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In a special called meeting held Monday afternoon, the Arab City Council approved a resolution that allows the city to authorize expenses related to COVID-19 without prior approval by the council.

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Following the postponement of the March 31 primary runoff election to July 14, Alabama Secretary of State John H. Merrill reminds Alabamians of the option to vote by absentee ballot.

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Changes and daily updates in the wake of COVID-19 have become a way of life in the world. As a trusted resource for healthcare information, Marshall Medical Center’s goal is to pass along updates as they become available.

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Brindlee Mountain Elementary School principal Amanda Hollaway couldn’t simply sit idly by during the closing of her school because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Following Gov. Kay Ivey’s proclamation Thursday afternoon that “all public K-12 schools shall implement a plan to complete the 2019-20 school year using alternate methods of instruction established by the State Department of Education,” Arab City Schools Superintendent Dr. Johnny Berry told …

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Scott and Karen Chapman are on lockdown in their apartment in Belgium because of the Coronavirus. The country has 3,401 cases and 75 deaths from the virus.

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If you are having a hardship because of the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID 19), Arab Electric Cooperative management has received authority from the board of trustees to work with you.

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Marshall County doctors are warning residents to heed the advice and instructions coming down from the Centers for Disease Control, Alabama Department of Public Health and other medical agencies regarding COVID 19, knows as the Corona Virus.

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Alabama cable providers plan to invest more than $13 million to bring broadband telecommunications services to rural Alabama citizens who do not yet have high-speed internet services, including to the Morgan City area.

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Arab Veterans of Foreign War Post 6226 has installed a U.S. Flag drop box at Arab Fire and Rescue, located on Fourth Avenue. The box is for the community to drop off U.S. Flags that need to be retired. Flags should never be shredded or placed in the garbage. All flags that are collected in t…

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To protect the citizens of Marshall County and court staff, and to comply with the order issued by the Alabama Supreme Court, Marshall County Probate Judge Andrea LeCroy has suspended all non-emergency hearings and proceedings in probate court.

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Arab City Schools is offering curbside meals to children 18 and under. Anyone interested in participating in the free meal program, should register at https://forms.gle/NXrbpSXxiuHJ9GDPA.

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Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) on Thursday issued a statewide health order to aid in Alabama’s efforts to contain the spread of the Coronavirus.

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Johnny Hart is seeking a fourth term on the Arab City Council.

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In the only official business last Monday night, the Arab City Council approved a bid of $82.50 per ton for asphalt and $1 per-square-yard for the planing and milling of existing pavement of city streets for a total bid of $83.50 from Whitaker Contracting Corporation.

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Arab’s Cash Mob is all about helping locally-owned small businesses. Every “mob” to this point – more than 60 of them – have been in Arab. This weekend, however, the mob is headed to Morgan City to help out the businesses that have been affected by the closing of U.S. 231 up and down the mountain.

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Alabama Department of Transportation officials will hold a public information meeting regarding U.S. 231 up and down Brindlee Mountain in Morgan County.

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The Marshall County Healthcare Authority and Huntsville Hospital Health System announced the retirement of the longtime Marshall Medical Centers’ chief executive officer Gary Gore, and the appointment of Cheryl Hays as president.

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Mayor Bob Joslin recently gave the Arab City Council more information on a new multi-purpose building being discussed for the city’s 21-acre property on U.S. 231, known as Northridge.

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“We have a major beaver problem in District 1 and all over the county,” District 1 Commissioner Ronny Shumate told the Marshall County Commission recently.

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Arab’s new splash pad at Arab City Park has felt the pain of the rain that has inundated the South of late.

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There is one statewide amendment on the ballot that voters will decide in the March 3 primary elections. The polls are open 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and absentee voting is underway now.

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There is still no official repair plan for U.S. 231 up and down Brindlee Mountain in Morgan County. That’s the word to the Tribune Tuesday morning from Alabama Department of Transportation spokesman Seth Burkett. “Crews are continuing to drill and probably will be out there all this week,” h…

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Several Arab area churches are coming together once again to offer a weekly message during the Lenten season. The gatherings begin at noon today at Arab First Methodist Church.

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A request to rezone property where a warehouse is located at 194 Second Street NW from HD (Historic District) to M-1 (Light Industrial) was effectively denied by the Arab City Council Tuesday night.

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The new annual average rainfall for the Arab area is 65.16 inches thanks to a wetter than average 2019. The previous average was 64.84.

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The Alabama Department of Transportation still hasn’t released a timeline on how long U.S. 231 up and down Brindlee Mountain in Morgan County will be closed.

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The Life Skills and Transition class at Arab High School was invited to attend the recent 2020 Night to Shine event at the First United Methodist Church in Guntersville.

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Danny Hawkins is an Arab institution. He’s a lifelong resident, former athlete, longtime Pee-Wee football coach, baseball coach, barber and all-around good guy.

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With crowded halls and classrooms, schools are often the hardest hit during flu season since the contagious disease can easily spread among students.

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Four-C Volunteer Fire Department is in need of some dedicated individuals willing to serve their community.

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The Cullman County Sheriff’s Office arrested two people this week in connection to a multi-state crime ring.

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As expected, the Arab City Council approved a contract agreement Monday night with NaviRetail for Economic Development Services. The $15,000 contract will provide for the company to represent the city at retail conventions but also in other ways.

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While other schools were celebrating the 100th day of school (see page 3), at least one pre-kindergarten class at Brindlee Mountain Primary School was celebrating the 101st day of school – in the theme of Disney's 101 Dalmations.

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Whitaker Contracting crews began Monday on resurfacing U.S. 231 in Cullman County from the Blount County Line to the Marshall County line (from the Arab City Limits). They are working on the southbound side. Motorists can expect lane shifts between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily as weather permits.…