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UPDATE - Scottsboro City Schools delays opening

The students and teachers in the Scottsboro City Schools system will not be going back to class on August 12th, as planned.

  Man linked to theft arrested after chase in Marshall County

  Change of Address scam likely in Bill Clardy Memorial Fund theft

  DeKalb County Schools make preparations to reopen schools

  Fort Payne City Schools receive new electric school buses

  Students in UA system must use virus assessment tool to report symptoms

Albertville City School system pushes back start date one week

Continued Coverage

  DeKalb County Schools superintendent warns parents about phone scam

  Fort Payne officials make COVID-19 preparations for municipal voting

  GuideSafe testing for college students underway in Alabama

  Highland Medical Centers provide training to schools to prevent COVID-19

  Staff, students at Jackson County tech school create 3D face shields

  Jackson County Schools make preparations to start school on Aug. 7

  Start date pushed back for Guntersville City Schools

Schools in Guntersville will be starting on Aug. 25.

Woman captured following manhunt, attempted assault on Jackson County deputy

The manhunt for Madonna Lynn Gant is over.

Georgia’s Kip Carter Wins Toyota Series Tournament on Wheeler Lake

Georgia’s Kip Carter Wins Toyota Series Tournament on Wheeler Lake

  Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater takes over Albertville Farmer’s Market

The Sand Mountain Park and Amphitheater is taking over the operations of the downtown Albertville Farmer’s Market.

  Marshall County Council on Aging hand out over 500 food boxes to families

Suspect arrested after multiple car break-ins at DeKalb County swimming spot

Boaz police arrest 2 men following altercation involving a shotgun

Bassmaster Elite Tournament moved to Lake Guntersville

  Marshall County officials discuss latest COVID-19 issues

  Boaz football team helps out teammate with bike donation

  Local school districts react to Gov. Ivey’s mask order

It doesn't matter if you go to a public school or private school all school aged children from second grade and up must always have a face covering on in the school.

  3 north Alabamians suing governor, state health officer over mask mandate

Three people in Jackson County are suing Gov. Kay Ivey and state health officer Scott Harris.

  Marshall County medical centers see steady COVID-19 cases

Currently, there are 22 patients with COVID-19 at both Marshall Medical Centers hospitals.

  Annual fundraiser underway to help feed Jackson County students

Right now, funds are being raised thanks to the help of community members and Food Land stores donated by customers.

  Marshall County government employees, deputies, to receive raise

Marshall County government employees and deputies will soon receive a pay bump.

Man arrested after person found shot in Marshall County

A man is facing an assault charge following a shooting in Marshall County.

  New health order will restrict hours of alcohol sales in Alabama bars, restaurants

The hope is the decreased hours will decrease social gatherings and the spread of the virus.

  Hospital staffers facing difficult childcare decision as school year begins

Like many in Madison County, nurses and other front-line fighters will have to pick between going to work or staying at home with their children.

Victim identified in deadly Dekalb County wreck

Victim identified in deadly Dekalb County wreck

  Fatal wreck on US 11 in DeKalb County

The wreck was on U.S. 11 at County Road 483.

Charges revealed following DeKalb County manhunt

Jonathan Richards was served all of the warrants regarding a string of car break-ins and ensuing manhunt.

Woman accused of driving through Fyffe Town Park gates, car break-in

Investigators believe the suspect was under the influence of narcotics when she left her home.

  Marshall County Schools announce reopening plans, new technology devices

They will also have high-tech support to help assist them.

  Boaz man killed in Alabama 75 wreck with tractor-trailer

A crash involving two vehicles claimed a man's life on Alabama 75 in the Douglas area.

  New COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in Scottsboro

In March, Highlands Medical Center held a COVID-19 drive-thru at the junior high school.

  Albertville restaurant asks customers to be kind and wear masks

Sarah Williams works as a hostess at Local Joe's in Albertville.

  Arab City Schools announce reopening plans; face masks required

Berry said students will have the option to attend school on campus or through online learning.

  Deputies: Marshall County man shoots self during search warrant operation

Chief Deputy Steve Guthrie said they were executing a felony search warrant.

Northeast Alabama Community College announces Fall 2020 plan

Northeast Alabama Community College announced its reopening plans for the fall semester.

  Jackson County school superintendent discusses internet challenges in rural areas

But school leaders are concerned about students' access to internet in rural areas.

  Jackson County Fair to open during pandemic to help local veterans

For 87 years the Jackson County Fair has been a tradition.

50 arrested in DeKalb County drug roundup

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office says a drug roundup operation on Wednesday netted 50 arrests in one day.

  North Alabama leaders comfortable sending children back to school but some parents are wary to rush

In Alabama, the Department of Education said reopening schools should be decided locally.

  Local residents respond to Gov. Ivey’s statewide mask order

Everyone is now required to wear mask in public indoor spaces open to the public and outdoor areas where ten or more people are gathered.

  District 3 commissioners for Jackson and Marshall counties discuss future plans

A.J. Buckner said he is humbled by his election victory and the opportunity to serve on the Jackson County Commission.

  3 Crossville nursing home patients die after contracting COVID-19

Three patients at Crossville Health and Rehabilitation have died after testing positive for COVID-19.

  13 employees test COVID-19 positive at Collinsville senior facility; 1 employee death in June

Collinsville Health Care and Rehabilitation senior living confirmed one employee has died after testing positive for COVID-19.

  Marshall County election officials make safety preparations ahead of primary elections

With the recent spike in coronavirus cases in Marshall County, election officials are going the extra mile to ensure that voters and poll workers are safe during the primary election.

  Scottsboro City Schools announce plans for reopening school, blended learning plan

Students will have the option to attend class on campus with blended online learning or through virtual online learning only.

  Marshall County coroner activating mobile morgue units amid rising COVID-19 cases

An increase in COVID-19 cases means there could be an increase in deaths.

Contract worker responsible for several thefts in DeKalb County, sheriff says

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office says investigators tied several theft cases to one man.

  Jackson County Schools reveals plan for learning paths

Students choose between two learning paths. One is traditional but ready to switch to blended if necessary, and another is entirely virtual.

  Marshall Medical Centers see spike in COVID-19 patients

Twenty-six patients are currently being cared for across the system.

  Marshall County restaurant closes dining area to help reduce COVID-19 spread

For 21 years, Sierra’s Mexicanismo Restaurant has served customers in Arab.

  Marshall County couple raise money for Project Lifesaver Program

Joel and Monica Todd have been very proactive in helping with Project Lifesaver for Marshall County.

  Marshall County Courthouse sees delays in court system

Three months later, the court system is attempting to catch up

  The ADA and face mask policies

Wearing a face mask may be difficult for some people with a disability.

  Research suggests children more likely to be asymptomatic

The new information is coming from experts from the London School of Hygiene.

  DeKalb County Commission urges residents to wear masks, reduces city office hours

Officials in DeKalb County are making some changes to reduce potential COVID-19 spread.

  DeKalb Regional Medical Center see increases in patients with COVID-19

He also said they are seeing the number of people requesting tests go up.

  DeKalb County revenue offices closed due to COVID-19 case

DeKalb County Revenue Commissioner Tyler Wilks says there is a confirmed COVID-19 case within the revenue office.

  Jackson County man arrested on child sex abuse indictments

A grand jury returned indictments against Donald Ray Berry on multiple charges

  Hollywood Fire and Rescue sells reflective address signs for fundraiser

Members of Hollywood Fire and Rescue are selling handmade reflective address signs for $20.

  Hollywood Police Department partners with tech company to help keep kids safe online

It scans conversations for clues about bullying, sexting, and drug and alcohol usage and emails parents a screenshot.

  ADOL opens 300 appointments a day to meet in-person

You must make an appointment online.

  No time off for coronavirus during the holiday weekend

Alabamians are choosing to visit more outdoor destinations this year.

  Henagar hosts 38th Annual Sand Mountain Potato Festival Saturday

Thousands of people will visit Henagar this weekend for the 38th Annual Sand Mountain Potato Festival.

Where to get tested for COVID-19 over the July 4th weekend

Are you looking for a COVID-19 testing location open on Saturday or Sunday?

Where to watch fireworks this 4th of July

Many cities across the Tennessee Valley have canceled 4th of July events due to the coronavirus pandemic. However, a number of cities and festivals plans to launch fireworks on Saturday night.

DeKalb County Schools superintendent announces school start details

Students in DeKalb County now have instructions for the start of school in August.

  Goose Pond Colony Resort preparing for fireworks celebration with COVID-19 safety measures

But this year, due to COVID-19, they have made some changes to keep everyone safe, according to general manager Lyle Sosebee.

  Tuberville campaign vehicle catches fire in DeKalb County

A campaign vehicle for U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville erupted in flames on Interstate 59.

  ALEA Marine Troopers warn of boat safety ahead of holiday weekend

July Fourth is one of the busiest holidays for ALEA Marine Troopers.

  Face coverings do not impact your ability to carry a firearm

We took your concerns to the local sheriff's departments.

  Osprey rescued last year is back in Guntersville

Gloria spent the winter down in South America.

  Little River Canyon National Reserve preparing for July Fourth weekend

In fact, park ranger manager and public information officer Matthew Switzer said it’s the park’s second busiest holiday of the year.

  Safer at home order extended; business owners react to the governor’s announcement

The current safer at home order was set to expire on Friday at 5 p.m. but Gov.r Ivey extended it for an additional three weeks.

  Go Medical Group sees increase in COVID-19 testing

Test results are delivered to patients within 48 hours.