You’ll want to mark this on your calendar. Alabama passed a law to change the school sales tax holiday, so tomorrow Birmingham will review its own tax holiday law. Continue reading “Birmingham tax holiday date to change”
This is huge. Birmingham has become the first city in Alabama to adopt an open data policy through a partnership with OpenGov. Continue reading “Birmingham opens up! Mayor Bell signs executive order to improve transparency”
Yesterday, the Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument was dedicated in front the 16th Street Baptist Church and a crowd of several hundred people.
Finding news to report on in Birmingham can be depressing work. I generally sort news articles by “most recent” to find a lead and work from there, but that means I have to wade through dozens of reports of people’s ruined lives. Continue reading “Birmingham Mayor William Bell announces Operation Eagle”
This morning, The Pizitz Food Hall held its official grand opening unveiling a historic clock that was found in the midst of the renovations, in front of Birmingham Mayor William Bell, members of the city council, business and community leaders and the Pizitz family.
About a quarter of an acre of land has been donated by Coca-Cola Bottling Company United to build to new and larger fire station in the Kingston neighborhood of Birmingham.
Picture of the day.
Bham Now‘s Larry O. Gay yesterday captured this great photo of the Downtown Publix ribbon cutting and grand opening.
The first grocery store downtown in a generation.
Community and unity.
Keep moving forward Birmingham!
Yesterday, Mayor William Bell delivered his “State of the City” address, spoke to The Women’s Network, then visited the Pratt City Library to speak to the public – highlighting the growth of Birmingham from many different aspects.
Yesterday, President Obama, through a proclamation under the Antiquities Act, established the Birmingham Civil Rights and Freedom Riders National Monuments.
Bham Now has compiled a list of links from television, radio and newspaper stories that have been published online in the past 12 hours. With the help of photographer Larry Gay, we’ve also created a special photo gallery.
First – the photo gallery.