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17 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville

Specialist offers to analyze 150-year-old tree at no cost

The Jackson County Commission will discuss cutting down a 150-year-old maple tree from the courthouse square on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Scottsboro, AL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

150-year-old Scottsboro courthouse tree at risk of being removed

The City of Decatur is looking at a $1.6 million shortfall for the 2015 fiscal year.There's little time to get the budget in place.

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Related Topix: Decatur, AL, Scottsboro, AL

Alabama Live

Scottboro's Unclaimed Baggage store providing luggage for visitors to paint Saturday as gifts for foster children

For the third year, owners of Scottsboro's Unclaimed Baggage Center will donate hand-painted luggage to foster children so they have something special to call their own.

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Related Topix: Scottsboro, AL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Alabama Live

Decatur police charge man in Wal-Mart computer theft; 2nd suspect still at large

DECATUR, Alabama -- Decatur police have caught one of two suspects connected to a laptop theft from the Spring Avenue Wal-Mart last month.

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Related Topix: Decatur, AL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

WSFA-TV Montgomery

A man was injured in a deputy involved shooting in Jackson County.

The Dothan Area Convention and Visitors Bureau unveiled a new logo and branding campaign on Friday to encourage travelers to stop and visit Dothan.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL

Alabama Live

Jackson County man injured in deputy-involved shooting

According to the Jackson County Sheriff's Department, deputies responded to a domestic dispute at a home in the 1500 block of County Line Road 291 in Bryant just before dark.

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Related Topix: Bryant, AL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Thousands of pills stolen from Bidgeport pharmacy in 7 minutes

Jackson County investigators are looking into a Bridgeport pharmacy break-in where a thief stole lots of pills in a short amount of time.

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Alabama Live

Jackson County deputies seek help in finding wanted man

The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is requesting the help of the public in locating a man they say has outstanding warrants for his arrest.

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Related Topix: Higdon, AL, Dekalb County, AL

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WHNT-TV Huntsville

The Hollywood Fire Department is giving back in a different way than usual

A group of Jackson County volunteer firefighters are giving back to the community, but this time it's in a different manner than their usual day-to-day work.

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ThinkProgress

Alabama Lawmaker: Proposed 10 Commandments Monument Has 'Nothing To Do With Religion'

An Alabama lawmaker announced Thursday his desire to erect a monument to the Ten Commandments at a county courthouse, arguing that the religious moral code deserves a memorial for "historical" reasons and that the proposal "has nothing to do with religion."

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Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Alabama Live

Jackson County commissioner wants Ten Commandments included on monument of historical documents at courthouse

The Ten Commandments monument is pictured through the glass front doors of the Alabama Judicial Building in Montgomery, Ala.

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Related Topix: Montgomery, AL, Scottsboro, AL

Mon Aug 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Traffic stop in Tennessee sends attempted burglary suspect back to Jackson County Jail

A suspect in a failed home burglary is now in the Jackson County Jail after eluding authorities for nearly three weeks.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Neighbors

Leaders Graduation Caps First Day of Commodity Conference

Jackson County farmer Colin Wilson talks with other A.L.F.A. Leader graduates Clint McElmoyl and Grant Buck HUNTSVILLE, Ala., - More than 700 Alabama Farmers Federation members gathered in the Von Braun Center ballroom for the Agricultural Leaders For Alabama class graduation during the opening session of the 42nd Commodity Producers Conference.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Huntsville, AL, Agriculture, Science, Cullman County, AL

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WAFF-TV Huntsville

Rabies cases increase in Jackson Co.

Public health officials are concerned after Jackson County health officials note an increase in the number of rabies cases this year.

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Related Topix: Scottsboro, AL

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Alabama Live

Kennedy Company gets $24K federal grant to train workers at Scottsboro manufacturing...

A direct manufacturer of noise control barriers and sound proofing products in Jackson County will have an opportunity to train several employees thanks to a new $24,100 grant from the U.S. Department of Labor.

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Related Topix: Scottsboro, AL, Robert Bentley, US Governors, Law, Employment / Labor Law

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