Birmingham station Talk 99.5 has begun collecting messages and letters to send to the Dallas Police Department in light of the recent shootings that occurred in downtown Dallas following an organized protest against police killings of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, LA, and Philando Castile in Falcon Heights, MN, which had occurred in the preceding days.
The 18th annual Sidewalk Film Festival will be August 26th-August 28th in Birmingham’s historic Theater District. Filmmakers from all over the world, and from right here in Alabama, will showcase their work for audiences throughout the weekend.
The dry season continues to plague Jackson County and parts of the Alabama-Mississippi and Alabama-Georgia state lines. An official report was released by the U.S. Drought Monitor out of Lincoln, Nebraska.
The long battle with Alabama seems to be resolving for Crimson Tide player Maurice Smith. Smith has been approved for release. Smith has voiced plans to transfer to Georgia where he’ll play for the Bulldogs. Bye, bye, Maurice.
It’s that time of year again – your Facebook timelines are flooded with photos of your younger cousins and family friends on their first day back to elementary/middle/high school. On one side, you’re glad those days are over. But, there’s still a part of you that misses those first day feels. For those of us who’ve moved on to college and beyond, here’s a trip down memory lane to all the things we miss about starting school. Continue reading “Things you secretly miss about the first day of school”