Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. New Gardendale School System awarded $50,000Read the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Jefferson County Treasurer Mike Miles and County Commissioner Joe Knight present a check to the Gardendale City Council for the new Gardendale School System.

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  2. JeffCo school board approves eight administrative changes with new school year loomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    With just one meeting left before the start of the new school year, the Jefferson County Board of Education continued today hiring key administrators to lead the system's 56 schools.

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  3. Jefferson County officials shocked to learn only 10 miles of its roads have been paved all yearRead the original story

    Jul 22, 2014 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Jefferson County officials were shocked today after being told that only 10 miles of its roads have been paved this year.

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  4. Who had a worse Election Day? Paul DeMarco, Shelia Smoot or former Birmingham Mayor Richard ArringtonRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Election Day anguish of Paul DeMarco in the Sixth Congressional District and Shelia Smoot in the Jefferson County Commission District race are well documented.

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  5. 7 months after Marks Village explosion, lawsuits stalled as National Transportation Safety Board continues investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... investigation into the incident. Attorneys in the cases appeared for a status conference last week before Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance, but little progress can be made on the litigation until the investigation wraps up. NTSB Public ...

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  6. Roads in Alex City that could be fixed with new tax increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... next thing they'll ask is 'what's your tax rate?'. A lot of times, we get a lot of trade out of Shelby and Jefferson county and out of Montgomery county that will drive here to purchase a firearm rather than in their hometown." "We have no ...

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  7. After runoff victory, Mooney ready to represent Alabama House District 43Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... covering parts of Helena, Pelham and Indian Springs, as well as a section of the Birmingham area in south Jefferson County. Mooney received 3,811 votes, or about 53 percent, in Shelby and Jefferson counties, according to unofficial results that do ...

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  8. Police officer fired for texting photos of his penis says other officers did similar actsRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... matters. The police department has more than 1,100 employees. Jason Yarbrough filed an appeal Monday in Jefferson County Circuit Court of the Jefferson County Personnel Board's July 8 order upholding his firing. He had been fired Jan. 17 as a result ...

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  9. Bristol Development buys Clairmont property in Birmingham for $4.35 million, plans 246...Read the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... Park Golf Course for $4.35 million with plans to develop 246 apartments. The recording of the sale with the Jefferson County Probate Office shows Bristol Clairmont LLC closed on the purchase of the property at 3420 Clairmont Avenue South on Monday ...

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  10. Magic City Newsmakers: Birmingham-Southern, Urban Cookhouse, Southeastern Conference and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... College recently named the winners of its inaugural Entrepreneur Camp. Winners were: Alexis Baldwin , Jefferson County International Baccalaureate School; Shiv Daftari, Lovett School; Dana Hodde , Fairhope High School; James Ridgeway , Florence High ...

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  11. Commission distributes nearly $8 million to JefCoEdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | The Trussville Tribune

    The Jefferson County Commission last week presented new Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Craig Pouncey a check for $7,887,280.70.

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  12. JeffCo schools' personnel changes continue under new superintendent's leadershipRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Jefferson County Schools Superintendent Craig Pouncey converses with School Board President Jennifer Parsons before a meeting earlier this month.

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  13. Mooney wins in House District 43 Republican runoff race over ShaverRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... covering parts of Helena, Pelham and Indian Springs, as well as a section of the Birmingham area in south Jefferson County. Mooney works in commercial real estate for Southeast Commercial Partners LLC. He has a wife, Kelly McCarthy Mooney, and three ...

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  14. JeffCo school board delays Superintendent Craig Pouncey's administrative realignment planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Jefferson County Board of Education delayed today consideration a plan to reassign administrative staff and create a new central position in an attempt to better support principals throughout the 56-school system.

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  15. George Bowman breezes to victory against Earl Hilliard Jr. in Jefferson County Commission District 1 raceRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... our campaign." George Bowman BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Moments after winning a second four year term on the Jefferson County Commission, incumbent George Bowman said he looks forward to a continued fight for matters critical to residents in his ...

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  16. Gary Palmer swamps Paul DeMarco in 6th District Republican runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... In this heavily Republican district comprised of Bibb, Blount, Chilton, Coosa, Shelby, and parts of Jefferson County, the winner of the Republican nomination has a very strong shot at winning the general election in November to replace U.S. Rep. ...

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  17. Shelia Smoot refuses to concede; Sandra Brown declares victory with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Incumbent Sandra Little Brown declared victory Tuesday night with a slim 31-vote margin over challenger Shelia Smoot in Jefferson County Commission District 2 race while Smoot refused to concede until all the votes were counted, she said.

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  18. JEFFCO Commission Place 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    Incumbent Sandra Little Brown talks to supporters at her campaign headquarters in Birmingham, Ala.,Tuesday, July 15, 2014. She is in a close battle with Sheila Smoot for the Jefferson County Commission District Two seat. (Mark Almond/malmond@al.com)

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  19. Trussville - still working on details' of car tag issuing at city hallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | The Trussville Tribune

    ... City Hall for the issuance of car tags, Mayor Gene Melton said Monday. Vestavia Hills became the first Jefferson County city to offer residents the option of buying vehicle tags at city hall instead of standing in long lines at county courthouses. ...

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  20. Closer look at George Bowman, Earl Hilliard Jr. in today's Jeffco Commission District 1 electionRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... nursing home; for lower sewer rates and for trying to level the playing field for anyone doing business in Jefferson County." Political experience : Alabama representative, 2006-2010; Jefferson County Democratic Executive Committee, 2010-present; ...

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