Jefferson County Health Officer Mark Wilson said in a press conference on Tuesday afternoon that he had drafted a more restrictive health order after seeing many residents conducting nonessential business over the weekend. Ultimately, Wilson decided not to issue the more stringent order, but…

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It’s an honor presented to senior athletes around the state who display perseverance while overcoming difficulties, and one of the 104 student-athletes awarded this year comes from Corner High School.

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The Kimberly City Council on Monday met for the first time since COVID-19 forced Alabama into a state of lockdown. 

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Steve Savarese, Executive Director of the Alabama High School Athletic Association, posted a video on Wednesday, urging everyone to adhere to public health orders in the midst of this coronavirus outbreak.

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The Caring Center, located in Gardendale, is still serving clients in need, despite the scary circumstances surrounding the coronavirus pandemic facing the nation.

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People are staying home to avoid the novel coronavirus, but it may linger on commonly used surfaces for longer than you think. A new study in the New England Journal of Medicine examined how long the novel coronavirus can live in the air and on certain surfaces. A virologist and an infectiou…

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Kam Woods is a four-time Alabama Sports Writers Association (ASWA) All-State selection and a three-time finalist for Mr. Basketball—an annual award presented to the state’s top high school player. As the 2020 NJN Basketball Player of the Year, Woods is a repeat winner.

Fultondale Fire Department added a new vehicle to the department’s fleet to respond to emergencies in the city.

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The Tokyo Olympics, which were originally scheduled to take place this summer, have been pushed back one year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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The Alabama High School Athletic Association (AHSAA) on Friday morning provided an update on the ongoing coronavirus situation, which has now closed Alabama public schools and stopped extracurricular activities.

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Alabama Governor Kay Ivey announced on Thursday that there will be no more in-person school for the remainder of the 2019-20 academic year.

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Obituaries

A Memorial service for Sharon Garner Horton-Woodruff, 55, will be Sunday, May 31, 2020 at 3 p.m. at Peck Funeral Home Chapel with Peck Funeral Home directing. No visitation is scheduled. Mrs. Woodruff died on Thursday, May 28, 2020. She was born October 2, 1964, in Morgan County to James Jac…

Moss Service Funeral Home is saddened by the death of Juddy Ronald Holcomb, age 44, of Cullman. Arrangements will be announced later. To leave condolences for the family visit mossservicefh.com. Moss Service Funeral Home directing.

Julie Elaine Evans, age 61, of Cullman, passed away on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, at her residence. She was born August 8, 1958, to Robert and Idell Mattox. She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Joyce Mattox; baby brother, Robert Wesley Mattox. Survivors include her husband, Michae…

Graveside services for Wanda Gibbs Mann, 91, of Hanceville, Alabama will be 10 a.m. Friday May 29, 2020 at Hopewell Cemetery in Hanceville, Alabama. Reverend Paul Campbell will be officiating. Mrs. Mann was born April 11, 1929 in the city of Hanceville at her residence on the corner of Bango…