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Yesterday | Alabama Live

Birmingham Mayor William Bell, two others endorse Earl Hilliard Jr. in Jefferson County Commission District 1 race

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Birmingham Mayor William Bell, former mayor Richard Arrington, and Councilman Marcus Lundy have endorsed Earl Hilliard Jr. in Tuesday's Jefferson County Commission District 1 runoff election.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Yesterday | Alabama Live

Missing Mount Olive man found in Birmingham

Terry Crider, 59, was located about 2:30 p.m. in the 4500 block of Fifth Avenue South, said Jefferson County sheriff's Sgt.

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Related Topix: Mount Olive, AL, Birmingham, AL, Gardendale, AL

Yesterday | Alabama Live

Jefferson County approves $80,000 study that could lead to its healthcare exit

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Jefferson County Commission today approved an $80,000 contract with a company that officials hope will help get the county out of the healthcare business.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Alabama Live

Greater Gardendale Chamber of Commerce launches Leadership North Jefferson County

GARDENDALE, Alabama - The Greater Gardendale Chamber of Commerce wants to bring leaders from different communities in North Jefferson County together and provide opportunities that will benefit them as well as the region.

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Related Topix: Gardendale, AL, Walker County, AL

WTVY Dothan

Law Officers Seize Ten Gambling Machines in Clay

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office said detectives and members of the Alabama Office of the Attorney General conducted a search at the business on July 9. Sheriff's officials say the search was the result of an eight-month investigation into reports of illegal gambling.

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Related Topix: Clay, AL

Alabama Live

Capital murder charges dropped against three men in 2012 Bessemer man's beating death

The charges against Harvey Lee Irwin, Christopher Lee Baughn and Corey Steven Clark were dismissed this afternoon by Bessemer Cutoff Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David Hobdy at the request of a prosecutor.

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Related Topix: Bessemer, AL, Warrior, AL

The Trussville Tribune

Authorities search for wife of man arrested after chase that began in Pinson

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is asking for assistance in locating 41-year-old Paula Anne Worcester, of Morris, who was reported missing by her sister July Fourth.

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Related Topix: Pinson, AL, Morris, AL, Blount County, AL, Hueytown, AL

Alabama Live

Grand jury to hear case against Sumiton woman charged with reckless manslaughter in fatal wreck

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - A Jefferson County grand jury will hear the case against a Sumiton woman charged with reckless manslaughter in a fatal car wreck, a judge ruled Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sumiton, AL, Birmingham, AL

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Alabama Live

What to look for: Jeffco Commission District 2 runoff election with Sandra Brown and Shelia Smoot

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Both have name recognition; both have political experience and both are known to fight for what they believe in.

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Related Topix: Birmingham, AL, Representative Terri Sewell, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Artur Davis, Lipscomb, AL

Alabama Live

Tax free items included in Alabama's Back To School Sales Tax Holiday Weekend

Alabama's tax free holiday weekend for back to school purchases is 12:01 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. The annual event began in 2006 and is a common practice across the nation.

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Alabama Live

91-year-old man killed in Hueytown head-on collision

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Levy C. Jones. The crash happened at 7:44 a.m. in the 1000 block of Allison-Bonnett Memorial Drive.

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Related Topix: Hueytown, AL

Alabama Live

Man charged with murder in early-morning fatal shooting of neighbor in Center Point

A Center Point man is charged with murder and attempted murder after a fatal shooting Monday in the back yard of his neighbor's home.

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Alabama Live

Dogs taken from BAARC shelter will remain in sheriff's office custody as animal cruelty case proceeds

BIRMINGHAM , Alabama -- A dozen dogs and four cats that Jefferson County sheriff's deputies removed from a Birmingham pet grooming and boarding business will remain in the hands of law enforcement, a judge ruled Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Animal Rights, Birmingham, AL

The Trussville Tribune

Tarrant man arrested after chase that began in Pinson

A Tarrant man is behind bars after he led multiple agencies on a two-county chase that began in Pinson.

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Related Topix: Tarrant, AL, Pinson, AL, Birmingham, AL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Alabama Live

Bessemer Cutoff District Attorney: 'Right thing to do' in release of man in 1992 beating...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The Jefferson County District Attorney for the Bessemer Cutoff said today that he was only doing what was right when he agreed to allow Nathan Gast to be freed from prison last week for the 1992 beating deaths of two Oneonta boys.

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Related Topix: Alabama, Birmingham, AL, Oneonta, AL

Alabama Live

City of Bessemer reaches agreement to pay Jefferson County $1 million. Here's what for.

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The City of Bessemer will pay Jefferson County $1 million for overdue personnel board fees under an agreement reached by the two sides.

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Related Topix: Bessemer, AL, Birmingham, AL

Alabama Live

Live chat with us as Jefferson County's school superintendent Craig Pouncey meets with AL.com's editorial board

Questions you want us to ask? Thoughts on what's been said? Join the conversation in the comments section below.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Mount Olive, AL, Gardendale, AL, Birmingham, AL

The Trussville Tribune

1 dead in traffic accident near Trafford

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies responded at about 1 p.m. Tuesday to the 3300 block of Smith Mill Road in northern Jefferson County to investigate the accident.

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Related Topix: Trafford, AL

The Trussville Tribune

Clay expects new traffic light operational by end of July

A new traffic light at the intersection of Old Springville Road and Clay-Palmerdale Road in Clay is expected to be operational by the end of July, according to Clay City Manager Ronnie Dixon.

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Related Topix: Clay, AL

Alabama Live

Former Jefferson County pastor charged with sexual abuse and sodomy

A former pastor at a Jefferson County church is charged with sexual abuse and sodomy after two adult victims came forward claiming he abused them as children.

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Related Topix: Brookside, AL, Morris, AL, Warrior, AL

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