Fairfield (Alabama, United States)

Type: City
Name: Fairfield (Alabama, United States)
Country: United States
Latitude: 33.470001
Longitude: -86.919998
population: 11,641
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Environmental groups seek to black new Duke nuclear power plants in SC

COLUMBIA, SCA coalition of 17 environmental groups filed a legal action Monday in an effort to stop the licensing of about two dozen atomic power plants, including two reactors near the Broad River in South Carolina. Other sites in the region potentially ... [Published South Carolina State - Sep 29 2014]
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 25 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 1 reports

Fairfield reaches debt agreement to keep MAX buses rolling

FAIRFIELD, Alabama -- City leaders have worked out to the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority.The repayment deal means BJCTA will continue to provide bus and paratransit services in the city through the new fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1.Fairfield ... [Published al.com - Sep 25 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

2 Killed in U.S. Steel Explosion

Two workers have died and one was injured after a pipe exploded at a U.S. Steel plant in Fairfield, AL.The three workers were transported to a local hospital with injuries after a pipe exploded Sunday (Sept. 21) at Fairfield Works' Q-BOP shop, where steel ... [Published PaintSquare - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 23 2014 - 3 reports

Explosion at US Steel Fairfield kills one, critically injures two

An explosion at US Steel’s Fairfield plant in Birmingham, Alabama mill on Sunday injured two and killed one employee. The plant’s own emergency units responded to the incident, and no outside agencies were called in to assist.Authorities identified the ... [Published SteelOrbis - Sep 23 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

June Harris Awalt

Funeral services were held Thursday, September 11 in Fairfield for June Harris Awalt, 88, who died Monday, September 8 in Fairfield.Mrs. Awalt was born September 30th, 1925 in Streetman to Robert Hugh Harris and Virgie Thompson Harris. She graduated from ... [Published Freestone County Times - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Fairfield MAX bus service could end Oct. 1 due to transit payment debts

FAIRFIELD, Alabama -- The city stands to lose bus service on Oct. 1 if city leaders can't find a way to pay the $200,000 in back payments owed the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority, transit officials said.Despite a payment of about $117,000 ... [Published al.com - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Tri-City Pre-K center serving Fairfield, Midfield and Bessemer hosts ribbon cutting today

FAIRFIELD, Alabama – The Tri-City Pre-K Center, a new facility meant to serve about 90 children from the school districts for Fairfield, Midfield and Bessemer, is hosting a grand opening this morning.The event, scheduled to begin with a ribbon cutting ... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Man dead after shot multiple times in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Alabama - Fairfield police are investigating a homicide after a man was found shot to death over the weekend.The shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. Saturday in the 5000 block of Parkway. Police were dispatched to the scene on a report of someone ... [Published al.com - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 06 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 3 reports

Grandmother posts bond in Fairfield kidnapping case

(WIAT 42)FAIRFIELD, Ala. (WIAT) —  A south Alabama grandmother who admitted to taking her grandson from his home in Fairfield turned herself in to police.  Tonja Felix is charged with kidnapping in the second degree. She posted a $5,000 bond Saturday ... [Published WIAT TV - Sep 07 2014]
First reported Sep 04 2014 - Updated Sep 05 2014 - 3 reports

Grandmother charged with kidnapping in abduction of Fairfield boy

FAIRFIELD, Alabama -- The woman who allegedly abducted her 9-year-old grandson from his home in Fairfield last weekend is now facing a kidnapping charge, police confirmed to ABC 33/40.Tonja Felix, 53, is charged with one count of second-degree kidnapping ... [Published ABC 3340 - Sep 05 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Mother of Fairfield boy who was abducted sends email defending her character, lashes out at parents

FAIRFIELD, Alabama -- The mother of the 9-year-old boy who police say was taken from his Fairfield home says her son was never in danger. Shaundria Felix sent an email to ABC 33/40's sister station in Mobile saying the statements made by her mother Tanja ... [Published ABC 3340 - Sep 03 2014]


"People come up and say, 'I thought you were Coach Saban.'  I tell them no, I'm just a hamburger cooker across the street from the stadium."
...to be wondering if this could happen at their workplace?" said John Sloan, a professor of criminal justice at UAB who has a Ph D in sociology. "The answer is yes, many people fear this can happen. There are indirect or vicarious victims. They suffer emotional and psychological effects of what occurred. People may have a relatively high level of fear, but the probability of this happening is low. What can be done? Having resources so people can talk about their fears is a good operating strategy. Let people know: We have resources here. If you are afraid, or suspicious, here's who to call."
"Her greatest lesson to us was the way she faced her battle with cancer" Morton said. "She taught us about her relationship with the Lord."
"Following the incident the employees were transported to an area hospital where two employees have unfortunately died as the result of their injuries. An investigation into the incident is underway. Fairfield Works is operational. No further details are available at this time."

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Contracts for September 24, 2014 [Published United States Department of Defense - Sep 25 2014]
Fairfield reaches debt agreement to keep MAX bu... [Published al.com - Sep 25 2014]
2 Killed in U.S. Steel Explosion [Published PaintSquare - Sep 24 2014]
One employee killed in blast at U.S. Steel faci... [Published Pittsburgh Business Times - Sep 23 2014]
Body cameras for Birmingham police? [Published Alabamas13 - Sep 23 2014]
Explosion at US Steel Fairfield kills one, crit... [Published SteelOrbis - Sep 23 2014]
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U.S. Steel Fairfield explosion victims: 1 dead,... [Published al.com - Sep 22 2014]
Alabama steel plant blast injures three [Published HazardEx - Sep 22 2014]
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'A giant of a man': Dr. Leon Hamrick, surgeon, ... [Published al.com - Sep 21 2014]
Parents: AL Accountability Act working for kids [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 20 2014]
June Harris Awalt [Published Freestone County Times - Sep 19 2014]
Jefferson, Shelby obituraries for Sept. 18: For... [Published al.com - Sep 19 2014]
Fairfield MAX bus service could end Oct. 1 due ... [Published al.com - Sep 19 2014]
U.S. Steel shares jump on turnaround strategy [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - Sep 18 2014]
US Steel Canada files for bankruptcy protection [Published Argus Media - Sep 17 2014]
Tri-City Pre-K center serving Fairfield, Midfie... [Published al.com - Sep 17 2014]
U.S. Steel scraps coke alternative at Gary Works [Published NWI Times - Sep 17 2014]
U. S. Steel Announces Strategic Actions To Stre... [Published BusinessWeek - Sep 16 2014]
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Alabama Steelworkers Fight for Their Jobs, Thre... [Published TAPPED - Jul 03 2014]
  Alliance for American Manufacturing Approximately 1,000 supporters of steelworker jobs turned out Monday, June 16 at a rally at the U.S. Steel facilities in Fairfield. The author works for the Alliance of American Manufacturing, which works in partnership ...
MILITARY-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: Defense Dept. Cont... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 01 2014]
This contract involves foreign military sales to the Republic of Korea. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center/OO-ALC/EBHKA, Hill Air Force Base, Utah, is the contracting activity (FA8213-14-C-0017). ARMY AAI Corp, Hunt Valley, Maryland, was awarded ...
While The West Dries Up, The East Is Drenched [Published Think Progress - May 01 2014]
CREDIT: NOAA, U.S. Drought Monitor Much of the South and Eastern U.S. was hit by heavy rains over the last few days, with the panhandle of Florida and southern Alabama getting drenched by more than two feet of rain in 24 hours. On Wednesday, Pensacola, ...
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