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  1. Jackson County deputies capture escaped work release inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Alabama Live

    The Jackson County Sheriffs Office and Alabama Game and Fish arrested Waldrop Monday morning in a wooded area behind his home.


  2. Inmate escapes from Jackson County JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The sheriff's office reported that Terry Keith Waldrop, age 51 of Stevenson, AL, failed to return to the Jackson County Jail Thursday night from court-ordered work release. Waldrop was in jail on a probation violation.


  3. Jackson County deputies looking for escaped inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they say didn't come back from a court-ordered work release. Chief Deputy Rocky Harnen says inmate Terry Waldrop didn't return to the Jackson County Jail Thursday night from the court-ordered release.


  4. Anonymous donor drops $10,000 check in Salvation Army kettleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Answered prayers coming in the form of a $10,000 check secretly dropped in a Salvation Army kettle last week in Jackson County. Tracey Ridgeway is the Salvation Army Director in Scottsboro.


  5. Gastonia man scares off thieves with gun on walkerRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | WLOS

    ... open the door. Sapienza says the men ran away. He says he put up the note to warn any other would-be robbers. JACKSON COUNTY - Dozens of law enforcement and family members paid tribute to the victims, killed or injured by people who drove while ...


  6. The other deputy and 23 minutes of missing dataRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | Alabama Live

    George Royer, left, presents a commendation to Deputy Jake Church for helping resolve a standoff in 2013 with an armed man in Jackson County. Royer, attorney for Sheriff Dorning in the Robert Bryant lawsuit, is now representing Church and Dorning in a separate federal suit filed by a Hazel Green homeowner who alleges excessive force by Church.


  7. Officials hope Scottsboro award will grow area economic developmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    Jackson County leaders say a recognition designated to the city of Scottsboro could potentially grow the area's economic development, and continue its goal of sustainable practices. The City of Scottsboro is designated as a 'Valley Sustainable Gold Community' in an economic development program initiated by TVA.


  8. Commissioners meet new K9 officerRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Jackson County Pilot

    Jackson County Commissioners on Tuesday met the county's newest employee - "Bosco," the sheriff's office's new K9 officer. It was Day 1 on the job for the 2-year-old native of the Czech Republic, and handler Nick Schwalbe said the first shift went well.


  9. This bald eagle had a surprise for the Alabama Wildlife Center at Oak Mountain State ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Alabama Live

    ... make 1987 its hatch year." Another eagle, this one a male believed to be no more than 2 years old, came from Jackson County east of Huntsville. He arrived at the Alabama Wildlife Center on Saturday after rescuers retrieved him from a golf course, ...


  10. Does Alabama's school choice law take money from public classrooms?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Alabama Live

    ... of tax credits created by the Alabama Accountability Act. "When you take $40 million, that translates into Jackson County losing $308,240," said Kenneth Harding, that system's superintendent. "You can decorate it up and put glitter on it. But it ...


  11. Scenes from Scottsboro: A town that offers more than famous Scottsboro Boys trial, Unclaimed BaggageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Alabama Live

    Although this Jackson County town is known primarily for two wildly divergent claims - site of the infamous Scottsboro Boys trials and the Unclaimed Baggage store, home of lost luggage - most of its 14,000 residents would prefer it to be known for its small-town atmosphere and family events such as the 102-year-old Trade Day. Founded ca.


  12. Mike Ezell sworn in as Jackson County's new sheriffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Mississippi Press

    A crowd of more than 200 people erupted into cheers and applause Monday afternoon as Jackson County's new sheriff, Mike Ezell, was sworn into office. It was standing room only in the Jackson County Courthouse as U.S. Judge Louis Guirola issued the oath of office inside the large courtroom.


  13. Love Triangle Apparently Behind Deadly Thanksgiving Day ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | WTVC

    Authorities in Jackson County, Alabama says a domestic love triangle is behind the county's latest homicide - this one happenening Thanksgiving night. At about 8pm that night, 44-year-old David Hutchins walked into the Stevenson, Alabama Police Department and said that he had shot a man at his house at 214 Mill Town Circle.


  14. 'Love triangle' believed to be motive in Thanksgiving...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Alabama Live

    Jackson County authorities charged a Stevenson man with murder after he reported that he shot a man at his residence on Thanksgiving. Jackson County officials charged David Wayne Hutchins, 44, with murder after he reported the incident to the Stevenson Police Department, an incident authorities believe was fueled by "some type of domestic love triangle," according to a release from the Jackson County Sheriff's Office.


  15. Jackson County sheriff swearing-in ceremony for Mike Ezell slated for 2 p.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Mississippi Press

    Ezell's swearing-in ceremony will take place inside the old Jackson County Courthouse in the big courtroom on the second floor. Official election results, which include 299 absentee ballots and 106 affidavit ballots, showed Ezell won 8,748 votes, or 64 percent of the vote.


  16. Sheriff: Love triangle turns fatal on Thanksgiving DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | WBTV

    ... County Sheriff's Office deputies who wanted to see his relative's I.D. as he stood on his own front porch. Jackson County officials said one man is dead and another is behind bars after a domestic dispute on Thanksgiving Day. Timberlake was visiting ...


  17. Man charged with murder in Stevenson shotgun slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Chattanooga Times Free Press

    One Jackson County, Ala., man is dead and another is behind bars on a murder charge after a shotgun shooting Thanksgiving night in Stevenson.


  18. Jackson County deputies investigate fatal Thanksgiving shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Alabama Live

    Investigators say that Christopher Paul Timberlake of Hollywood was shot and killed on Milltown Circle near downtown Stevenson, reports AL.com news partner WHNT News 19 .


  19. Jackson County breaks ground on Eastern Jackson County Courthouse renovation projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Northeast News

    The $6.8 million contract with Excel Constructors of Overland Park, Kan., includes five new courtrooms, a new elevator and the rehabilitation of an existing elevator for the Independence courthouse, 308 W. Kansas Ave. The project also calls for increased security screening capacity and a new accessible entry. The expansion is expected to be completed by December 2015 In a press release on the project, Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders said five new courtroom should meet the county's needs for the next 40 years.


  20. One dead in Jackson County after Thanksgiving shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Department is investigating a deadly Thanksgiving shooting.