by Martha Smith
The remaining 10% of the 2020-2021 budget was adopted at the last Scottsboro City Council meeting held on Monday, December 14, 2020. According to City Accountant Rick Wheeler, the city’s total 2021 budget was $22,783,826.
by Martha Smith
Tim Haston, Peoples Independent Bank (PIB) Manager, made a $3,000 donation toward the Jackson County Children’s Advocacy Center(CAC) on PIB’s behalf. Haston shared that years ago, PIB made a corporate decision to allocate money typically set aside to fund a Christmas party and instead of paying for that party, to use those funds for donations toward a non-profit of each branch’s choice, “And we are proud to do it.”
Hailing from West Virginia, Scottsboro Police Department’s Training Officer, Lieutenant Jerry Vance has come a long way, especially when you consider that on December 10, 2020, he’ll be reaching the 30-year mark with SPD.
Due to the surge in COVID-19 cases, officials at Northeast Alabama Community College (NACC) announced today that the College will extend the use of online courses through at least January of the 2021 Spring term.
In the spirit of the season, we have provided The Giving List for our readers to reference local and area organizations, charities and opportunities in the hopes that it will make someone’s holiday season, including yours, a little brighter this year. The organizations and charities listed are current for this year, and each one comes with a brief explanation to help make your choices easier. Happy Holidays.