CASA desperate for volunteers

by Martha Smith

Kelly Klein, Executive Director for CASA of North Sand Mountain, the organization responsible for training Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Volunteers, posted a candid video on Facebook, detailing just one house visit out of many, in which she describes harrowing conditions for two small children.

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Seven JCSO staff members quarantined as a precaution

According to Jackson County Sheriff Chuck Phillips, early Sunday, March 22, 2020, James Hunter Scott, age 25 with a Stevenson address, walked into the Bridgeport Police Department and stated he had shot a man in Jasper, Tennessee. Three Jackson County deputies and one investigator responded and made the arrest in Alabama, and held Scott in the Jackson County Jail for Tennessee. He was extradited to Tennessee that evening.

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Commission hears from Mayor Shelton

by Martha Smith

At the last work session held on Monday, March 2, 2020, the Jackson County Commission heard from Scottsboro City Mayor Robin Shelton concerning County Road 412 and the two fire boats for which City Council has begun the process of ordering.

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City supports litter control efforts

by Martha Smith

Scottsboro Jackson County Rescue Squad Captain Eddie Tigue was present at the last Scottsboro City Council work session held on March 2, 2020.

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Commission sends letter to Legislative Delegation

Commissioner Jason Venable read aloud a letter to be sent to the Jackson County Legislative Delegation at the last commission meeting held on Thursday, February 27, 2020. The letter comes in hope that the Delegation will place an item on the 2020 general election ballot that will offer a permanent solution to the county’s financial woes.

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