In June of 1838 over 5,000 Cherokee were moved down the Tennessee River on flatboats on what is known at the “Trail of Tears” to the deep water port in Waterloo, Ala. where they embarked a steamboat and moved on out west to their government assigned reservation in Oklahoma.

Read more: Bridgeport Trail of Tears festival to be held Friday, Sept. 20

When the Jackson County United Givers Fund celebrates its annual campaign kickoff on September 5th, it will begin its 51st year of fundraising on behalf of Jackson County charities.

Read more: UGF members prepare for campaign kick off

Scottsboro City Council voted to designate Cecil Street as a designated truck route at the meeting held August 26, 2109.

Read more: City Council designates truck route

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