The Jackson County Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC), located in Scottsboro, relies greatly upon financial community support even more as they were recently informed that a large part of their grant budget would be cut by over $37,000, with more budget cuts looming for the next fiscal year. Because of the lack of funds, the center was forced to reduce their staff and the resources available to these children.
The Jackson County School District partnered with the Jackson County Economic Development Authority to launch another Alabama first from Jackson county. The trailblazing Innovation and Career Academy broke ground at the Jackson County Industrial Park, on October 23, 2020.
by Martha Smith
From the time Krystina Jackson was in the first grade, she knew she wanted to be a lawyer. The oldest of four siblings and coming from a long line of public servants, she wanted to follow in their footsteps of leaving the world just a little better than how they found it, but she had to do it in a way that made sense for her.
At the last Scottsboro City Council meeting held on Monday, October 5, 2020, the council voted to approve the funds for a hotel feasibility study for downtown Scottsboro.
Mazie Aldrich was a fierce advocate against domestic violence. In the following article, her passion comes through with that resilient reason that she could just convey with her writing. Today, on her birthday, as we ready to go to press, we’re republishing her article to kick off 2020’s Domestic Violence Awareness Month, because no one could say it quite like Mazie, and in this way, we can still be her voice.