Birmingham, AL – The Jefferson County Health Department has no more flu vaccines. Health workers are asking county residents NOT to come to the clinics if they are still hoping to become vaccinated. The state health department reports Jefferson County received about nine-thousand-900 doses for distribution Tuesday and Wednesday. A health department spokesperson says more shots are on the way. But, they're not expected to arrive for another four to six weeks.
Centre, AL – The Cherokee County Board of Education wants to join a lawsuit concerning a landfill bribery case. Montgomery lobbyist Lanny Young and former Probate Judge Phillip Jordan were charged in the case. Jordan has already agreed to plead guilty. Cherokee County Commissioners had promised local schools one-third of the revenue from the landfill. Now, the school board says the bribery scheme cheated the school system out of money. The Cherokee County Board of Education asked for permission to join the suit Tuesday.
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