Jacksonville firefighters, assisted by Alexandria and Angel firefighters, responded to the mobile home fire on the 500 block of Roy Parris Road around 6:40 p.m., Jacksonville fire Marshal Lee Batey said by phone.
The new building, valued at about $12 million, will house the entirety of the Jacksonville Police Department in the north wing, the Fire Department in the south wing and a municipal courtroom and council chambers in between the two.
Ledbetter’s road to the White House began years earlier when she sued over gender pay discrimination that occurred when she worked at the Goodyear tire plant in Gadsden.
City industrial development board members moved forward Wednesday on their plan to convince Jacksonville State University graduates to retire in the city.
The upgraded equipment will help the JSU Center for Applied Forensics continue providing its crime scene investigation services to law enforcement agencies across seven counties.
The city’s Planning Commission at a meeting on Jan. 19 will review plans for a Cook Out restaurant, to locate at 400 Pelham Road S., according to a copy of the meeting’s agenda available on the city’s website.
JACKSONVILLE — The City Council on Monday added an unexpected $42,000 to the cost of its new public safety complex by approving the relocation of dispatch equipment.
Some school systems in Calhoun County will delay the start of classes Monday because of below-freezing temperatures, but warmer weather is on the way, according to forecasters.
Officials announced closures Thursday afternoon of schools and other services ahead of a winter storm expected on Friday to drop 2 or more inches of snow and sleet over the Interstate 20 corridor.
Firefighters on Wednesday filled a section of the city’s new public safety complex with smoke to test one of the final safety systems before the city took ownership of the facility.
As Jacksonville State University’s first director of its Center of Excellence for Veteran Student Success, Justin Parker wants to ensure student veterans get as much help as they might need.
Few Jacksonville motorists probably know Ray Hawthorne by name, but they've likely seen him at work. He smiles and waves at passing motorists every chance he gets. All of them have benefited from his work.
WELLINGTON — Four people were being treated Thursday for minor injuries after a four-vehicle crash on Alabama 204 in Wellington, according to the Jacksonville Fire Department.
A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted two Atlanta women on charges related to using stolen credit card numbers for purchases and cash in Calhoun County, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama.
Pleasant Valley High School senior Bradley Knight doesn’t know exactly how he did it, but his third try at the ACT college readiness exam brought him a score of 35.
“It's finally going to happen,” Police Chief Tommy Thompson said with a laugh about the opening. “It was 2011 when we first started talking openly about building the complex.”