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Issues arise at new school in Sumiton
Issues with a sewer pump at the new Sumiton Elementary School required maintenance workers to dig up an area behind the school Tuesday afternoon. Students were released from school 30 minutes early...
Aug 20, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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City, county students head back to school
Thousands of kids donned backpacks, hopped on school buses or in their parents’ vehicles and returned to classrooms across the state Monday, including students in both county and city school system...
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Starting back to school
School starts back this week for many areas around the country, and I spent time reflecting about my early days in school.
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Bank hosting juice box drive for Backyard Blessings
Security Federal Savings Bank on 3rd Avenue in Jasper is holding its third annual juice box drive for Backyard Blessings.
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Jasper native Marona Posey turns history and imagination into family-saga murder mysteries
It’s not just every day that you say to yourself, “I’m going to write a novel.” But Marona Posey clearly remembers the day her realization came. Like many of her ideas, it came to her while driving...
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County debuts Anonymous Alerts system
Students in Walker County schools may feel a little safer going back to school this year thanks to a new anonymous bullying alert system.
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State’s top school official visits county
Bice encourages local educators as new school year begins
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SCRIMMAGES, TEAM EVENTS ON TAP
Walker will host a special “Meet the Vikings” event beginning at 7 p.m. today at Kiro-Gambrell Field. Cordova Blue Devils will host their annual “Blue Devil Day” beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday. Carbo...
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Local Legion hall turned into wartime museum
Walking into Walter Myers Post 101 in Carbon Hill is like stepping into a time machine.
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‘People love football in Alabama’
Sports fans flock to new football exhibit
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'FOOTBALL FEVER' EXHIBIT OPENS TODAY
Pat Morrison puts the final touches Monday on a special “Football Fever in Walker County” exhibit that opens today at the Bankhead House and Heritage Center. The exhibit, which is sponsored by the ...
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Veterans Court established in county
District Judge Greg Williams will preside over Walker County’s first veterans-only docket on Thursday.
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Council meeting centers on city’s new garbage truck
CARBON HILL — Carbon Hill City Council members were informed during Friday night’s special called meeting that the city’s new garbage truck has been ordered, and not a minute too soon.
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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County’s annual rabies clinic begins Monday
Dr. Sonny Springer, Walker County’s rabies officer, announced of the course of the next two weeks the 2014 Rabies Clinic will be setting up at various locations around the county to conduct yearly ...
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‘Support Coal’ rally planned for Labor Day at Old York
There are few people — if any — in Walker County whose lives aren’t directly or indirectly touched by the coal industry.
Aug 10, 2014 | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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