Jackson County Newswire

Jackson County Newswire

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  1. Man accused of threatening to kill neighbor, assaulting girlfriend arraignedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    Gary Miller, 53, was arraigned on one count of assault with a dangerous weapon as well as one count of domestic violence before Jackson County District Court Judge Darryl Mazur Monday, Nov. 30. Miller has been charged with domestic violence as a second time offender and allegedly threatened to kill two people with a firearm in the 9000 block of Springport Road on Sunday, Nov. 29, according to police. Responding to the report of a physical altercation, deputies with the Jackson County Sheriff's Office spoke to witnesses at the scene and learned Miller allegedly attacked his girlfriend earlier that day and later brandished a rifle and threatened to kill his neighbor, police have said.


  2. Hampton Inn & Suites Scottsboro Alabama Employee Supports Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 27 | 24-7 Press Release

    SCOTTSBORO, AL, November 27, 2015 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Daniel Phillips, a front desk team member at the Hampton Inn & Suites Scottsboro Alabama hotel , recently participated in a service project for the Salvation Army of Jackson County, Alabama. Phillips assembled toiletry kits that will be distributed along with emergency food assistance for families in need.


  3. Catoosa and Walker obituaries for Thursday, Nov. 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 26 | Walker County Messenger

    ... Katherine Kenemer, Doris Hall and Dot Wilbanks and several nieces and nephews. She was born April 4, 1932, in Jackson County, Ala., to the late Walter and Elizabeth Gill and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was ...


  4. 3 Alabama counties receive $1.5 million in HUD grants for water, sewer projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | Alabama Live

    ... in a nine-block area on the north side of the city west of Grand Avenue between 14th and 22 streets. The Jackson County Water Authority will spend $100,000 to extend public water service to 59 homes in the Wanville community, which is north of ...


  5. The Historic B.B. Comer Bridge is set for demolition after county...Read the original story

    Monday Nov 23 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... 15 throughout the state but the other 14 have long been demolished. This November its fate was decided by the Jackson County Commission. "While there were great opportunities for the bridge, and we acknowledge it being a piece of history the county. ...


  6. Duke Schools items on Commissioners agenda for MondayRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | Altus Times

    The Jackson County Commissioners will meet in regular session on Monday, Nov. 23. The 9 a.m. meeting will be held int he Commissioners office at the Jackson County Courthouse. Commissioners will hold a joint meeting with the Excise Board to set holidays for the 2016 calendar year, as well as set regular meeting dates for the Commissioner's 2016 calendar year.


  7. Blueprint: Six Steps toward Data Center Energy EfficiencyRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Converge! Network Digest

    As Patrick Gammons, Senior Manager of Data Center Energy and Location Strategy at Google, observed in a recent blog post concerning data center energy efficiency, "The cleanest energy is the energy you don't use." Gammons' remark coincided with the announcement that Google would be converting a coal power plant in Jackson County, Alabama, scheduled for shutdown in October, to become its fourteenth data center.


  8. DeKalb County Sheriff announces arrest in Henagar man's shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... ff Harris said there could be more arrests. He said his staff couldn't have done this without the help of the Jackson County Sheriff's office, because the effort has taken a lot of manpower.


  9. DeKalb County Sheriff's Office investigates apparent shooting death in HenagarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | WHNT-TV Huntsville

    ... states, "We are still investigating this incident, and we have one person of interest being held in the Jackson County jail on unrelated charges at this time. But we have two other persons of interest that was placed in the vehicle with the alleged ...


  10. Authorities investigate fatal shooting in HenagarRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | MarionCountyMessenger.com

    ... when they arrived on scene. DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris says a person of interest is being held in the Jackson County Jail on unrelated charges... And two other people are being questioned. If you know anything about this crime, please ...


  11. Police investigating shooting death of Henagar manRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... an autopsy. "We are still investigating this incident and we have one person of interest being held in the Jackson County Jail on unrelated charges at this time. But we have two other persons of interest that was placed in the vehicle with the ...


  12. Speaking of Revamping Coal Mines, Check Out This Federal PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 12 | Bloomberg

    ... mentioned in her plan released Thursday, Google's building a data center at the site of a coal plant in Jackson County, Alabama. One old mine in West Virginia has been turned into a golf course, and another's a prison. If she wins the White House, ...


  13. Alabama man charged with kidnapping, rape, sodomy in attack that violated protective orderRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 9 | Alabama Live

    A Jackson County man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly kidnapped and sexually assaulted a woman who last week sought a protective order against him. Christopher James Carlton, 26, of Section is charged with kidnapping, sodomy, rape, interfering with a domestic violence emergency call, violation of a protection order, unlawful imprisonment, possession of short-barreled shotgun, possession of an altered firearm and domestic violence harassment.


  14. 2 arrested on multiple drug charges in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 2 | Alabama Live

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office reports that the search of the home on Steam Plant Road in Stevenson also led to the confiscation of meth, marijuana, Klonopin, Xanax, oxycodone, drug paraphernalia, and illegal prescription medications. Craig Alan Guess, 63, and 39-year-old Connie Leann Kirk, both of Stevenson, are charged with multiple counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of marijuana, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and three counts of illegal possession of prescription medications.


  15. Three charged with trafficking MDMA in Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 4 | WAAY

    The Jackson County Sheriff's Office said a lieutenant found the three people in a vehicle parked at Ridge Crest Apartments in Bridgeport around 11:30 p.m. Deputies said they found about 121 grams of MDMA, some bath salts and drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Travis Varnell, 19, of Chattanooga, was charged with MDMA trafficking and drug paraphernalia possession.


  16. Jackson County Courthouse could reopen to five daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... they say they came here Friday and they were not able to do their business because we were closed," says Jackson County Revenue Commissioner Jeff Arnold. The four day work week is also causing challenges for courthouse staff, who are tending to the ...


  17. Largest ecstasy bust made for Jackson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    Ivory Cotrell of Stevenson, Katie Montelongo of South Pittsburg, Tennessee and Travis Varnell of Chattanooga are all charged with trafficking MDMA, also known as ecstasy. Sheriff's officials say until now they've only seen a few pills here and there, but what they found Tuesday night, was more than four times the weight needed for a trafficking charge.


  18. 15-year-old charged as adult in criminal sexual conduct caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | MLive.com

    A 15-year-old accused of sexually assaulting a girl under the age of 13 last month, has been charged with criminal sexual conduct as an adult. Jarrod Michael Horn, of Leoni Township, was arraigned on three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and one count of second-degree criminal sexual conduct Friday, Oct. 23, in Jackson County District Court, according to court records.


  19. Scottsboro considers lodging tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 1 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... operators feel it's too much. "People are already complaining already. Twelve percent is high, you know? Jackson County is another dollar so it's almost 17, 18 percent. It's already higher," says Liberty Inn Owner Bharat Patel. "Where would you ...


  20. Man, 17, charged with burning through Plexiglas window, sleeping in Jackson apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2015 | MLive.com

    A 17-year-old man has been charged with breaking and entering after he allegedly burnt through a Plexiglas window and was found sleeping in an abandoned apartment Tuesday morning in Jackson. Matthew Pate, 17, was arraigned on one count of breaking and entering without owner's permission Thursday, Oct. 29, in Jackson County District Court.