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Man responds to Adamsville Police Facebook post
It’s a face that's been all over social media after an Adamsville Police and City Facebook Page put out a beware post, alerting the community that Gregory Nevels was possibly casing homes. ...
Fox News 6 at Wednesday, August 22, 2018 12:00:00 AM


James Spann: Alabama stays dry Wednesday through Friday
Southeast Alabama has a marginal risk of severe storms through tonight.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 5:03:32 PM
Alabama Legacy Moment: Cholera epidemic nearly destroyed young city of Birmingham
The death of 128 people and the fleeing of the city threatened the city's survival.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 5:00:46 PM
What young professionals want to change about Birmingham
Young professionals like where Birmingham is heading, and they are increasingly optimistic about the Magic City’s future. But there’s one factor that can throw a wrench in the region’s bid to improve its retention and recruitment rates with young professionals: jobs. While a number of things changed between our 2014 and 2018 surveys of young professionals about their feelings on Birmingham, the clear need for more jobs has remained constant.  Respondents were clear that, while they no...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 3:58:05 PM
Pedestrian bridge to connect Homewood, Mountain Brook moves forward
Walkers, runners and cyclists may soon have a safer option for traveling between Mountain Brook and Homewood. Homewood, Mountain Brook and Birmingham are working together to bring a new pedestrian bridge that will connect the three cities for the hundreds of pedestrians who use the current two-lane vehicular bridge on Hollywood Boulevard that crosses over Highway 280. The Hollywood Pedestrian Bridge Project will span 8 feet wide and run parallel on the north side of the vehicular bridge,...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 3:54:01 PM
Pizitz wins national accolade for keeping historic elements alive
The historic project that brought a food hall, apartments, workspace and more to a former department store downtown Birmingham caught the eye of the nation, and now another award is coming to the Magic City. The 2018 Marvin Architects Challenge is recognizing the renovation of The Pizitz as its Best Historic Project as well as Bayer Properties, which was the commercial real estate firm involved with the revamp, and New Orleans-based Wisznia Architecture and Development, which led the archi...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 3:33:37 PM
Lakeview building is set for renovation
The building is being completely renovated and already has a new tenant for a second floor space. ...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 3:26:22 PM
Alabama NewsCenter 2018 football preview: University of South Alabama
New Coach Steve Campbell expects to field a much-improved Jags team.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 3:00:34 PM
Briggs & Stratton to open Alabama distribution hub, creating 20 jobs
The hub will allow the company to reduce delivery times to customers in the Southeast.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 1:00:05 PM
Prominent space near Pepper Place gets new owner
Another prominent property has changed hands in the Pepper Place area. ...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:52:46 PM
In Photos: Shake Shack opening first Alabama location in Birmingham
The Magic City is now home to another first-in-state restaurant chain. New York City-based Shake Shack is opening at 200 Summit Blvd. at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The restaurant is housed in 3,250 square feet at a prominent corner at The Summit, a Bayer Properties development. The Birmingham Business Journal experienced a taste of what the popular eatery has to offer at a recent housewarming party. Take a look at the gallery above for a preview of the new restaurant. ...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:39:03 PM
Alexander Shunnarah managing attorney earns national award
A local attorney is the recipient of a national award for professionalism. Sara Williams, managing attorney at Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys PC, was awarded the Stetson University College of Law Edward D. Ohlbaum Professionalism Award for 2018. The award honors an individual whose life and practice display sterling character and unquestioned integrity, coupled with ongoing dedication to the highest standards of the legal profession and the rule of law. It is designed to r...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:23:09 PM
Jasper-based Byars Wright acquires Alabaster insurance agency
A local insurance agency has expanded its metro Birmingham footprint. Jasper-based Byars|Wright Inc., a family-owned and operated independent insurance agency, acquired Alabaster-based, independent insurance agency The Insurance Store. Financial details of the transaction, which was completed on July 1, were not disclosed. “The addition of this agency comes naturally as Byars|Wright is continuously building and expanding on our brand and reach,” said Haig Wright II, president of Byars...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:02:00 PM
Red Diamond launches cold brew coffee in Birmingham
Birmingham residents are getting first dibs to pick up Red Diamond cold brew at the grocery store. The 112-year-old Birmingham company launched distribution of its ready-to-drink Fitz cold brew coffee this summer for consumers. For now, Magic City residents can pick it up at Piggly Wiggly, Western and most independent grocery stores in Birmingham. Expanded distribution outside the Birmingham area will take place in the fall. The cold brew was first released in bulk for food service ope...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:54 PM
Grant extends, expands kidney failure research
UAB’s O’Brien Center is the only center in the country that focuses its research on finding a cure and other treatment options for acute kidney injury.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 PM
Sweet life: Chocoholic banker saves Alabama candy store
Morgan Price Candy Company in Decatur remains a local treasure.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 11:00:07 AM
Entrepreneurship and innovation have a new home in Birmingham
Students at UAB start classes in the new business building that features state-of-the-art learning spaces.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM
New innovation center to open in Alabama city
Innovation center MGMWERX is slated to open in downtown Montgomery. Montgomery’s Air University is collaborating with the city of Montgomery, Montgomery County and the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce on the new venture, and officials will gather Aug. 28 for a preview of the building before an official opening. The center is expected to “facilitate and accelerate” experimentation with emerging technologies and solve real-world problems for the U.S. Air Force.  “The dream of MGMWERX...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:11:19 AM
Additional area code coming for western central Alabama
The Alabama Public Service Commission approved the addition of area code 659 to western central Alabama. The new area code will exist alongside and cover the same geographic area as the 205 area code. Information on what cities will be impacted and a timeline for action have not been released. Neustar Inc., which serves as the FCC’s North American Numbering Plan Administrator, is coordinating with the Alabama telecommunications industry to implement the additional area code. All ...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:09:35 AM
New gift, stationery shop opening in downtown Birmingham
Kate Hardy is opening Square One Goods Co. in Founders Station on Saturday, Aug. 25. The 500-square-foot shop will feature its own line of cards, gifts and stationery, including local makers and new brands. Hardy launched her business in January 2017 selling products online and at Woodlawn Street Market. After she came in second at REV Birmingham’s 2017 Big Pitch competition, Hardy opened a pop-up shop at Alabama Theatre in December 2017. At the shop, she will feature Birmingham-cent...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 8:59:58 AM
Homewood restaurant closes three months into operation
Three months into operation, the owners of Blackwell’s in Cahaba Heights closed Oxmoor Bar & Grill in Homewood. The burger joint had opened in the former Homewood Diner location over Father’s Day weekend in June. Property owner Mark Woods said he is going to be “very picky about what goes in next” at 162 Oxmoor Road. He plans to open a neighborhood-friendly concept that won’t compete with Pizzeria GM or Ash on Oak Grove Road. Woods said he has already had four concepts pitched to him,...
Birmingham Business Journal at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 8:55:13 AM
On this day in Alabama history: Ten Commandments monument fight took center stage
Chief Justice Roy Moore adamantly defended his choice to display the monument.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 8:50:48 AM
James Spann: Drier air arrives in Alabama later today
The next few days will be mostly sunny, with lower humidity and cooler nights.
Alabama Power at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 8:50:04 AM
Tilashalski, Ken
Ken Tilashalski, DMD General dentistry • Endodontic treatment • Academic affairs, School of Dentistry • Oral diseases...
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 7:05:10 AM
FIRST ALERT: A break in the humidity
A much drier air mass is settling in Tuesday night and this will bring a nice break in the mugginess for the next two days.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Crews battling church fire in Cullman County
Multiple crews are battling a fire at a church in unincorporated Cullman County.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Tuscaloosa business to expand after tax break
Stresscrete, a company that builds concrete poles and bollards in the Tuscaloosa area, got a break on paying some local taxes.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Synthetic marijuana undetectable in drug tests
Synthetic marijuana is a big problem in Shelby county according to their drug task force. It's marketed to look like candy, but can be deadly.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
ABC Coke applying for air pollution permit renewal
ABC Coke, a Drummond company in Tarrant, is applying for renewal of their air pollution permit. And the department of health wants to hear from the public about it.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Tuscaloosa PD talk to citizens about starting a neighborhood watch
Officials with the Tuscaloosa Police Department talked to citizens Tuesday evening about starting up a neighborhood watch.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Mother charged with 'reckless murder' in death of 4-year-old daughter
Alabaster police say 43-year-old Amy Reeves Silver was arrested on Tuesday by U.S. Marshalls, and charged with reckless murder in the death of her 4-year-old daughter. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Birmingham police address random gun violence
Another week of random gun violence for Birmingham. A father shot in the head while driving along I-59. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Shelby County schools continue to see growth in enrollment
Shelby County schools are once again seeing a growth in their enrollment. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Hoover Fire Department looking to expand
The Hoover Fire Department is looking at adding more people, equipment, and eventually even a new station.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Love, time required as part of rehab for canines involved in dog fighting
Wyatt, a foster mom with Two by Two Rescue, has fostered Legend and a handful of other fighting dogs and believes they can be rehabilitated and even become family pets.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Dog fighting a "huge" problem in Alabama, Jefferson County
News of a major dog fighting operation uncovered in Jefferson County didn’t come as a surprise to some Sunday.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Birmingham police addresses random gun violence
Another week of random gun violence for Birmingham. A father shot in the head while driving along I-59. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
One year later, Confederate monument in Linn Park still covered
A little over a year ago, former Birmingham Mayor William Bell ordered the Confederate memorial monument in Linn Park be covered with plywood. Since then, little has changed.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Shelby Co. mother charged with 'reckless murder' in death of 4-year-old daughter
Alabaster police say 43-year-old Amy Reeves Silver was arrested on Tuesday by U.S. Marshalls, and charged with reckless murder in the death of her 4-year-old daughter. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
FIRST ALERT: Cooler mornings & a break in the humidity
You may have noticed a nice little breeze out there Tuesday. That's because a potent August cold front is pushing across our area. The wet weather will continue to exit the area to the far southeast, with clearing Tuesday night, and lows in the 60s. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Buffalo Wild Wings coming to Gadsden's riverfront
Gadsden's riverfront development is getting its first national chain business.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Woman, 59, reported missing in Tuscaloosa Co.
Tuscaloosa County authorities are asking for help in a missing persons case.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Arrest warrant issued for person who made threats against Fairfield school
Police have issued an arrest warrant for a person who posted a threat against Fairfield High Preparatory School on social media. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Jill: After today, it won't feel as sticky for a couple of days
A cold front is approaching from the northwest and will spark widely scattered showers and storms this afternoon, mainly east of I-59. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Tuscaloosa Child Abuse Prevention Services raising money to fund programs
One group in Tuscaloosa is working to prevent child abuse, and they need your help to keep their efforts going. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Misunderstanding among Hoover city leaders causing confusion about police officer pensions
A misunderstanding among city leaders in Hoover is causing confusion about police officer pensions. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Woman escapes early morning house fire in Warrior
A woman was able to escape the badly damaged a house in Warrior this morning. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Matt: Rain is possible for the first half of your Tuesday
Good Tuesday morning!  Starting off the day with clouds and a few isolated showers in a few spots. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Bryant JROTC gets national recognition again
The Bryant High School Marine Corps JROTC program is one of the best in the nation.
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Pay raise possible for Hoover employees
Hoover city employees could see a raise in pay. This after a salary study was presented at the city council meeting Monday night. ...
Fox News 6 at Tuesday, August 21, 2018 12:00:00 AM
What Even is a Koozie?
Koozies are of the innocuous yet important symbols of the drinking sport. It’s one of those inventions that sits there in the background of humanity, but isn’t really questioned. But where did the koozie come from?  What even is a koozie? The koozie started out in the late 1970’s, in Australia.  Here it was known […]...
Birmingham Weekly at Monday, August 6, 2018 12:38:02 AM
Whistling at the Table
The idea of service and the grace of wonderful food is central to the business that Mac Russell has built in Birmingham.
B-Metro at Wednesday, August 1, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Birmingham From the Top
We live in a picturesque city that is best viewed from above.
B-Metro at Monday, July 30, 2018 12:00:00 AM
The Big Guy Up There
If there is anything iconically “Birmingham,” it has to be Vulcan.
B-Metro at Sunday, July 29, 2018 12:00:00 AM
Birmingham Through A Lens
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Birmingham Weekly at Friday, December 22, 2017 7:09:04 PM
Philadelphia’s Sheer Mag lands at Saturn on Sunday
Sheer Mag is a rock and roll band that calls Philadelphia home. They’re a little bit […] The post Philadelphia’s Sheer Mag lands at Saturn on Sunday appeared first on Weld: Birmingham's Newspaper . ...
Weld Bham at Friday, October 13, 2017 1:32:43 PM
The Head and The Heart begin showing “Signs of Light”
Jonathan Russell moved from Virginia to Seattle, Washington in 2009 and accidentally created The Head and […] The post The Head and The Heart begin showing “Signs of Light” appeared first on Weld: Birmingham's Newspaper . ...
Weld Bham at Friday, September 29, 2017 5:15:12 PM
Mary Chapin Carpenter discusses the women that inspire her ahead of Lyric show
Mary Chapin Carpenter is the only artist that has ever won four consecutive Grammys for Best […] The post Mary Chapin Carpenter discusses the women that inspire her ahead of Lyric show appeared first on Weld: Birmingham's Newspaper . ...
Weld Bham at Wednesday, September 20, 2017 10:00:22 AM
Deer Tick releases two albums after some time off from touring
There was a period of uncertainty for Deer Tick, sure. Lead singer John McCauley’s father went […] The post Deer Tick releases two albums after some time off from touring appeared first on Weld: Birmingham's Newspaper . ...
Weld Bham at Friday, September 15, 2017 12:18:30 PM
Birmingham’s opportunity to be on the right side of history
The recent events in Charlottesville are a painful reminder of Birmingham's past. The post Birmingham’s opportunity to be on the right side of history appeared first on Weld: Birmingham's Newspaper . ...
Weld Bham at Wednesday, August 16, 2017 11:52:36 AM

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