Birmingham area high school football recruits make decisions, commitments

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It’s that time of year again, February 7, National Signing Day. All over the country young high school football stars are being paid lots of attention by eager recruiters from large programs and smaller ones. Meet a few of our local athletes. Perhaps they will go on to be household names someday! Continue reading “Birmingham area high school football recruits make decisions, commitments”

Birmingham real estate forecast: exciting new developments, historic renovations

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Denham project. Via- Third & Urban

Areas of Birmingham that a decade ago were marred with darkened, abandoned old buildings, empty warehouses and cracked asphalt have been revitalized. With revitalization comes momentum. You know the saying “a body in motion stays in motion.”

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One Degree MMM, just one of Forge coworking companies making it happen

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Jacqueline Jones, One Degree MMM. Via Cameron Balentine.

Jacqueline Jones predicts her marketing firm, One Degree MMM, will have significant growth in 2018. Part of her success might be due to the dynamic coworking space she shares with other professionals at Forge in downtown Birmingham.

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Black History Month in Birmingham; films, plays, music, science fair, exhibits

Birmingham offers many ways to learn more about the Civil Rights movement, and to celebrate Black History Month. A visit to Birmingham can be a sobering, reflective and finally an uplifting experience for anyone interested in this period of our country’s history.

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Be Cyber Aware; tips, new safegaurds protect personal information

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Cyber Security is important.
Do you shop online…bank online…share photographs via social media?

In our technology-based world it is so important, now more than ever, to understand how to manage your privacy online and keep your personal information secure. AT&T recently conducted a survey that found 43 percent of Americans said they felt powerless about cyber security. Continue reading “Be Cyber Aware; tips, new safegaurds protect personal information”

Soldier father meets newborn son in NICU after 7600 miles, 30 hours of travel

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Sgt. Tony Knizel and Micah. Via- UAB News.

Most any parent would travel from the ends of the earth for their children. Recently one Alabama man did just that. Tech.Sgt.Tony Knizel traveled 7,600 miles, across 11 time zones, for 30 straight hours; Kuwait to Dubai, Amsterdam, Detroit, Atlanta and Montgomery, to be meet his newborn son, Micah.

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Birmingham thrift & consignment stores have cool treasures, support worthwhile nonprofits

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If you’re like me, you overspent during the holiday season on gifts, entertaining and this year, in my case, on a Colorado ski trip for New Years. If your budget is a little stretched, but you still want to scratch that shopping itch, consider these great thrift stores and consignment stores in the Birmingham area.

Seems like some local fashionistas and amazing decorators also search through these thrift stores for one for a kind treasures. Continue reading “Birmingham thrift & consignment stores have cool treasures, support worthwhile nonprofits”

McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018

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New McLeod headquarters in Hoover, Al. Via-www.mcleodsoftware.com.

McLeod Software is being given a one million dollar tax break/incentive as they plan to relocate the corporate office to Meadow Brook Corporate Park on Highway 280 in Hoover. McLeod is just one of the area tech firms that will be hiring  in 2018. Continue reading “McLeod Software and other Birmingham firms looking for tech employees in 2018”

Indian Cuisine: guide to perfect Birmingham comfort food

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Indian comfort food. Via- Silver Coin FB.

When you think of comfort food is it a classic, reliable steak-house burger or some soul-food inspired mac-n-cheese?  For me, in the winter months when I want a warm, satisfying, spicy chicken and rice-and-beans comfort meal with amazing flavorful bread, it’s definitely Indian cuisine. Now there is a fast-casual option at the Pizitz Food Fall, that makes it quick  and easy to get your Indian food craving met, Silver Kati!

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Attention all education innovators, AT&T Aspire Accelerator is taking applications

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Got a solution to an education challenge we face? If you have an innovative education venture, AT&T wants to know about it…and just maybe they will help you   make that idea become a reality!  With investment money, expenses, mentoring and access to top ed-tech leaders.
AT&T Aspire Accelerator, one of the company’s  philanthropic programs, is accepting applications through January 27 for the program which begins in April 2018.

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