It’s totally OK that Mayor Woodfin tweets, Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama, Mayor, Randall Woodfin
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin visits with enthusiastic constituents, via Twitter

Yes, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin tweeted to Delta Air Lines this week and somehow made national headlines.

Now, let’s get fired up about some other current, civic-related news, like bike lanes for everyone and technical classes for high schoolers.

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For Birmingham to thrive, Woodfin says it’s all about education and economic development

You’ve heard Mayor-elect Woodfin throw around these terms this election year: education and economic development.

What does Birmingham’s new mayor have in mind?

Randall Woodfin, Mayor, Elect, Birmingham, Alabama, Committee, Press Conference
Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin with children from the A.G. Gaston Boys and Girls Club, via Facebook

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Before taking office, Woodfin organizes Birmingham community via committees

At his most-recent press conference on Monday, Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin chose local movers and shakers to head citizen-led committees that address “city services.”

Bold move or pomp and circumstance? Only time will tell.

Ed Fields, General Chalres Krulak, Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin and Bobbie Knight, Birmingham, Alabama, transition, committee
Ed Fields, General Chalres Krulak, Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin and Bobbie Knight, via randallwoodfin.com

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Birmingham, Alabama mayoral candidate interview: Randall Woodfin

It’s time for another Birmingham mayoral candidate interview. This is the second one in my series, and it features Randall Woodfin. My last one featured Randy Davis.

Although the Jefferson County Election Commission has until June 23 to officially call the upcoming Birmingham municipal election set for August 22, potential candidates are already blazing their own campaign trails.

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