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Arab Mayor Bob Joslin sent a letter to the Arab Sewer Department in July asking for information. He’s finally getting that information at the next Arab City Council meeting on Monday, Oct. 18.

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Arab City Schools have switched to a “mask preferred” policy. The system had been operating under a “mask required” policy since the beginning of the school year in August.

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As expected, the Arab Board of Education approved the extension of universal masking through Oct. 1, at its meeting Monday night that was held at Arab Primary School.

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Arab High School’s 2021 Homecoming Court, pictured from left to right, is: senior Skyler Ledbetter, daughter of Clay and Brandy Ledbetter; senior Hensley Elrod, daughter of Russ and Andrea Elrod; senior Delaney Maze, daughter of B.C. and Donna Maze; junior Haley Ryan, daughter of Robert and …

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Arab Electric Cooperative members overwhelmingly approved a new set of bylaws Saturday that “updates and modernizes” the document.

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A Marshall County Jail inmate died Friday, Aug. 27, at Marshall Medical Center North from COVID-19 complications.

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A Union Grove woman was struck and killed while walking on Hulaco Road.

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An Arab man was killed and a Guntersville man was injured in a head-on collision in Guntersville on Saturday, Aug. 27.

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Arab City Park will transform into a fun-lover’s dream on Saturday, Sept. 4, as SugarFest returns.

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Last week the Arab Board of Education approved Superintendent Dr. Johnny Berry’s recommendation to extend the school system’s universal mask policy for another two weeks.

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A federal judge on Tuesday granted Joshua James’ request to loosen his home-confinement restrictions so he can go to work.

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Alabama is experiencing a high number of migrating fall armyworm moths. Many people in the area have been complaining about them and asking questions on social media over the past few days.

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The Arab Board of Education approved a contract “amendment” with Dr. Johnny Berry that essentially gives him an 18-month extension as Superintendent, with the amended contract term ending June 30, 2025.

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Electrical power at Marshall Medical Center North in Scant City just got a whole lot more reliable, according to Arab Electric Cooperative board president Charles Whisenant.

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A surge driven by the highly contagious Delta variant is hitting local hospitals hard. As of August 3, 23 COVID positive patients were hospitalized in Marshall North and South and 3,300 new confirmed cases were reported statewide. Alabama’s positivity rate is now 22.1 percent, which has not …

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The following letter was circulated statewide by the Alabama Hospital Association. Marshall Medical Centers would like for the community to know their local healthcare leaders are in agreement with this statement.

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A Morgan County man charged in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has until September to decide whether to accept a plea deal in his case.

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Volunteers for Marshall Medical North used money earned from fundraisers and gift shop sales to buy a whole new fleet of wheelchairs for the hospital.

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Concerns with the telephone system at the local post office brought one local resident to the Arab City Council meeting last week, but apparently those concerns were already being addressed.

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The sales tax holiday on back-to-school items kicks off at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 16, and runs through midnight, Sunday, July 18.

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Members of the Arab Junior HIgh School Quiz Bowl team finished first in the nation in the written portion of the National Quiz Bowl, held in Orlando, Fla. They took a 50-question test and scored better than any other team – more than 90 of them from all over the country. The team also finish…

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Time magazine recently sent a reporter to Arab to interview locals for a story on Joshua James, the Arab resident accused in the Jan. 6 insurrection of the U.S. Capitol.

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Financially, Arab’s sales tax collections totaled $1,019,403 for the month of May, reflecting sales in April.

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Four students from Arab High School will compete in the 2021 U.S. Armey JROTC Academic Bowl later this month in Washington, D.C.

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Attorneys for Joshua James of Arab have filed a motion in federal court asked that some of the charges against him be dismissed. Other Oath Keepers have filed similar motions.

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If he doesn’t strike a plea deal, Joshua James of Arab will go to trial on Jan. 31, 2022, or April 19, 2022.

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Korrigan Stanfield, a fifth grader won the Susan B. Willis Award at the end of the school year at Arab Elementary School.

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The South’s Fastest Water is back in action this weekend. Several classes of hydroplane boats and jet-skis will be racing June 26-27 to win the title of the Southern Cup.

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The employees of AlaTrade now effectively own the chicken processing company where they work. A growth from the corporate culture Davis Lee created, his decision to create an ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) makes AlaTrade – which provides jobs for about 1,800 people – one of largest emp…

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The Arab Downtown Merchants Association is hosting an event in support of Teresa Duke, the owner of Merle Norman downtown. Duke was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer and doctors discovered that the cancer had spread to other parts of her body.

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John Brady Bowman is the Salutatorian of the 2021 Class of Arab High School. He is the son of Joel Bowman and Lisa Bowman.

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Emily Ray is the Valedictorian of the 2021 Class of Arab High School. She is the daughter of Rob and Dawn Ray.

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Caring Heart Thrift Store, located on Main Street in Arab donated $10,000 to Kelley’s Rainbow last week. KR is the domestic violence shelter in Marshall County.

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Marshall Medical Centers announced a new partnership with Mayo Medical Laboratories, which gives the hospital system access to Mayo Clinic’s more than 3,000 laboratory tests in every subspecialty of medicine.

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The Arab City Board of Education approved numerous personnel recommendations last week including 14 resignations and five retirements.

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The city of Arab set a new record for sales tax collections in April, reflecting March sales.