UPDATE: Destiny Marie Walker, 14, has been identified as the Fultondale student killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Rouse Road Tuesday night.
Fultondale Fire Department responded to a reported fire at the Shoney’s restaurant early Tuesday morning. The extent of damage, if any, to the restaurant is unknown at this time.
Kimberly Police responded to Kimberly Estates Drive just before 7 p.m. on Tuesday on a homicide call. According to police, the death was related to a domestic incident and the suspect in is custody. The victim and suspect have not been identified at this time and police are still investigati…
On Thursday, Jan. 31, Gardendale Police arrested John Tyler Franks, of Mt. Olive in the parking lot of Gardendale High School.
UPDATE: Deputies were called to the 8500 block of Old Bagley road this morning after neighbors reported a man with a gun at a home in the area. Shortly after, police received another call that a female was dead in a vehicle at the locations.
On Thursday, a federal grand jury charged Dr. Paul Roberts, 46, of Fultondale with “conspiracy to prescribe controlled substances and participating in a healthcare fraud conspiracy with a Demopolis pharmacist and a Tuscaloosa sales representative, announced U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town, DEA Spe…
A 16-year-old student at Gardendale High School is facing charges in juvenile court for second-degree assault after he allegedly stabbed a 16-year-old classmate in the leg with a small knife.
A Vinemont man, who was implicated in a traffic accident that claimed the life of a Mortimer Jordan coach, died Sunday morning in a wreck in the Battleground community.
Gardendale Mayor Stan Hogeland assured residents on Friday that Fieldstown Road would be reopening later in the day. Hogeland posted on Facebook that the paving project should be done at approximately 3 p.m. and the striping project should be completed after that. The tentative time for reop…
The Gardendale City Council on Monday partially answered the question of what will happen to the property tax money that was put in place for use toward a city-run school system. The council voted unanimously to remove the earmark from the 5-mil tax increase enacted by the council in 2013. T…
Bragg Middle School parents and students are concerned Thursday afternoon after rumors spread that threats had been made against Bragg Middle School and students who attend the school. No specifics were given regarding the threat, but parents received text message, calls and emails from Prin…
The City of Gardendale held a public hearing during their regular council meeting on Monday night to determine the fate of a structure the city inspector claims has been a nuisance for years. The structure, located at 2275 Mt. Olive Road, is the family home of the Walker family, although no …
A Warrior police officer is currently facing domestic violence charges for the second time in two years after an alleged incident with his wife earlier this month.
Fultondale is ready for the beginning of their annual Founder's Day celebration-starting tonight at 6 p.m. For the first time ever, Founder's Day will cover two days. The booths, food vendors, entertainment and children's area will all be open tonight (6-9 p.m.) and tomorrow (9 a.m.-2 p.m.) …
WARRIOR—The Warrior City Council discussed allegations from Jefferson County Commissioner David Carrington in local media stories that the city owes $54,829.17 from 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2016.
Federal Judge Madeline Haikala will decide next week if Gardendale will be forced to pay approximately $1.3 million dollars in legal fees for the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and private plaintiffs in the city’s failed school system bid.
According to a statement from Jefferson County Board of Education Superintendent Craig Pouncey, the board has received approval for its planned rezoning of elementary schools in Gardendale.
MONTGOMERY – CNHI, LLC, one of the country’s leading providers of local news and information, said Monday it is exploring the sale of its newspaper properties in 22 states.
Brandon Adam Hamm, 33, of Cullman, was arrested this week in Virginia after police say he fled the state to avoid being arrested on charges of manslaughter. According to officials, a Cullman grand jury issued an indictment for Hamm last month in the wreck that killed Mortimer Jordan High Sch…
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office announced today it has obtained warrants to charge Nicholas Cameron McCloy, 16, with two counts of sexual torture. According to a release from the sheriff’s office, the victim in the case was 11-years-old.
Moe's Southwest Grill opened the doors to its newest location on Thursday. The store, which is next door to T. J. Maxx at 655 Fieldstown Road, in Gardendale, will be open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The restaurant featured a number of grand opening specials, including free burritos for a year f…
Aaron Cory Thrift, 22, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison in the shooting death of his friend, Coy Lynn Bartlett. Thrift was convicted by a Jefferson County jury in February of this year.
FULTONDALE—The City of Fultondale and the Fultondale Commercial Development Authority has reached an agreement with the Church of the Highlands regarding land the city owns near the shopping center on Lowery Parkway.
Fifty years ago, the first graduating class at Gardendale High School walked down a walkway of green grass at the new school's football stadium to receive diplomas.
Adam Bearden, former Pinson Valley High School band director, has been indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury.
Gardendale Police are expected to charge a man who called them to Wal-Mart on a report that he was forced to withdraw money at gun point on Tuesday morning.
Morris Police were called to Rolling Hills mobile home community on Morris Majestic Road just prior to 10 a.m. Monday morning for a person who had been shot.
The City of Gardendale will not make further efforts to form a school system, according to a letter sent to the Jefferson County Board of Education today. The letter, signed by Mayor Stan Hogeland and Gardendale Board of Education President Michael Hogue, said the city will continue to suppo…
Church of the Highlands is once again looking for a new home in north Jefferson County. This time, the megachurch seems to have set its sights on Gardendale, after the original proposed site in Fultondale fell through.
Students, faculty and community members gathered at Enon Baptist Church in Morris on Sunday evening to remember Kelsey Treadaway, who was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning.
According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Brandon Adam Hamm, 33, of Cullman, has been arrested in connection to the car crash that claimed the life of Kelsey Treadaway, 31.
Mortimer Jordan volleyball coach Kelsey Treadaway, 31, daughter of state representative Allen Treadaway was killed in an early-morning crash on I-65 in Cullman County.
In a lawsuit filed Friday morning in Jefferson County Civil Court, Gardendale resident Jay Campbell filed a class action complaint against the city of Gardendale and J.T. Smallwood, the tax collector of Jefferson County.
“We have been through a very, very difficult time as a community and when I say [that], I mean our entire community, not just the city of Gardendale,” Gardendale School Board President Michael Hogue said. “This has been a monumental task made much more difficult by, in some cases, folks who …
Following the Tuesday ruling from a federal appeals court that Gardendale was racially motivated in their efforts to separate from the Jefferson County Board of Education and, therefore, would not be allowed to form a new school system, the city school board responded.
A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday the City of Gardendale cannot break away from the Jefferson County School System and form its own system after agreeing the separation was racially motivated.
Gardendale Police Department is looking for someone they are calling a “person of interest” after they believed he attempted to rob a bank in the city on Monday afternoon.
Wednesday night, deputies from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on a suspected gambling hall in the 1600 block of K.C. Dement Road in Fultondale.
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