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Marshall County Emergency Management Director Anita McBurnett said the outlook for springtime weather in Alabama looks to be average. However, she quickly followed by saying, “that means a whole lot of nothing.”

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The tornado shelters in Marshall County don’t have a lot of amenities. But they offer the most important feature of all, a safe place that could save your life if a tornado is bearing down on your community.

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You just never know when a tornado can dip down out of almost nowhere and strike a devastating blow. Sometimes it happens when there’s a bad thunderstorm, before a tornado warning has even been issued.

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It doesn’t necessarily have to be a tornado to do significant damage to structures. Wind storms are a common occurrence in our area, usually associated with severe thunderstorms.

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You can understand it if citizens of Albertville draw up just a little bit when the calendar turns to April 24 every year.

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It is important that the whole family knows what to do in the case of a tornado. You should have a family plan and it should be practiced. The entire family should know where to go in case of an emergency.

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James Spann, the forecaster for ABC 33/40, has been covering the weather in Alabama since 1978. His long tenure with Alabama’s stormy weather really goes back even further than that.

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Alabama offers a “Severe Weather Sales Tax Holiday” every February where people can buy storm supplies without paying taxes. The dates for the holiday this year are Feb. 26-28.

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A lot is going on at Cathedral Caverns, the State Park near Grant with the big cave. All of it is geared towards making the cave an even better attraction.

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Long distances, bad weather and even COVID-19 can’t stop Wes Kitchens from watching the Crimson Tide play football in person.

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Eagle watchers along Sunset Drive in Guntersville know without a shadow of a doubt that there are newly hatched chicks growing by the day in the nest near the Farmer's Market.

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Kerry and Karen Greenwell of Guntersville are in the Smokies of North Carolina building their retirement log cabin.

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The Guntersville Christmas Bird Count tallied 101 species, which was something of a feat given that waterfowl numbers aren’t great on Guntersville Lake this year.

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Thanks to some nervous dogs and motion lights, a black bear was spotted in the Pleasant Hill community back in December.

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Meet Marshall County's first baby of the new year and the first baby to be born in 2021 at Marshall Medical Center South.

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Hillary Beard has worked for Alabama Congresswoman Terri Sewell since 2012. Now Hillary has reached the top job in the Congresswoman’s office: Chief of Staff.

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Longtime AHSAA volleyball official and Douglas softball coach Johnny Champion got just about all he could handle from the COVID-19 virus this holiday season.

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Ziggy is this week's Marshall County Animal Control shelter’s crush. He was picked up as a stray, mostly hairless from mange, and malnourished. Look at him now! He has fully recovered and as it turned out, has a beautiful brindle coat, a full belly, and is starting to think humans are not so…

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Amy and George Barnett wanted to bring more happiness to Guntersville through their Christmas light display.

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The following business will be closed on New Year’s Day. A few businesses will be closed on new Years Eve as well.

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Eagle watchers in Guntersville are out in full force waiting for the chance to get a glimpse of the family of bald eagles nesting along Sunset Drive. The nest became quite popular with birding enthusiasts far and wide when the pair raised a family there last year. 

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TC Chassay describes herself as a “serial entrepreneur” and has owned several businesses over the years. But she feels like she has really found her calling with her latest venture. She is a professional organizer, helping people eliminate clutter from their lives, including both homes and w…

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Volunteers with the Marshall County Care Assurance System for the Aging and Homebound (CASA) met last week to fill Christmas food bags at Sand Mountain Toyota.

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The following businesses will be closed for Christmas. Most will also be closed for Christmas Eve as well. Here’s the outlook: