If you’ve enjoyed the songs of the Arab Musical Theatre over the years, you’ll want to be at the Arab High School auditorium Saturday night.
Without a tremendous amount of fanfare, the first major retirement legislation since the “Pension Protection Act of 2006” was passed and signed into law just before Christmas.
Volunteers, staff, faculty and others worked this week moving Brindlee Mountain Primary School classrooms to Brindlee Mountain High School and Brindlee Mountain Elementary School campuses.
A retired Blount County teacher was convicted Tuesday in the shooting death of her husband, a former Arab resident, in their bedroom more than three years ago.
People facing jail time who have a job through Marshall County Community Corrections or are color code with the court referral program will get some much needed help in the near future.
A quick computer search reveals that the name “John Mullins” appeared in hundreds, if not thousands of stories over the 17 years that he was superintendent of Arab City Schools.
Willa Dean Brown and friends think Dorothy Varcoe is an angel right here on Earth. That’s why they got together and nominated their friend for the Earth Angel Award. After reading their letter, the B-Team Angels agreed and named Varcoe an Earth Angel. Read their letter on page 3.
Arab City Schools employees returned Monday from Christmas vacation. Students returned Tuesday. Among those employees starting Monday was new Arab Superintendent Dr. Johnny Berry, right. With him are former interim superintendent Patrick Crowder, left, who is the system's special education c…
Marshall County’s first baby of 2020 was born at Marshall Medical Center North on Jan. 1 at 4:03 a.m. Ariel Ivan Machuca weighed in at 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21.5 inches long. His mother, Sandra Lemus, and father, Ivan Machuca, both of Albertville, were very excited about having a New Y…
Dr. Johnny Berry is now on the job as Arab City Schools superintendent. His contract began Jan. 1, though school doesn’t return from winter break until Monday.
Amelia Thrower, left, is the Arab Junior High School Spelling Bee winner for 2019-20. Amelia, a seventh grader, is last year’s Marshall County Spelling Bee winner. She will again advance to the next level on Jan. 31. She is the daughter of Brett and Kelly Thrower. The alternate, Brionna Cox,…
Arab city officials are still in the process of gathering information, but will make a decision soon on “Tier 1” retirement benefits for employees.
During its recent work session and meeting, the Marshall County Commission heard from a resident, who petitioned for a vote to allow alcohol sales across the county.
The “dancing Christmas lights” at Joe and Jody Gilliland’s home will continue this year for the 12th straight year. It’s become a holiday tradition for a lot of families to visit the Gilliland Family Light Show every Christmas.
If you’ve traveled the Warrenton Causeway in the last week, you may have noticed an unusual looking boat sitting just off the Arab Water intake near the bridge.
“The Stories of Christmas” is the theme of this year’s Arab Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade. It’s actually a countywide theme and is part of Alabama’s bicentennial celebration.
A brief overview was given last Monday night by representatives of Fisher & Arnold, the engineering firm hired by Arab Electric Cooperative to design a new substation on the project.
He was recently sitting on the porch of his new home in Huntsville but missing the place where he grew up on Brindlee Mountain when he realized the pine trees and country air were now replaced with pot holes in the pavement.
The handprints of hope were all over the gym Saturday night at Liberty Church’s 10th annual Celebrate Recovery fundraising banquet (held at Gilliam Springs Baptist Church).
There could be a change in the way grade point averages are figured, following the first reading of an amendment to Arab City Schools’ class ranking policy during the recent Arab Board of Education meeting.