The fiscal year 2019/2020 budget recently adopted by the Marshall County Commission includes a merit raise for county employees. The 4-percent raise usually costs the county about $50,000 annually.
A former Marshall County Circuit Clerk bookkeeper from Union Grove who pleaded guilty in federal court to one count of “theft or bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds,” had her sentencing date continued.
Hannah Fry, Meredith Forrester or Katelyn King will be crowned the 2019 Arab High School Homecoming Queen Friday night at halftime of the Arab vs. Madison County High School football game. Fry is the daughter of Kevin Fry and Brenda Bufford; Forrester is the daughter of Douglas and Jennifer …
The Arab City Council passed a $15.3 million budget Monday night, about a half million dollars less than last year’s budget. (Stories on departmental budgets are planned for a future issue of the Tribune.)
All 67 counties in Alabama currently remain under a Fire Alert, which was originally issued on Sept. 25 by the Alabama Forestry Commission (AFC). The small amount of rain received throughout the state in the last few days has not been enough to end drought conditions or wildfire danger.
There are approximately 230 registered sex offenders in Marshall County and the sheriff’s office wants the community to know where they live so they can choose to avoid those houses when trick-or-treating.
The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been predicting the weather and telling of the best times to plant crops since 1792. Published annually in May, the almanac claims an accuracy rate of more than 80 percent.
To kick off the annual Arab Elementary School fun run last week, the students got to throw color on their principal Jessica McCrary, and assistant principal Kevin Connell. Pictured with McCrary is third grader Bella McBrayer.
Growing up in a family hit hard by cancer built a resolve in one young girl to dedicate her life to nursing patients dealing with the disease. Now that she is fulfilling the dream, she knows her late mother would be proud.
Carrie Cooper was crowned Brindlee Mountain Homecoming Queen Friday night. The senior is the daughter of Dewayne Cooper. She was crowned by last year’s queen, Madison Reed. Unfortunately, the Lions lost their homecoming game to Susan Moore High School. For more on the game see today’s sports…
One of five seniors will be named Brindlee Mountain High School homecoming queen Friday night. They are: Olivia Glass, Katherine Robles, Carrie Cooper, Faith Beckman and Caitlyn Sanderson.
Marshall County 4-H agent Kristen Roberson of Arab was elected president of the Alabama Association of Extension 4-H Agents (ALAE4-HA) at its annual conference recently held in Sylacauga.
Three public hearings were held at Tuesday’s Arab City Council meeting that included approving an alcohol beverage license, rezoning property on Main Street, and amending the city’s zoning ordinance.
Arab’s Poke Salat Festival and Grassy barbecue chef Tommy Blakely are expected to be featured on the Sunday morning TV program “Simply Southern” this week.
Arab Economic Development Coordinator Melissa Cook told the Arab City Council that a consultant is conducting a motel feasibility study for the city, considered an almost necessary requirement in attracting a new business.
The Arab Electric Cooperative board of trustees spoke by phone at its meeting Monday night with the consultant hired to conduct the search for a new general manager.
The Alabama Association of School Boards, which is conducting a search for a new Arab superintendent of education, has launched an on-line survey seeking information from local residents.
One man is charged with drug trafficking and another with shooting into an occupied dwelling following a brief stand off Thursday afternoon at Brandywine Apartments in Arab.
The investiture of U.S. District Judge Liles Burke of Cherokee Ridge took place Thursday afternoon at the federal courthouse in Huntsville. Burke was nominated to the federal bench in 2017 by President Donald Trump. He was confirmed by the U.S. Senate last October and he took the bench later…
The Marshall County Commission voted 3-1 Wednesday to impose a $12 fee on vehicle tags to pay for school resource officers in the Marshall County School System.
Traffic congestion is always a concern when school begins each year at Arab Primary School. Administrators and PTO volunteers are working to inform parents of the correct procedures.
For the 16th consecutive year, Arab Elementary School students (and parents) are selling subscriptions to The Arab Tribune as a fundraiser for the school’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO).
A stand-your-ground hearing scheduled in the manslaughter case against Kenneth Don Malone of the New Canaan community just south of Arab was postponed.