Jefferson County Newswire (Page 8)

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  1. Alabama leaders ask U.S. Supreme Court to postpone gay marriagesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... Supreme Court intervenes. A U.S District Judge refused a request to extend the stay to block gay marriages. Jefferson County employees are already getting ready to issue marriage licenses Monday. Probate offices are working to change the form which ...

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  2. Staples buying Office DepotRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2010 | ABC 33/40

    ... off from Taipei, killing at least 23 people and leaving 20 missing, officials said. Gardendale, Ala._ The Jefferson County Board of Education held a meeting with officials in Gardendale to discuss the city forming its own school district. Officials ...

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  3. Birmingham city officials endorse tax credits for West End housing development, bringing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 | Alabama Live

    ... vice president of development at Hollyhand Development, told AL.com. "Only one project will be funded in Jefferson County and the city has put the Ball project in a more favorable position under the state's complicated tax credit process." The ...

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  4. Slick Spots Possible TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Icy roads are popping up all over the county and dispatchers tell LEX 18 that KY-172 has been shut down. A Jefferson County high school student suffered severe injuries after she fell out of a moving school bus Tuesday. A Jefferson County Public ...

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  5. A Woman Is Grateful To Be Alive After A Close Call Had Her Stuck In The Bitter ColdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Icy roads are popping up all over the county and dispatchers tell LEX 18 that KY-172 has been shut down. A Jefferson County high school student suffered severe injuries after she fell out of a moving school bus Tuesday. A Jefferson County Public ...

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  6. Turning Breezy And Colder With A Few Snow Showers Later TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Icy roads are popping up all over the county and dispatchers tell LEX 18 that KY-172 has been shut down. A Jefferson County high school student suffered severe injuries after she fell out of a moving school bus Tuesday. A Jefferson County Public ...

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  7. Full transit service in Homewood extends through April 30; city, BJCTA praise 'model' cooperationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Service along Routes 39 and 42 through Homewood will stop between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, beginning Dec. 22. BJCTA is making the change after Homewood City Council cut its annual payment to the transit authority by 50 percent. Homewood City Council this week approved a $66,000 three-month extension of full transit services in the city while city staff-level discussions continue with the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority regarding routes through the city.

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  8. Colder Air Arrives Along With A Few Snow ShowersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... Icy roads are popping up all over the county and dispatchers tell LEX 18 that KY-172 has been shut down. A Jefferson County high school student suffered severe injuries after she fell out of a moving school bus Tuesday. A Jefferson County Public ...

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  9. Morning Star buys Montclair property for $12MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Business Journal

    Morningstar Mini-Storage, a Charlotte, N.C.-based company, purchased the 73,000-square-foot property from Akin Holdings LLC for $11.8 million, according to Jefferson County public records. In 2010, Akin , along with owner Hugo Isom and partners Gary Pharo and Greg Hess , spent $4.5 million to renovate the former Bruno's grocery store at 1533 Montclair Road.

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  10. Bessemer woman charged with conspiring with pharmacist Connell to cheat Medicaid of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A Bessemer woman has been arrested and charged with conspiring with a pharmacist to defraud the Alabama Medicaid Agency of more than $50,000. Sonia Judd Coleman, 34, of Bessemer, was arrested this morning by Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies, according to a news release from the office of Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange. 1 comment

  11. Semi Carrying Explosives Crashes In Mason Co, Road ClosedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    ... out of Ohio that will unload the explosives. KSP says the road will likely be blocked for 4-5 hours. A Jefferson County high school student suffered severe injuries after she fell out of a moving school bus Tuesday. A Jefferson County Public Schools ...

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  12. JeffCo Sheriff's Office warns against telephone scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | The Trussville Tribune

    On the Mountain Brook Police Department Facebook page Wednesday, the department reported it's taken multiple reports from citizens due to a telephone scam in which someone telephoning and stating that they're from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office. The caller states they're notifying you that a bench warrant is outstanding for your arrest and attempts to make arrangements to meet to satisfy the warrant by cash payment, according to the Facebook post.

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  13. On Native GroundTHE Nexus of Climate Change and WarRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2011 | American Reporter

    ... seen the first municipal bankruptcy - of many to come, I believe - in Central Falls, R.I., and others like Jefferson County, Ala., preparing to vote on declaring Chapter 11. Global economies are exhausted, teetering on collapse. The entire fiat ...

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  14. Ala. lawmaker threatens to 'out' same-sex marriage opponents' peccadilloesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | WTVR Richmond

    ... same-sex marriage Friday after two Mobile women sued the state for failing to recognize the couple's union. Jefferson County Commissioner Jimmie Stephens said he looks to "cooler heads to prevail" when it comes to obeying the controversial law. ...

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  15. 5th Annual Polar Plunge set for SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Alabama Live

    The 5th Annual Polar Plunge will take place Saturday at Oak Mountain State Park Beach. Teams of all shapes and sizes from throughout Jefferson and Shelby counties will dash into chilly waters to help raise money for the Special Olympics.

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  16. 'We didn't come for any political BS,' group tells Jeffco commissioners before issuing...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Alabama Live

    Members of a local community group say they are willing use their influence to negotiate with lawmakers to raise revenue for Jefferson County "if the county meets their demands" -- including a health care authority for Cooper Green Mercy Health Services Saying they "didn't come for any political BS," members of the Committee to Save Jefferson County today told a commission majority they are willing to negotiate with the local Legislative Delegation to pass two bills, one dealing with excess revenue from a 1 cent sales tax for schools and another bill dealing with an occupational tax. "The county is in need of funds to initiate a roads repaving program and to spur economic development," said William Muhammad, who heads the Committee.

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  17. Bessemer man faced death sentence in fatal shooting, gets 17 years with manslaughter pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Alabama Live

    A Bessemer man, who faced a potential death sentence if convicted in the shooting death of a man in 2011 , pleaded guilty this week to a lesser charge and was sentenced to 17 years in prison, court records show. Marcus Jemison, 25, pleaded guilty Monday to manslaughter in a plea agreement with the Jefferson County District Attorney's Office in the Bessemer Cutoff.

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  18. BJCTA: Alabama 150 commuter route planning continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... route is being planned for Alabama 150 between Bessemer and Hoover. (Contributed photo / BJCTA) Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority officials see their pilot program for commuter bus routes as something that can lead to expanding regional ...

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  19. Mass exodus from schools, work complicated snowstorm response, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... that preparation." There's also the issue of timing when to use road treatments to maximize effectiveness. Jefferson County does not pre-treat its roadways, but figuring out which type of treatment to use when icing begins depends on the type of ...

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  20. Pinson woman dies in crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | The Trussville Tribune

    According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, deputies responded just after 3 p.m. Monday to a single-vehicle accident in the 8100 block of Cedar Mountain Road north of Pinson. A 1998 Honda Odyssey was traveling along Cedar Mountain Road near Emerald Lake Drive West when the driver lost control of the vehicle.

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