Jackson County

Third Person Dies from Coronavirus in Alabama

A third person in Alabama has died from the Coronavirus. According to the Alabama Department of Public Health’s COVID-19 Dashboard, a resident in Madison County passed away from the virus. The age or gender of the victim, has not been released. Two other people, one in Jackson County and the other in Lauderdale County, also passed away from the illness….

School Board to Decide Next Butler County Superintendent

The Butler County school board held its first meeting Thursday night for the first time since Superintendent Dr. John Strycker announced he is leaving for a new job at the end of the year. “It is personal to me. I know these children and they know I love them, and so that is far going to going to be the…

North Alabama Hepatitis Outbreak

Jackson County and perhaps other counties too.

“The Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) is investigating an increase in hepatitis A cases  in Jackson County, Ala. This outbreak may have spread to surrounding counties. Persons at highest risk for hepatitis A include users of illegal substances, homeless persons, and men with same sex partners.  Other persons also may become infected with the hepatitis A virus. There is…