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.
The city of Jacksonville held its 17th Annual Black History program at the community center Sunday. Keynote speaker was Marcus Reid, master of ceremonies was Jeh Jeh Pruitt.
Pleasant Valley C Team football players were honored Friday at the school with a special pep rally congratulating them on being named Appalachian Youth Football League Champs. They were presented with championship rings. They completed the season undefeated.
The City of Jacksonville officially opened it's 12 million Public Safety Complex with a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday. The facility will house the police department, fire department, municipal court, jail and council chamber.
Kitty Stone Elementary School organized a 'Spirit Walk' for pre-k student Thompson Wagoner before he left school Wednesday for St. Jude's Children's Hospital in Memphis. He will be having surgery to remove his 'sick eye'. Wagoner has been battling cancer since he was six months old.
This was said to be the largest crowd and the warmest yet Piedmont Polar Plunge, which benefits Venecia’s Foundation. Elected officials from Piedmont, Jacksonville and Weaver were present. The plunge brought in $1661 for the foundation, which gives comfort bags and gas cards to those going t…
Ips pine beetles are destroying area pines. The drought is believed to have contributed to the recent outbreak. Landowners are urged to check trees before the beetles spread.
Students at Kitty Stone Elementary School got a special treat. They got to participate in a unique reading event with black lights. The library lit up in color as the students worked on reading assignments.
The Jacksonville's Exchange Club recently had their 'One Nation Under God' program. This year's program was in the courtyard of the new Kitty Stone Elementary School.
Kitty Stone Elementary was filled with parents, students, teachers, staff, administration, politicians and former administration Sunday at a dedication and open house ceremony at the new school.
Kitty Stone Elementary second graders got dirty in the name of science recently. They were treated to a 'Soils and Shores' program by AMSTI (Alabama Math, Science and Technology Institute).
Thousands turned out for the 11th annual Spirit on Mountain Street, a community-wide-effort to eat, give and cheer for the Jacksonville Outreach Center. The event raised $10,078.