by Martha Smith
At the Jackson County Commission meeting held on Monday, January 25, 2021, Interim Chairman Jason Venable gave an update on the counter-surveillance sweep that was done at the courthouse after allegations of covert surveillance surfaced. Venable held a four-page report as he gave the results.
The addition at the Scottsboro-Jackson Heritage Center is well underway. According to Scottsboro Museum Commission Vice Chairperson Susan Fisher, “This long-awaited feature will establish a cultural center for all citizens which will accommodate the performing arts and a variety of community activities, including civic and community meetings, receptions, social functions and lectures.”
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Transportation on Tuesday announced that more than $45 million in funding is being awarded to cities and counties for various road and bridge projects.
Governor Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) announced Friday starting February 8, ADPH will extend eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinations to include people 65 or older, and additional groups of frontline workers.
The next meeting of the Jackson County Historical Association will be held at 2:00 on Sunday, January 31. It’s too cold to meet outside, as we have for our last two meetings, and too dangerous to bring a crowd together at the depot. So the January 2021 JCHA meeting will be a Zoom call. We hope this format will encourage our out-of-town subscribers and Facebook members to participate.