A bond revocation hearing was held on Friday, September 11, 2020 in the case of Brittany Joyce Smith. The Jackson County Circuit Court is currently awaiting Circuit Court Judge Jenifer C. Holt’s ruling on whether or not Smith’s bond may be revoked after her failure to appear twice for substance screening, and the alleged positive tests that resulted from a screening she was present to perform.
The Trail of Tears Commemorative Motorcycle Ride begins at the Alabama/Tennessee state line on U. S. Highway 72 in Bridgeport with riders departing at 8 a.m. CST on Saturday, Sept. 19. The ride travels U. S. Highway 72 West to I-565 West, arriving at Redstone Harley-Davidson at 10:30 a.m. for an official ride rest and lunch stop. At 12 p.m., riders will depart and head west through Florence arriving in Waterloo at 2:30 p.m.
On September 8, 2020 a complaint was filed with the Jackson County Circuit Clerk’s office by Stevenson mayoral candidate, Mike Cloud, alleging the wrongful obtainment and validation of invalid ballots in the recent municipal election that was held on August 25, 2020.
Jackson County has been selected to participate in the Rural Recovery Accelerator, a new community-oriented technical assistance program designed to help rural communities build the economic resiliency strategies they need to survive the current crisis.