Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.
Last night, on social media and their website, ABC 33/40 announced that their longtime and popular Chief Meteorologist James Spann has been named the 2019 National Weatherperson of the Year by the Federal Alliance for Safe Homes (FLASH).
Due to the closure and construction of Interstate 59/20 in downtown Birmingham, the new long awaited Mercedes-Benz Marathon Course Map has been finalized and approved by the city of Birmingham and is now available.
Pictures of four-year-old Claire Haynie holding up a United Ability car tag are being seen in and around Birmingham these days. It is on the United Ability website, in ads online, and yes, on a banner in front of United Ability, where Claire goes to school at Hand in Hand.
Condé Nast Traveler, one of the nation’s most respected travel magazine and digital publications declared “Birmingham has arrived” in their recent January 21 article, The Reinvention of Birmingham, Alabama.