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Oak Grove High School to remember 1998 tornado  CBS42.com

Students and teachers at Oak Grove High School remembered the tornado that swept through the area 20 years ago during a *service* Friday morning. . For the ...



Oak Grove students create video in response to school shootings  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

The message behind a video produced and staring students of Oak Grove High School is simple: "See something, hear something, say something."



Jeffco high school student punished over Tweets criticizing school walkout plan  AL.com

Oak Grove High School senior Wade Chapman says he was punished after criticizing his school's plan to avert a walkout last Wednesday to protest lawmakers' ...



'Heaven gained an angel': Oak Grove High School student ID'd as victim of deadly hunting accident  AL.com

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Alyssa Scott. She was 15 and a student at Oak Grove High School.



Federal judge approves Jefferson County schools' $230 million building plan  AL.com

A federal judge on Friday approved a three-year $230 million building plan for Jefferson County schools that addresses overcrowding and deteriorating facilities.



'Our focus today is love,' principal says after 2 students killed in crash  AL.com

On Valentine's Day, Oak Grove High School students are not loving on boyfriends or girlfriends. "Our focus today is love- we're loving on the Scoggins family," ...



Former Oak Grove High School student sentenced to 25 years in prison in slaying of his parents  al.com

Drew Brennan Thacker pleaded guilty to murder during a hearing before Bessemer Cutoff Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge David Hobdy. He had been ...



Drew Thacker, 17-year-old Oak Grove High School student, confessed to parents' murders, deputy testifies  al.com

BESSEMER, Alabama -- Drew Thacker, the 17-year-old accused of shooting his parents to death in their west Jefferson County home earlier this month, initially ...



Oak Grove elementary, high schools on lockdown after someone tried contraband drop at nearby prison  The Birmingham News - al.com

OAK GROVE, Alabama -- The elementary school and high school in the Oak Grove community both are on lockdown this morning as a precautionary measure ...



Funeral set for brother, sister killed in crash; Jeffco schools launch memorial fund  AL.com

Michael Scoggins, 9, and Meagan Scoggins, 17, were killed Monday morning on the way to school in western Jefferson County. Theirs sisters - 15-year-old ...



Oak Grove undersized running back Jim Furlow overachieves  al.com

Take what life gives you. Run with it. That's how Oak Grove senior Jimnarrius Furlow lives. "Life is not what is handed to you," he said. "Living is about doing the ...



Oak Grove High School grad rises to the challenge of autism with hard work, determination  al.com

An Oak Grove teenager has not allowed autism to stop him from making friends, making great grades and graduating with his class at Oak Grove High School.



Oak Grove High School student charged with capital murder in parents' slaying  al.com

Jefferson County sheriff's deputies obtained the warrant this afternoon against Drew Brennan Thacker.



Favre shows at Mississippi high school practice; no comment on NFL status  The Huntsville Times - al.com

(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)Minnesota Viking quarterback Brett Favre passes to an Oak Grove High School football player during practice in Hattiesburg, Miss., ...



Brett Favre reduces role, former Alabama coach Ray Perkins steps in at Mississippi high school  al.com

Former NFL great Brett Favre and former Alabama head coach Ray Perkins will be coaching at the same Mississippi high school next year.



Oak Grove High community unites to help its cancer victims  al.com

OAK GROVE, Alabama -- After doctors told him his youngest child had leukemia, Jim Brown returned home to retrieve clothes and other necessities for a long ...



Father and son killed in head-on crash with each other in a week of inexplicable grief  AL.com

Jeff Brasher, 50, and his son, 20-year-old Austin Brasher, died in a head-on collision with each other at 4 a.m. on Saturday. "There's no explanation for ...



Alabama teen fatally shot in hunting accident, police say  CBS News

Alyssa Scott was shot on Monday about 20 miles southwest of Birmingham.



The Week in Birmingham History: Civil rights leaders jailed; Oak Grove tornado; electric chair first used in Alabama  The Birmingham News - al.com

APRIL 6 1955: Actor Michael Rooker was born in Jasper. 1909: The Birmingham Terminal Station was dedicated during a day of festivities. The station was ...



Graduation guide: Dates and locations of ceremonies at Birmingham-area high schools  al.com

Our 2014 graduation guide provides a list of dates, times and locations for ceremonies at all Birmingham-area high schools.



Warrior Met Coal needs experienced miners  Tuscaloosa News

Warrior Met Coal is hosting a job fair in Bessemer on Saturday.The metallurgical coal mining company operates longwall and continuous miner sections at its ...



Distance learning connects classes in every Alabama high school  al.com

Educators say a distance learning program helps level the playing field in Alabama education.



Big Ten school 'really in love' with Clay-Chalkville's Ty Pigrome as more schools show interest  AL.com

Ty Pigrome's stellar high school career is over with, and it's almost time to see where the dynamic Clay-Chalkville quarterback will play at the college level.



Meet the UAB tight end who played for Brett Favre in high school  AL.com

The health of tight end Logan Scott's left knee has been closely monitored this month, but all signs point to him being ready for the Sept. 2 season opener.



Alabama tornadoes: Distance learning classmates come to Cordova's aid  al.com

By Saturday, April 30, half the students in Jessica Shalvey's AP calculus class at Oak Grove were loading supplies in the school's parking lot and then driving in ...



Neely Woodley hired as assistant principal at Spain Park High School  al.com

Woodley has been an administrator at Thompson High School for the past five years.



Will Spanish Fort linebacker and SEC recruit Thomas Johnston follow brother Tyler to UAB  AL.com

Top 2016 quarterback Tyler Johnston committed to UAB after Thanksgiving and, if all goes like he and UAB coaches hope, younger brother Thomas will join him ...



Can underrated Jeawon Taylor get 5-star linebacker Lyndell Wilson to join him at Florida?  AL.com

Jeawon Taylor has been asked this more than once: Can the Florida commit get five-star linebacker Lyndell "Mack" Wilson to join him at The Swamp?



Supercop: BPD's longest-serving detective retires with $36 million in drug seizures under her gun belt  AL.com

Finally, after a quarter century offering her body for sale on seedy downtown streets and groveling for crack in some of the city's grittiest neighborhoods, Mary ...



Young mother killed in car wreck had trained as firefighter, first responder  AL.com

Tabitha Smitherman, 27, who died in a car wreck on Birmingport Road on Jan. 30, had trained to be a firefighter before having children and was an artist in her ...



Brett Favre shows some speed in Hattiesburg workout, then eludes reporters  Press-Register - al.com

HATTIESBURG, Miss. -- Brett Favre looks like he's getting along just fine on that surgically repaired ankle.



Packers won't retire Brett Favre's number this year, and the reason why is surprising  The Birmingham News - al.com

The Green Bay Packers have no plans to retire Brett Favre's No. 4 jersey this season, apparently over concern he might get booed. Packers general manager ...



Coal miner, explosives expert, country preacher got down on his knees at church and in the mines  AL.com

When Nolan Gross got down on his knees, it was usually to pray, or to set explosives in a coal mine. He took both jobs just as seriously.



Georgia man arrested near Donaldson Correctional Facility was trying to smuggle cellphones to prisoner, state says  al.com

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Alabama -- The man arrested near the William E. Donaldson Correctional Facility in western Jefferson County this morning evidently ...



Alabama schools weigh sheltering or dismissing during hazardous weather  al.com

Four years have passed since a tornado ripped through a South Alabama high school, taking eight lives and leaving the city of Enterprise reeling.



Brett Favre/Tiger Woods connection? Sites say Tiger's wife stayed at Favre's Hattiesburg home  al.com

"Inside Edition," "US" magazine are reporting that Tiger Woods' betrayed wife, Elin Nordegren, stayed at the home of Brett Favre while visiting her golf megastar ...



Hoover High Band Director Ryan Fitchpatrick named 1 of '50 Directors Who Make a Difference'  The Birmingham News - al.com

Fitchpatrick leads about 250 instrumental music students at Hoover High School.



Mixed martial arts in limbo: Illegal fights occur in Alabama as commission creates rules  al.com

Alabama Athletic Commission still working on regulations 18 months after law passed to allow fights in state.



Lonnie Parsons gets behind the keyboard for "Piano Men"  The Birmingham News - al.com

Lonnie Parsons said audiences will probably know all the songs he plays in “Piano Men.” “It's a celebration,” he says. “If they wind up singing along, that's great.



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