by Martha Smith
Before the pandemic hit, every second Tuesday of the month I would load up my camera into the car and drive to the Senior Center. It was Birthday Bingo day. 9 a.m. sharp, rain or shine. I looked forward to these mornings because they meant I’d get to see Mr. Hollis.
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.
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.