ABC board votes to restrict alcohol sales in Alabama at 11PM each night

For the next 120 days, Alabama bars, restaurants, clubs and more will have to cease alcohol sales at 11PM. Photo via Jacob Blankenship for Bham Now

In an effort to fight the spread of COVID-19, the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board voted to suspend on-site sale of alcohol at bars, restaurants and clubs starting at 11PM each night. Learn more.

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Read this Birmingham 6th grader’s heart-warming “ode to essential workers”

Sign outside of St. Vincent Hospital. Photo via Pat Byington for Bham Now

Essential workers are all heroes right now. They are getting up and doing their jobs despite facing so many dangers and risks—all because we need them.

A local 6th grader at Birmingham’s Highlands School wrote a poem, “An Ode to Essential Workers,” and it’s a must-read. Keep reading if you need a smile, and make sure to share this with the essential workers in your life.

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