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The Arab area got nearly 3 inches more rain in December than was the 30-year average. Ed Reed at Pine Lake Village measured 9.58 inches for December 2019.

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Arab Electric Cooperative’s preliminary cost for the storm damage during the Jan. 11 tornadoes is a little more than $45,000, and that will likely increase.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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He was known all over the southeast (possibly further) for his homemade sausage.

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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…

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A press conference is scheduled for today (Wednesday) for Arab Police and the Marshall County District Attorney’s Office to release information on the death of Heather Golden.

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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…

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The Arab Electric Cooperative board of trustees has selected the top three candidates to be the next general manager.

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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,…

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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.

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There was nothing new in the robbery of the Scant City Jet Pep when the Tribune went to press Tuesday.

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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.

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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.

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The Marshall County Christmas Coalition would like to say a big thank you to all the volunteers that helped during the September sign-ups this year.

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“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.

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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.

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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.

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Kamille McKinney. Aniah Blanchard. Sloan Harmon.

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The Arab Board of Education’s search for a new superintendent came to an end Monday night with the unanimous approval of Dr. Johnny C. Berry III to the position.

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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).

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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.

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The Arab Education Foundation awarded FIRST grants worth nearly $10,000 to Arab City Schools’ teachers at last week’s Arab Chamber of Commerce Early Morning Coffee.