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BOE votes to close 3 schools
A wave of emotion swept over the crowd at the Walker County Board of Education meeting Thursday afternoon as superintendent Jason Adkins and board members decided to close three public schools.
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Rowe: Shots fired in incident in west Jasper
JPD officer slightly injured, treated at WBMC
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WCSO searching for owners of recovered items
The Winston County Sheriff’s Office is hoping to return a special item to its rightful owner.
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CPD gains reserve officer, tracking dog
CORDOVA — The Cordova Police Department got two officers for the price of none when Alex Daniel joined the reserve program. Daniel is the owner of Ellie, a certified tracking dog.
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Council increases donation to city’s Horse Creek Jubilee
DORA — Dora’s City Council voted to increase its donation to the city’s Horse Creek Jubilee, from $500 to $2,000 if needed, in order to assure the festival’s success.
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Candlelight vigil remembers county’s victims of violent crimes
More than 300 people were on hand at Tuesday’s candlelight vigil to honor the county’s victims of violent crimes.
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Students enjoy class with TV meteorologist
LUPTON — Walker County students enjoyed a fun experience Tuesday afternoon when they met with a well-known TV meteorologist.
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‘Tasting of the Arts’ set for Thursday
Walker County Arts Alliance’s next Tasting of the Arts will be Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the WCAA office on 19th Street in Jasper. The featured artist is Bill Young III, an instructor at Walker ...
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Council split on opening city’s pool
CARBON HILL — In a 3-2 vote, the Carbon Hill city council members didn’t necessarily share similar opinions on opening the city’s pool this summer.
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Mission clients learn tips for using coupons
DORA — The nasty weather wasn’t enough to stop more than two dozen people from attending the Mission of Hope’s coupon class Monday morning. The class, taught by Mission volunteer and “coupon queen”...
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Absentee ballots important part of upcoming election
Candidates learn proper steps for absentee ballots
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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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