The newest addition to Snow Rogers Elementary School officially opened on Tuesday. The new construction adds ten classrooms and will also serve as a tornado safe place for the entire school.
On Monday, the Gardendale City Council hired Jim Parola as the Farmers Market Coordinator on a seasonal basis at a rate of $200 per week, not to exceed $4,000 per season. Parola has organized the Farmers Market for years and had planned to step down this season.
Hundreds of people, including first responders from all over the nation, flocked to Gardendale First Baptist on Monday to pay respect to Kimberly Police Officer Nick O’Rear.
WARRIOR—The Warrior City Council on Monday night approved hiring Paul Thomas full time for the city’s street department to fill an open laborer position.
The Gardendale City Council on Monday heard from Mayor Stan Hogeland about the state of construction of various businesses around the city.
The man police say shot and killed a Kimberly Police Officer on Tuesday night has been identified as Preston Cheyenne Johnson, 37, of Addison. He is being held in the Jefferson County Jail without bond as of Wednesday morning.
On Friday, January 10, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation of Alabama (BCRFA) presented its largest donation ever of $1,050,000 to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Alabama-Birmingham during a luncheon at The Club in Birmingham. Over the last 24 years the BCRFA h…
FULTONDALE—The Fultondale City Council on Monday approved a resolution authorizing Mayor Jim Lowery to enter into an agreement with Flock Safety for an Automatic License Plate Reader system. The city had been using the system for about six months on a trial basis.
After a year of construction work, the Alabama Department of Transportation announced Monday that it will hold a dedication ceremony for the Interstate 20/59 bridge replacement on Friday, January 17. The ceremony is invitation only, but will be the precursor to the bridge's official opening.
Gardendale Police announced Monday that they have arrested a man and charged him in the September 2019 robbery of a local convenience store where the clerk was shot. Mike's Handy Food Mart on Highway 31 was robbed at gunpoint on September 4, 2019 by a black male wearing a hoodie and covering…
Fultondale Police Chief David Smith and Mayor Jim Lowery honored Officer Daniel Partridge for his attempts to rescue a Fultondale woman who had gone into cardiac arrest. Partridge arrived on the scene and began CPR on the woman, garnering compliments from the paramedics and emergency room do…
Fultondale Mayor Jim Lowery says the Quick Trip travel center that had been proposed for the intersection of I-65 and Walker Chapel Road will not happen.
FULTONDALE—The Fultondale City Council approved a $13.1 million budget for 2020 last week. The budget includes funding to complete the city’s third storm shelter, completing additional paving projects, adding a new children’s park in Walker Chapel, new police cars, a “quick attack” fire and …
Federal Judge Madeline Haikala on Monday entered an order that will require the City of Gardendale to pay the legal fees for the lawyers for the private plaintiffs opposed to the city's bid to create a city school system.
A land owner in Fultondale and developers from Quick Trip stores heard from more than 100 Fultondale residents at a community meeting on Thursday night at Fultondale City Hall.
The Gardendale City Council on Monday night approved Mayor Stan Hogeland to enter into a settlement and release agreement with Brandon McRae, who worked for the city in the public works department. The lawsuit, filed in May of 2018, alleged the city did not follow guidelines for Family Medic…
FULTONDALE—A neighborhood meeting will be held this week by a local landowner to hear from residents about a proposed “travel center” that would be located on Walker Chapel Road near Interstate 65.
Sunday at 11:30 was the last day of the last service that Church of the Highlands will have at Tarrant High School. The Fultondale Campus of Church of the Highlands has been a mobile campus for seven years. But Saturday, December 14, all of that will change.
Gardendale High School is currently collecting donations to assist in sponsoring 205 children through their 2019 Christmas Visions program. Christmas Visions is their way to give just over 200 needy children his or her wish list for Christmas.
The annual North Jefferson Community Toy Swap at the Gardendale Civic Center will be held Dec. 6-7 this year. Bring in toys or books that your child no longer wants or needs, receive one ticket per item brought, and come back the next day to pick out different toys or books. Donations of old…
According to the Town of Morris, Jefferson County has decided to change the traffic pattern at the two four-way stops on Morris Majestic Road after a high volume of traffic and large number of complaints from residents.
FULTONDALE—The Fultondale City Council on Monday voted to condemn a structure at 1812 Heaton Street. The demolition was recommended by the city’s building inspectors during a public hearing prior to the vote.
The second annual Holiday Cooking Show, hosted by chef and food stylist Kathleen Phillips, drew a crowd eager to get tips on holiday cooking while helping a local nonprofit.
The Gardendale City Council on Monday night declared Nov. 19, 2019 Retired Teacher’s Day. The proclamation was presented to a representative from the Jefferson County Retired Teachers Association.
FULTONDALE—The Fultondale City Council approve a resolution on Monday that would authorize Mayor Jim Lowery to enter into an agreement with the Alabama Department of Transportation for a resurfacing and widening project along Highway 31 from just north of Finley Boulevard to 52 Ave. North (m…
This month, sites in the Gardendale, Warrior and Pinson areas will be among 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.
This Week's Circulars
John Thomas Parker, Sr. went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 24, 2020 at age 83. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Shirley Keef Parker; daughters, Renay Parker and Rhonda Parker Wingard (Craig); daughter-in-law, Lisa Parker; five grandchildren, Chris Dowd (Jill), Juliann…
Lawrence O. Taylor, Jr. went to be with the Lord on December 14, 2019 at the age of 83. Lawrence is survived by his wife of 64 years, Bobbie Taylor; son, Terry Taylor (Rexana) and daughter, Tammi Wren (Dwight); grandchildren, Christina Savage (Joe), Matthew Wren, Mariah Wren, Martin Taylor (…
- Gardendale Police searching for suspects in pharmacy burglary
- Police Blotter: Gardendale arrests, incidents
- Gardendale promotes, hires personnel
- DIAMOND ROUNDUP: Corner baseball starts 4-0; GHS softball caps busy weekend
- Applebees suffers minor damage in fire
- Snow Rogers Elementary opens new classrooms
- Gardendale, Mortimer Jordan earn 1st wins of season
- Tabernacle boys, girls take the floor in Oxford
- Gardendale gets business construction, renovation updates
- Corner sweeps on opening day