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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Highlands employees test positive for COVID-19

City and County leaders and medical officials held a press conference via Facebook yesterday to update citizens about the COVID-19 outbreak and response. During the press conference Dr. Lonnie Albin, Cheif Medical Officer of Highlands Medical Center, confirmed that four employees of Highlands had tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. HMC has issued the following statement:

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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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