Students suspended after swapping airsoft gun for tablet at Irondale school
"We were surprised at how real it actually looked," said Irondale Police Detective Michael Mangina about a BB gun found at a school in Irondale.
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Tue Apr 15, 2014
Country club developers appear before zoning committee in Irondale
The developer went before the Irondale City Council to appeal the planning and zoning committee's denial of that request.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Construction season: U.S. 31 landslide repairs, interstate work will impact weekend travel
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama -- This weekend's forecast for sunny, dry weather is perfect for road construction, and several projects will affect travel: Beginning Sunday at 6 p.m., lane closures are expected along I-20/59 westbound as a major refurbishing project begins between Messer Airport Highway and the Red Mountain Expressway.
'Menace' who vowed shootout with cops finally captured in early-morning chase
A Birmingham man who was fired on by U.S. Marshals before he escaped their dragnet last month was captured early Friday after a chase in Jefferson County.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
One local high school among top 20 of America's Most Challenging
Jefferson County IB School in Irondale is the nation's No. 12 toughest high school, according to the Washington Post.
Here's who to blame for the failure of the spay/neuter clinic protection bill
In this file photo, Dr. Margaret Ferrell spays a dog at the Alabama Spay/Neuter Clinic on Crestwood Boulevard in Irondale.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Irondale council approves more money for city attorney; congressional hopeful talks at meeting
Irondale's City Council Tuesday night approved more money for the city's lawyers, but not quite as much as originally proposed.
Irondale officials expect to start offering car tags this summer
Irondale officials are keeping an eye on Vestavia Hills, which became the first to take advantage of a law allowing Jefferson County municipalities to sell car tags Tuesday.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Interstate 459: Night paving work, double lane closures continue
Crews will work nightly beginning Sunday at 6 p.m. Lanes will reopen at 6 a.m. each weekday, and at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Is your city one of the top 10 'smartest places' in Alabama?
Although Huntsville typically captures these sorts of statewide kudos based, in large part, on its high concentration of actual rocket scientists, the Rocket City actually tied with Irondale for seventh on the San Mateo, Calif.-based online real estate brokerage firm's inaugural list of Alabama's brainiest locales.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Bond reduced for woman charged in death of Wylam twins
Trussville mayor Gene Milton has had enough. Thanks to a resolution passed by the county in 2009, his city has spent millions of dollars fixing roads, but more needs to be done.
Mon Mar 24, 2014