12, Oct 2014 - Jefferson, AL Settlement reached in Jefferson County water pollution case
A settlement has been reached in an Alabama water pollution case.According to a news release, Black Warrior Riverkeeper reached a successful settlement in their case against Alabama Utility Services (AUS), the operator of Donaldson Correctional Facility's sewage treatment plant.The settlement includes injunctive relief (a court order requiring steps to curtail pollution) and a $100,000 ...
12, Oct 2014 - Judge weighs ending ban on newspaper publication
BIRMINGHAM (AP) — An Alabama judge is considering whether to lift his order blocking the Montgomery Advertiser from publishing material from a utility company document. During a hearing Monday, attorneys for the paper asked Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance to end the ban. They say it's unconstitutional prior restraint. Lawyers for Alabama Gas Corp. argue the paper received a gas ...
11, Oct 2014 - Vance, AL Judge blocks Alabama newspaper from printing story
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge is siding with Alabama Gas Corp. and blocking a newspaper from publishing information about the utility's safety plan for gas lines. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance granted a request by Alagasco to temporarily prevent the Montgomery Advertiser from using information it says it received from the Alabama Public Service Commission. Vance issued an order ...
11, Oct 2014 - Vance, AL Alabama judge lifts ban on newspaper publication
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A judge has lifted his ban that temporarily blocked the Montgomery Advertiser from publishing information from Alabama Gas Corp. documents. Jefferson County Circuit Judge Robert Vance issued an order Tuesday dissolving his order that prohibited the newspaper from using information from a utility document about gas lines. Alagasco sought the ban arguing that information in ...
04, Apr 2014 - Jefferson, AL Alabama is 'dumb on crime': Justice officials offer revealing portrait of prisons
Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Teresa Pulliam and Alabama Department of Corrections Commissioner Kim Thomas addressed the state's prison during a Christian prison ministry conference Saturday morning in the basement of Gardendale's First Baptist Church.
28, Mar 2012 - Jeremiah Korfe writes new song for Paige Duke from 'Sweet Home Alabama' - Worldnews.com
One result was that Jefferson County, containing Birmingham's industrial ... After 1972, the state's white voters shifted much of their support to Republican candidates in presidential elections (as also occurred in neighboring southern states).