KIMBERLY — Two Mortimer Jordan High School students are in the running for awards and scholarships. Orion Recke, a senior, is the Region 7 Bryant Jordan Scholar Athlete nominee and Amanda Dean, a senior, is the Region 7 Achievement Award nominee. Both students will attend a banquet, where the winner in all categories will be announced.
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The 2014 NJN Community Champions: Unsung heroes make our community a better place
The North Jefferson News again asked you, our readers, to submit the names of Community Champions, or men and women who go above and beyond to help others and to improve their communities.
NJN/am for Wednesday, July 30
It's Wednesday, and we'll have a venti caramel latte with extra whipped cream...
Make it a venti: Starbucks to open in Gardendale's Magnolia City Center
Fans of the iconic Starbucks coffeehouse chain can soon get their fix in Gardendale.
Burglar surprises two home-alone youngsters in Pinson
A man who was caught breaking into a home in Pinson scared two youngsters, but was caught soon afterward.
NJN/am for Tuesday, July 29
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Explorer rescued from Bryant Cave in west Blount County
An explorer who fell down a shaft in a popular Blount County cave was rescued after a lengthy operation by three fire department crews.
Kimberly woman killed, daughter injured in Blount County crash
A woman from Kimberly was killed and her teenage daughter injured in a crash Sunday near Cleveland, in Blount County.
Police Blotter for July 14-20, 2014
Incident and arrest reports were provided by north Jefferson County police agencies for July 14-20. The NJN does not publish arrests for failure to appear, probation violations or bail jumping.
Jefferson County Schools leave meal prices the same as last year
There have been a lot of changes in the Jefferson County Schools from the last school year to the one starting next week.
Update: Body found in Warrior is identified as John Henry Davis
The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the body found Thursday night in Warrior.
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