NORTH JEFFERSON — American Legion Post 255 and VFW Post 6173 are collecting the names of deceased veterans to be inscribed on the North Jefferson Memorial Wall in Fultondale. The deadline is Friday. The cost for non-members is $75. A DD-214 form and death certificate are required. For more information, call Tom O’Janovac at 590-0095. The new names added will be read aloud during the Memorial Day ceremony at the wall May 27 at 10 a.m.
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Fundraiser this Saturday to help Brookside boy get treatment for rare disease
A Brookside boy with a rare cancer-like disease needs treatment in Texas, and his family and friends are hosting a fundraiser this weekend to help.
Frances Finney is appointed as new principal for Fultondale Elemantary
The Jefferson County Board of Education has selected a winner of a major national award to fill the vacant principal's position at Fultondale Elementary School.
NJN/am for Thursday, July 31
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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
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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.
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