Perhaps it all started a couple of years ago when Bessemer landed the Amazon Fulfillment Center providing up to 1500 new jobs.Continue reading “Birmingham emerging as Southeast logistics hub with 500 new jobs on the way”
On Tuesday, with the approval of the city council, Birmingham extended its mandatory face covering ordinance to May 22.Continue reading “Birmingham issues guidelines to restaurants reopening and extends face covering rule to May 22”
In response to the nationwide coronavirus crisis that has swept Birmingham and the nation, Bham Now is working to help all of us get through this together.
Do you know someone with a previous marijuana conviction? (Asking for a friend). Be sure to share this news with them. The City of Birmingham announced today, Monday, Nov. 25, that they are ready to offer a second chance for those with a single marijuana conviction. Read on to find out more about Mayor Woodfin’s Pardons for Progress and how your friend can use it.Continue reading “Know someone with a previous marijuana conviction? Here’s how they can get a second chance in Birmingham”
Today, the city of Birmingham announced it is restoring one of the civil rights movement’s most treasured landmarks – the A.G. Gaston Motel.
On Tuesday, Mayor Randall Woodfin outlined the city’s fiscal 2019 budget to the Birmingham City Council and public. What organizations are missing out on the proposed $436 million?
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin’s community progress report highlighted recommendations from more than 800 Birmingham residents. He calls the report “The Woodfin Way”.
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.
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”
This group will advise Birmingham Mayor-elect Randall Woodfin, listen to citizens and share ideas. Who are they?
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?
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.
Birmingham’s Mayor-Elect Randall Woodfin takes office November 28. To kick things off, Woodfin tapped two Birmingham heavyweights to lead his transition team. Who are they?
Our outgoing mayor is for it, and our incoming mayor is ready for the possibilities. Who else is involved with Birmingham’s bid to attract Amazon’s new headquarters to the Magic City?