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 Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Are Birmingham schools the model for what Jefferson County schools could achieve? This candidate thinks so.

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Roderick Royal, a former Birmingham councilman and candidate for the Jefferson County Commission, said he knows how to improve the county school system.He also had some ideas on public safety and the sheriff's office.As far as schools, ... [Published al.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Is your church prepared for severe weather?

We are in the midst of the spring severe weather season. Chief meteorologist James Spann advises that everyone needs a plan. That includes one for your home, your work, and for your place of worship. At the very least, every house of worship needs to ... [Published ABC 3340 - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ollie's Bargain Outlet opening first Alabama store in Adamsville Thursday

ADAMSVILLE, Alabama – Ollie’s Bargain Outlet, the latest discount retailer to enter Alabama and the Birmingham market, will hold a grand opening Thursday.Ollie’s has built its business by selling brand closeouts at discounted prices in departments like ... [Published al.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 2 reports

Empire man faces drug charges after found with rolling meth lab during traffic stop

ADAMSVILLE, Alabama - A 48-year-old man is in jail after authorities say they found a rolling meth lab in his car.A Jefferson County sheriff's deputy just before 11:00 a.m. stopped a black Honda Civic on U.S. 78 at Mulberry Drive in Adamsville for a traffic ... [Published al.com - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Rescue underway for dogs trapped by floodwaters in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama - Rescue efforts are underway in Jefferson County to free two dogs trapped by floodwaters.Jefferson County sheriff's deputies have been on the scene since about 7:15 a.m. in the 1300 block of Potter Avenue in the Eastern Valley ... [Published al.com - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Former Coworkers Arrested For 2013 Burglary That Left Man Missing $100,000

Story Created:Apr 2, 2014 at 4:05 PM CDTStory Updated:Apr 2, 2014 at 4:29 PM CDTADAMSVILLE, Tenn. -- The second person wanted in a 2013 burglary that left a man missing more that $100,000 turned herself on Wednesday.According to the victim, the people ... [Published WBBJ TV - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

‘Free Day at the Dump’ set for May

With spring in full swing, Cullman area residents can take advantage of the county’s annual “Free Day at the Dump” for the month of May to get rid of junk.The county landfill will accept one load of garbage and unwanted items from residents at no charge ... [Published Cullman Times - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

Obamacare ground zero: Who are the stragglers waiting until the last minute to get insurance?

MOBILE, Alabama – In the waning days before the deadline to buy health insurance under Obamacare, places like the Toulminville branch of the Mobile Public Library are ground zero.Dozens of Mobilans showed up Wednesday for a sign-up session sponsored by ... [Published al.com - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Bethel Baptist to host sign-up session for ACA next Saturday at church, two days before deadline

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Bethel Baptist Church will host an event for people who still need to sign up for health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) on Saturday, March 29, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.The deadline to sign up for coverage under the ... [Published al.com - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Crime Stoppers March 16: Most Wanted

"I'm Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale.Our suspects come from different backgrounds and different neighborhoods. What they have in common is the fact that they all face outstanding warrants. So if you know where they are, give us a call and help us track ... [Published ABC 3340 - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Elderly Adamsville man killed in house fire

ADAMSVILLE, Alabama - An elderly man died Monday night in a house fire in Adamsville.The fire broke out just before 9 p.m. at a home in the 4200 block of School Street. When firefighters got to the scene, the flames were spreading quickly through the ... [Published al.com - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Mar 10 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 2 reports

Victim claims he was forced to withdraw cash by gunman

An Adamsville man says he was forced to remove cash from his bank account by a man armed with a gun. At about 1:45 PM today deputies responded to a residence on Karen Lane near Adamsville. The victim told officers he had been at the intersection of Shady ... [Published ABC 3340 - Mar 11 2014]

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As far as schools, Royal said he would look at the "model that Birmingham is using in terms of 'themed' schools. A school for medicine; a school for the arts; a school for the health and sciences; a school that pushes college prep and academic advancement" he said
..."I plan to do more," Bowman. "I provided the chess boards and the pieces and I've met with the school principal and the staff. So we've helped schools, faculty and students both in money and time."
"If it's on a Sunday and you're broadcasting that severe weather is heading our way, then we have to adhere to what the possibilities are" says Lewis

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Are Birmingham schools the model for what Jeffe... [Published al.com - Apr 17 2014]
Jefferson County Commission to get more involve... [Published al.com - Apr 17 2014]
Is your church prepared for severe weather? [Published ABC 3340 - Apr 17 2014]
Ollie's Bargain Outlet opening first Alabama st... [Published al.com - Apr 17 2014]
Empire man faces drug charges after found with ... [Published al.com - Apr 08 2014]
Jeffco deputies on scene of rolling meth lab in... [Published al.com - Apr 08 2014]
Rescue underway for dogs trapped by floodwaters... [Published al.com - Apr 07 2014]
Former Coworkers Arrested For 2013 Burglary Tha... [Published WBBJ TV - Apr 02 2014]
Police Reports [Published Daily Mountain Eagle - Apr 02 2014]
‘Free Day at the Dump’ set for May [Published Cullman Times - Apr 01 2014]
Obamacare ground zero: Who are the stragglers w... [Published al.com - Mar 28 2014]
Bethel Baptist to host sign-up session for ACA ... [Published al.com - Mar 21 2014]
What do the Irish think of St. Patrick's Day? '... [Published al.com - Mar 17 2014]
Crime Stoppers March 16: Most Wanted [Published ABC 3340 - Mar 17 2014]
Senate Education Committee approves Common Core... [Published WSFA - Mar 13 2014]
Roderick Royal, former Birmingham councilor, to... [Published al.com - Mar 12 2014]
Elderly Adamsville man killed in house fire [Published al.com - Mar 11 2014]
Victim claims he was forced to withdraw cash by... [Published ABC 3340 - Mar 11 2014]
Man forced to withdraw cash after being held up... [Published MyFox Birmingham - Mar 10 2014]
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