Read Time 2 MinutesMayor Randall L. Woodfin presented the largest budget proposal in the 150 year history of the city of Birmingham at the weekly Tuesday City Council meeting.
Read Time 2 MinutesThat March 1 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) deadline is right around the corner. I miss school, but I definitely don’t miss filling out that form. Luckily, Birmingham’s Mayor Randall Woodfin and Birmingham Promise, Inc.…
Read Time 2 MinutesHelp is on the way for Birmingham residents needing assistance to pay rent and utilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read Time 2 MinutesYesterday, the Birmingham City Council approved the first “shelter in place” ordinance to combat the spread of COVID-19 in Alabama. The order goes into effect immediately and runs until April 3.
Read Time 2 MinutesApple CEO Tim Cook, along with Mayor Randall Woodfin and Birmingham City Schools Superintendent Lisa Herring, joined civic leaders throughout Birmingham to launch the Education Farm (Ed Farm)—a ground-breaking education initiative focused on innovative learning strategies.
Read Time 1 Minutes“Over there its so quiet. Over here its a riot! Walking along, singing our song, walking in a Legion Wonderland.”
Here’s what you need to know about Birmingham’s new $1.50 corner-to-corner microtransit ride service in a Mercedes van.
Read Time 4 MinutesSponsored Need a ride? No problem. On Tuesday, December 3rd, the Magic City will offer its first on-demand ride-share service! This corner-to-corner service will cost users only $1.50 each way. Transportation will be provided in a Mercedes…
Read Time 2 MinutesThe mood at the Thursday press conference for the 78th Annual Magic City Classic was somber. The evening before, after a week of Amber Alerts and searching, Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney, a little 3 year old girl who…
Read Time 3 MinutesOn September 9th, the Jefferson County Memorial Project (JCMP) dedicated a historical marker memorializing lynching victims, Tom Redmond and Jake Mckenzie at Sloss Furnaces. Both men worked at mines owned by the Sloss-Sheffield Iron and Steel Company.
Ultimate guide to Birmingham’s Freedom Fest. 12 acts. 8 panels. Mayor Woodfin, ‘Funnymaine’, American Idol’s Ruben Studdard and more
Read Time 5 MinutesSponsored You don’t want to miss this one. The first ever Birmingham Freedom Fest – a new music and empowerment festival – will take place in the Birmingham Civil Rights District, Saturday, July 27. Here’s what you…
Read Time 2 MinutesBirmingham has been ranked one of the top 10 Mid-Sized American Cities of the Future, according to fDi Magazine.
Birmingham senior Jillian Jolly accepts $300,000 full ride to Yale University with help of citywide program
Read Time 3 MinutesRamsay High School senior Jillian Jolly is going to Yale in the fall. Find out how the College Choice Foundation, an Alabama-based nonprofit, helped the 18 year old from Birmingham achieve her lifelong goal of attending the…
Read Time 2 MinutesThe Super Bowl of bass fishing is coming back to Birmingham in 2020 for its Golden Anniversary.
Read Time 2 MinutesHands On Birmingham Director Benga Harrison describes the IGNITE Awards, our community’s premier annual volunteer awards celebration, as the one day we take to – “celebrate and honor the goodness of Birmingham.” Indeed, it is.
Read Time 2 MinutesOn Wednesday, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin addressed a school-wide Black History Month Assembly at The Altamont School.