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  1. Public Works officials work to clear county roadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... trying to dig out from the large amount of snow that fell in the Sand Mountain area. In fact, some roads in Jackson County were still impassable Thursday night. Without a snow plow, using a backhoe and then spreading crushed rock is about as good as ...

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  2. Clearing roads after snow events not an easy taskRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Jackson County road crews were in place and ready to go hours before the winter weather hit the county Wednesday. Wednesday morning crews were standing by and trucks were ready to head out at a moment's notice to work on more than 1,100 miles of Jackson County roads.

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  3. Jackson County man arrested in connection with multiple business burglariesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Alabama Live

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Powell man in connection with the burglaries of two businesses in Dutton earlier this month. Corey Don Robbins, 25, is charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of theft and two counts of criminal mischief in the burglaries, which occurred Feb. 18 and 19. According to the Sheriff's Office, Robbins allegedly burglarized two businesses along Alabama 71 in Dutton.

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  4. TKC Breaking and Exclusive News!!! Jackson County Denizens Warn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Tony's Kansas City

    Right now we're hearing BREAKING NEWS worker complaints from inside the Jackson County Courthouse that seem to follow a pattern. Remember that we've documented worker complaints from inside the prosecutor's office previously.

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  5. TKC Exclusive and Breaking News!!! Court Order Officially...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Tony's Kansas City

    Former Jackson County Legislator Theresa Garza Ruiz dropped out of her Council Run this week but today her ouster from the Kansas City election is complete. To wit .

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  6. For those who often ask 'Why did they close schools today? I don't seen anythingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    For those who often ask "Why did they close schools today? I don't seen anything outside on the roads!" -- this is why! Just because your roads are clear and a majority of them seem to be clear...that's not always the case! School bus hits patch of ice on rural Jackson County road, part of bus over ravine whnt.com JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. - Ice caused a tricky situation for a school bus in a mountainous part of Jackson County on Monday.

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  7. County Commissioners to meet on MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | Altus Times

    Jackson County Commissioners will meet Monday at 9 a.m. for a regular meeting in the Commissioner's office in the Jackson County Courthouse. Agenda items include approval of reports, blanket purchase orders, and consideration of action on a Supplemental Appropriation of the Jackson County Health Department for the month of January 2015.

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  8. 1930s Jackson Co. Rebellion ends in murder at Medford homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KOBI NBC5

    NBC5 featured a Medford home where a political uprising in the 1930s dubbed the Jackson County Rebellion came to a screeching halt, ending in murder. Under the peeling paint, old roofing and cracked brick of Medford's historic Root Banks House built in 1915, is a story of rebellion.

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  9. Carbondale man facing charges after fight at apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | KFVS12

    A Carbondale man is facing battery charges according to the state's attorney. It stems from incident in Carbondale, Illinois on January 31, the state's attorney for Jackson County, Michael C. Carr said.

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  10. Menacing charges dropped against Scottsboro womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Charges against a Jackson County woman accused of pulling a gun on children at a Scottsboro daycare have been dropped. A judge has granted the state's motion to dismiss charges of menacing and making a terrorist threat against Michelyn McNeal.

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  11. Jackson County Fair Board election item discussed at County Commissioners meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Altus Times

    Tuesday, Feb. 17, Jackson County Commissioners held a regular meeting at the Commissioner's office in the Jackson County Courthouse. The minutes from the Feb. 9 meeting as well as the election board reports were approved and there were no blanket purchase orders to be approved.

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  12. Carbondale man sentenced to 10 years for residential burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | KFVS12

    According to Michael C. Carr, Jackson County State's Attorney, 42-year-old Terrance D. Godfrey was sentenced to prison. Godfrey was convicted in Jackson County Circuit Court and sentenced to 10 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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  13. County Commissioners to meet on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | Altus Times

    the Jackson County Commissioners will meet in regular session Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 9 a.m. in the Commissioner's office in the Jackson County Courthouse. The agenda includes approval of reports, blanket purchase orders, and claims. Also on the agenda ...

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  14. Neighbors fight cell tower proposal near AshlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 14 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    Jackson County will hold a public hearing about a proposed cell tower outside Ashland that has some people concerned about potential negative health and aesthetic impacts. County Development Services staff gave tentative approval Oct. 15, 2014, for the 84-foot-tall tower and antennae at 290 E. Ashland Lane near Exit 19. Neighbor Arleen Van Buskirk and state Sen. Alan Bates, who lives in Medford but represents Ashland, requested a public hearing on AT&T's proposed cell tower.

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  15. No ruling on motion to recuse Chancery Court Judge Neil Harris, decision due by Feb. 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Mississippi Press

    Special Master Al Hopkins heard arguments, but issued no ruling, on a motion for Chancery Court Judge Neil Harris to recuse himself from the pending Singing River Hospital System cases. Attorneys for both the hospital system and the retirees -- nine in all -- made their arguments in front of Hopkins Thursday afternoon in the Jackson County Courthouse. 1 comment

  16. Jackson County issues marriage licenses to same-sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... In fact, we're told there was only one same-sex couple who came in asking for a marriage license all week in Jackson County. There have been a lot of phone calls, though, from people asking if it's an opportunity in one of Alabama's largest ...

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  17. Donations pour in to Scottsboro Animal Shelter in memory of well-known veterinarianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    A well-known veterinarian in Jackson County passed away in January, but a community honoring his memory is giving a second chance for dozens of homeless animals. "He was well known by a lot of people in Jackson County, and the surrounding counties as well.

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  18. Gigabit internet service officially launched on areas of Sand MountainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... of interest such as Fort Payne, Collinsville, Valley Head, Section, Dutton, and other areas in DeKalb and Jackson County that are part of our competitive area but not traditional area. They now all have access to that fiber broadband network." ...

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  19. High Speed Chase in Dothan Ends at Florida State LineRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | WTVY Dothan

    ... the state line, orders were given to end the chase and not to cross into Florida. Sargent Burks with the Jackson County Sheriff's department talked with News 4 overnight and said Florida and Alabama have a standing agreement which allows law ...

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  20. Ashland man gets five years in stabbing case Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    An Ashland man was sentenced to five years in prison for stabbing a man he found having sex with his wife. Benjamin Charles Williamson, 34, of the 1300 block of Quincy Street pleaded guilty Tuesday in Jackson County Circuit Court to attempt to commit first-degree assault.

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