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Candlelight vigil for crime victims set for Tuesday at downtown square
The third annual candlelight vigil honoring victims of violent crimes will be Tuesday starting at 6 p.m. in front of the Walker County Courthouse.
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WCCT to compete in Electrathon USA race
Students in the Walker County and Jasper City schools systems will compete against 28 high schools across central Alabama Monday in an “electric” way.
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Hitting the ground running
Mary Allen Jolley clearly remembers the first time she met future Congressman Carl Elliott: she was playing piano at an all-night gospel singing. “I was music teacher at Cold Springs High School, u...
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Branch to serve on state committee
Theodore Warren Branch of Cordova qualified and recently was elected to serve on the State Democratic Executive Committee.
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Home and Garden Show continues today
The seventh annual Walker County Home and Garden Show opened Friday at Jasper Mall.
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Display represents number of kids served by advocacy center since its opening
A crowd braved the gloom and drizzle Friday to place 49 pinwheels on the lawn of the Walker County Children’s Advocacy Center. Although the children’s toys look cheerful and happy, the reason for t...
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Task force purchases remotely operated underwater camera
SMITH LAKE — Members of the Smith Lake Task Force are hoping the tiny, remote-controlled submarine carrying an underwater camera will help cut their search and recovery time in half when working dr...
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‘Our school anchors, unifies our community’
The Walker County Schools board room was packed tight during Thursday night’s meeting as people flooded through the doorway eager to hear the public’s comments on the potential closings of three co...
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Judge: 5 life sentences for ‘despicable act’ on child
On Thursday, Walker County Circuit Judge Hoyt Elliott sentenced Michael Odell Logan, 34, of Dora, to five life sentences to be served consecutively, as well as additional consecutive sentences of 1...
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Students learn dangers of drinking, sign prom promise
CURRY — Appearing a little unsteady, seniors at Curry High School were seeing double Thursday morning as each one participated in activities where students received a first-hand experience of what ...
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Delinquent tax list compiled
Walker County Revenue Commissioner Jerry Guthrie is charged each spring with compiling a list of property owners who haven’t paid property taxes by Dec. 31 of the previous year.
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‘Walking for our veterans’
SAYRE — Growing up as a self-proclaimed “Army brat,” Carl Wentworth saw firsthand the sacrifices his father made to serve his country. His father served in Korea and Vietnam before retiring from th...
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Construction on grocery store begins in Cordova
CORDOVA — The countdown to the opening of Cordova’s new Piggly Wiggly accelerated on Tuesday with the official start of construction.
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