Auburn legend Charles Barkley aims to support affordable housing in Leeds

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Charles Barkley plays golf in his free time. Photo via Regions Tradition on Facebook

If you grew up watching Auburn Basketball and the NBA in the 80s and 90s, odds are you knew Charles Barkley—AKA the Round Mound of Rebound. However, you probably didn’t know that Charles Barkley was born in Leeds, just a short drive away from Birmingham. Now, he is dedicated to giving back to his community. Here’s how.

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4 ways the BIG Partnership aims to improve your life and attract investors to Birmingham

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Big things are in store for our Magic City. Picture by Jon Eastwood for BhamNow.

The city of Birmingham has made major strides these past few years. There’s no denying that big things are coming to the Magic City!

Last year, Mayor Randall Woodfin introduced the city to the Birmingham Inclusive Growth (BIG) Partnership. This city-inspired, community-focused initiative aims to improve the quality of residents’ lives and produce tangible returns for investors.

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Everything you need to know about Birmingham’s Carraway Hospital Development

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The iconic blue star kept watch over Birmingham for decades. Photo via Abandoned Southeast

After months of speculation, we finally know the name of the upcoming development on the old Carraway Hospital site. The name of the mixed-use entertainment district is…drumroll please…Northside Park!

Here’s what you need to know.

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