DEC. 17 — Hayden schools will close today at noon because of a broken water main, according to school officials.
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Hayden wins AHSAA 5A state softball championship
Brooke Meadows' lead-off home run in the first inning held up as the only run of the game, as Hayden defeated Scottsboro 1-0 Saturday to win the AHSAA Class 5A state softball championship.
Former Alabama athletic director Mal Moore dies
Mal Moore, the former athletic director at the University of Alabama as well as a former assistant coach under Paul "Bear" Bryant and Gene Stallings, died Saturday morning at age 73.
It's official: Malzahn returning to Auburn as head coach
Auburn University has announced that Gus Malzahn, the former offensive coordinator for the Tigers, will return to the school to become the new head football coach.
Your City, Your Vote 2012: Niblett, Tumlin defeated; Hubbert re-elected
The votes are in, and the mayor of Trafford and a sitting council member in Gardendale have been defeated in their bids for re-election, after Tuesday’s municipal runoff elections.
Deputies discover meth lab while searching for theft suspect
The suspect was reportedly hiding at a home in the 2800 block of Morris-Majestic Road in northern Jefferson County.
Fultondale's ArDarius Stewart verbally commits to Tide
Fultondale assistant coach Richie Busby confirms various TV reports that Wildcat quarterback/free safety ArDarius Stewart has verbally committed to Alabama at their Junior Day today.
Commission approves terms of settlement for sewer debt
After about a month of meeting with creditors directly, the Jefferson County Commission has approved terms of settlement and refinancing for the county’s $3.14 billion sewer bond debt.
County passes on bankruptcy, will negotiate directly with creditors
The Jefferson County Commission avoided a declaration of Chapter 9 bankruptcy in the sewer debt crisis, instead opting to negotiate directly with creditors for a new settlement that would prevent both large rate increases and bankruptcy.
Bingo trial ends in partial mistrial, no convictions
The bingo corruption trial in U.S. District Court has ended, sort of.
Morris car fire victims' names released
The identities of the Warrior couple killed in a car fire on Morris-Majestic road on Dec. 30 have been released by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
Christopher Dewayne Rickles and his wife Constance Adkins Rickles were apparently killed, according to the Sheriff’s Office, when their 1976 Chevrolet pick-up truck left the road and struck a tree, causing the vehicle to ignite.
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