HAMILTON — The advancement of technology has allowed the world to preserve and share things we would not be able to otherwise. Thirty years ago, if someone was asked to read a book online, they would not understand the meaning of these words. Not only can we read a book online now, the inventory of entire courthouses can be found online. Hundreds of books from the Marion County Judge of Probate office went live online Thursday, Nov. 9, 2023.
GUIN — As you travel along U.S. Highway 43 in Guin from east going west, a remarkable sight meets your eyes. Displayed on the side of the Guin Post Office is a strikingly beautiful and colorful mural spelling out the name of the city. As you continue driving, you might see three other murals in the city, all painted by artist and master mural painter Missy Miles.
HALEYVILLE — A local man was killed when a tractor ran over him in a field off of Thornhill Road near Haleyville in Marion County Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 14, according to the Craft Fire Department.
HAMILTON — The Marion County Extension Office partnered with Northwest Alabama RC&D to host a garden expo as part of an outreach through NRCS/USDA on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at Bevill State Community College in Hamilton. Carla Lewis, Marion County Extension coordinator; Lauranne James, Northwest RC&D Council, executive director; and Tomeesa Shedd, NRCS conservation technician welcomed the attendees to the Garden Expo.
WINFIELD — Ed and Rachel Tramutolo met on a blind date in Winfield and would eventually get married in 1988.
GLEN ALLEN — The Town of Glen Allen repaired a broken water pipe on Saturday, Oct. 21, after hours of effort to locate and repair the leak.
HUNTSVILLE — Volleyball season has officially come to an end for teams in Marion County after the regional tournament in Huntsville.