Jefferson County


Illustration courtesy of the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham.

When the Regional Planning Commission of Greater Birmingham asked Jefferson and Shelby County residents about their biggest transportation priorities, the top answer for residents along the U.S. 280 corridor was no surprise: traffic congestion. more

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Monte D'Oro flooding 7-26-17

Photo courtesy of Eileen Lewis

Hoover property owners in Shelby County may see the stormwater fee increase as soon as fiscal 2019, but the fee increase won't impact Jefferson County until fiscal 2020. more


BirminghamWatch has produced this Voter Guide to help Jefferson and Shelby voters. more


The Shelby County and Jefferson County Municipal Clerk's Associations met on Oct. 26 at Calera City Hall for a joint county municipal clerks luncheon more


Jill Ganus

Photo courtesy of Jill Ganus

Ganus is resigning her seat on the Hoover school board as she takes the new post in the Bessemer Division of Jefferson County. more


Jefferson County distribution to schools 9-20-17

Photo courtesy of Grady Thornton

The money was part of $69 million of unspent proceeds from the county's previous education sales and use tax that was divided among the county's 12 school districts. more

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Jimmie Stephens

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Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens is scheduled to give his third annual state-of-the-county address on Wednesday, April 19. more


Voters in the Jefferson County portion of Hoover will be voting on three tax renewals that together bring in more than $22 million a year for Hoover City Schools, officials said. more


The Distinguished Young Women program of Jefferson County is accepting applications from high school girls graduating in 2018 and residing in Jefferson County. more


distinguished young women

Photo courtesy of Miranda Wesley.

The program, formerly Jefferson County’s Junior Miss, is accepting applications from high school girls graduating in 2017 who live in Jefferson County. The deadline for applications is March 1, 2016. more


A new sports marketing program will be offered at Jefferson State's Shelby-Hoover campus starting in February. more


Chelsea Public Library

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Various buildings and cities have different plans. more


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Erica Techo

The Jefferson County, Shelby County and Hoover City Board of Education presidents gathered Saturday morning with representatives from 11 other school districts. more


0714 Distinguished Young Women

Photo courtesy of Miranda Wesley.

Samford University’s Wright Center Concert Hall will host The Distinguished Young Women Program of Jefferson County this Friday and Saturday. more


Local municipalities are discussing means to make it easier to renew your registration. more


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