Jump-start your child’s interest in reading with Books-A-Million’s 50 Stories to Read Before You’re 5 collection

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50 Stories to Read Before You’re 5. Photo courtesy of Books-A-Million.

We all know that reading to your children is important. But did you know that toddlers and preschoolers who are read to every day have many academic advantages? If you’re looking to jump-start your child’s interest in reading, then check out the 50 Stories to Read Before You’re 5 collection by Books-A-Million.

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Special Operations Surgical Team to receive Bronze Star Medal at UAB

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Special Operations Surgical Team members to receive the Bronze Star. Photo courtesy of UAB.

Five Special Tactics Airmen will receive the Bronze Star Medal – the military’s fourth highest combat medal – for extraordinary heroism during a ceremony at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The ceremony will take place at 11a.m. on February 13, 2018. Continue reading “Special Operations Surgical Team to receive Bronze Star Medal at UAB”

Flu 2018: schools closing, hospitals crowded, Bham Now staff down and out

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I didn’t think it would find me. I thought I’d be able to escape its wrath. I’d protected myself, after all. I’d gotten the shot that was supposed to save me. Still, I was cautious. I tried my best to outrun it. Tried to shield myself from the horror it would inflict upon me and those around me. But it caught me, making me stumble as it coiled itself around me. I was too weak to scream and fight against it.

The flu had finally found me. Continue reading “Flu 2018: schools closing, hospitals crowded, Bham Now staff down and out”

Discover La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries In-Home Design program and President’s Day Sale!

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Staff at La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Greystone. Photo via Hunter Nichols.

Decorating your home is no easy task. It requires lots of decisions and a great deal of trial and error, not to mention a rather large sum of money.

But what if you could get furniture and accessories for your home without the huge expense, while also getting complimentary one-on-one design help from an interior design specialist?

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Bojangles’ Inc. presents United Ability with check for nearly $25,000

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Bojangles’ presenting check to United Ability. Photo courtesy of United Ability.

When checking out at a store – grocery, pharmacy, etc. – you are often asked if you would like to donate $1 to a specific cause. While you may feel that a single dollar won’t make much of an impact, in truth, it really does add up.  Continue reading “Bojangles’ Inc. presents United Ability with check for nearly $25,000”

Mark your calendar, Birmingham, street markets are headed your way

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The Market at Pepper Place. Photo via Facebook.

Birmingham is known for many things. Its strong history in steel. Its killer restaurant and culinary scene. A whole lot of Southern charm and hospitality. But what it’s also known for is its incredible markets. Get ready for some amazing Saturday markets coming up in the ‘ham! Continue reading “Mark your calendar, Birmingham, street markets are headed your way”