Today, Mayor Randall L. Woodfin and Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Lisa Herring announced the commitment of $3 million by Alabama Power Foundation, Altec\Styslinger Foundation, and Regions to the Birmingham Promise tuition assistance program.
Back in 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency designated neighborhoods in the vicinity of 35th Avenue North as a Superfund Site. Areas that once thrived with industry turned out to have contaminated soil.
After a long delay, city leaders and the EPA have begun the cleanup process in North Birmingham. You can help spread the word.Continue reading “3 things you need to know about the EPA’s soil cleanup in N Birmingham”
It was the hottest place to be in Birmingham for techies, innovators, entrepreneurs, social media marketers and marketing professionals this week. Continue reading “3 takeaways from Birmingham’s Sloss Tech, including Mayor Randall Woodfin’s poignant message”
On Tuesday, January 23, citizens in Birmingham will have a couple of opportunities to provide input on how to make the Magic City more sustainable and bike-friendly.
Abandoned and dilapidated homes and buildings pose a huge challenge for many cities across the country. Birmingham’s new mayor, Randall Woodfin, has an aggressive plan to reduce this urban blight, by demolishing one of these derelict structures every day!
November 28 – Randall Woodfin took the oath of office to become the 30th mayor of the city of Birmingham, and one of the youngest in history. Continue reading “Randall Woodfin is sworn in as Birmingham’s 30th mayor: photo gallery”