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  1. Receiving Lowell Award, Lawson urges focus on - societal value'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Current

    ... I believed then, as I do now, that these technologies can make a difference in people's lives. I grew up in Fairfield, Ala., a suburb of Birmingham, amidst steelworkers and coal miners. It was a time of institutionalized racism and strict ...

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  2. Birmingham may provide financial help to restore bus service in FairfieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Alabama Live

    Birmingham City Council President Johnathan Austin addressed a memo to Mayor William Bell on Thursday asking for the city to step in after the Birmingham-Jefferson Transit Authority voted Wednesday to terminate services to Fairfield effective July 5. Austin asked to Bell to consider providing some funds to keep the buses running, even if it's on a limited basis. "We can propose providing some immediate financial relief and come to an amenable agreement with the authority which would be mutually beneficial," he wrote.

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  3. Transit authority votes to stop Fairfield's bus service, saying city owes $545kRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Alabama Live

    The Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority's Board of Directors on Wednesday voted to stop Fairfield service, citing the city's $545,000 debt for transportation. "This is not a hasty or mean decision made by the Board of Directors," Vice Chairperson Patricia Henderson said in a news release.

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  4. US Steel CEO gives update on $277 million Fairfield projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Alabama Live

    The administrative office building sign of the U.S. Steel Fairfield Works in Fairfield, Ala., is shown Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015. Building the Electric Arc Furnace in Fairfield probably won't happen any time soon, US Steel President and CEO Mario Longhi said in a recent earnings call.

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  5. Alabama can't get its audit done, and that's a major problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 16 | Alabama Live

    ... millions in legal bills and a slew of people going to jail before it all got straightened out. Look next at Fairfield. That city's last audit is four years old. It's clear to everyone but maybe the council and mayor that Fairfield no longer has the ...

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  6. Passenger from 2015 Max bus crash dies; transit authority says death not related to wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 3 | Alabama Live

    ... injured on a BJCTA Max bus on Feb. 9, 2015, after the bus left the roadway along Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Fairfield and turned over in a ravine. Nineteen passengers were on board. A group of passengers filed a lawsuit within a week of the ...

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  7. Memphis Jewish Home's Bobby Meadows Wins National HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | The Daily News

    ... home administrator. Later that same year, Beverly Healthcare came to me to run a two-building, 188-bed home in Fairfield, Ala. After much success, I was asked to become senior executive director of several homes while operating a 132-bed facility. ...

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  8. 'It's just time': Fairfield police Chief Leon Davis retiring after 25 years on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Fairfield police Chief Leon Davis, who has led the department for five years and served the city for 25 years, is hanging up his badge. The 53-year-old Davis will retire effect May 1, he announced today.

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  9. Man sought after bogus call of gunmen at Fairfield school led to full response, lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Authorities are searching for a 23-year-old Birmingham man who they say called in a bogus report of two gunmen entering Fairfield High Preparatory School, which led to a massive police response and a school lockdown. Ervin Jamal Hill is charged with rendering a false alarm and impersonating a police officer, both felonies.

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  10. Live: At Duke, Joan Baez Calls Trump a Troglodyte, Wows With Guthrie and CottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... girls and became a beacon of the Civil Rights Movement. Baez remembered having been at Mills College in nearby Fairfield, Alabama, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. just days before the blast. She remembers King remarking to the crowd that "If we ...

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  11. Brother and sister charged in Fairfield shooting death of 28-year-old manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | Alabama Live

    A brother and sister from Fairfield, who last year bemoaned the shooting death of their sister, are now charged in the Friday slaying of a man outside a gas station. Barbara Washington and Vincent Washington are charged with murder in the fatal shooting of Adarius Elon Williams, who died Friday afternoon outside the Citgo station.

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  12. Jefferson County brother, sister charged with shooting Fairfield manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Trussville Tribune

    The Fairfield Police Department responded to a call about a person shot around 2:30 p.m. Friday, according to Chief Leon Davis. The call reported someone had been shot at the Citgo Gas Station at 900 Milstead Road.

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  13. Body found in Fairfield, police investigatingRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | The Trussville Tribune

    The body was found in the 900 block of Mislead Road, upon which the Jefferson County Coroner notified the Fairfield Police.

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  14. Fatal shooting probe underway at Fairfield gas stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2016 | Alabama Live

    The shooting happened outside the Citgo station in the 900 block of Milstead Road about 3 p.m. Fairfield police Chief Leon Davis said the death is being investigated a homicide. Authorities have issued a lookout bulletin for a white Nissan Altima with a male and female inside.

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  15. Live: At Duke, Joan Baez Calls Trump a Troglodyte, Wows With Guthrie and CottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... girls and became a beacon of the Civil Rights Movement. Baez remembered having been at Mills College in nearby Fairfield, Alabama, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. just days before the blast. She remembers King remarking to the crowd that "If we ...

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  16. Golden Bears golf program has come 'Miles' under retired MarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2016 | Jacksonville Daily News

    ... Paradise Point Golf Course aboard Camp Lejeune. So what does this year hold for the NCAA Division II school from Fairfield, Ala., with about 1,600 students? Well, for starters, the Golden Bears are coming off their first tournament title remember, ...

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  17. Live: At Duke, Joan Baez Calls Trump a Troglodyte, Wows With Guthrie and CottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | Independent Weekly

    ... girls and became a beacon of the Civil Rights Movement. Baez remembered having been at Mills College in nearby Fairfield, Alabama, with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. just days before the blast. She remembers King remarking to the crowd that "If we ...

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  18. Judge dismisses capital murder charge against man in January slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... County Jail after her order. Todd, however, declined to dismiss the charge against Aisha Zakia Adams, 39, of Fairfield in the killing of 33-year-old Devarius Newby. Newby died after multiple shots were fired into a house in the 1100 block of 15th ...

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  19. What's open, what's closed on Good Friday and Easter?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 | Alabama Live

    ... for the Easter weekend. Clay, Hoover, Leeds, Midfield and Trussville libraries are closed Friday and Saturday. Fairfield will be closed Saturday. Other Jefferson County locations will be open Friday and Saturday but closed Sunday. Alabama Power: ...

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  20. 'I'm sure she fought until her last breath,' says brother of slain Miles College seniorRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2016 | Alabama Live

    Family members of a Miles College senior found dead alongside her boyfriend inside a Fairfield home said they are shocked by her violent death, and mourn a life and future cut short. Alshera Katrice Chew, 23, worked two jobs and was a full-time college student set to graduate in just a few months.

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