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County BOE meets briefly Thursday morning
The Walker County Board of Education briefly met Thursday morning.
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Family won’t give up search for man missing for 31 years
A local woman continues to seek closure more than 30 years after her brother disappeared under mysterious circumstances.
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Investigators say foul play not suspected in death of Quinton man
Walker County Sheriff’s investigators spent Wednesday morning searching a wooded area off KD Byrd Station Road in Quinton for a man who had reportedly been missing since the first of August.
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Poker run raises $40K for nonprofits
The Mike Beasley Memorial Foundation board of directors announced that its annual poker run on Smith Lake raised $40,889 this year at the board’s appreciation dinner held Tuesday night at Cafe Bill...
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Cordova senior center director retires after eight years on the job
Syble Keeton has not only been the director of the Cordova Senior Center for the past eight years; she has also been its strongest advocate.
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$30K remodel project sparks controversy
The administrative offices at the Walker County Sheriff’s Office are getting a facelift. Sheriff John Mark Tirey said he expects to spend between $30,000 and $35,000 on the improvements, which cons...
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T. S. Boyd School vandalized
Vandals broke into the old T. S. Boyd School this week and did minor damage to the gym, lunchroom and other assorted areas of the building.
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Drivers must be mindful of buses to ensure student safety
The most important rule individuals need to know while driving on the roadways this school year is simple: STOP!
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Sumiton Fire receives award for safety education
SUMITON — Sumiton Fire and Rescue received a letter this week notifying them that they had received a Life Safety Achievement Award for fire prevention accomplishments in 2013.
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Council OKs key list for storm shelter
CORDOVA — The Cordova City Council voted Tuesday night on how the keys for the new Theodore W. Branch storm shelter should be distributed.
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Officials: Fire at Dora business ‘suspicious’
DORA — All-Star Sports Grill in the Dora Shopping Center burned Tuesday morning.
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Groundbreaking held for county’s new animal shelter
The Walker County Humane and Adoption Center is one step closer to becoming a reality following a groundbreaking ceremony that was held Tuesday afternoon.
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Work progressing on Dovertown bridge
A crew works Monday afternoon on Dovertown Bridge in Cordova. The bridge, which was constructed in 1974, has been closed since July 14 to allow for repairs. County engineer Mike Short said one sect...
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Measures in place to avoid situation like Missouri debacle
As the world watches and debates the events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, one local police department already has measures in place to protect the officers and citizens from a similar situation.
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Blackwater club part of local bicycling boom throughout United States
If you’re driving a backwoods two-lane road, it’s not unusual to see a lone bicycle rider cruising along, enjoying the scenery. But if you come upon a couple of dozen riders at once, in matching ch...
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