Bicyclist fatally struck by vehicle

Scottsboro, Al. – On April 5, 2020 at around 9:08 a.m. the Scottsboro Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident in the 10900 block of Alabama Highway 79 involving a motor vehicle and a bicyclist.

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Banking Industry Awaiting Final Rules and Guidance Regarding Paycheck Protection Program

MONTGOMERY, Ala., April 2, 2020 – As the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) disease continues to impact communities across the country, Alabama banks are making the health and well-being of their employees, customers and the communities they serve their top priority. Banks of all sizes are taking steps to respond to the needs of individual and business customers, while continuing to execute their own business continuity plans under challenging conditions.

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Alabama issues new public health order – closes non-essential businesses

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey held a joint press conference today with State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris. A new public health order has been issued.

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Two Drive-Thru Screening and Collection Sites in Jackson County this Week

Highlands Medical Center and Northeast Alabama Health Services, in coordination with city and county agencies, are working together to provide drive-thru screening and collection sites for COVID-19 for the remainder of this week and through the weekend.  Both sites will be open from 10am – 2pm.  Details of both screening sites are as follows:

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Drive-Thru Screening and Collection Site for Patients with a Physician Order COVID-19 Test

Highlands Medical Center, in coordination with city and county agencies, is opening a drive-thru screening and collection site for patients with a physician order to be tested for COVID-19.  The screening site will be open today,Wednesday, March 25 through Friday, March 27 from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  It is located at the Scottsboro Junior High School on Heroes Drive.  Only patients with a physician order and appointment will receive service through the drive-thru screening and collection site.  People without a physician order will not be screened.

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