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The Montgomery Advertiser
Dad shares prized recipe files on Father's Day
I am so blessed. Not only is my mom a great cook, but my dad certainly knows his way around the kitchen and is known for his culinary skills.
8 hrs ago
Shouts and speeches over Birmingham 'All-America City' title, likely...
Celebration of Birmingham's new All-America City designation didn't last long at City Hall Tuesday as the conversation quickly turned into a public illustration of a deep rift between the mayor and council.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Steel beam placement at future I-65 I-22 interchange
Work continues on Interstate 65 as part of the Alabama Department of Transportation's project to build an interchange to connect I-65 to Corridor X in Jefferson County.
Board votes to hire Vic Wilson, principal at Mountain Brook High, as...
Members of the Hartselle City Board of Education voted unanimously at their Monday night meeting to hire Dr. Vic Wilson as the school system's next superintendent.
Carrington on race: Whites want passivity of '50's; blacks want confrontations of 60's
Racial mistrust continues to stifle progress in Jefferson County and too few blacks and whites are willing to sit at the same table to discuss what they have in common, Commission President David Carrington told the Kiwanis Club of Birmingham today.
The Trussville Tribune
Trussville rejects bids for hole repair at Chevron
The Trussville City Council in a special-called meeting Monday voted 3-2 to reject the two bids for work to repair the hole in front of Chevron on Chalkville Mountain Road and re-bid the project.
Trial: Defense attorney tells jurors his client shot and killed Birmingham man in self defense
Korde Lorodius Turner shot and killed Leroy "Little Fred" Yarbrough in self-defense in 2009, Turner's lawyer told jurors in opening statements of Turner's murder trial this morning.
Birmingham schools could take a cue from other systems
I had to respond to this recent "article" regarding the city of Birmingham. Our family was transferred to this area in 1977.
Opponents denounce Clay vicious dog ordinance, call for non-breed specific rules
CLAY, Alabama -- People lined the wall at a standing room only Clay City Council meeting this evening as opponents denounced a recently enacted vicious dog ordinance.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Jefferson County Debt Plan Is Costly
The plan by Jefferson County, Ala., to emerge from bankruptcy protection hinges in part on the sale of $1.9 billion of new debt this fall to refinance debt tied to its troubled sewer system.
AL divided up into 5 new Medicaid recipient regions
The state will be divided into five regions. Each region has a different cost per Medicaid recipient, and no two regions are the same size.
Fultondale United Methodist Church organizing help for tornado-ravaged Moore, Okla.
Fultondale United Methodist Church wants to help the community in Moore, Okla. following the deadly tornado that hit the suburb almost one month ago.
29-year-old Birmingham man identified as city's latest murder victim
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Jerone Lebarge Murphy, 29. Murphy is from the northern Birmingham area.
Hoover boy, 14, dies in ATV crash
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the teen as Steven Max Herring.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Victim in fatal Thursday house fire identified as 71-year-old man
A house fire in the 100 block of 22nd Court South in Birmingham Thursday, June 13, 2013, killed a 72-year-old man who lived alone, fire officials said.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Judge to capital murder suspect: No more love letters to witness
A judge today told a Birmingham man charged with capital murder to not have any contact with a woman injured during the fatal shooting of a man in March after a prosecutor said the suspect had written her a love letter.
Fox News Shelby
ALDOT plans roadwork in Shelby, Jefferson counties
The Alabama Department of Transportation is planning several construction projects in Jefferson and Shelby counties during the next few days and weeks.
The Trussville Tribune
Trussville declares hole in front of Chevron a public safety emergency
The Trussville City Council in a special-called session Friday afternoon approved a resolution declaring a public safety emergency for the repair of storm-related damages to the drainage structure located at Chalkville Mountain Road and Service Road.
Jeffco President David Carrington for governor? Some have asked
On Tuesday, David Carrington could deliver one of the more important public speeches of his term as president of the Jefferson County Commission.
Authorities identify 83-year-old woman dead in Jefferson County crash
Authorities today released the identity of an 83-year-old woman killed Thursday in a traffic crash in eastern Jefferson County.