It’s time for another Birmingham mayoral candidate interview. This is the second one in my series, and it features Randall Woodfin. My last one featured Randy Davis.
Although the Jefferson County Election Commission has until June 23 to officially call the upcoming Birmingham municipal election set for August 22, potential candidates are already blazing their own campaign trails.
Verizon IndyCar Series driver Simon Pagenaud looks at the race track at Birmingham’s Barber Motorsports Park, with its numerous sweeping turns and occasional fast straightaways, and is reminded of the motorcycle course near his hometown in France.
Reminder: don’t click on band names if you’re not supposed to be listening to music (at least until you have some earbuds)
As part of AT&T’s continuing efforts to boost internet adoption across the state, the Alabama State Department of Education and the Alabama Chapter of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) announced the Wenonah High School chapter of FCCLA won the #ATTCyberSeniors video competition.
So you want to ruin someone’s diet. The good news is that this is a great city to cheat on a diet with. The bad news is that you might not know the best spots. We’re here to help, with a series of guides to bakeries around Birmingham! (Because if you’re going to cheat on the diet, why not make sure the whole office cheats, too?) This round, we’re focusing on Downtown – the urban center.
Can you make a difference $1000 at a time? That is exactly what The Awesome Foundation is doing globally and here in Alabama.
Few companies and even fewer people live to be 100 years old, but the Civitan Club of Birmingham—the original club of Civitan International—celebrated that milestone birthday with a reception at UAB. Their official birthday is March 17, 2017. Members of the club hosted guests and media at the Civitan International Research Center (CIRC) on March 9th to bring awareness to the good work researchers are doing at the center.
Andrew Mitchell, Program Manager for the Birmingham Education
Foundation, (ED) was directing traffic in and out of the Harbert Center like it was an airport. Approximately 200 11th graders representing all 7 Birmingham city schools came prepared to get coaching on interview skills from local Rotarians. Mock interviews were set up at tables, one on one, between student and Rotarian.
Gail Andrews, one of Birmingham’s most treasured leaders in the arts community has announced that she will be retiring in the fall as director of the Birmingham Museum of Art.
While Alabama lags far behind much of the nation in terms of solar energy policies and usage – a situation we examined in the first two parts of this series – there are a few state residents determined to let the sun shine in to their homes.
This morning, The Pizitz Food Hall held its official grand opening unveiling a historic clock that was found in the midst of the renovations, in front of Birmingham Mayor William Bell, members of the city council, business and community leaders and the Pizitz family.
UAB announced last Thursday a plan to learn more about and potentially reduce the risk of genetic diseases. The project will be conducted at a statewide level, recruiting a representative sample of Alabama residents. Dean of UAB School of Medicine Selwyn Vickers, M.D. says the knowledge gained during the Alabama Genomic Health Initiative “will potentially rewrite our understanding of the burden of disease on our population. This project can have tremendous impact on the residents of Alabama and stimulate economic development in the state.” Continue reading “A new hope in the fight against genetic disorders”
In the past, I’ve written about some out-there plans by our local and state governments, like the attempt to bring back tax deductions for renovating historic buildings or the motion to allow golf cart taxis on certain Birmingham streets. It’s great to hear about what’s going on in the moment, but how did these resolutions turn out? Let’s take a look!