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  1. Suspect captured after chase, robbery in Shelby CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | ABC 33/40

    ... deputies stopped the vehicle and placed the suspect under arrest without injury or further incident. The mayor of Gardendale is resigning from his position to begin working as Jefferson County chief of staff.County Commission President David ...

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  2. Gardendale mayor resigns to take county jobRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | ABC 33/40

    The mayor of Gardendale is resigning from his position to begin working as Jefferson County chief of staff. County Commission President David Carrington told local media Tuesday that Othell Phillips is expected to begin his new job on Aug. 1. Carrington says Phillips has business experience and trimmed the city's budget by nearly $2 million.

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  3. Gardendale's mayor to resign, named JeffCo chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Jefferson County Commission President David Carrington has named Gardendale's mayor his chief of staff. Carrington said Othell Phillips will resign from the mayor's office and is expected to start his new job on Aug. 1. He currently earns $57,000 as mayor.

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  4. JeffCo Commissioner Carrington names Gardendale mayor new chief of staffRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... banking industry and owning his own mortgage company. Carrington also pointed to Phillips' success as mayor of Gardendale, including cutting more than $1 million out of his budget going into office and being known for working with state, local and ...

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  5. Gardendale mayor to serve as chief of staff for Jeffco's David CarringtonRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Phillips will join Carrington's staff on August 1. He will be paid $78,500 annually and replaces Pascal Caputo who left the county last week to join the Southern Co. Phillips said he was honored to serve as Gardendale's mayor during over the past seven years, "a period of unprecedented economic growth and fiscal discipline," he said.

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  6. 7th man arrested in year-long Jefferson County drug investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | WTVM

    ... mostly heroin and marijuana, out of the Dixiana community. But he said their reach was much broader including Gardendale, Kimberly, Morris, Center Point, Pinson and southern Blount County. Forty-year-old Christopher Ray Stubbs of Pinson was charged ...

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  7. Gardendale Man Gets 15 Years for Mount Olive Pharmacy RobberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2011 | Federal Bureau of Investigation

    U.S. District Judge Abdul Kallon today sentenced a Gardendale man to 15 years in prison for the October 2010 robbery of a Mount Olive pharmacy, announced U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance and FBI Special Agent in Charge Patrick Maley. ROBERT BLAIR VICK, 28, pleaded guilty in October 2011 to robbing The Pharmacy on Mount Olive Road of pharmaceutical drugs.

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  8. Hunter Wins Walmart Bass Fishing League Bama Division Event on Lay LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | FishingWorld

    Bo Hunter of Gardendale, Alabama, weighed a 5-bass limit totaling 15 lbs, 13 oz Saturday to win the Bama Division tournament on Lay Lake and a check for $4,127. Bo Hunter of Gardendale, Alabama, weighed a five-bass limit totaling 15 pounds, 13 ounces Saturday to win the fourth Walmart Bass Fishing League Bama Division tournament of 2015 on Lay Lake.

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  9. Convicted rapist charged in weekend attempted kidnapping of Gardendale store clerkRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | Alabama Live

    A convicted rapist is in custody after he tried to kidnap a clerk at the Circle K in Gardendale on Sunday. The attempted abduction happened just after 4:30 a.m. at the Fieldstown Road store.

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  10. Man in custody after allegedly attempting to force clerk into restroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | WTVM

    A man police say attempted to force a clerk into a restroom at the Circle K on Fieldstown Road was taken into custody on Sunday. Gardendale police say the incident occurred at 4:32 Sunday morning.

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  11. Man previously arrested in cigar counterfeiting ring, 1 other charged in EBT fraud...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 5 | Alabama Live

    ... and sending at least some of the profits via wire transfer to Yemen. The District Attorney's Office, the FBI, the Gardendale Police Department, the USDA, the Alabama Department of Human Resources and the Secret Service all worked together on the ...

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  12. Alabama Corner Stores Part of Huge Food Stamp Scam: OfficialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 4 | News Max

    A sweeping Alabama investigation into food stamp fraud uncovered a massive cheating scam that cost the government hundreds of thousands of dollars and found that the scammers wired some of their profits to Yemen, according to Alabama.com . Operation T-Bone began in February, after a man shoplifted steaks and other items at a Walmart in Gardendale, Alabama.

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  13. Stores Turn EBT Into Cash, Drugs, Profit Sent To YemenRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sweetness & Light

    ... "We actually had to cut off the number we were going to prosecute this round." A couple of steaks shoplifted at a Gardendale Walmart three months ago led to the biggest food stamp fraud investigation in Jefferson County's history, and launched 11 ...

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  14. Alabama Food Stamp Scam Leads Feds All the Way to YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | News Max

    ... about a beneficiary card, someone will sell you one. It's everywhere." The investigation began in February when Gardendale, Ala., police arrested a man for shoplifting steaks and other items at Walmart; he told authorities he was stealing so he ...

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  15. Authorities raid 11 Birmingham convenience stores as part of EBT fraud investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | WAFF-TV Huntsville

    ... 17 of those suspects so far. The investigation began in February after a man was arrested for stealing from a Gardendale Walmart. Falls said the suspect alerted authorities to widespread public assistance fraud. Falls said the suspects charged would ...

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  16. Massive raids on convenience stores in EBT fraud probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Alabama Live

    A couple of steaks shoplifted at a Gardendale Walmart three months ago led to the biggest food stamp fraud investigation in Jefferson County's history, and launched 12 simultaneous raids this morning at convenience stores countywide. Led by the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office, teams of law enforcement officers met at 5 a.m. for a briefing and then fanned out across the county beginning at 6:50 a.m. The officers and agents were armed with 242 search warrants and plans to arrest 17 suspects.

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  17. Gardendale native in D.C. this summer for Library of Congress internshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Alabama Live

    After graduating, Ray moved to Texas to attend UT Austin. Her academic advisor encouraged her to apply to the Junior Fellows program, but she never expected to be accepted.

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  18. Funeral arrangements announced for 1 of 2 Jefferson County teens killed in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | ABC 33/40

    Funeral arrangements have been made for one of the two Jefferson County teens killed in Thursday night's crash near Morris, ABC 33/40's Marissa Mitchell reports. A visitation for 16-year-old Carson Thomas will be held Saturday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at The New Gardendale Funeral Home.

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  19. Expansion of JeffCo International Baccalaureate to middle school grades on hold while...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... could take years, Pouncey said, but the approval of the middle school IB expansion should be a shorter-term item. Gardendale's formation of an independent school system separate from Jefferson County is subject to the same federal court review. The ...

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  20. Gardendale BOE says it's not ready to assume control of schools from Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | ABC 33/40

    The newly-formed City of Gardendale Board of Education today announced it is not yet ready to assume control of the schools from Jefferson County. "The City of Gardendale Board of Education stands firm in its belief that a transfer of operational control of the schools located within the city limits of Gardendale is in the best interests of students.

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