He’s our first Democratic senator in 25 years. Alabama votes for character, choosing policy over party.
Photo by Pat Byington for Bham Now
The New York Times:
“The fact that Alabama’s voters have sent a Democrat to the Senate for the first time since Howell Heflin retired in 1997 is a stunner …”
As the nation looks on (with a collective side-eye), Alabama votes for a new senator today. Today!
Here’s how to
find your polling place. Polls are open until 7 p.m., Birmingham.
Roy Moore, via TMZ
Continue reading “Update: Birmingham, Democrat Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate race”
Here’s a unique gift idea for that person in your life who lives for all things creative. Or, maybe you have a friend who wants to try something new. Maybe even you?
Continue reading “Give the gift of creativity with Birmingham’s ArtPlay”
Here’s the thing. Nobody really knows what’s going to happen tomorrow (not even the experts). Whatever the outcome of Alabama’s special Senate election, it’s going to be a big deal.
Roy Moore, via YouTube
Continue reading “Birmingham, prepare for a dramatic finish in Alabama’s Senate election”
St. Paul & The Broken Bones are playing in support of Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones via a “Get Out the Vote” concert. Also, Jason Isbell is playing a free show in Huntsville.
Continue reading “St. Paul & The Broken Bones playing free Birmingham show Saturday night”
While some donors to both the Doug Jones’ and Roy Moore’s campaigns are widely known, others are not. Is this another case of business as usual in Alabama politics?
Via FOX 10 News
Continue reading “‘Raw tone’ of Alabama Senate race stirs up questions about campaign contributions”
Early this morning, President Trump tweeted his support for Republican Roy Moore in Alabama’s upcoming Senate election. Recent polls show that Moore and his Democratic opponent Doug Jones
remain deadlocked. How do they stand on issues important to Alabamians?
Continue reading “President Trump endorses Moore, but is Alabama on board?”
Birmingham has gained a well-deserved reputation as top foodie town. Why not celebrate that by gifting a Birmingham-based food book for the culinary fan in your life?
John-Bryan Hopkins, author of Foodimentary
Continue reading “Gift guide featuring Birmingham chefs, foodies and cookbooks for the culinary fan”
Birmingham, you can put the rumor to rest. It’s true. Police Chief A.C. Roper is not seeking reappointment under the Woodfin administration.
Birmingham Police Chief A.C. Roper. Photo by Pat Byington.
Continue reading “Birmingham police chief stepping down”
Two of the grants will benefit
students from Carver, Jackson-Olin, Parker, Tarrant and Bessemer high schools.
Continue reading “UAB awarded $3.5 million in federal grants to help Birmingham high school students, UAB undergrads”
Thinking about skipping the flu shot this year? You may want to think again.
Continue reading “Don’t wait any longer to get your flu shot”
Downtown commuters! I-59/20 ramp closed at midnight! This exit closure could mean traffic delays for you.
Via Equipment World
Continue reading “Birmingham bridge work means more exit closures”
November 27 is the last day to register to vote in Alabama’s special Senate election. Republican Roy Moore faces off against Democrat Doug Jones.
Roy Moore and Doug Jones, via Fox News
Continue reading “Today is the last day to register to vote for Dec. 12 Senate election”
Share your ideas with Birmingham City School Superintendent Dr. Lisa Herring tonight!
Herring at her previous position with student Ramiyah Sims, via WDRB
Continue reading “Have something to say about Birmingham City Schools? Here’s your opportunity:”
They believe every child matters and every gift matters. At
Children’s of Alabama, charitable contributions make miracles possible. This year’s Children’s Ball raised funds and awareness for the Impact Fund.
Continue reading “Annual Children’s Ball impacts lives, supports pediatric research”