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Tommy Griffin, 74, probably better known as Mr. Morgan City, died Sunday at home surrounded by family and friends following a lengthy illness.

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Federal prosecutors have added more charges to an Arab man accused in the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol that could land him 20 years in federal prison.

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The Marshall County Commission plans to replace the huge oak trees that were destroyed by the weekend storms with palm trees.

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If Marshall County District 1 Commissioner Ronny Shumate gets his way, some residents' property taxes could increase by as much as 25 percent.

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No one spoke during a public hearing at the recent Arab City Council meeting to rezone a lot, portions of two lots, and another section of land, all in the Fourth Avenue Northwest area, from R-3 (residential) to UM SD (Urban Mix).

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If everything goes as planned, the Arab Sportsplex, commonly known as the new football stadium, will have a decidedly different appearance this fall.

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An Etowah County man arrested by the FBI for his alleged role in the Jan. 6 insurrection in Washington, D.C., was released on a $5,000 bond, but an Arab man charged for his role remains in federal lockup without bail.

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The illegal immigrant accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, who was scheduled to be tried in Marshall County Circuit Court this week, pleaded guilty Monday.

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“It is illegal to burn anything inside the city limits without a burn permit.”

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David Gonzalez-Ramirez, 31, an illegal immigrant accused of raping a 12-year-old girl, is scheduled to be tried in Marshall County Circuit Court the week of March 29.

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There is no guarantee that any of the following locations currently have the COVID-19 vaccine, but they are the official locations in Marshall County to get vaccinated.

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During the Dale Hopson murder trial a few weeks ago there were 13 jurors – one alternate and 12 jurors. The alternate had to be used because one of the jurors had a medical emergency at home.

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Arab had what is believed to be its best month ever in sales tax collections in January.

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After three years of fighting with the county and state, numerous petitions, phone calls and e-mails, Kari Whisenant finally got a sign in her neighborhood warning motorists that an autistic child lives in the area.

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Marshall County prosecutors plan to ask for a life sentence for Dale Hopson of Joppa who was convicted last week of murdering his wife.

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The Marshall County Board of Education awarded a bid at its recent meeting to Boatner Construction Company to do work at Brindlee Mountain High School campus.

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The Arab Chamber of Commerce board of directors this week hired Jynnah Mooney as the new chamber president. She replaces Brooke Hemphill, who left to take a job at Arab First United Methodist Church.

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The first murder trial in Marshall County since before the pandemic began a year ago is that of a Joppa man.

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Arab Electric Cooperative has announced plans to install advanced metering equipment (AMI) as part of a technology upgrade aimed at improving energy management and controlling energy costs.

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Flu cases in Marshall County are dramatically down this season compared to recent years thanks to people taking precautions to avoid COVID-19.

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The city of Arab is building a new access road on 12th Avenue that will connect to Arab Primary School. The road is meant to alleviate traffic congestion around APS on Main Street and 10th Street. In recent years, the congestion, below right, primarily in the afternoons, has gotten to where …

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Like everything else last spring, the Arab Musical Theatre and the presentation of “the Wiz” came to a screeching halt with little notice.

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Arab police are baffled as to why an Arab woman allegedly called 911 to report a crime, pushed her way into her neighbor’s house and assaulted him. The victim is 72 years old.

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Marshall Medical Centers is reminding area residents not to call the hospital to get an appointment to get a COVID-19 vaccination.

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Word got out last week that anyone 65 and older could get the COVID-19 vaccine at the Marshall County Health Department. That’s not true.

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Ed Henry, the disgraced and convicted former Alabama lawmaker, whose district included Allens Crossroads and Morgan City, was pardoned by President Trump Tuesday night.

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Marshall Medical Centers continues to have COVID-19 guidelines for anyone visiting the hospitals – Marshall Medical Center North in Scant City and Marshall Medical Center South in Boaz.

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The Alabama COVID-19 vaccine scheduling hotline continues to receive a massive call volume, including more than 1.1 million calls in the first day of being open to the public.

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Gov. Kay Ivey recently awarded $1.06 million to six organizations in north Alabama that help victims of domestic violence and child abuse, including Kelley’s Rainbow, the domestic violence shelter in Marshall County.

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Marshall County’s newest citizens are the first babies of the new year. Both were born New Year’s Day. Johanna Martinez was born at 8:15 a.m. Jan. 1, at Marshall Medical Center in Boaz. Johanna weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and is 19.5 inches long. Her parents are Monica Ochoa and Jorge Martine…