By Martha Smith
Jackson County Circuit Judge Brent Benson held a presentation on Thursday, July 22, 2021 to talk to local veterans and the community about bringing a Veterans Court to Jackson County. Also present was eight-year Madison County Veterans Court mentor, Colonel Ray Zimmerman (ret.). Zimmerman spoke throughout the presentation, highlighting the process of the Veterans Court from the time a veteran is enrolled in the program, to the time they are awarded their completion.
The groundbreaking for the Shops of Scottsboro development was held on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at the new site for the development that is slated to be open next August.
The 2021 Food for Thought annual fundraiser is about to kick off. Food for Thought is a coalition of food backpack programs in Scottsboro City Schools and Jackson County Schools with the purpose of raising funds for children at risk of weekend hunger in Jackson county.
Redstone Federal Credit Union announced recently that it will donate $2 million to the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Alabama to support its capital campaign.
Agricultural producers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after spring planting should make an appointment with the Jackson County Farm Service Agency (FSA) before the applicable deadline.