Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. Finalists named for empty Birmingham City Council seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Alabama Live

    ... Councilors Lashunda Scales and Sheila Tyson, Districts 1 and 6 respectively, were elected to seats on the Jefferson County Commission. They vacated their posts in November. Clinton Woods - He is the owner of Prescott Contracting, a general ...


  2. JCC backs dismissal of Rockwool suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    With possibly millions of dollars in potential legal liability looming, the Jefferson County Commission voted 4-1 Thursday to oppose a lawsuit seeking to nullify a corporate tax-relief package approved for the Rockwool insulation factory in Ranson. The JCC's decision directs attorneys for the commission to ask a Jefferson County Circuit Court judge to dismiss the lawsuit filed by a nonprofit citizens group fighting the Rockwool factory.


  3. James Royce HolcombRead the original story

    Jul 14, 2016 | County Record

    Royce was born on September 30, 1939 in the community of Bassfield in Jefferson County, MS to Thomas Ruben and Callie Holcomb and had lived in Liberty County for most of his life. He was a retired stumper with over 58 years of service and also worked in land site preparation.


  4. Jeffco judge hurt in hit-and-run released from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Alabama Live

    ... was killed while Alan and Kendall were injured in a hit-and-run Thursday night in Denver. (Facebook) ( The Jefferson County judge and his daughter who were wounded in an incident that left the judge's wife dead have been released from a Denver ...


  5. Jeffco judge's race: Will a disqualified candidate win?Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2018 | Alabama Live

    Although the Democratic nominee for one Jefferson County judgeship position is disqualified, votes are still being tallied to see if the Republican candidate can take the spot or if the governor will have to appoint someone to sit on the bench. Jefferson County Circuit Court Place 16 has been one of the county's most contested judicial races, after Democratic nominee Linda Hall was disqualified from the race in October.


  6. Flagged voters included elderly, displaced Harvey victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2018 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Jefferson County Judge Justin Sanderson ordered Monday for the public posting of several dozen voter's names whose mail-in ballots were rejected from the mid-term election.


  7. Jefferson County officials honor woman who helped stop impaired driverRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2018 | Martinsburg Journal

    Jefferson County officials recognized a resident Wednesday after she assisted police in the arrest of an individual driving impaired. On Wednesday, April 4, emergency dispatchers were contacted regarding a vehicle that was traveling westbound in the eastbound lane of W.Va.


  8. Discussions of City Court project could begin againRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2018 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... for so long. He prefers a two-story, standalone building in a city-owned, 14-space parking lot next to the Jefferson County Courthouse on Arsenal Street. The court facility would be connected to the county courthouse by a covered skyway. Some ...


  9. Jefferson County Vision files lawsuits against development authority, commissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2018 | Martinsburg Journal

    Jefferson County Vision, a nonprofit group that opposes the building of the Rockwool insulation plant in Jefferson County, filed two civil lawsuits Monday alleging violations of the West Virginia Freedom of Information Act. The lawsuits, which both seek declaratory and injunctive relief, were filed in Jefferson County Circuit Court and name the Jefferson County Development Authority in one suit and the Jefferson County Commission in the other.


  10. The Sandusky Christ of Christ campus is now up for sale for $485,000.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2018 | Alabama Live

    ... defendant Phillip Brown, who joined the church in 2008 and was associate minister of the church in 2012. A Jefferson County Circuit Court jury ruled on Oct. 3 that Brown was guilty of conspiracy to remove church money and acting wrongly as a trustee ...


  11. Judge grants access for documents on candidate's residencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Alabama Live

    A judge ruled Thursday that attorneys should have access to a Jefferson County judicial candidate's documents that may reveal where she permanently lives. A Jefferson County voter filed a lawsuit late last month, claiming Linda Hall isn't eligible for the judicial seat she's campaigning for because she doesn't live in Jefferson County.


  12. Judge candidates divided on county's growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2018 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    Mitch Templeton takes his turn respinding to a question as he and Melody Chappell, judicial candidates for 172nd District Court, join in a public forum moderated by retired Magistrate Judge Earl Hines at the Jefferson County Courthouse Tuesday.


  13. UPDATED: Pedestrian struck, killed on Center Point Parkway, JeffCo Sheriffa s Office vehicle involvedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2018 | The Trussville Tribune

    A pedestrian was struck and killed on Center Point Parkway on Monday night in an incident that involved a Jefferson County Sheriff's Office vehicle. The incident occurred around 10:30 p.m. in front of the Jefferson County Courthouse in Center Point.


  14. Three domestic, sex abuse agencies to cover countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Daily Jefferson County Union

    Beginning Oct. 1, Jefferson County residents and law enforcement agencies will have three options when seeking advocacy and support services for those in domestic or sexual violence crisis. People Against A Violent Environment Inc. in Dodge County, New Beginnings APFV in Walworth County and People Against Domestic and Sexual Abuse in Jefferson County all will be handling the domestic abuse and sexual violence crisis calls within Jefferson County for the foreseeable future.


  15. Hunter Education class set Oct. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... on his or her 12th birthday. Before the class, students should pick up a Hunter Education manual from the Jefferson County Park office or the Jefferson County Recorder's Office in the Jefferson County Courthouse and complete the questions at the ...


  16. Jefferson County man arrested for raping 9-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2018 | Post Register

    The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office arrested a man Sept. 5 after a young girl reported he had raped and groped her while babysitting.


  17. Two dead, including 11-year-old, in Jefferson County crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2018 | WLBT-TV Jackson

    ... and 11-year-old Cristal Tyler were in a 2008 Chevrolet, when Shalander went off the road and hit a tree. Jefferson County School District Superintendent of Education Vincent Turner said Shalander was a substitute teacher for the district and her ...


  18. Group asks Arkansas court to strike casinos ballot measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Mississippi Business Journal

    A group asked Arkansas' highest court on Monday to disqualify a ballot measure that would legalize four casinos in the state, claiming the proposal's wording is ambiguous and misleading to voters.


  19. Public hearing held for CAFORead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County Supervisors held a public hearing Tuesday evening to hear from county residents regarding a proposed expansion to a confinement operation about 6 miles northeast of Fairfield on Olive Avenue. A confinement, also known as a confined animal feeding operation raises hundreds and often thousands of animals for market.


  20. Supervisors debate guns in courthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2018 | The Fairfield Ledger

    The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors met Monday to debate a previously tabled agenda item about variances in the County's gun-carry policy for the courthouse. The board conducted other business including a public hearing to vacate a road, and a discussion with the county engineer about cost estimates for resurfacing three county roads.