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Second Paula Wade scholarship chili cook off set for Saturday in Jasper
Teams from across Walker County are set to converge on Scott Crump Toyota in Jasper to find out who cooks the best chili in the area.
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City Council approves bond issuance for construction of new Walker High School
Jasper City Council members took a huge leap forward Tuesday night in their bid to help fund construction of a new Walker High School.
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Oakman hosts orientation for prospective students in 2014-15
OAKMAN — Students, faculty and staff at Oakman High School welcomed potential transfers and their families during Tuesday night’s open house.
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T.J. Maxx to open May 4, company says
Jasper’s newest retail business will open its doors May 4.
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County looking at litter problems
Members of the Walker County Commission are looking at new ways to tackle the local litter problem, including requiring county residents to pay for garbage pickup. The topic was discussed at Monday...
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The heat is on
Firefighters train with help from Ala. Fire College
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4-H students participating in state Chick Chain Project
Approximately 400 baby chickens arrived at the Walker County Extension Office on Wednesday.
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Pilot Club to host annual luncheon
If you missed last year’s performance by Daniel “River Dan” Rogers at the Pilot Club of Jasper’s annual Adminsitrative Professionals Luncheon, don’t fret. “River Dan” is coming back.
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Curry couple carries on ancient agricultural traditions
To the uninitiated, the sayings sound like either gibberish or some secret code. But the practice of “planting by the signs” — a combination of the Zodiac and phases of the moon, as memorialized in...
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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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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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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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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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