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 Mayor Tommy Joe Alexander Presents Proclamation

Mayor Tommy Joe Alexander Presents Proclamation

For Immediate Release: August 18, 2014 Raising awareness to the symptoms of gynecologic cancers is a very important mission and could ultimately save women’s lives.  Three Birmingham organizations — the CanSurvive GYN Cancer Support Group, the Laura Crandall Brown Ovarian Cancer Foundation, and the Norma Livingston Ovarian Cancer Foundation — are partnering to do just that […]

Settlement reached in lawsuit over Nick Saban affiliated Mercedes-Benz dealership

Settlement reached in lawsuit over Nick Saban affiliated Mercedes-Benz dealership

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama –Hoover Crown Automobile Co. and Mercedes-Benz USA have settled the lawsuit Crown had filed last year seeking to stop Mercedes from granting a new dealership in Irondale to University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban and his business partner. The settlement, which attorneys say is confidential, means that a trial set to begin Nov. 3, the week […]

Louie, Mixon lead Class 6A No. 3 Mounties past No. 6 Falcons

Louie, Mixon lead Class 6A No. 3 Mounties past No. 6 Falcons

IRONDALE, Alabama – Rashad Louie connected with Keith Mixon on a 68-yard scoring pass on fourth-and 13 with 3:08 remaining to rally Shades Valley to a 37-35 victory over visiting Florence in the season opener for two of the top-ranked Class 6A teams in the state. Louie threw for a pair of touchdowns and ran for two, and Mixon caught two touchdown passes […]

Transformation of Irondale Parks

Transformation of Irondale Parks

Irondale, AL –  Thanks to new funding and the implementation of a comprehensive park improvement plan, a transformation of Irondale parks is taking shape. Park Committee Chairman, Councilor John London stated, ” After receiving a new infusion of funding, we decided to take a comprehensive look at all of our parks and greenspaces.”   London […]

Irondale Sends Three Teams to World Series

Irondale Sends Three Teams to World Series

Irondale, Al – The City of Irondale participates in the Dizzy Dean Little League baseball program. Each year, hundreds of teams throughout the state vie for a trip to the World Series. This year, the City of Irondale had three teams qualify. Depending on the age level, a team can only make the World Series […]

80 Pops Founder Poised For Growth

80 Pops Founder Poised For Growth

Brian Robinson owner of 80 Pops, announced plans to expand distribution of its unique frozen treats from it’s Irondale based production facility.  For the full story please click here.

Change of Venue for Irondale's Jazz in the Park Concert

Change of Venue for Irondale’s Jazz in the Park Concert

The 2nd annual Jazz in the Park concert in Irondale will be moved from Beacon Park to the Zamora Temple due to the high possibility of rain.  The concert will take place Sunday from 6PM to 9PM. The auditorium at the Zamora Temple has an open general seating area for lawn chairs and balcony seating […]

Irondale City Hall

July 15th City Council Meeting Rescheduled

The regular July City Council meeting normally held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month has been rescheduled due to area elections. The new date of the City Council meeting is Thursday, July 17,2014 at 7PM. The meeting will be held at Irondale City Hall.  Pre-Council meeting will start at 6PM. Please click here  or […]

Irondale City Clerk Holds First Town Hall Meeting

Irondale City Clerk Holds First Town Hall Meeting

6/24/2014 – Irondale citizens attended the first ever Financial Town Hall meeting.  City Clerk, James Stewart organized the meeting to share in depth information on the city’s financial health.  ” I’m focused on local government becoming more transparent with regards to it’s finances, ” said Stewart.  He also announced plans to post a monthly financial […]

EWTN acquires Catholic News Agency and Spanish-language ACI Prensa

EWTN acquires Catholic News Agency and Spanish-language ACI Prensa

IRONDALE, Alabama – EWTN Global Catholic Network today announced that it has acquired the Denver-based Catholic News Agency and its sister organization, ACI Prensa, the world’s largest Spanish-language Catholic news organization with headquarters in Lima, Peru. “EWTN has been a partner with both Catholic News Agency and ACI Prensa for many years in creating and […]

Irondale (AL) Firefighter Released from Hospital After Heart Attack

Irondale (AL) Firefighter Released from Hospital After Heart Attack

IRONALE, Alabama – An Irondale firefighter is in critical condition after he collapsed inside a house while putting out a fire. Firefighters had put out the main body of the fire and were scanning the house for any other flare-ups when the man collapsed, Irondale Fire Chief Randy Davis said. Firefighters on the scene started CPR […]

Why DLI is moving from Homewood to Irondale

Why DLI is moving from Homewood to Irondale

Diversified Labeling Images announced in April its plans to move its headquarters and 38 jobs from Homewood to Irondale. The city of Irondale gave the company $200K in incentives to complete the move, which is underway. We caught up with DLI President Fran Cade recently and asked her about the company’s decision to move and what it […]