The city of Jacksonville gained a new municipal court judge Monday.

The Jacksonville State men’s basketball team is set to compete in its fifth Ohio Valley Conference Basketball Championships in Nashville, Tenn., as the league’s No. 4 seed. The Gamecocks are scheduled to take on the winner of the No. 5 Southeast Missouri/ No. 6 Tennessee State game on Thursday, March 2 at 6:30 p.m. at Municipal Auditorium.

Hannah Davis has completed her student teaching and, since December, has been the proud owner of a diploma from Jacksonville State University. That diploma says that she has a degree in early childhood and elementary education.

We have unbelievable natural resources in Alabama starting with the Tennessee Valley and transcending to the beautiful white sands at Gulf Shores. Many of our natural resources have been exploited over the years.

Jacksonville High School celebrated Black History Month with their annual program. This year's event focused on the history and impact of African American music and dance throughout the years.