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Jefferson County

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Compared to national averages, Birmingham is lagging behind in growth for population, jobs and overall economic development. Read more

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In 2016, two candidates ran for the Jefferson County District Attorney’s seat: Brandon Falls and Charles Henderson. Read more

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The court said a law allowing Jefferson County to reroute sales tax money for schools to other county projects is not unconstitutional. Read more

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At a meeting on Nov. 10, the Birmingham Water Works Board discussed the effects of the current drought and approved a rate increase of 3.9%. Read more

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Erica Techo

Amendment 14, the final amendment on the ballot, would correct a procedural inconsistency in the legislature while grandfathering in nearly 700 local bills. Read more

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A total of 25 positive tests have been reported in 16 Alabama counties. Read more

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The body of a man found in a garage at Lane Parke Apartments in Mountain Brook Village was identified today. Read more

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The heroin-related death rate for Jefferson County more than doubled in 2014. Read more

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