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Editor's note: The following is part of an Emerging Leaders series to feature the accomplishments of one seventh or eighth grade student from each middle school in Walker County.  Colby … more
In a set of astonishingly low record unemployment numbers where every Alabama county saw a decrease, Walker County posted a 3 percent jobless figure in May, while most of the counties were below 4 … more
Senate Majority Leader Greg Reed (R-Jasper) announced Wednesday that the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) has awarded a grant of $378,605 to the Walker County Children’s Advocacy Center, a non-profit that serves children and adolescents who are the victims of sexual abuse, severe physical abuse or who have witnessed violent crimes. The Children’s Advocacy Center provides its services at no cost to victims or their families. more
Fourteen percent of Walker Countians are illiterate, and a local organization is aiming to change that.The Literacy Council of Walker County has been working since 1997 to bring reading and writing … more
DORA — A Dora native and a photographer from New York City are hoping to turn Dora residents into the main feature in a new art project. Tanya Rouse and … more
CORDOVA — The Cordova City Council discussed turning a portion of the city’s skate park into batting cages at Tuesday’s meeting. more
Chassidy Sumler, a 24-year-old graduate student at UAB pursuing a master's degree in biology, was crowned the 2018 Miss Walker County Saturday night at Rowland Hall at Bevill State Community College in Jasper. For more photos from the pageant, go to the Daily Mountain Eagle’s Facebook page. more
Ten people have been arrested across the county in recent days on charges ranging from possessing illegal drugs to stolen property. On Saturday, deputies from the Walker County Sheriff’s … more
Sheriff candidate Steven Shaver of Parrish, who came in third in Tuesday's Republican primary balloting, said Friday that he is endorsing vote leader Nick Smith over Sheriff Jim Underwood. It is … more
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