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  1. Obituary: Al Slaney was a 'keeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 3 | Telegram

    ... Members of that 1975 Laurentians team included (from left), front row: Greg Quirke, Rudy Slaney, Frank Haskell, Tom Tarrant, Al Slaney, Ray Molloy, Clem Edwards, Jim Loder and Frank Pittman; back row: Bob Slaney, Bren Slaney, Keith Farrell, Mario ...

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  2. Oliver Robinson must face the north Birmingham residents he betrayedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Alabama Live

    ... clients (Drummond Coal and ABC Coke) ahead of the men, women and children of north Birmingham, the residents of Tarrant and Inglenook who were perhaps being poisoned by high levels of lead, arsenic, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and God ...

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  3. 'Man up!': After surviving gunshots, a Dad inspires othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 9, 2017 | The Decatur Daily

    Thirteen years ago today, Birmingham cab driver Eldridge Knighton was shot twice in the head and left for dead in a robbery on a dark street near the remote Tarrant landfill. Instantly blinded in one eye, Knighton pulled himself out of the ditch where he had collapsed, staggered a block to the first house he could find and banged on the front door pleading for help.

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  4. Hydraulic repair co. finishes $850,000 Tarrant upgradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2017 | Alabama Live

    National Mill Maintenance has invested $850,000 in its 12,500-square-foot Tarrant facility, which will support 27 additional jobs. NMM does hydraulic repairs, on-site millwright and maintenance services and other custom manufacturing jobs for companies like U.S. Steel and Nucor.

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  5. Former cab driver who survived 2 bullets to the head tells other Birmingham men to 'man...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... driver Eldridge Knighton was shot twice in the head and left for dead in a robbery on a dark street near the remote Tarrant landfill. Instantly blinded in one eye, Knighton pulled himself out of the ditch where he had collapsed, staggered a block to ...

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  6. Man, 64, identified as victim killed in fiery Tarrant crashRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Authorities on Friday released the name of a man killed in a fiery traffic crash in Tarrant earlier this week. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Donald Ray Wilson.

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  7. Investigation ongoing into fiery Tarrant crash that killed 1Read the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... the median and struck a northbound pickup truck. The impact on the truck's gas tank caused an immediate blaze, said Tarrant police Chief Dennis Reno, and both vehicles caught fire. "It was an instant fire,'' Reno said. The driver of the pickup truck ...

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  8. 1 fatality in wreck on Highway 79, all lanes closedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Authorities with the Tarrant Police Department say one person died after a multi-car wreck. The crash occurred on Highway 79 in the 400 block of Pinson Valley Parkway.

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  9. 'He's a true predator': Man accused of using Facebook to lure teen boys for sex faces 11 new chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... prosecutors, a Jefferson County judge has revoked his bond on the 2016 charges because of his additional charges. Tarrant police in September 2016 charged Holyfield with the crimes of attempted sodomy, enticing a child for immoral purposes and ...

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  10. Man found dead after falling from train in TarrantRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The man was found at around 7 a.m. in the CSX rail yard at 2900 Seaboard Road in the Tarrant area, Birmingham police and Birmingham Fire and Rescue said.

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  11. Oliver Robinson, under investigation by two agencies, speaks outRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Former Alabama Rep. Oliver Robinson, who is under investigation by both state and federal agencies and was the subject of an in-depth story by AL.com this week, responded to questions Thursday to Birmingham's public radio station WBHM. He acknowledged the investigation, and confirmed, as AL.com reported, that it involved his relationship with the powerful law firm Balch & Bingham and efforts to encourage residents in poor areas of North Birmingham and Tarrant to resist federal officials seeking to clean up the sites by naming them to the Superfund's National Priorities List.

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  12. Two men, 37 and 83, die from unrelated falls in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... industrial accident. Authorities responded at 6:55 p.m. to the 1500 block of Sterlite Drive in Birmingham, north of Tarrant. The Georgia man was part of a Tradesman International crew working on a new construction project at Kamtek Corporation, ...

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  13. Get a look into the life of 3 pilotsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... At last count, Warren estimates he's been to more than 30 countries. Lowe, who grew up in a blue-collar family in Tarrant, Alabama, worked as an electrician before attending flight school. He first got his private license, flew with that for a ...

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  14. Jefferson County school board schedules Sunday meeting on possible employee 'appointment'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    ... Jefferson County Public Schools, announced she will resign July 1. It will be held at the offices of law firm Wyatt, Tarrant & Combs on the 28th floor of the PNC Plaza, 500 W. Jefferson Street. The board's meeting is open to the public, although a ...

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  15. Pedestrian struck, killed on Highway 79 in Tarrant Thursday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Alabama Live

    Lt. Larry Rice said police received a call about an accident on Highway 79 and Commerce Circle at approximately 5:44 a.m. A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle in a "tragic accident," Rice said. The pedestrian was pronounced dead on the scene.

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  16. Jefferson County man indicted in death of wife whose body was found 2 years after killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Alabama Live

    ... murder charge in the 2014 death of his wife, Paula Anne Worcester. Her body was found in 2016. ( ) A 44-year-old Tarrant man has been indicted in the shooting death of his wife whose body was found in 2016 after she had been missing for two years. A ... 1 comment

  17. Apartments, retail space planned for Tafel Motors propertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    ... east in Jefferson County and build an eight-story apartment complex in its place. Jon Baker, an attorney for Wyatt, Tarrant and Combs, which is representing the developer, Investment Property Advisors or IPA, said floors two through eight would be ...

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  18. Case of teen charged with killing Continental Bakery worker bound over to grand juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The capital murder case of a teenager who police say fatally shot a man through his car window was bound over to a grand jury today. Joshawn Darnell McCall, 19, was arrested and charged with capital murder on Feb. 1, after a shooting in Tarrant left 30-year-old Marcus Jermaine Felder dead.

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  19. ATF offering reward after 17 guns stolen from Pawn Shop on Pinson Valley ParkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Trussville Tribune

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives in conjunction with the Tarrant Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation , the trade association for the firearms industry, have announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for the theft of firearms from Scott's Jewelry and Pawn, a federal firearm licensee . On April 5, Scott's Jewelry and Pawn, 1944 Pinson Valley Parkway, Tarrant, was burglarized and approximately 17 firearms were reported stolen to the Tarrant Police Department.

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  20. Watch thieves steal 17 guns from Tarrant pawn shop: Can you ID the suspects?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | Alabama Live

    The break-in happened about 2 a.m. Wednesday at Scott's Pawn and Jewelry at 1944 Pinson Valley Parkway, said Tarrant police Det. Sgt. Phillip George.

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