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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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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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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 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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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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Guntersville fire chief Brian Waldrop has not been demoted. 

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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.

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This is the senior menu for Sept. 13-17. The meals are served at the Senior Centers in Guntersville, Grant, Martling, Douglas, Albertville, Arab and Boaz.

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There have been enough deaths due to COVID lately that extra morgue space is needed for the county’s mortuaries, coroner Cody Nugent told the County Commission this week. 

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TVA will spray these locations of Guntersville Lake Sept. 13-17 for aquatic vegetation:

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Snead State Community College is joining an effort initiated by the Alabama Community College System to encourage COVID-19 vaccination and expand access to the vaccine.

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Jesus Granados, Horton, Alabama, is a new member of the American Angus Association, reports Mark McCully, CEO of the national breed organization headquartered in Saint Joseph, Missouri.

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A new downtown "pocket park" near City Hall and finally bidding the boardwalk from Lurleen Drive around under the river bridge and back to the City Harbor are upcoming projects for Guntersville. 

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Marshall County Commissioner Rick Watson has been elected to serve as a member of the 2021-2022 Legislative Committee of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA), the statewide association representing Alabama’s 67 county governments.

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The Marshall County health Department inspected 156 food establishments in the month of August and issued these grades. They are ranked from lowest to highest.

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The number of COVID patients in the county's two hospitals ticked up last week.