The Maxpreps Top 25 composite poll this week ranks 7A State Champion McGill-Toolen as the 21st best high school football team in the nation. The poll is an averaged compilation of other rankings, such as, MaxPreps Xcellent, PrepNation, USA Today, MaxPreps Computer and High School Football America.
Let’s help out our Louisiana neighbors who’ve been devastated by the recent floods. Bring bottled water and canned goods to Boutwell Auditorium this Wednesday through Saturday, August 17-20th from 8am-5pm. You can also text LAFLOODS to 90999 a $10 donation will go the American Red Cross or call 1-800-RED-CROSS to make a donation.
Gorrie and Lamb performed together 12 years ago at Red Mountain Theater and have been friends ever since. They will perform together again, Tuesday, August 16th in a show called ‘Carded’ at the NY’s 54 Below Theater,. Get Tickets at www.54below.com or 646-476-3551. http://alabamanewscenter.com/2016/08/15/two-birmingham-actresses-making-debut-acclaimed-new-york-cabaret/
With innovation taking hold in Birmingham and all across the country, the call for entrepreneurs hasn’t been greater. Colleges are adapting their business curriculum to hone in on skills that benefit this new age in technology and start-ups.
Top budding documentary filmmakers from across the U.S. will converge in Birmingham on September 8th to share their short films about important environmental topics facing our area. Come meet the filmmakers and get ready to be inspired! Admission: free. The Altamont School, September 8th. 7:00-8:30pm. 4801 Altamont Rd S., Birmingham.
Beginning on November 1, Alabama will become the 29th state to have a sales tax docked onto the final price of an Amazon.com purchase. The 8% sales tax is to be collected by Amazon at the point of purchase.