UAB Solar Project Launches on Top of @UABcampusrec

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With an age of Technology at the door steps of most industries, adaptation is key.

UAB has caught onto the trend, and has applied solar panels to the roof of their 3 story recreational center. Although the ROI is about a 20 year venture, they say it will be providing 10% of free energy to the building, after that time. Continue reading “UAB Solar Project Launches on Top of @UABcampusrec”

Tuscaloosa Works With Uber

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After disagreements with law enforcement in 2014, Uber is back and ready to tackle game days, Friday nights and your #ThirstThursdays outings in the good ol Ttown.

Birmingham Business Journal with more Details

Not only is this popular in metropolitan cities, but the “ride share” service is a favorite among incoming students and parents of these darling freshmen.

“So any opportunity for a student to be able to get a ride and then move freely through campus I think is also gonna be safe.”

-David Herrmann

 

Lottery Battle Continues, Lawmakers Produce “Several Rival Proposals”

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The conversation between Gov. Bentley and lawmakers on an Alabama lottery continues. There are several in favor of and against the proposed plans from the Governor.

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“Lottery bills get first test in Alabama Legislature”

The Senate Tourism and Marketing Committee is meeting Tuesday morning for public hearings on five different lottery bills. The committee could vote as soon as Tuesday afternoon.

-Associated Press

What do you think should be done?
Fund Medicaid through a lottery, or stay true to our history?

#KeepitLocal

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Support all Birmingham businesses.

This is the focus of #KeepitLocal.

https://twitter.com/SFCDesign/status/764569406223646720

 

Community to Help Save Chelsea General Store

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The Motto – “It’s all about family” – Says it All

As a concerned Chelsea citizen, I am writing this to encourage and to request help from other Chelsea citizens to come together to preserve our history. For once history is gone, it is gone forever.

-Judy Isbell Galamore

Bentley’s “one best option” Lottery less immoral than ‘allowing a child to die’

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This morning at Children’s Hospital of Alabama, Gov. Robert Bentley shared his thoughts on the potential AL lottery.

“When you look at this you say: ‘Which is the most immoral: buying five lottery tickets with money you earned or allowing a child to die?’ I don’t think there’s even a choice there, so we must fund Medicaid, we must take care of our sick children, our disabled people, those in nursing homes, those with mental illness,” Bentley said regarding his “one best option” lottery. Continue reading “Bentley’s “one best option” Lottery less immoral than ‘allowing a child to die’”

Cafe on Main, Trussville Family Restaurant, Closing

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Megan Miller, from the Trussville Tribune proclaims,

“Co-owner Charlene Scharf said due to her husband’s health, the family is pulling back and closing the doors to its Trussville location, while the Oneonta location will remain open.”

Cafe on Main to Close Due to Family Matters…

Good luck to the Scharf family, best of luck to you.

 

 

 

Get Out of the Heat at First Avenue Rocks

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It’s Summer time, so you know it’s been hot and humid here in Birmingham. If you’re looking to do some fun exercise without burning up, head over to First Avenue Rocks, Birmingham’s premiere rock climbing gym. The gym has climbing routes for all skill levels, so there’s no fear walking in as a first time climber.

 

Check them out at http://www.firstaverocks.com