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County Commission receives voter precinct map Thursday, 15 August 2019 19:04

Commissioners were presented with the new voting precinct map at the last Jackson County Commission Meeting held August 5, 2019.

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Reyes updates city council about SROs Thursday, 15 August 2019 18:57

Dr. J. Reyes, Scottsboro City School Superintendent, spoke at the last Scottsboro City Council Meeting held on Monday, August 5, 2019.

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Family Wellness Court, reuniting families Friday, 09 August 2019 17:09

On June 27, 2019, four women graduated from the Jackson County Family Wellness Court (FWC). The graduates completed a year-long, four-phase program of their own volition, with one graduate being granted custody of her daughter. The participants in the program, some referred by DHR, enter willingly and participate in the many resources and classes available.

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You may see some new faces with the new school year at Scottsboro City Schools. Here are some of the new hires and transfers.

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A new event is being planned on August 31, 2019 to benefit a new Habitat homeowner and her two sons. The local chapter of Jackson County Habitat for Humanity is throwing a party to help raise money to get her home completed and get this family settled in their new home.

Read more: New event planned to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Jackson County

Teachers from Jackson County and Scottsboro City Schools took advantage of professional development opportunities this month. Several workshops have been offered to educators by IMPACT Learning Center.
On July 16th a group of teachers met at IMPACT Learning Center to learn more about achieving National Board Certification. This self- study allows teachers to improve their practice as they demonstrate a commitment to excellence.
An exciting jungle safari was the theme for the July 18th workshop based on strategies learned from the Ron Clark Academy to engage and impact students. Teachers and a few students were at IMPACT Learning Center to experience techniques that add to the learning environment. Pictured bottom right are Brooke Smith, Nicki Hollaway, Amy Tiffin, Tammie Bass, Vicky McLaughlin, Eddie Adkins, Cassie Baugh and Chasta Breland.
Three Woodville students shared how cheers and chants are used to affirm students in the classroom.
Computer classes are offered at IMPACT Learning Center each Thursday. Two Google Docs workshops were provided for educators on July 18th and July 25th. Twenty-one city and county school staff members took advantage of this learning opportunity.
Learning how to use 3D printing across the curriculum was the topic for the July 23rd workshop for teachers at IMPACT Learning Center. Mary Waterhouse, from Marshall County schools, showed teachers just how easy it is to add this technology in every classroom. Mary brought one of her 3D printers and many examples of students’ work from her classroom using the 3D printer. Teachers had a chance to try designing items themselves on the computer. They are hoping to add this wonderful learning experience into their own classrooms.
You can contact IMPACT Learning Center for more information about future workshops at (256) 218-2121.

Veterans Helping Veterans is a local group of veterans who have served their country and want to give back to their community by serving other veterans in need.

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The Jackson County Historical Association will meet on Sunday, July 28 at 2:00 in the historic Stevenson Depot Hotel, located next to the Stevenson Depot Museum in downtown Stevenson. 

Read more: Jackson County Historical Association to meet Sunday

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