by Martha Smith
Scottsboro City Council voted on several items at the last work session and regular meeting held on Monday, April 27, 2020. Council voted to extend the state of emergency, on the city level, through Monday, May 18, 2020.
The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a census of the United States every 10 years, going all the way back to 1790.
The local sewing group Just Breathe, on Facebook, has just exceeded 1,000 masks sewn to meet the needs of healthcare professionals and local citizens all over the state of Alabama. While the majority of the masks have stayed in Jackson County, some masks have made it as far as Texas.
The Scottsboro Kiwanis Club has postponed their annual pancake breakfast which was originally scheduled for April 25th. A new date will be announced as soon as possible. All tickets will be valid for the rescheduled date.
The Scottsboro Downtown Redevelopment Authority (SDRA), has approved a grant to help restaurants in the downtown area with utilities or rent payments amid the COVID-19 crisis.