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The Boost: Birmingham cranks up the geek factor with fun Phoenix Fest
The Alabama Incident Management Team holds a joint exercise with Jefferson County EMA, Fire Departments in Jefferson County and Homeland Security.
Fri May 17, 2013
Last day of the legislative session looking like a mad scramble -- or ...
We've got a plate full already. I just don't want it to disrupt our game plan." -- Sen.
Wed May 15, 2013
Sen. Dick Brewbaker says Republicans likely to disagree over Bentley amendment
MONTGOMERY, Alabama --- Sen. Dick Brewbaker of Pike Road said he and his Republicans colleagues will probably be divided on whether to accept Gov.
Gov. Robert Bentley wants two-year delay on school tax credits established by Alabama Accountability Act
"The people of the state do believe that public money should go to public education, and I believe that," Bentley said.
Tue May 14, 2013
Williams Just Misses Out On Heptathlon Championship
Senior Cameron Stokes of Mobile's McGill-Toolen High School was the picture of consistency Tuesday and scored 5,538 points to capture the AHSAA 2013 Boys Decathlon championship at Hoover High School.
Mon May 13, 2013
Hoover school board hires two new chief academic officers: Tammy Dunn, Cindy Adams
The Hoover school board tonight appointed two new chief academic officers to help oversee instructional programs in Hoover City Schools.
Fri May 10, 2013
Convicted sex offender and his wife arrested at Vestavia Hills home
A 55-year-old convicted sex offender is back in jail after he was arrested in Vestavia Hills for failing to notify authorities of his new address.
Thu May 09, 2013
Espresso Tech Solutions, National Center for Pain Management among Graham & Co.'s latest deals
Birmingham commercial real estate firm Graham & Co. has announced its latest transactions, which include a new industrial space for a commercial coffee and espresso machine sales and service company.
Tue May 07, 2013
Bill moves to clarify Ala. school transfers
The Alabama Legislature is one step away from passing a bill that would make sure private schools and non-failing public schools don't have to take students who want to transfer from failing public schools.
Heartbeats meet drumbeats in Tribal Spin Class at Shades Valley YMCA
There was no disc in the CD player and no iPod providing the music for Nichele Hoskins' recent spin class at the Shades Valley YMCA.
The Boost: An amazing trapeze pit bull, a Gatsby game, and what to do in Birmingham
The Pooch Parade is always a big hit at the Gardendale Magnolia Festival, which was held May 3 and 4. What to do in Birmingham today: For lunch, head out to Vulcan Park - it's the anniversary of the park's dedication , and the Shindigs food truck will be out there.
Mon May 06, 2013
The Decatur Daily
Mr. and Mrs. Gary Stephen Sullivan of Hartselle are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Stephanie Leanne Sullivan, to Michael Lyn Thomas, son of Mr.
Sat May 04, 2013
Sun shines on Celebrate Hoover Day at Veterans Park
The sun shined down on Celebrate Hoover Day at Veterans Park today, providing a pleasant backdrop for the city's annual festival.
Thu May 02, 2013
Ala. Senate delays school budget until next week
The Alabama Legislature's approval of the two state budgets will wait until the closing days of the 2013 session.
Q: I have noticed a plant with delicate lacy white flowers along the edge of the woods near my house.
The Montgomery Advertiser
Vanzetta McPherson: Improvements in education will require increase in funding
Ask most people if the likelihood of recruiting better prepared and more able workers is enhanced by higher compensation, and you'll probably get consensus -- for football coaches, CEOs, architects, surgeons, lawyers, actors, professional athletes or web developers.
Wed May 01, 2013
Vestavia Hills to host Community-Wide Health and Wellness Fair this week
VESTAVIA HILLS, Alabama -- Health aficionados and those looking to make a lifestyle change can find what they are looking for at the first-ever Community-Wide Health and Wellness Fair this Saturday.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Senate waits on changes to the Alabama Accountability Act
The Alabama Senate will wait to make changes to a new school tax credit program after Republicans could not immediately agree on what alterations to make to their trademark legislation.