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New Sumiton school ready for class to begin
SUMITON — After spending the summer getting the school ready for students, teachers and staff are putting the finishing touches on the new Sumiton Elementary School to get it ready for students to ...
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Search on for two suspects in break-in
The Walker County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying two people caught on surveillance video Thursday at a Curry convenience store.
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Former Sipsey school targeted by vandals
Facility closed by county system at end of last school year
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Council agrees to $10K loan to sewer authority
DORA — The Dora City Council called a special meeting Tuesday night to discuss the financial difficulties of the East Walker Sewer Authority. The sewer authority asked the city to allocate $15,000 ...
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Officials looking for leak at Natatorium pool
Jasper City officials have been unable to find a leak that is draining 15,000 gallons of water per day from the indoor pool at Memorial Park Natatorium.
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No more significant cuts expected in county’s new budget
Walker County Commissioners are hopeful that they will not have to trim the budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
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PJ’s Restaurant nominated for state’s best steak competition
PJ’s Restaurant on Alabama Highway 69 North in Jasper was among several restaurants from across the state of Alabama nominated to participate once again in the statewide steak cooking competition b...
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Council hears from fire chief
SUMITON — The Sumiton City Council heard from Fire Chief David Waid regarding the city’s hazardous mitigation plan.
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BOE holds work session, discusses leasing land to city
Jasper City Board of Education members and assistant superintendent Jean Lollar discussed the leasing of some district property to the city of Jasper for recreational purposes during Tuesday’s work...
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Barber appointed to city BOE
Jasper City Council members appointed MaryBeth Rowland Barber to the Jasper City Board of Education during Tuesday morning’s council meeting.
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JPD hosts second National Night Out
The crowd was small for Tuesday’s National Night Out event sponsored by the Jasper Police Department, but those on hand enjoyed the many activities available for the kids. The event, now in its sec...
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Commissioners debate taking responsibility for private roads
Members of the Walker County Commission agreed Monday to take a closer look at how private roads are accepted into the county system and whether the old airport can host religious activities.
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