Fake Facebook Page Causing City Officials Concern

By Christina Faulkner

Facebook users should beware. Someone has created an Ozark, Alabama, Facebook page. However, the page is neither sanctioned by nor administered by the City of Ozark despite displaying the City’s emblem and using its website. Over 1,000 people are followers of the page, including several city officials who are attempting to monitor the page’s posts.

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Road and Bridge Addition to Include County Engineer's New Office

By J.D. Devine

The Dale County Commission held its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan 10, to consider 12 items on its agenda. A notable request was made for the approval of funds to finalize an agreement with an architectural firm to proceed with planning and building a new Road & Bridge Addition that will also include office space for the county engineer.

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Deadly Storms Leave Trail of Destruction Across the South, Claiming at Least 9 Lives

By J.D. Devine

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Ozark EMS Begins Coverage of South Dale County Municipalities

By Christina Faulkner

As South Dale EMS closed their doors Saturday evening at 7 p.m., citizens in five southern Dale County municipalities need not be concerned which emergency medical services provider will answer the call when the need arises. Ozark EMS has contracted with the five municipalities in the south end of the county to provide ambulatory services to their citizenry taking the first call at 7:10 p.m. Saturday, January 14.

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Carroll High’s Basketball Teams Prevail Against G.W. Long Despite Rebels’ Strong Efforts 

By J.D. Devine

It was a strong night overall for the Carroll Eagles as all three of the school’s teams, the Boys Junior Varsity, the Girls Varsity, and the Boys Varsity, each played a game against the G.W. Long Rebels. The Boys JV team kicked the evening off, playing the first game of the night. The team managed to defeat the G.W. Long Rebels, 38-28.

The strong showing for Carroll continued as the Lady Eagles varsity team took on the Rebels. 

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Honoring Excellence and Dedication at Ozark City Schools

By Christina Faulkner

Ozark City Schools held a special board meeting to honor School Board members and Teachers of the Year on Thursday, January 19.

January is school board appreciation month across the State of Alabama. Each year, administrators take time to recognize and show their appreciation for the hard work and dedication of the school board.

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Mayor Kicks Off Black History Month with Proclamation

By Christina Faulkner

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Cawley Takes Office As Dale County Coroner

By Christina Faulkner

Family, friends, and employees joined John Cawley as he took the oath of office as Dale County’s new Coroner on Tuesday, January 17. Cawley was sworn into office by 33rd Judicial Circuit Judge William E. Filmore.

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Bynum Realizes Childhood Dream Upon Swearing In as Dale County Sheriff

By Christina Faulkner

Newly elected Dale County Sheriff Mason Bynum was sworn into office by 33rd Judicial Circuit Judge William Filmore on Tuesday, January 17. Bynum ran unopposed after former Sheriff Wally Olson decided to retire and not seek re-election to a fifth term.

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Eagles soar beyond Tigers’ reach as all three Carroll High basketball teams defeat Red Level

By J.D. Devine

The Carroll Eagles soared beyond the reach of the Red Level Tigers during Friday night’s basketball games. All three teams, the Eagles’ Boys Junior Varsity (JV), Girls Varsity (Lady Eagles), and Boys Varsity, played against their Red Level Tiger counterparts on Friday, January 27. 

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