Adamsville (Alabama, United States)

Type: City
Name: Adamsville (Alabama, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 33.600899
Longitude: -86.9561
population: 4,852
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Last of 3 charged in home invasion slaying, fire gets 20 years in prison after guilty plea

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama – A year after rejecting a plea agreement, a 21-year-old Birmingham man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to murder in a 2011 home invasion.Jonathan Weston, of Fairfield, was 17 years old when he and two others ... [Published Birmingham News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Jefferson, Shelby obituaries for Sept. 24: Hoover native retired from Bellsouth and began a real estate career

Michael M. Hunt, Jr., died Sept. 19, 2014, at the age of 74.Even though his family constantly moved around when he was a child, Hunt grew into an incredbile professional guy.A resident of Hoover, Hunt worked at Bellsouth and retired from the company after ... [Published al.com - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Road rubbish: Report those mattresses, chairs, sofas, etc.

Got a nice note recently from a Mrs. Turner in Adamsville with a good point about our beloved road rubbish garnishing our highways:"I would like to know who clears this stuff out of the road and what happens to it. I just don't know how people don't realize ... [Published al.com - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Jefferson, Shelby obituaries for Sept. 17: Former athlete, coach and insurance salesman...

Jack V. Brown, 87, died Sept. 15, 2014.Jack joined the United States Armed Forces after high school and was honorably discharged in 1948. He then accepted an athletic scholarship to the University of Alabama, where he earned four letters in football and ... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Jefferson, Shelby obituaries for Sept. 11: Hoover Marine, UAB student dies at 27

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Brandon Ladner of Hoover died Sept. 9, 2014, at the age of 27.A resident of Hoover, he was a U.S. Marine Corps Veteran and a student at UAB, pursuing a degree in healthcare management.Brandon was known as a friendly, happy guy with ... [Published al.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Cordova woman charged with manslaughter in wreck that killed man working on roadside

ADAMSVILLE, Alabama – A Cordova woman has been charged in the death of a man who was hit by a pickup truck while trimming trees and brush along a roadside in Adamsville last year.Sandy Michelle Oglesby, 36, is charged with reckless manslaughter and assault ... [Published al.com - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Anti-Defamation League believes Adamsville KKK rally is real

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -A Facebook post is being circulated, as well as a physical flyer, that says the New Empire Knights of the KKK have planned a fall festival for October 24-26 in Adamsville.The flyer says the fall festival will include speakers, entertainment ... [Published WSFA - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 04 2014 - 1 reports

4 arrested in Jefferson County meth lab bust

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama - The discovery of an active meth lab in Mulga led to the evacuation of the home and the arrests of four people inside.Jefferson County sheriff's deputies on Wednesday raided the home in the 4400 block of Middle Street. The search ... [Published al.com - Sep 04 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

1-cent sales tax increase proposal dominates Hoover City Council discussions

HOOVER, Alabama – A proposal to increase Hoover sales taxes by 1 cent on the dollar dominated discussions at tonight's Hoover City Council meeting.Longtime Hoover resident Dan Fulton, a retired Birmingham school teacher, asked the council to raise the ... [Published al.com - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Man charged with rape, burglary after attack in Hoover

HOOVER, Alabama - A Hoover man was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree rape and burglary.Charles Shane Howard, 31, is being held in the Jefferson County Jail. His bond is set at $60,000.The attack happened July 16 about 2 p.m., according to court ... [Published al.com - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

'We had to take care of the people': Pratt City church rebuilt three years after 2011 tornado

completely knocked the Bethel Baptist Church of Pratt City building down to its foundations, Pastor Tommy Lewis worried about helping the community first."We had to take care of the people," Lewis said. "Devastation was everywhere. Our job was to make ... [Published al.com - Aug 22 2014]

Quotes

"He continued to be very faithful to the church even though it was difficult" Savage said
"I would like to know who clears this stuff out of the road and what happens to it. I just don't know how people don't realize their stuff has fallen. If the person can be found, they should have to pay a fine; then they'll be more careful loading it."
"We will always have a fond place in our hearts remembering his kindness and care for others" said Reece and Ann Sherman, who were friends of Brown
"He always had a smile on his face and a prank to play on someone" said Jan McAllister, a former co-worker of Ladner's

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Last of 3 charged in home invasion slaying, fir... [Published Birmingham News - Sep 29 2014]
Jefferson, Shelby obituaries for Sept. 24: Hoov... [Published al.com - Sep 24 2014]
Road rubbish: Report those mattresses, chairs, ... [Published al.com - Sep 21 2014]
Jefferson, Shelby obituaries for Sept. 17: Form... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
Jefferson, Shelby obituaries for Sept. 11: Hoov... [Published al.com - Sep 13 2014]
Cordova woman charged with manslaughter in wrec... [Published al.com - Sep 13 2014]
Anti-Defamation League believes Adamsville KKK ... [Published WSFA - Sep 10 2014]
4 arrested in Jefferson County meth lab bust [Published al.com - Sep 04 2014]
1-cent sales tax increase proposal dominates Ho... [Published al.com - Sep 03 2014]
Man charged with rape, burglary after attack in... [Published al.com - Aug 27 2014]
'We had to take care of the people': Pratt City... [Published al.com - Aug 22 2014]
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