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Jasper, Alabama is located in Walker County. Zip codes in Jasper, AL include 35504, 35501, and 35502. The median home price in Jasper is $175,900. More Jasper information.

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Sunday | Daily Mountain Eagle

New facilities, treatments bring renewed hope to thousands

Dr. Dale Cottle, executive director of the Northwest Alabama Mental Health Center, says mental health care is a new world from only a generation ago.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

Daughter of bombing victim speaks out on 15th anniversary of deadly crime

Fifteen years ago today, the city of Jasper was rocked by a bomb that apparently detonated as James Larry McAnnally started his riding lawnmower in his back yard at 2304 Charter Drive.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

2014 Foothills Festival posters popping up around city

Posters touting this year's Foothills Festival in downtown Jasper are beginning to pop up around the city.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

ClasTran rep: 5,000 riders using public transit system

Members of the Walker County Commission got an update Monday on ClasTran's local operations.

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Daily Mountain Eagle

Construction continues on hobby lobby; job fair planned for August

Work continues on the new Hobby Lobby in Jasper that's scheduled to open some time in September, company officials announced this week.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Alabama Live

ADEM sets hearing for controversial Shepherd Bend Mine on Black Warrior River for Aug. 28

A controversial proposal to mine coal at Shepherd Bend on the Black Warrior River in Walker County will be the subject of a public hearing to be hosted by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management in Sumiton on August 28. The purpose of the hearing, according to the department, is to consider the proposed reissuance of a National Pollutant ... (more)

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

JPD - Sinvestigating early-morning shooting, standoff

Jasper police are investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning involving a father and son well-known in the business community.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Alabama Live

U.S. Marshals nab Alabama murder suspect in Nevada after he cut off monitoring device

A Walker County man charged with murder in the January slaying of another man is back in custody after he cut off his electronic ankle monitor and fled to Nevada.

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Daily Mountain Eagle

Want to be in a music video? - SYour chance comes Saturday

Shelbie Z., who performed at the recent Rock the South festival in Cullman, will be filming for the video of her single "Walker County Way"a Sat The Home Depot Saturday, and she's wanting as many people as possible to come out and be a part of the video shoot.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

11 years for bomb threats, bank robbery

A federal judge Wednesday sentenced a Jasper man to more than 11 years in prison for robbing a Walker County bank, calling in bomb threats on a hospital and a highway bridge before the robbery, and possessing guns as a convicted felon, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Richard D. Schwein Jr. U.S. District ... (more)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Alabama Live

Jasper man sentenced to 11 years in prison for bank robbery, bomb threats at hospital

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a Jasper man to 11 years in prison for calling in bomb threats at a hospital and a highway bridge then robbing a bank in Walker County.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

Aldot Closes Eastbound Lanes of Interstate 22

Workers closed the eastbound lanes of Interstate 22 Monday morning to begin repaving the road through Jasper.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Alabama Live

Syfy invades Jasper, transforming low-budget zombie movie into 'Town of the Living Dead'

The homegrown horror flick "Thr33 Days Dead," by RLS Pictures, has been in the works for several years in Jasper.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

Downtown blocked off for multiple recovery projects

Portions of downtown Cordova will be closed to traffic for the next year while multiple recovery projects are underway.

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Daily Mountain Eagle

Council OKs purchase of new garbage truck

Jasper City Council members approved spending more than $233,000 to purchase a new garbage truck for the city's sanitation department during Tuesday's regular city council meeting.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

Emergency purchase of garbage truck approved

The Jasper City Council approved the purchase of a commercial garbage truck in a special called meeting on Wednesday.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Islander

From The Editors - Casey

The bizarre elimination of defending champions Spain remains one of the tournament's biggest shocks along with England being the first team to have been knocked out of Group D. Message: --------- Tom Foote, a long time resident of the US air base from the late 80's into the 90's passed away peacefully at his home in Jasper, Alabama, United States.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

WHS students enjoy education journey to Costa Rica

Students and teachers in the Jasper City Schools System recently returned from an educational trip to Costa Rica this summer where the teenagers helped to save the coastal mangroves.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

Animal hospital under new ownership

Local veterinarians David Kimbrell and Martin Roberts pose for a photo with one of the Animal Hospital of Walker County's patients.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Daily Mountain Eagle

Westbound lanes of I-22 set to reopen today

Crews spent Tuesday completing the final work on the westbound lanes of Interstate 22. The lanes are expected to reopen to traffic this morning.

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