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Guntersville, Arab dubbed most dangerous cities; police say statistics are misleading
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:37:17 -0700

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — A list of cities dubbed the most dangerous in Alabama include Guntersville and Arab and that’s causing concern among citizens, but police departments say those statistics are misleading. Number 6: Guntersville, Alabama. Number 8: Arab, Alabama. Data compiled by a security company rank those cities as two of Alabama’s most dangerous. […]

Stricklend named to statewide post
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:10:31 -0700

Marshall County District 1 Commissioner Bill Stricklend will soon be spending even more of his time in Montgomery.

Power restored after widespread outage in Northeast Alabama
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 06:45:26 -0700

MARSHALL COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – Electricity has been restored after a widespread outage hit areas of Marshall, DeKalb and Cherokee counties. Power went out around midnight Saturday. It effected areas in and around Albertville and Boaz, including parts of DeKalb County around Aroney. A section of the city of Guntersville served by the Marshall/DeKalb […]

Former Marshall Co. bank executive pleads guilty to ethics charges
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:35:30 -0700

Roy Hugh Bruister, 68, pleaded guilty Friday to state ethics violations.The violations came during the time he served as Chairman of the Albertville Industrial Board.

New Ms. Senior Marshall County named
Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:33:43 -0700

A new Ms. Senior Marshall County has been named in the wake of the initial winner being named Ms. Senior Alabama last weekend.

Alabama Fire Marshall K-9 helps in Georgia murder case
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:00:52 -0700

K-9 Andy, a dog specially trained to sniff out liquid accelerants, helped put a Georgia man behind bars, charged with murder in the death of his girlfriend and their 6-month-old son.

Dems, GOP to be on the ballot
Mon, 11 Aug 2014 06:41:20 -0700

Unless someone of a higher authority tells him differently, Marshall County Probate Judge Tim Mitchell plans to put Billy Stricklend and Marlon Killion on the November general election ballot.

DeKalb man arrested in Scottsboro after chase
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:24:40 -0700

Posted: Friday, August 22, 2014 3:04 pm | Updated: 3:16 pm, Fri Aug 22, 2014. SCOTTSBORO — A DeKalb County man led authorities on a chase in Marshall and Jackson counties before being apprehended Friday.

NASA's Marshall Center Honors Team Members' Contributions to NASA's Mission
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:38:10 -0700

NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, today held its 2014 Honor Awards ceremonies, recognizing more than 240 individuals and members of nearly 90 teams who supported a variety of programs, projects and activities.

Report shows Marshall Co. crime levels down
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:51:32 -0700

A report by the Alabama Criminal Justice Information Center shows that crime is down in Marshall County.