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Commander Kevin Hoffmaster of the Arab Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Post 6226 announced the kick-off of the VFW’s annual Patriot’s Pen youth essay competition.

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The refrigerated trailers like the one Mike McCormack is letting the county coroner’s office use as a mobile morgue normally lease for $83,000 per 3 months.

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A large crane hovered over Guntersville High School Tuesday afternoon, the same day that the City School Board approved a financing resolution for the new high school.

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Kicking off the spooky season, the Whole Backstage Theatre along with producers Sonny Lewis and Patrick W. Phillips are presenting Frights of the Night.

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There were 51 in the local hospitals with COVID as of Thursday. 

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Commander Kevin Hoffmaster of the Arab Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. Post 6226 announced the kick-off of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition. Local high school students have the opportunity to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and a trip to Wash…

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Dustin Richards has been involved in a lot of exciting stuff over the years, racing motorcycles, flying helicopters and swimming the length of the Warrenton Causeway.

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One of Grant’s oldest business owners, Annette Randles of Annette’s Salon of Beauty, is formally retiring with 54 years in the beauty salon business. She started her salon business in April 1967 with the help of her parents. It’s been almost 55 years now that Annette’s Salon of Beauty has be…

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Three local organizations were among many around the state receiving grants through the Alabama State Council on the Arts. Altogether, some $3.6 million worth of grants were awarded in 219 organizations around the state.

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The history of the Tennessee River goes back to Cherokee Indians using it as a mode of transportation and its fish and mussels as a food source. Then French and soon English traders began to ply its waters.

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Guntersville Fire/Rescue responded to an emergency call in a portion of the lake at the back of Tucker Milling on Monday, September 13, at 6:53 a.m. The emergency call was dispatched as a fire on a pontoon boat beside the business.

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TVA will spray these areas of Lake Guntersville for aquatic vegetation next week, Sept. 20-24:

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Grab your family, canoes, paddle boards and kayaks for "Paddle Y'all", a free community paddle event at the beach on Sunset Drive.

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Douglas High School junior Jonathan Fountaine wasn't even born during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, but he knew the sacrifice. He also knew the sacrifice of the 13 soldiers who died in Afghanistan last month.

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The High Point Homemakers Club is one of the oldest, still active homemakers clubs in the state of Alabama and one of only two clubs left in Marshall County. The Marshall County club is a subdivision of the Alabama Homemakers.

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The Smithsonian traveling exhibit “Water/Ways” has been well received at the Guntersville Museum, director Julie Patton said. It will run through Oct. 3 so there’s plenty of time to see it if you haven’t already.

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The Guntersville Fire Department responded to a call of a reported boat on fire near the entrance to the Guntersville State Park off Highway 227.

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Who doesn’t love avocados? Live Well Alabama is combining avocados with an assortment of vegetables and serving up Southwest Avocado Toast.

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The ongoing saga between the City of Guntersville and Ace Aero added a chapter at last week’s City Council meeting when the Council voted 7-1 to ask Ace to annex property into the city.

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The developers of the local Publix gave the city $100,000 to develop the pier and public park in front of the store on Highway 431 overlooking Spring Creek when they first came to town. Now a new Publix sign will greet boaters when they dock at the pier.

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The Guntersville Water Board was sued by the environmental group Tennessee Riverkeeper earlier this year concerning sanitary sewer outfalls, sewage leaks that happen especially during times of high rainfall when runoff can leak into a sewer system and overwhelm it.

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The W.E.T. Foundation, a local non-profit focused on protecting and preserving Lake Guntersville, took home The Public Relations Council of Alabama's Medallion Award recognizing their "My Lake Guntersville" public awareness, education, and conservation campaign developed by Red Sage Communications.

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Guntersville native Michael Banks has been a well-renowned artist for more than two decades. Once a high school football star, graduating from Guntersville High School in 1991, he turned his passion for creativity into more than just a hobby.

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I am so pleased that my neighbor and friend, Judy D. Sims, came home Saturday after being in the hospital for 17 days. She had the aneurysm removed that had plagued her for so long. She says she is doing well. She is anxious to be in her own bed.

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America's Boating Club of North Alabama will conduct a Boating Safety class at Lake Guntersville Yacht Club, 498 Yacht Club Road, on Saturday August 18, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

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Guntersville fire chief Brian Waldrop has not been demoted. 

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If you have even a passing interest in history and the Tennessee River, you’re going to want to be at the Guntersville Museum on Sunday afternoon at 1:30.

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Guntersville, Ala., is a long way removed from Washington D.C. and New York City. But those big cities felt closer than ever to us following the 9/11 attacks 20 years ago today.

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Citizen Sharron George of Guntersville spoke to the County Commission Wednesday about why she is for a “no kill” animal shelter.

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The numbers dipped a bit last week, but this was not a good week for the number of hospitalizations in Marshall County due to COVID.

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A Guntersville restaurant had to close unexpectedly for a brief time Tuesday afternoon for the strangest of reasons. A young man had gone into the men’s room and apparently tried to take his own life.