Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jefferson County, AL. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 3,555 in Jefferson County, AL

  1. Brasch WordsTEA Party Snake Oil for SaleRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... seen the first municipal bankruptcy - of many to come, I believe - in Central Falls, R.I., and others like Jefferson County, Ala., preparing to vote on declaring Chapter 11. Global economies are exhausted, teetering on collapse. The entire fiat ...

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  2. Sun Suites in Vestavia Hills sold for $3.6MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    Atlanta-based InTown Suites has acquired the Sun Suites hotel from LH 2007 Properties LLC for $3.6 million, according to Jefferson County public records. Located at 424 Commons Dr., the 135-guest-room hotel is located just off of Lakeshore Parkway and about a mile from I-65.

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  3. Investor paid $76M for Wells Fargo TowerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Business Journal

    Santa Monica, Calif.-based Hertz Investment Group acquired downtown's Wells Fargo Tower earlier this month in a $417 million portfolio purchase form Chicago's Equity Commonwealth. According to Jefferson County public records, Hertz Investment Group paid $75.9 million for the building, which previously sold for $68 million in 2011.

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  4. A look at new Birmingham superintendent's $202,000 contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... here . Birmingham's superintendent is the third-highest paid superintendent in the state, following Jefferson County at $228,000 (36,000 students) and Mobile County at $204,000 (57,000 students). Castlin-Gacutan's work-related expenses are covered, ...

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  5. Trial of 2 former JP Morgan executives in Jefferson County sewer...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The civil fraud lawsuit against two bankers involved in Jefferson County's multi-billion-dollar sewer bond deals a decade ago has been set for trial in January if the parties can't work out resolution by Oct. 31, a federal judge ordered this week. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in 2009 filed a lawsuit against former J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. executives Charles LeCroy and Douglas MacFaddin.

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  6. Pets left in hot cars is a grave problem, says shelter chief medical officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Two small terrier-mix dogs were rescued from a sweltering pickup truck in Jefferson County on June 14 , and Mason, a police dog, died June 19 after being forgotten in his handler's patrol vehicle during a conference in Gulf Shores . In a period of just five days last week, an Alabama police dog died after being forgotten in the back seat of a patrol car at a conference in Gulf Shores, and two other pups were rescued alive after spending seven hours in a hot truck in Jefferson County.

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  7. Forecast: Heat continues in Birmingham before rain comes at the end of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Heat indexes as high as 105 degrees may also be possible in Jefferson County and other areas in central Alabama. 2015 Alabama Media Group All rights reserved .

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  8. Leeds police investigating shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | ABC 33/40

    ... a fast growing industry, especially in Alabama. Nidia Fernandez-Lee teaches at Shades Valley High School in Jefferson County. This... Alabama is leading the nation in bringing computer science courses to the classroom. In fact, teachers are going ...

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  9. No shots fired in deadly weekend chase from Leeds to Tuscaloosa County, authorities sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... wounds. "I can tell you he wasn't shot,'' Hood said. The ordeal began just after 10 p.m. Friday when the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office was notified that Leeds police were in pursuit of a robbery suspect driving a Chevrolet Tahoe. The chase was ...

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  10. Former Lakeside Baptist youth minister sentenced for sex abuse of minorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... already serving. The Cherokee County sentence will run concurrent with the 15-year sentence he received in Jefferson County Court on May 15, according to a June 19 court filing in Cherokee County. Davis pleaded guilty to second-degree attempted ...

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  11. 56-year-old woman killed in Hueytown crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Karen Paige Byers was pronounced dead on the scene, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.

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  12. Jefferson County's claim of 500 job vacancies is a 'publicity stunt,' says court filingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Jefferson County does not have 504 job vacancies prepared to be filled and the number may be part of a "publicity stunt" on behalf of the county, according to a court filing. Rowan Wilson, an attorney for plaintiffs in the county's hiring discrimination case, said a job vacancy report submitted by county officials is "a document of doubtful reliability, full of perplexing information."

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  13. Walkers, cyclists get a new trail in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... in the Red Rock Ridge & Valley Trail System , a system of trails and street paths being built throughout Jefferson County. The Jones Valley Trail will connect with the Rotary Trail , a five block pedestrian greenway through the former "railroad cut" ...

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  14. Eye on Jefferson: Commissioners to consider open-space plan, funds...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2015 | Peninsula Daily News

    The three Jefferson County commissioners will consider approving an update of the Parks, Recreation and Open Space plan and conduct a hearing on Conservation Futures funding applications when they meet today. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. in commissioners' chambers at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

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  15. 7th man arrested in year-long Jefferson County drug investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WTVM

    A seventh person has been arrested following a year-long investigation into the sale of illegal drugs in a community in Northern Jefferson County. Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale said the men were selling drugs, mostly heroin and marijuana, out of the Dixiana community.

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  16. Vandals strike Oak Grove Memorial parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | WTVM

    Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies are looking for the people who broke into Oak Grove Memorial Park and vandalized it. The park is located on Lock 17 Road.

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  17. Vandals cause $10,000 worth of damage, spray graffiti at Oak Grove Memorial ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... graffiti, and knocked open an empty safe, Campbell said. He thinks a sledgehammer was used. The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, which is investigating the break-in, said copper wire and extension cords were stolen. "We built that thing from ...

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  18. Deputies arrest woman for armed robbery in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Trussville Tribune

    Deputies from Jefferson and Cullman counties arrested Kendra Peoples, 23, of Empire and charged her with first degree robbery in connection with a June 9 armed robbery of the Corner Quick Stop. Officers said Peoples admitted that she was involved in the robbery.

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  19. Gun-wielding woman nabbed in Jeffco store holdupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Alabama Live

    An Empire woman is behind bars after authorities say she robbed a Jefferson County convenience store at gunpoint last week. Kendra Peoples, 23, is charged with first-degree robbery.

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  20. 7th suspect in year-long Jeffco drug probe now behind barsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A seventh man is now in custody in connection with a year-long probe into the sale of illegal drugs in a northern Jefferson County community. Operation Active Diligence targeted dealers in the Dixiana community north of Pinson, Jefferson County sheriff's officials announced Monday.

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