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Natatorium hosts Special Olympics sectional swim meet
More than 110 special needs athletes from across north Alabama were in Jasper this week to compete in a Special Olympics of Alabama sectional swim meet at the Memorial Park Natatorium.
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Dancing for a cure
Winners of the Relay for Life of Walker County’s “Dancing with the Stars of Hope” held Friday night at Bevill State’s Rowland Auditorium were Danny Arnold and Yvonne Brown, pictured above. Second- ...
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Sumiton Christian joins state’s new scholarship fund
The Alabama Accountability Act was passed by the House and Senate in February 2013 in an effort to equip all Alabama students with a quality education and prepare them for a bright future. Sumiton ...
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Town’s first neighborhood watch meeting set for Tuesday
OAKMAN — Oakman will hold its first neighborhood watch meeting on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Community Center.
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Bomb threat shuts down courthouse
The Walker County Courthouse and annex were evacuated on Thursday morning in response to a bomb threat.
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Jasper man charged in sex abuse case
A Jasper man remains in the Walker County Jail after being charged with sexually abusing a female juvenile.
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Portion of I-22 to shut down for paving
Starting Monday, westbound lanes of I-22 from Industrial Boulevard in Jasper to Carbon Hill’s Exit 57 will be closed, as a contractor for the Alabama Department of Transportation begins repaving th...
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CH eighth-graders delve deep into Middle Ages
CARBON HILL — Eighth-grade students at Carbon Hill Junior High went “medieval” Wednesday morning, donning peasant-type attire, blasting catapults and building castles.
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Council hears from city’s new acting police chief
CARBON HILL — After starting Wednesday’s city council meeting with a 25-minute executive session, the Carbon Hill City Council voted to demote the city’s police chief to lieutenant.
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City council reschedules after illegal meeting
CARBON HILL — Members of the Carbon Hill City Council voted on a few issues Monday night but realized shortly after that all votes and discussions were null and void.
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Curry FBLA raises money for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
CURRY — Curry High School’s Future Business Leaders of America Club recently raised a large sum of money that will be donated to a worthwhile foundation.
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Council OKs Walker County Health Action Partnership event for May 3
The Walker County Health Action Partnership will host a special event in May to bring awareness to health issues in the county.
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Hobby Lobby signs lease deal
A national retailer specializing in crafts and home décor has officially signed a lease to open its newest store in Jasper.
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BSCC faculty meets new acting president
The faculty and staff of Bevill State Community College had an opportunity to briefly meet their new acting president, Thomas Huebner Jr., on Tuesday.
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Richardson named acting police chief
CARBON HILL — Carbon Hill Police Chief Ron Colburn was demoted to lieutenant last week following a city council meeting Tuesday night.
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