City News

Municipal Court moves to City Hall June 2

Jasper Municipal Court will return to the City Hall courtroom starting on Thursday, June 2, 2022. Municipal Court had been held at the Jasper Civic Center since 2021 due to COVID-19. Masks are optional, but not required.

Mayor and Walker Baptist Administration

May 6, 2022 - Mayor O'Mary presented a proclamation this morning to Suzanne Pugh, Walker Baptist Medical Center's chief operating officer, on behalf of WBMC. The proclamation recognizes and commends staff and physicians at Walker Baptist for their tireless work during the COVID pandemic. The proclamation reads:

WHEREAS, words can’t begin to express our gratitude for the efforts of the men and women at Walker Baptist Medical Center who lead us safely through the last two years of the COVID-19 pandemic; and

Natatorium pool

The final lifeguard class of the season starts on May 12, 2022. Call the Natatorium at 205-384-9617 for more information.

lifeguard class 2022 info

Police Officers with Mayor and Council

April 20, 2022 - At yesterday's council meeting, Chief J.C. Poe recognized two recent academy graduates - Jasper Police Officers Octavious Dockery and Manny Flores. Chief commended both officers who did extremely well in the police academy, noting that Officer Dockery was class president.

City of Jasper Proclamation

April 5, 2022 - At today’s council meeting Mayor O’Mary, with the support of the city council, proclaimed the month of April as Fair Housing Month in Jasper and Child Abuse Prevention Month. The Fair Housing Act prohibits housing discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, and family status. The city of Jasper is committed to fair housing and to advocating for equal and fair housing opportunities. For resources and more information check out the following sites:

CARS cruise-in

March 31, 2022 - Central Alabama Rodders Society "CARS" will be hosting a cruise-in from 4-8 pm this Saturday, April 2 on the square in downtown Jasper. Road closures will be on 2nd and 3rd Avenues between 18th and 19th Streets beginning at 3:00 pm on Saturday. This is a recurring event that will be on the first Saturday of each month through September.

We're Hiring Black & White

The Jasper Civil Service Board is accepting applications for the following positions:

  • Firefighter
  • Police Officer
  • Jailer
  • Dispatcher
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Traffic Control Technician

For more information, including test dates, and to download an employment application, visit the Employment Opportunities section of our website.

SIAC Crossover Softball All-Tournament Team

March 16, 2022 - Congratulations to the 2022 SIAC Crossover All-Tournament Team!

We would like to thank our employees and all of those who worked to prepare for and during the tournament this past weekend, the co-hosts and sponsors, and the fans who came out to check out some great division II softball!

city officials and waterworks & sewer board officials

March 14, 2022 - Mayor David O'Mary, Revenue Compliance Officer Brent McCarver, and Jasper Industrial Development Board Executive Director Mike Ferdinand toured the Jasper Town Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant today at the invitation of Jasper Waterworks & Sewer Board General Manager Michael Williams. The tour comes as the city and the public utility work on plans for the future with an eye on growth in industry, retail, and housing.

SIAC Crossover Softball Tournament

NEXT WEEK: Come out and enjoy the SIAC Women's College Softball Crossover Tournament March 9-12 at the Memorial Park Softball Complex. 13 teams from the SIAC conference will be in Jasper to compete in the annual tournament which has been held here for 13 years (9 consecutive).

Arbor Day

March 1, 2022 - At this morning's Jasper City Council meeting, Mayor O'Mary proclaimed today, March 1, 2022, Arbor Day in Jasper. Jasper is proudly named a Tree City USA by Arbor Day Foundation and has held this distinction for 30 years now, joining 3,600 other communities across the country in demonstrating an exceptional commitment to urban forestry. We are excited to share this accomplishment and join in celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Arbor Day!

FBLA Week and CTE Month in Jasper

February 16, 2022 - The Jasper City Council and Mayor O’Mary presented Jasper High School students and teachers with two proclamations at this week’s council meeting.