Friday Sep 12
Jim Walter Resources Inc v. Director Office of Workers Compensation Programs
JIM WALTER RESOURCES, INC., Petitioner, v. DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION PROGRAMS, Viola L. Davis, o.b.o. Johnny E. Davis, deceased, Respondents.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Hoover police: 2 arrested in burglaries of homes under construction in Ross Bridge
HOOVER, Alabama -- Two men face charges after police say they burglarized homes that were under construction in the Ross Bridge neighborhood of Hoover. Robert Frazier, 61, of Bessemer, and Raymond Charles Ruffin, 53, of Birmingham, are each charged with five counts of third-degree burglary, two counts of second-degree theft of property and one count of first-degree theft of property, according to Hoover police Capt.
Case of girl, 13, held against her will, raped and sodomized over 3...
Sammy Cooper Jr., left, Derion Shumpert, center, and Khalil Bradley, right, are charged as adults in what Bessemer police describe as a human traffficking case involving a 13-year-old girl. ) BESSEMER, Alabama- Evidence against two men charged in the case of a 13-year-old girl held against her will and then raped and sodomized over three days will be heard by a Jefferson County grand jury, and a third suspect was arrested just two weeks ago.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Montevallo Golf Club preparing to reopen greens damaged by harsh winter weather
As Montevallo Golf Club manager Ed Davis approaches two decades of working at the public course, he can't recall a time when the devastating effects of winter weather were worse for the course than earlier this year. "The snow, that's very tough on golf course greens.
Volunteers and others removed more than 8 tons of trash, debris, from Valley Creek in August clean-up
Community volunteers, public works employees and others removed more than 8 tons of trash and debris from the Valley Creek watershed during the fourth annual Valley Creek Clean-Up, which was held from Aug. 21-23. The trash and debris were removed from a stretch of the watershed from B.Y. Williams Sr. Drive in Midfield to Murphy Lane Bridge in Bessemer, according to a final report on the clean-up supplied to AL.com on Tuesday by Jeff Zissette, City of Midfield public works director.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Home for Sale in Bessemer, Alabama
Description: 4 Bedroom, 2 Bath house, 2 car garage, nice neighborhood. Recently Rehabbed and waiting for new appliances.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Bessemer woman sentenced to 30 years for murder in 2011 shooting death
A jury in April found Luvenia Spates, 56, guilty of murder in the death of 67-year-old Robert Lee Armstrong. Spates was sentenced to 30 years in prison Friday by Bessemer Cutoff Jefferson County Circuit Judge David Carpenter.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Man killed when ground caved in while he was doing plumbing work Saturday identified
Ladonte McCruter, 31, of Bessemer, was killed in the cave-in Saturday at 24th Street Southwest and Mayfield Avenue, according to the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.
Former junior firefighter charged in 3 Jefferson County blazes
A former junior firefighter is now in jail after authorities say he intentionally set three fires in Jefferson County last week.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Plumbing Fatality 8-30-14
One man was killed when a wall of earth collapsed on him at a home at Mayfield Ave. and 24th Street SW.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
UAB's Medical West to break ground today on Alabama's first free-standing ER in Hoover
Medical West, an affiliate of the UAB Health System, plans to break ground this morning on the state's first free-standing emergency department in Hoover.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Bessemer mayoral candidate Anthony Underwood says crime, schools, jobs among key concerns
Businessman Anthony Underwood -- one of two challengers to Mayor Kenneth Gulley in the municipal election to be held in Bessemer Tuesday -- said that reducing crime, improving schools, creating jobs and stimulating economic development are the most critical concerns for the Marvel City.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Volunteers pull tires, trash, debris from Valley Creek in Midfield, Bessemer
Picking up trash in a creek on a hot summer day probably isn't how most college students spend their Saturdays, but that's exactly what new UAB student Gentry Patterson chose to do this morning.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Bessemer man serving time for 1997 drive-by shooting death will now get chance at parole
Malcolm D. Stevens, who has been serving a life without the possibility of parole sentence for his conviction in the 1997 drive-by shooting death of a 22-year-old Bessemer man, now will have a shot at parole under a deal with prosecutors.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Schneider Adds 100 Driver Jobs in Greater Birmingham Area
Many of the positions are within the company's Dedicated division, with additional opportunities available across other divisions in Schneider's fleet.
The Trussville Tribune
Northern Beltline progress in Pinson: Landscape - changes every day'
The area just off Alabama Highway 75 in the Pinson area by Palmerdale United Methodist Church is vast, the walls of red-orange dirt built high.