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Jackson County Commission discusses a new weather policy

JACKSON COUNTY, Ala. – The Jackson County Commission discussed a weather policy for quite some time. Officials believe they have a solution: liberal leave.

“One that would allow for leave for employees that felt that there was inclement weather that affected them in cases where we may not have to close the courthouse,” said Commissioner Matthew Hodges. 164 more words

Northeast Alabama

Moon Lake Elementary remembers 8-year-old Elizabeth Patterson

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. – “I’m just grateful I got to know her. She was a great child.”

This was Libby’s first year at Moon Lake Elementary. 260 more words

Northeast Alabama

Stevenson Middle trains their teachers on their new robotics program provided by Google Grant

STEVENSON, Ala. – Stevenson Middle School now has robotics kits for the school to enjoy. With the work industry heavily STEM influenced, they felt the need to broaden their program. 205 more words

Northeast Alabama

Grand opening of level two of Lake Guntersville State Park's zip line course set for March 31

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. — In just a few days, the second phase of the zip line course at Lake Guntersville State Park will be up and running. 255 more words

Northeast Alabama

Investigators ask rural property owners to check their land for missing teen Elizabeth Thomas

SECTION, Ala. —  After nine days with hundreds of tips but no sign of 15 – year – old Elizabeth Thomas or the man accused of taking her, law enforcement officials ask the public to stay vigilant. 433 more words

Northeast Alabama

The City of Arab plans to buy Lola Boyd Outdoor Education & Wildlife Area, turn it over to Boy Scouts

ARAB, Ala. — The City of Arab plans to buy a stretch of green space and turn it over to some of the city’s young people. 241 more words

Northeast Alabama

Community mourns the tragic deaths of Julia and Elizabeth Patterson

DEKALB COUNTY, Ala – “I was sitting at my desk and heard a big boom.”

Lisa Smith said she and her coworkers could instantly tell something horrible had happened just from the sound the collision made. 196 more words

Northeast Alabama