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Wyatt Pettry of Guntersville was awarded a $1,000 WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship. Pettry, a WoodmenLife member, submitted an application highlighting his high school grades, activities and volunteerism, as well as an essay on patriotism.

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Guntersville High student artists swept 2 categories and took 4 of 6 first places in the Congressional Art Show in Russellville Tuesday.

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Guntersville Middle School Principal Dr. Vohn Enloe recognized the students of the month for February and teachers of the month on Friday. 

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When Albertville did its big high school renovation several years ago, it installed artificial turf on the playing surface of the football stadium. Now, turf is taking off in a big way around the county.

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Brandon Mote, a senior at Kate Duncan Smith DAR High School, will be continuing a long-standing family tradition: A tradition of serving his country and defending the nation.

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The Guntersville City School Board met in a special called session Monday morning to approve a $24,500 geotechnical study of the Guntersville High School site where a proposed new high school will be built. 

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Kinsley and Kalyn Spann, both of Union Grove, were each awarded a scholarship by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians (PBCI) for their participation in Alabama’s livestock industry Saturday, March 20. at a luncheon held in coordination with the Southeastern Livestock Exposition (SLE) Rodeo.

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Two Marshall County residents have earned their college degrees from Western Governors University (WGU). The online, nonprofit university has graduated over 218,000 students from across the country since its inception in 1997.

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An opportunity to provide students with practical work experience while adding to the beautification of the community is a “win-win” result of a partnership between Snead State Community College and the City of Boaz.

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The Guntersville City School Board recognized the top 10 academic students from grades 9 through 12 at its meeting this past Monday night.

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Tallon Powell of Boaz arrives to work and spends his day tackling all the tasks associated with being an industrial maintenance technician at Master Extrusions & Color Masters LLC.

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Billy Glen Sampson, 73, of Albertville, died Monday, March 15, 2021, at his residence.

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Snead State Community College has streamlined the scholarship application process to better benefit students.

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After the Marshall County Democratic Party raised questions about whether County School Board members should be elected in district-only voting, Probate Judge Andrea LeCroy has asked to speak to the School Board.

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An estimated 452 of about 2,000 homeowners in Guntersville would be exempt if the 7.5 mill school property tax were to pass on May 11.

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Besides the new Guntersville High School – which has been estimated to cost $43 million – the City School Board has identified $16 million worth of needs elsewhere around the system.

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The language of formal resolutions approved by any government body are always a bit flowery, with a lot of "whereas" and "therefore be it resolved."

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In a story published in the Advertiser Gleam last Wednesday, it was reported that the Marshall County School Board accepted a bid of $6.4 million to go towards work on the Union Grove campus, which has been donated to the Town of Union Grove. 

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Provided the City Council approves it Monday night, the city's voters will go to the polls on May 11 to decide if they want a new 7.5 mill property tax to build a new Guntersville High School.

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The Guntersville City School Board is expected to go before the Guntersville City Council Monday night, asking that they set a special election for May 11 on a 7.5 mill property tax referendum. The funds would be used for the school system’s capital needs, primarily building a new Guntersvil…

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The Guntersville City Council is getting ready to call for a referendum on a new ad valorem property tax to fund construction of a new Guntersville High School. 

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Snead State Community College is offering two scholarship opportunities available through the Alabama Committee on Credentialing and Career Pathways for two high-demand career fields.

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Two Marshall County students made the dean's list at the University of the South (Sewanee) for the fall 2020 term. The dean's list recognizes students who earned a minimum grade point average of 3.625 on a 4.0 scale.

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The Schools of Guntersville are pushing the start of school back from Aug. 5 to Aug. 11. The City School Board approved it in a special called meeting Wednesday morning on a recommendation from interim superintendent Dr. Ric Ayer.

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These Marshall County students graduated from Snead State Community College at the conclusion of the fall semester in December:

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Madison Drilling of Boaz  was among the more than 7,400 undergraduate students at the University of Iowa named to the dean's list for the 2020 fall semester.

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Wade Morrow received surprise thanks Tuesday night for his longtime work and support with Marshall Christian School. 

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An interesting experiment in education is taking place at Cherokee Elementary School in Guntersville. Kimberly Graham and Clair Landers have combined their 3rd grade classrooms and they are now co-teaching. 

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These Marshall County students made the dean's list at Wallace State Community College for the fall semester. 

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The outdoor classroom at Cherokee Elementary School got 2 new trees this week and 4th grade students got a real-life lesson on trees they very well could remember the rest of their lives.

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At its meeting last week, the Guntersville City School Board engaged the services of Taylor Brooks of Lanier, Ford, Shaver & Payne to lead the search for the next superintendent of the system. The Board already had an affiliation with the Lanier, Ford firm and he will be compensated at h…

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January was School Board Appreciation Month and the Guntersville City School Board was honored with a “thank you video” made by the school system’s Extended Adventures after school program.

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All State and District Bands were selected again this year, although with virtual auditions. Guntersville High band students sent in audition videos and were judged on Saturday morning by band directors in District II. All Crimson Guard band members who tried out made it in!

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Magdalene "Maggie" Skaziak of Guntersville made the provost's list at Troy University for the fall semester.

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This year's Marshall County Democratic Club’s Ken Burns Memorial Scholarship Application is now available to graduating seniors through their high school counselor.

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Brindlee Mountain Elementary School principal Amanda Hollaway announced that these students made the school's honor roll for the 2nd 9-weeks grading period:

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The University of Alabama awarded some 2,257 degrees during its fall commencement Dec. 12. Thes Marshall County students are among the new graduates:

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In addition to those listed earlier, Johnna Britt of Guntersville is also a new graduate of Jacksonville State University.