Scottsboro City Schools will be offering the USDA Summer Food Service Program at Collins Intermediate School for free breakfasts and lunches this summer. And local children will have the opportunity to receive additional nutritional support through the Nourish One Child program. For some children, their only access to proper nutritional meals is at school, but these summer programs mean these kids will be able to continue eating healthy meals throughout the summer.
The 2014-15 school term was another banner high school sports year in Jackson County.
A special part of Scottsboro left us Wednesday morning. Mark Scott Skelton, a man who gave of himself to his country and city, died at the age of 95.
For nine years, Alabama’s pre-K program has been named top in the country for quality by the National Institute for Early Education Research.
Monday is Memorial Day. For many people, that means a long weekend, an extra day to sleep in and a reason to gather with friends and family for a cookout. But we must not forget the reason this holiday exists in the first place. After all, we wouldn’t even be able to celebrate it without the sacrifices made by those who fought and died to protect this country and the freedoms we enjoy.
Class of 2015 — this is your moment
On Wednesday, former Gov. Don Siegelman learned he will not get out of prison. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the former governor is not entitled to a new trial. The judges also upheld Siegelman’s 78-month sentence.
For almost 75 years, since November 1940 to be exact, Harbin Ford has been a staple in the Scottsboro community.
Late last week, the Alabama Attorney General’s Office sent out a release warning citizens of a new phone scam.
Late last week, the parents of a local foreign exchange student from Sweden came to Scottsboro. But this visit wasn’t just to see their daughter, as they were also here to talk business.