MONTGOMERY– Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced Friday that starting March 22, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include people age 55 and older, people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and the population defined as Allocation Phase 1c in the Alabama Vaccine Allocation Plan, www.alabamapublichealth.gov/covid19vaccine/assets/adph-covid19-vaccination-allocation-plan.pdf .
Notice of Records Destruction: You are hereby notified that the Jackson County Department of Education, in accordance with Alabama state guidelines, will destroy all special education records of former students born January 1 through December 31, 1993. These records are no longer needed for educational purposes. All unclaimed records will be destroyed after April 12, 2021.
by Martha Smith
On Friday, March 12, 2021, Senator Steve Livingston presented a resolution in recognition of Highlands Medical Center and its staff for their service during the ongoing pandemic.
Jackson County’s Legislative Delegation is comprised of Senator Steve Livingston, Representative Tommy Haynes and Representative Ritchie Whorton. The Alabama Senate convened on February 2, 2021, or the second Tuesday of February each year. Legally, the Senate is required to be in session each Tuesday, Wednesday for meetings and Thursday for 130 days and should adjourn on May 30, 2021.
Former Scottsboro City Mayor Robin Shelton was fined $250 by the Alabama Ethics Commission.