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  1. Local company to get $85,000 to help with security at Jefferson County courthousesRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A Birmingham based firm will provide temporary security officers to help protect entrances to the downtown and Bessemer courthouses and family court.

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  2. Capital murder charges dropped against three men in 2012 Bessemer man's beating deathRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    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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  3. Care fund set up for young children of slain pregnant Hoover womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Alabama Live

    ... 1 when he was captured by U.S. Marshals and Hoover police . He was taken into custody about 9:40 p.m. at a home in Bessemer. He remains jailed without bond. Rashon Epps was three months pregnant, and also had a daughter, 8, and a son, 4. Friends ...

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  4. City of Bessemer reaches agreement to pay Jefferson County $1 million. Here's what for.Read the original story

    Tuesday | Alabama Live

    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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  5. Dale Peterson, candidate for Alabama auditor, pleads not guilty to Hoover Wal-Mart theft chargeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Alabama Live

    BESSEMER, Alabama - Dale Peterson, who will be in a Republican runoff for state auditor next week, appeared for a hearing Tuesday in Bessemer and pleaded not guilty to a theft charge.

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  6. Families of two Oneonta boys slain in brutal 1992 beating 'furious' over release of one killerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 8 | Alabama Live

    ... Eugene Duncan, 14 who were beaten with a baseball bat and left face down in Shades Creek along Alabama 150 near Bessemer on Feb. 8, 1992. . A 14-year-old girl, who name was not published, survived the attack and testified. Gast, who was 15 at the ...

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  7. Shannon Waltchack's $34.9 million in deals include Homewood's Independence PlazaRead the original story

    Monday Jul 7 | Alabama Live

    ... Guntersville from The Hart Family Alabama LLC ; 401 21st Ave. in Tuscaloosa from Genie R. Phifer; 4920 Civic Rd. in Bessemer from US Properties III ; and 2116 Bessemer Rd. from Third Avenue Properties LLC . Shannon Waltchack's George Elliott ...

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  8. Dale Peterson scheduled to appear in Jefferson County court on appeal of theft convictionRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2011 | Alabama Live

    Dale Peterson, candidate for state auditor in next week's Republican runoff, is scheduled to make a pre-trial appearance in Jefferson County Circuit Court in Bessemer on Tuesday in his appeal of a theft conviction from Hoover Municipal Court.

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  9. Jameis Winston Day proclaimed in Hueytown, AlabamaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | GantDaily.com

    ... Gayle Gober, Winston's HHS football coach Matt Scott and representatives from Winston's youth football league in Bessemer. At Hueytown High a plaque was unveiled to commemorate Winston's football and baseball heroics here from 2008 through '12. ...

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  10. Jameis Winston hometown recognition draws mostly enthusiastic, positive crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Alabama Live

    ... Gayle Gober, Winston's HHS football coach Matt Scott and representatives from Winston's youth football league in Bessemer. The recognition had garnered some criticism from Hueytown residents who questioned the city's decision in light of Winston's ...

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  11. Noles' Winston feted in Alabama hometownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | ESPN

    ... got plenty of cheers throughout the ceremony, the final leg of his "Jameis Winston Day" tour through Hueytown and Bessemer, Alabama, which included stops at a local children's hospital and a reception at the chamber of commerce. While Hueytown High ...

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  12. At vigil for slain Hoover pregnant woman, community calls for pledge to stop domestic violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Alabama Live

    ... died at UAB Hospital. The suspect is her husband, Brian Darnell Epps, who was taken into custody Tuesday night in Bessemer by Hoover police and U.S. Marshals. Rashon Epps had called 911 at 12:32 a.m. Saturday to report she and her husband had a ...

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  13. Hueytown finalizes plan to honor Florida State Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 3 | Alabama Live

    ... to be read and other local elected officials will be on hand to honor Winston on Saturday. The City of Bessemer will also be on hand as a part of the event. "We will also be unveiling a sign in the stadium to signify that this was the home field he ...

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  14. Hueytown man serving life sentence for 1992 beating deaths of 2 Oneonta boys ordered released from prisonRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 3 | Alabama Live

    BESSEMER, Alabama - Nathan Gast, sentenced to life in prison for the 1992 beating deaths of two Oneonta boys, is being released from prison.

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  15. NBC profiles African-American men who tried to integrate Bessemer lunch counter as teens in 1964Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Alabama Live

    BESSEMER, Alabama -- Nearly 50 years ago, on July 7, 1964 - just a few days after the passage of the landmark federal Civil Rights Act - nine African-American teenage boys in Bessemer tried to make their own contribution to equality.

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  16. Arrest in Hoover MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | WERC-AM Birmingham

    ... Hoover was arrested, police said. U.S. Marshals and police took 29-year old Brian Epps into custody, at a home in Bessemer late Tuesday night. Epps is facing a capital murder charge in the shooting death of his wife Rashon, who was expecting the ...

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  17. Jameis Winston Named ACC Male Athlete...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 27 | Florida State Seminoles

    ... 34-31 victory over Auburn in the 2013 VIZIO BCS National Champion Game capped off a memorable year in which the Bessemer, Ala. native solidified himself as college football's player -- despite being just a redshirt freshman. The 2013 football season ...

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  18. Hoover man charged with shooting pregnant wife in head captured in BessemerRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    A Hoover man sought since Saturday when his pregnant wife was found fatally shot in the head was captured tonight in Bessemer.

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  19. City of Bessemer to host annual fireworks display at Roosevelt Park July 4 with snacks, giveawaysRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    BESSEMER, Alabama -- An annual celebration of Independence Day complete with fireworks returns to Roosevelt Park in Bessemer on Friday, July 4. The City of Bessemer and the Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce will host the event, which will take place from 6:30-9 p.m. Attendees will also be able to meet their elected officials, including Bessemer ... (more)

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  20. Animal Emergency: Snake bites, dog fights and baby mice are just a...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 1 | Alabama Live

    ... Animal Medical Center is one of only a few true emergency clinics in the Birmingham area. There's also one in Bessemer, Alabama Veterinary Specialists. Aside from the patients - the Acton Road clinic treats mainly pets, but has seen hawks, snakes, ...

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