What’s bigger than Alabama, Auburn Football in this southern state?
High School Football!
— ABC 33/40 News (@abc3340) August 15, 2016
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.
Clean water is vital to our health. Help keep our rivers, lakes and swimming holes clean by getting involved with your local river organizations including Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Coosa Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper and Cahaba River Society and the Alabama Rivers Alliance.
“In wilderness is the preservation of the world.” — Henry David Thoreau
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.
— Southern Fried (@SFCDesign) August 13, 2016
— inbirmingham (@inbirmingham) August 13, 2016
— Magic City Bloggers (@MagicCityBlog) August 13, 2016
The micro-brewery scene becomes more and more popular each year. 10 years ago, if you would have proclaimed Birmingham becoming the next city to harbor this movement, many would not have believed you.
But millennials, being the markets main focus, have taken the city by storm and helped fuel the beer fire.
Alabama’s hunter education program helps keep hunting safe and enjoyable. The program covers the skills, regulations and responsibilities of hunting, and wildlife conservation that help to secure our hunting heritage. If you were born on or after August 1, 1977, you must complete an approved hunter education program before being eligible to hunt unsupervised. Alabama has two hunter education options: a traditional course with a written test or an Internet course. Don’t wait, start today! #WWVD
Here’s a recipe for baked fish from our friends at the Coosa Riverkeeper, publishers of Swim Guide and Fish Guide. Give it a try. And before swimming in the Coosa River, check the Swim Guide for bacteriological alerts. The fish guide is a neat place to see marinas and places to eat while out on the water as well as see any fish consumption advisories.