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Jefferson County (AL) Votes 4-0 to Open Courthouses On Sat. For...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times   A bipartisan group of Jefferson County (AL) Commissioners on Friday voted 4-0 to open the downtown Birmingham and Bessemer County...

After 38 years, Jefferson County (Ala.) files motion to end consent...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jefferson County on Tuesday filed a motion to terminate a 38-year-old consent decree over its discriminatory hiring practices against Blacks...

Jefferson County Authorizes $6.4M for Expanded Covid-19 Testing

jccal.org The Jefferson County Commission on Thursday voted to allocate up to $6.4 million in CARES Act funding, to increase COVID-19 testing in the county,...

Eyrika Parker wins race for Jefferson County (Ala.) Treasurer; first Black...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Eyrika Parker, a lifelong Birmingham resident, on Tuesday won 57.45 percent of the vote to defeat Roderick “Rod” Scott, state...

Jeffco Elections: Eyrika Parker, Rep. Rod Scott in Tues. Runoff for...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The only Jefferson County race on the ballot in next Tuesday’s, July 14 runoff election will be for Treasurer where...

New mask requirements for Jefferson County, Alabama

By Samuetta Hill Drew Only two states, Connecticut and Rhode Island, are reporting a decline in new coronavirus cases compared to the spiking numbers now...

Jefferson County (Ala.) to require face coverings in most public spaces

By Michael Tomberlin Alabama Newscenter Jefferson County will require face coverings in most indoor public places beginning at 5 p.m. June 29 and lasting until the...

Jefferson County begins to open for businesses still closed by COVID-19...

By Ike Pigott Alabama Newscenter A Jefferson County Health Department order regarding public activities is set to expire at midnight, and will not be renewed. That...

Jefferson County Declares State of Emergency, Imposes Curfew

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Joining some of its largest municipalities, Jefferson County on Tuesday declared a state of emergency and implemented a 7 p.m....

Jefferson County Jails To Get New Health Care Provider On June...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Beginning June 1, Jefferson County jails will get a new health care provider—Birmingham-based NaphCare Inc., which offers correctional services across...

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