Local News in Marshall County, Alabama

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Marshall included in winter weather advisory
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:49:21 -0800

Marshall County is among several North Alabama counties that have been placed under a winter weather advisory until 6 p.m. today.

Arab teen eighth in DYW of Alabama
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:15:23 -0800

Laurie Vanstone, a junior at Arab High School was selected, as a finalist for the Distinguished Young Women of Alabama scholarship program. Vanstone was the scholastic winner and a top eight finalist for the DYW of Alabama competition, which was held Saturday in Montgomery.

Marshall County Board of Education working to clear site after ADEM notice
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:02:13 -0800

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — The Marshall County Board of Education is working to comply with a notice of violation from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management. ADEM is citing them for a pile of debris behind the central office building. Crews have been working to clear the debris dumped far behind the building in Guntersville […]

Marshall County settlers could have purchased land directly from Indians
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 13:45:36 -0800

Following the American Revolution, the British ceded their Trans-Appalachian Western land claims to the new United States in the 1783 Treaty of Paris.

Debris garners ADEM attention
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:02:33 -0800

A pile of debris located behind the Marshall County Board of Education is a violation according to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management.

Free tax prep program to start Jan. 19 in Marshall County
Tue, 13 Jan 2015 16:46:12 -0800

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A Marshall County organization is taking the hassle out of tax season — for free. Marshall County RSVP has been organizing training for volunteers to get them ready for tax season. “We have about 54 volunteers this year that have been trained and certified by the Internal Revenue Service and the Alabama […]

Northport native sworn in as sheriff of Montgomery County
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:25:23 -0800

A Northport native has taken office as the new sheriff of Montgomery County. Derrick Cunningham was sworn in Friday in the Montgomery County Commission chambers in downtown Montgomery. He is the first black man to serve as sheriff of Montgomery County. “My heart is filled today,” Cunningham said during his swearing-in ceremony, according to the Montgomery Advertiser. “ … I know I wouldn't be ...

County Commission gets clean audit
Tue, 20 Jan 2015 16:47:02 -0800

The Marshall County Commission got a clean bill of health from the Alabama Department of Examiners of Public Accounts.

Marker commemorates attack at Red Hill
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 23:13:16 -0800

Pete Sparks of the Guntersville Historical Society, alongside the Marshall County Civil War Roundtable, unveiled a plaque on Warrenton Road in Red Hill, Saturday to commemorate the Union attack at Red Hill.

Unemployment down locally and statewide in December
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:49:10 -0800

Etowah County’s unemployment rate dropped for the fifth straight month in December, and Alabama’s unemployment rate fell to its lowest rate in more than six years.