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Foothills Festival 2016 was a success as people from all over the state and surrounding areas came to downtown Jasper to enjoy musical performances, food, shopping and entertainment. On Friday, the Foothills Festival kicked off with performances … more
The new Walker High School will have an additional wing, as approved by the Jasper City Schools Board of Education Monday night. The move is the beginning of a plan to consolidate schools within the district. Excluding the wing addition, the new Walker High School is still on track to be completed in September. more
A Walker County woman will be representing Alabama in August at the Mrs. United States Pageant in Las Vegas. Joeletta Barrentine, a Dora-based attorney, was named Mrs. Alabama United States 2016 after competing in May … more
Carbon Hill’s annual Hillfest celebration is set for this Friday and Saturday and will feature live music, vendors and bouncy houses and games for kids. In addition, there will be a cruise-in in the Bill and Sons parking … more
Fifty years. Six days a week. X number of prescriptions each day. Pharmacist Sam Glover can’t even guess how many he’s filled since he graduated from Samford University with his pharmacy degree. (He was in the last senior class at Howard College … more
Jeff Cook of the popular county music band Alabama made a visit to Jasper on Thursday to visit area students. Cook’s first stop was at T.R. Simmons Elementary School to see one of his fans — a fourth grader named Cameron Hagood. All fourth … more
A Walker County jury has convicted a Jasper man — for the second time — of robbing a convenience store almost six years ago. more
Jasper resident Guy Able is one of almost 60 hikers participating in the 2017 Alabama Trailblaze Challenge, with proceeds from this fundraiser going to Make-A-Wish. According to the Alabama Trailblaze website, the … more
When the Friday night lights would go on, a few years back, a junior named Braden Griffith was an avid drummer with the Walker High Vikings marching band. But Griffith was more avid than most. more
Walker County was met with trying times during 2016, but the year also unified residents and brought hope for many years to come. New developments and the completion of I-22 signaled a resurgence for the area. A crackdown on … more
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