You might’ve heard that government stimulus checks are coming for jail inmates just like they are most everyone else.
Gov. Kay Ivey's statewide mask mandate ended at 5 p.m. Friday. Businesses and other organizations were still evolving their plan for how they intended to address the situation late this week.
These are the allocations that cities in Marshall County are slated to receive from the American Rescue Act, the coronavirus relief bill most recently passed by Congress:
This is the senior menu for April 12-16. The Senior Centers are not open, but curbside meals are being delivered as well as Meals on Wheels. The meals are served at the Senior Centers in Guntersville, Grant, Martling, Douglas, Albertville, Arab and Boaz.
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.
The Guntersville Tree Commission, Marshall County PALS, Guntersville Horticultural Department and the Guntersville Lions Club were all represented for an Arbor Day celebration this past Tuesday.
Gov. Kay Ivey announced her office was awarding grants totaling $127,722 to help six law enforcement agencies in northeast Alabama purchase new or update existing equipment.
Marguerite Rollins is the new director at Marshall County DHR, succeeding Marcia Parker. She’s actually been in that position for a couple months now. But the DHR staff has been largely working remotely due to the pandemic.
Woke up this morning to a blue bird day, fish are biting, I heard other fishermen say. Hooked up my boat to my Toyota truck, headed to the lake to try my luck.
There are no doubt some home gardeners out there who are a bit frustrated with all the rain we had in March. The long-term rainfall average for the month of March in our area is between 5 and 6 inches and we tallied between 10 and 12 for the month this time.
They’d been working for months and the Guntersville High School Performing Arts Department pulled off a strong performance Friday and Saturday night with “Give My Regards To Broadway.”
Gov. Kay Ivey's mask mandate requiring masks in public places is scheduled to end Friday. But it will be a mixed bag in the local community, with some organizations continuing masking requirements even though the mandate has ended.
In recent days, the large oak trees at the Marshall County Courthouse were brought down by storms with high winds. Planted in 1919, the lovely old trees were roughly 100 years old. The rumor mill and social media news gave reports that the trees were 200-250 years old.
This is the senior menu for April 5-9. The Senior Centers are not open, but curbside meals are being delivered as well as Meals on Wheels. The meals are served at the Senior Centers in Guntersville, Grant, Martling, Douglas, Albertville, Arab and Boaz.
A pop-up thunderstorm Saturday afternoon knocked down trees, limbs, power poles and caused hundreds to lose electricity. The storm also brought trees down onto the mobile home of Robert Young, who lives on Rescue Road, a little more than a mile west of Allens Crossroads.
The City School Board is asking the voters of Guntersville to approve a new 7.5 mil tax to fund construction of a new Guntersville High School. The election is May 11, with absentee voting going on now.
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.
After one long year of being closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Guntersville Electric Board has finally reopened its front lobby to the public as of Thursday, April 1. Electric Board manager Jason Kirkland was happy to announce this news, noting how the lobby has remained empty sinc…
To say it has been a wet month would be an understatement considering Marshall County has received nearly five more inches of rain than the long-term March average of 5.3 inches.
A single-vehicle crash at approximately 7:20 p.m. Saturday, March 27, has claimed the life of an Albertville man. Francisco Javier Vazquez Mendoza, 36, was fatally injured when the 2007 Toyota 4Runner he was operating left the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned, the Alabama state t…
Bob Blankenship had worked in sales and as a contractor on the Arsenal and held various other jobs throughout his working life. But his last stop was working as a manager in a multimedia group that created video, audio and multimedia productions. It was a terrific experience for Bob as he le…
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.
To say that Marshall County has had a lot of rain lately is a complete understatement! Many places around the county have actually had more than double the usual 5.7 inches that falls in March.
This is the senior menu for March 29-April 2. The Senior Centers are not open, but curbside meals are being delivered as well as Meals on Wheels. The meals are served at the Senior Centers in Guntersville, Grant, Martling, Douglas, Albertville, Arab and Boaz.
Klarissa Lupton began her dream business last year at just 18-years-old, selling homemade cakes, cupcakes and other baked goods out of her trademark 1970s-style camper.
Emma Jones was always interested in hair and makeup, but until recently, she never knew she would be able to make a living by following her dream and opening her own business, Studio E.
I am always inspired by people who want to start their own business. It’s not something I have ever had the desire to do myself. Or at least not until I hear someone’s story about how they took an idea, skill or passion and turned it into a beloved, honest-to-goodness money-making business.
An alert reader said that in driving around Guntersville, he notices more out-of-state license plates from Illinois than anywhere else. And he asked why that might be the case.
The Guntersville High School musical theatre department will present its spring musical, “Give My Regards To Broadway,” next Friday and Saturday night. Admission is $5 at the door.