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Runoff election set for Tuesday
The Republican nomination for Walker County Sheriff will be settled Tuesday with a runoff election between the top two Republican candidates, J.C. Poe and Jim Underwood. The two men combined for ap...
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Cities looking at additional grants for walking tracks
DORA — With the City of Sumiton’s portion of the walking track complete and joined with Dora’s existing track, the trail now covers approximately three miles from the former T.S. Boyd School to Bev...
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Board presented information on new programs in county schools
Walker County Board of Education Superintendent Jason Adkins, board members and those in the audience heard interesting and exciting news during Thursday’s meeting.
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Community meetings begin this week
A series of community meetings organized by the Walker Area Community Foundation will kick off Tuesday night at Cordova High School.
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Girls basketball team exposed to CrossFit workouts
LUPTON — Members of the girls basketball team at Lupton Jr. High School were very active Wednesday morning as they wiped the sweat from their faces before dropping to the gym floor to do burpees, s...
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Teen receives top honor at Alabama Governor’s School
Cordova High School senior Kyle Allen was just one in a crowd of 91 high school students at the beginning of the Alabama Governor’s School, held on the campus of Samford University last month.
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JPD investigating woman’s death
Jasper police have confirmed that the death of a Jasper woman earlier this week is under investigation.
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Zombie Run set for Sunday afternoon in downtown Jasper; proceeds benefit Walker County Arts Alliance
Have you ever tried to outrun a zombie? Probably not, but you can do that Sunday afternoon thanks to the inaugural Zombie Fun Run that will be held in downtown Jasper.
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Want to be in a music video? Your chance comes Saturday
Shelbie Z., who gained popularity as a contestant on the hit NBC singing competition “The Voice,” is in the final stages of filming the video for her single “Walker County Way,” which was released ...
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Snow ends three decades with Jasper City School System
After 32 years in public education — with 31 of those years in the Jasper City School System — Suzanne Snow is retiring.
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BOE: Empty school buildings in Parrish, Sipsey, Dora turned over to communities
Walker County Board of Education Superintendent Jason Adkins was “ecstatic” during Thursday’s meeting due in part to the good news he received from Parrish Mayor Cedric Ramsey.
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