and forgery.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Mississippi Press
Steven Brown Sr. of Fairhope pleads guilty to Jackson County capital murder, gets life sentence
Steven Michael Brown Sr. 55, of Fairhope, Ala., pleaded guilty to capital murder and arson Monday morning in Jackson County Circuit Court and Judge Dale Harkey sentenced him to life in prison without parole.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Pisgah student crowned Athens State University Ms. Merry Christmas
Lauren Millican, Athens StateaA A s Ms. Merry Christmas, poses with ASU President Bob Glenn.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Sheriff Byrd signs plea agreement with feds
Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd has signed a plea agreement with federal officials that could send him to prison for 20 years.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Dear BuzzFeed: Alabama is filled with things much weirder than the Space Center. Here's proof
In a list posted last week of the 50 Weirdest Things in 50 States, Alabama's "weirdest thing" was Huntsville's Space Center.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Group receives more funds toward effort to save historic B.B. Comer Bridge in Scottsboro
A group trying to save historic B.B. Comer Bridge in Scottsboro from demolition received more money toward that goal this week.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
State Sen. Shadrack McGill says he may not seek re-election
State Sen. Shadrack McGill addresses those gathered for the Huntsville Stand for Life 2013 on Monday, Jan. 21, 2013, at the Madison County Courthouse.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Alabama parole board likely to decide after today's hearing on pardon for Scottsboro Boys
The state Board of Pardons and Paroles is about to revisit one of Alabama's most infamous miscarriages of justice.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Jackson County authorities investigate mysterious deaths of 3 family members within 24 hours in same house
The deaths of two family members on the same day in this small town of about 750 residents was tragic but not necessarily suspicious, the county coroner said.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Former chief administrator sues Jackson County Commission over firing
SCOTTSBORO, Alabama -- A fired former Jackson County chief administrator is suing the county commission and its members individually in a complaint that alleges breach of contract, wrongful termination and defamation.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Autopsy Results Pending on Mysterious Deaths of 3 Woodville Family Members
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of three members of the same family.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Man forced to dig up wife's body from front yard
After a difficult and emotional day, Friday marked the end of a fight to keep a man's wife buried in the front yard of their Stevenson home.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Man's wife to be exhumed from front yard grave in Ala.
James Davis is fighting to keep the remains of his late wife right where he dug her grave: In the front yard of his home in downtown Stevenson, Alabama.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
The Lebanon Daily News
Man agrees to remove wife's grave from front yard
In this Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, file photo, James Davis, 73, stands over the grave of his wife, Patsy, in the front yard of the home they shared in Stevenson, Ala.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Scottsboro High School briefly on lock down as precaution during manhunt; suspect found hiding in car trunk
Scottsboro High School was temporarily on lock down today as a precautionary measure as police and Jackson County officials searched for a man who fled authorities.
The colorful canvas of Alabama's Paint Rock Valley
Paint Rock Valley has an identity crisis, but not of its own making. The Valley, a 30-mile area made up of several tiny communities off Alabama Highway 65, is often confused with the tiny burg of Paint Rock, located several miles east along U.S. 72. More confusing still is that both are located in Jackson County and neither The Valley nor Paint ... (more)
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Pedestrian Killed in Jackson County
Alabama State Troopers are working a fatal accident in Jackson County where a pedestrian was struck and killed.
Portion of US 72 blocked in Jackson County after truck crash
Traffic on U.S. 72 in Paint Rock is down to one lane in each direction, after an 18-wheeler overturned, right in front of the town hall.
Fri Nov 08, 2013
Woodville man charged with 53 counts of child pornography being held on $132,500 bond
A Woodville man was charged Thursday with 53 counts of possessing child pornography, according to Jackson County Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen.