Birmingham Chosen as Semi-Finalist for Smart City Initiative

Smart City is an initiative which creates “smart, sustainable cities with high-quality living and high-quality jobs.”

As Birmingham continues to gain notoriety through restaurants, startups, entertainment and tourism, this initiative will take us just that much closer to being one of the most happenin’ places in the south.

Photo by Wade Cline

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Innovation & Growth – Mayor Bell’s ‘State of the City’ Address

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.

Birmingham Mayor William Bell delivers his “State of the City” address to residents at the Pratt City library. (Ariel Worthy, The Birmingham Times)
Mayor Bell addressing citizens at Pratt City Library – Photo by Ariel Worthy, The Birmingham Times

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