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Birmingham 2040: Regional planning commission wants public input to help 'Think Forward'
The downtown skyline is shown at sunset from the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport in Birmingham, Ala., Wednesday, Feb.
6 hrs ago
Walt Maddox elected president of Alabama League of Municipalities
Tuscaloosa Mayor Walt Maddox speaks at a press conference on the city's commercial revolving loan program for businesses locating in Tuscaloosa's recovery zone at the EDGE business incubator on Sept.
10 hrs ago
New York is jealous of Birmingham
Birmingham makes the top of many city lists - some of which make us cringe. However, most are not significant - and the methodology's questionable.
11 hrs ago
Democrats start last day of session by calling it "worst session we can remember"
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- The leader of the Democratic minority in the state Senate called the legislative session that ends today the worst in her memory, a response to Gov.
15 hrs ago
UAB looking for people to take a scratch-and-sniff test for Parkinson's disease study
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Losing your sense of smell might be a risk factor for developing Parkinson's disease and to that end the University of Alabama at Birmingham is part of a worldwide effort to sniff out the answers.
Mon May 20, 2013
Hoover apartment complex sold to Philadelphia REIT for $8.5 million
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Resource Real Estate Opportunity , a Philadelphia-based real estate investment trust, has acquired Hoover's Autumn Wood Apartments complex in an $8.5 million deal, the REIT announced today.
The Birmingham Bands You Need To Know
Birmingham, Alabama's music scene is blowing up: Homegrown bands are playing major music fests such as Banditos at this weekend's Hangout Music Festival , while a new music venue, Iron City , is bringing bands such as Neutral Milk Hotel to the city.
Tea Party group to rally against IRS targeting Tuesday at Birmingham office, part of nationwide campaign
BIRMINGHAM , Alabama - A Birmingham-based Tea Party group, the Rainy Day Patriots, will protest at the Internal Revenue Service office in Birmingham Tuesday as part of a nationwide backlash against targeting of Tea Party and conservative groups by the IRS.
Nothing accidental about Miflin couple's committment to creating south Alabama's first...
Steve and Susan Quantz are hoping to create a legacy olive-growing operation on their 8-acre farm in Miflin.
Charlotte remembers 1963 desegregation 'eat-in'
In the spring of 1963, a prominent civil rights leader led dozens of protesters on a four-mile march from a predominantly African-American college campus to the center of Charlotte's downtown.
Wreck on I-59 near Argo injures two, closes interstate for a time
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Alabama State Troopers are investigating a wreck on I-59 south at mile marker 146.
Flood warnings in place for east-central Alabama; thunderstorms could bring hail, winds
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The National Weather Service's offices in the Birmingham area has issued a hazardous weather outlook that warns about heavy rainfall in east-central Alabama that could result in flash flooding.
Sun May 19, 2013
A prom delayed
It's prom season in Birmingham, Alabama, and this year some senior citizens are joining the high school seniors.
New lead attorney for Jefferson County faces 'world of problems.' Here are some.
I truly feel that the commissioners and the county manager are committed to moving the county forward." Carol Sue Nelson.
Tide of skepticism recedes as Birmingham's city center rebounds
Fans enjoy the atmosphere at Regions Field. Entrepreneurs are buying and leasing buildings near the new ballpark as the neighborhood rebounds.
Vulcan Park to celebrate 109th Birthday on Sunday, June 2
Visiting Vulcan Park Wednesday, March 21, 2012 in Birmingham. Vulcan Park allows Birmingham City school children free admission with a paid parent admission during spring break week.
Flash flooding reported in east Alabama; more rain expected throughout day
Several flash flood warnings are in effect in east Alabama, and rain is expected throughout the day in central Alabama.
800 marched in New York in support of Birmingham movement; 11 arrested in Etowah County memorial
May, 1963 -- Demonstrators are met by fire fighters along the march route in key areas in downtown Birmingham.
National Public Radio
Turmoil Of '63 Shut Down Proms; Former Students Dance Again
Several high schools had to cancel their proms in 1963, during a time of tumultuous civil rights protests across the South, and in Birmingham, Ala., particularly.
Sat May 18, 2013
Samford University graduates urged to have faith in themselves, others, God
"Faith in yourself is important - especially when no one else shares your vision and dreams," the Rev.