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Daily Mountain Eagle The City of Dora will be holding its fourth annual Horse Creek Jubilee on Saturday, May 6. The event will be held at the Dora Shopping Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature arts and crafts, live entertainment, a … more
Daily Mountain Eagle Students from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have spent the past few months organizing a campaign for the Walker College Foundation (WCF) in Jasper. The WCF is a nonprofit that provides scholarships for students … more
CARBON HILL — A state official from Main Street Alabama told the Carbon Hill City Council Thursday about ways that other cities are revitalizing themselves, as the city is planning to set up its own committee soon. Councilman McClain Burrough … more
DORA — Dora City Council members voted Thursday night to increase the rental rates for private events held at the empty T.S. Boyd Elementary School building. “When we first were given the school, we tried to make it as easy to rent as … more
Daily Mountain Eagle A local bill setting up a referendum for a proposed 1-cent sales tax in Walker County passed the Alabama Legislature on Thursday. The bill has been sent to Gov. Kay Ivey for her signature. A spokesman in the governor’s … more
The City of Dora will be holding its fourth annual Horse Creek Jubilee on Saturday, May 6. The event will be held at the Dora Shopping Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will feature arts and crafts, live entertainment, a children’s play area, … more
Memorial Park Elementary School recently received Jasper’s third free library. The free library program is designed for community members to leave a book and take a book, free of charge. After examining the success of other free libraries in Alabama, Jasper Main Street Executive Director Mike Putman worked to make the idea a reality in Jasper. more
Three Walker County residents received federal prison sentences this month for conspiring to traffic methamphetamine, Walker County Sheriff Jim Underwood announced Thursday. Evan Andrew Norris, 39, of Thach, was sentenced to 14 years in prison. Connie Hallmark Batchelor, 44, of Pineywoods was sentenced to eight years and four months. Allen M. Morgan, 35, of Pineywoods, was sentenced to five years and three months in prison. Lamar Wayne Owen, 54, of Curry is currently awaiting sentencing. more
The Eighth Annual Walt Williams Golden Deeds Ride and Concert will be held Saturday at Restoration Hall in downtown Jasper. The event is held each year in memory of Walt Williams, who died in a motorcycle accident in January 2010. Williams is described by his family and friends as a selfless pillar of his community who worked very hard for the people of Walker County. It’s only fitting that those same family and friends have worked hard to keep his civic-minded ideals alive with this special ride. more
The City of Jasper will be designated as an Alabama Community of Excellence next month, ACE-Jasper coordinator Tana Collins said Thursday. After two years of completing the three-phase approach of the Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) program, Jasper will receive the designation at the Alabama League of Municipalities Annual Convention in Birmingham on Saturday, May 20. more
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