Birminghamlights
 

Birmingham News Headlines

Aggregated news from Birmingham's leading news sources.

Mayor proud of citys growth through annexation
The annexation gives more people the opportunity to annex into the city.
280 Living at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM


Former college athletic director hired as manager for Hoover Met Complex
The Hoover City Council on Tuesday night confirmed E.J. Brophy as the new general manager for the Hoover Metropolitan Complex.
280 Living at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Hoover firefighter named Jefferson County 2021 Paramedic of Year
The Hoover City Council on Tuesday night honored Hoover firefighter Nathan Sweeney for receiving the Jefferson County 2021 Paramedic of the Year award from the Birmingham Regional Emergency Medical Services System.
280 Living at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Budgets, lottery, gambling among chief topics for 2021, legislators say
Priorities in the 2021 state legislative session likely will be budgets and legislation dealing with business incentives, the lottery and other forms of gambling, several legislators told the Hoover Area Chamber of Commerce.
280 Living at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Open house: 01-24-21
Looking for a new place? Tour an open house this weekend in the 280 corridor from 2-4 p.m.
280 Living at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Consultant shares community feedback for Hoover superintendent search
A consultant for the Alabama Association of School Boards on Thursday night shared with the Hoover school board what people want to see in Hoover's next superintendent.
280 Living at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
SCBOE approves new principal for OMES
January is also National School Board Appreciation Month, and Dr. Brooks thanked the board for their work and dedication to Shelby County Schools.
280 Living at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
3 nurses share their experience in the PICU at Childrens of Alabama + how to start a career here
How much do you rely on your coworkers at your job? For nurses in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) … Continue reading 3 nurses share their experience in the PICU at Children’s of Alabama + how to start a career here The post 3 nurses share their experience in the PICU at Children’s of Alabama + how to start a career here appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
House hunting? Fall in love with this $1.4M house in Edgewood [Photos]
If you’re in the market for a new home in the Birmingham area, look no further. We found a gorgeous … Continue reading House hunting? Fall in love with this $1.4M house in Edgewood [Photos] The post House hunting? Fall in love with this $1.4M house in Edgewood [Photos] appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Good news! Amazon developing 4th facility in Birmingham metro
Amazon plans to open a delivery station out at the Birmingham Food Terminal across from Nikis West at 2501 3rd … Continue reading Good news! Amazon developing 4th facility in Birmingham metro The post Good news! Amazon developing 4th facility in Birmingham metro appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Stivers Ford has moved to the site of the old Adamson Ford—see whats next for this new Bham biz
Without fanfare, one of Birminghams oldest family car dealerships, Adamson Ford, left us this past fall after 102 years in … Continue reading Stivers Ford has moved to the site of the old Adamson Ford—see what’s next for this new Bham biz The post Stivers Ford has moved to the site of the old Adamson Ford—see what’s next for this new Bham biz appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Looking for a matcha latte in Birmingham? These 5 spots have it on the menu
Looking for your matcha fix around town? Search no longer. Whether you prefer it hot or iced, these local spots … Continue reading Looking for a matcha latte in Birmingham? These 5 spots have it on the menu The post Looking for a matcha latte in Birmingham? These 5 spots have it on the menu appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Etc Jewelry & Accessories to expand to West Homewood
A local luxury retailer specializing in designer jewelry, accessories and clothing is planning to open their third location in West … Continue reading Etc Jewelry & Accessories to expand to West Homewood The post Etc Jewelry & Accessories to expand to West Homewood appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Brad Mortons former Rotary Trail studio to become a 3-story office building
A team of local developers has big plans for their property along Rotary Trail. Once the site of local artist … Continue reading Brad Morton’s former Rotary Trail studio to become a 3-story office building The post Brad Morton’s former Rotary Trail studio to become a 3-story office building appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
New office development is coming to the Innovation District
2021 is already bringing more revitalization to Birmingham, and we couldn’t be more excited! David Carrigan and Robert Crook of … Continue reading New office development is coming to the Innovation District The post New office development is coming to the Innovation District appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Craving Thai? Here are 13 Birmingham Thai restaurants youll love
Cold weather is the perfect time to grab Thai food—nothing’s more comforting than a bowl of pad thai or filling … Continue reading Craving Thai? Here are 13 Birmingham Thai restaurants you’ll love The post Craving Thai? Here are 13 Birmingham Thai restaurants you’ll love appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
11 fabulous February events including Sundance Film Festival in Birmingham
February is right around the bend and Birmingham is ready with lots of events. Before you ask—yes, we chose the … Continue reading 11 fabulous February events including Sundance Film Festival in Birmingham The post 11 fabulous February events including Sundance Film Festival in Birmingham appeared first on Bham Now .
Bham Now at Sunday, January 24, 2021 5:03:19 AM
Doctors respond to ADPH's vaccine rollout
Birmingham, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Alabama Department of Public Health addressed concerns over vaccine rollout on Friday. The state has distributed just shy of 224,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine out of nearly 503,000 doses delivered. Though the department says there have been reporting errors from the CDC, the state is still in short supply [...]...
CBS 42 at Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:18:46 PM
Auburn Universitys Jim Barth ranked among top 1% of researchers worldwide
Two of his works on bank regulation have been cited a combined 5,260 times by peers.
Alabama Power at Saturday, January 23, 2021 4:00:38 PM
Fatal crash investigation underway after vehicle goes airborne, lands in Cypress Creek
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa Police officers are continuing to investigate circumstances of a fatal crash that happened early Saturday morning. Angela Chandler of Cottondale was traveling south on I-359 and attempted to make a left turn east onto Skyland Boulevard. While making the turn, police say, the 38-year-old woman's 2017 Honda Accord was struck [...]...
CBS 42 at Saturday, January 23, 2021 3:32:50 PM
Remote Learning Continues for Birmingham City Schools Through February
bhamcityschools.org Birmingham City Schools will continue with remote teaching and learning throughout the month of February, Superintendent Dr. Mark Sullivan announced. “The number of COVID-19 cases continues to increase, and the rate of test positivity remains high in Birmingham and Jefferson County,” Sullivan said. “In mid-February the school district will reassess the impact of the […]...
Birmingham Times at Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:25:43 PM
Senate confirms Auburn grad Lloyd Austin as first Black secretary of defense
By Roxana Tiron and Daniel Flatley Bloomberg/Alabama Newscenter The U.S. Senate confirmed retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin as defense secretary on Friday, making him the first Black leader of the U.S. military and the second member of President Joe Bidens cabinet to win approval. The 93-2 vote came the day after both the House and […]...
Birmingham Times at Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:20:37 PM
Long-time Birmingham health activist on plans to take the COVID vaccine
By Maralyn Mosley I have been asked whether I plan to take the COVID vaccine. I have decided the answer is yes. As soon as the vaccine is available to me, I will gladly roll up my sleeves and take the shot. One reason is that Im 83. The second reason is that I have […]...
Birmingham Times at Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:13:34 PM
Recipe: Sweet Cornbread Muffins
Fill your kitchen with the delicious smell of an amazing Southern recipe.
Alabama Power at Saturday, January 23, 2021 12:00:45 PM
Tuscaloosa-area home sales up 48% year-over-year in December
Homes sold an average of 18 days faster than one year ago.
Alabama Power at Saturday, January 23, 2021 10:00:00 AM
Scott Martin: Nice Saturday for Alabama; clouds Sunday with showers possible late
Afternoon highs will range from the lower 50s to the lower 60s.
Alabama Power at Saturday, January 23, 2021 7:50:01 AM
Central AL Forecast: Gorgeous today; Showers Sunday, Storms possible Monday
For your outdoor plans this weekend, tomorrow is your day! Sunshine & upper 50s before showers return late on Sunday.
CBS 42 at Saturday, January 23, 2021 6:00:00 AM
Birmingham first responders explain importance of COVID-19 vaccine
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- The state of Alabama started vaccinating people over the age of 75 and first responders in recent weeks. So far, 223,887 people have gotten the vaccine while more than 500,00 doses have been delivered. Birmingham Police Chief Patrick Smith says he didn't have an exact number, but officers are getting the [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 10:08:46 PM
Bibb Medical Center continues to vaccinate, hundreds receiving doses
CENTREVILLE, Ala. (WIAT) -- Smaller hospitals in West Alabama continue to struggle as nurses and doctors combat the coronavirus. Despite the struggles, the Bibb Medical Center continues to vaccinate hundreds who need help. As of Friday afternoon, more than 520 people received the Moderna vaccine shots at Bibb Medical Center. Those eligible to get the vaccine [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 7:57:20 PM
Turkey vultures roosting near Opelika middle school, creating health concerns and controversy
OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) - A large roost of at least a hundred turkey vultures between Opelika Middle School and the Calhoun Tennis Center is sparking community debate as the city council considers amending a long-standing ordinance to address the issue. A USDA wildlife expert is recommending shooting a few of the birds and hanging their [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 7:27:57 PM
Get a sneak peak at the new Buc-ee's in Leeds!
LEEDS, Ala. (WIAT) -- A new Buc-ee's location is opening in Leeds on Monday! Until Monday, the closest location the convenience store has to Birmingham is in Robinsdale, Ga. (~244 miles away). The second closest location to Birmingham is in Gulf Shores, Ala (~250 miles away). CBS 42 Digital Reporter Landon Wexler spent the day [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 6:16:46 PM
Birmingham receives $6.2M in rental assistance for residents affected by COVID-19
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin has announced that the city will receive more than $6.2 million from the federal government to assist households that are unable to pay rent due to the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is another tool for the city to help our residents as they deal with the economic impact [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 5:02:00 PM
Missing Walker County woman believed to be victim of 'foul play'
WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Walker County Sheriff's Office has announced that they believe that 24-year-old Summer Buzbee, who has been missing for more than five weeks, was a victim of foul play. WCSO says through its continued investigation, some of Buzebee's belongings were found. Authorities say it ties into what they think happened [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 4:32:07 PM
Wetumpka shines, despite the dark clouds of 2019, 2020
Two years ago, Alabamas Home Town Takeover city united to overcome a devastating tornado.
Alabama Power at Friday, January 22, 2021 4:26:24 PM
Man arrested after leading Cullman County authorities on chase that ended in Walker County
WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) -- The Cullman County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man after he led deputies on a chase Thursday night that ended in Walker County. According to the Walker County Sheriff's Office, deputies in Cullman attempted to stop a truck for traffic violations. That's when the driver refused to stop and continued [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 3:45:54 PM
New office space in works near Innovation Depot
David Carrigan and Robert Crook are teaming up on a new office project by Innovation Depot.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, January 22, 2021 3:11:02 PM
Hank Aaron, Baseball Hall of Famer, Dead at 86
MSN News Hank Aaron, one of the greatest players in baseball history, who smashed Babe Ruths all-time home run record in defiance of threats to his life, and who used his Hall of Fame baseball career as a platform to champion civil rights, died Jan. 22 at 86. Jonathan Kerber, the Atlanta Braves communications manager, […]...
Birmingham Times at Friday, January 22, 2021 2:58:19 PM
Growth Capital Partners launches new development company
Growth Capital Partners has launched a new development company and added two partners.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, January 22, 2021 2:56:46 PM
Lloyd Austin Confirmed as Bidens Secretary of Defense
MSN News The Senate overwhelmingly confirmed President Joe Biden’s nominee for defense secretary on Friday morning, wrapping up a speedy process to install retired Gen. Lloyd Austin as the country’s first Black Pentagon chief. In a 93-2 vote, the Senate advanced Austin’s nomination one day after he was granted a waiver to the law that […]...
Birmingham Times at Friday, January 22, 2021 2:48:58 PM
Samford names new members to its Board of Overseers
Leaders with Sirote & Permutt and Alabama Power have accepted a role on the university's board.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, January 22, 2021 2:35:35 PM
Alabama ends 2020 with lowest jobless rate since beginning of Covid-19
Alabama closed out the year on a high note with its lowest jobless rate since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, January 22, 2021 2:15:44 PM
Alabama native Hank Aaron, MLB homer king from Ruth to Bonds, dies at 86
The slugger from Mobile broke records and changed perceptions.
Alabama Power at Friday, January 22, 2021 2:00:48 PM
IN8bio moving out of Innovation Depot to new space at Pepper Place
Growing biotech firm IN8bio is taking space in Pepper Place downtown.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, January 22, 2021 2:00:18 PM
Mississippi bank to open new branch at Shipt Tower
A Jackson, Mississippi-based bank is opening another office in Birmingham.
Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, January 22, 2021 1:00:03 PM
19-year-old shot in head at Hoover apartment complex parking lot
HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) -- A 19-year-old boy has been hospitalized with critical injuries after being shot in the head outside of a Hoover apartment complex. Hoover Police officers say they were dispatched to The Woods of Hoover apartment complex around 2 a.m. Friday after receiving a call about a person who was shot in a [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 12:35:18 PM
Hilltop Grill BBQ and Camp Stew one of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama
Theyre not just blowing smoke at this Union Springs restaurant.
Alabama Power at Friday, January 22, 2021 12:00:45 PM
Shelby County authorities request help finding missing 16-year-old boy
CHELSEA, Ala. (WIAT) -- Shelby County authorities have requested the public's assistance in finding a 16-year-old who was last seen in Chelsea. Ashton Montana Rich has brown hair and hazel eyes. He is about six feet tall and weighs 130 pounds. The sheriff's office did not provide the time or date on which he was [...]...
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 11:56:38 AM
Alabama mask mandate and COVID-19 orders extended to March 5
By Michael Tomberlin Alabama Newscenter Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey extended until March 5 the Safer at Home order that requires wearing masks in public and mandates social distancing and sanitation measures in businesses and public places. Ivey was joined by State Health Officer Dr. Scott Harris at a press briefing Thursday extending the order and providing an update […]...
Birmingham Times at Friday, January 22, 2021 11:55:17 AM
After recent election cycle, youth vote cant be taken for granted
Carter Dewees For The Birmingham Times  Reaching out to young voters on platforms like Twitter, Tiktok, and the streaming service Twitch made a difference in the historic victories for the Democrats in the Georgia Senate races, according to political observers.  On January 5, Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff defeated Sens. David Perdue and Kelly […]...
Birmingham Times at Friday, January 22, 2021 11:45:57 AM
Bulls off to strong start in unique hockey season
The Birmingham Bulls sit in second place in the Southern Professional Hockey League standings through six games, and they have a chance to claim first place this weekend. But it may not be their biggest accomplishment, so far.
CBS 42 at Friday, January 22, 2021 11:42:50 AM
Invisible line down Birmingham street was potentially deadly
Today’s guest columnist is Jennifer L. Greer. “Dynamite Hill,” I told my husband when he asked me where I was going on a recent Saturday morning as I readied for a walking tour in Birmingham, AL. He raised an eyebrow. “Near Legion Field” he asked. I nodded. He grew up in Midfield, a White working-class … Continue reading Invisible line down Birmingham street was potentially deadly →...
Comeback Town at Wednesday, January 20, 2021 8:10:36 AM
Alabama vaccine distribution worst in the nation
Todays guest columnist is Frank McPhillips. When a deadly pandemic collides with exponential growth, the result is frightening. We have reached that point in Alabama, and we must speed up the distribution of vaccines.   During October, roughly 30,000 Alabamians contracted COVID-19. By November, the number rose to 42,500 in one month. In December, the number … Continue reading Alabama vaccine distribution worst in the nation →...
Comeback Town at Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:17:02 AM
Beacon of hope shines brighter than ever on Birmingham
Todays guest columnist is Sanjay Singh. Dora and I moved to Birmingham in 1993. I was a newly minted Ph.D. from University of Georgia, where I met Dr. Khris McAllister, former Chair of the Management Department of Collat School of Business. He invited me for an interview in the fall of 1992. Dora and I … Continue reading Beacon of hope shines brighter than ever on Birmingham →...
Comeback Town at Wednesday, January 6, 2021 7:51:24 AM
Lahti named chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurobiology
A UAB School of Medicine professor has been named chair of the Department of Psychiatry. ...
UAB Campus News at Wednesday, December 30, 2020 9:00:00 AM
Banned from Mountain Brook Facebook group
The Whats happening in Mountain Brook Facebook page is a powerhouse. More than 23,000 members—when there are only about 20,000 men, women, and children who live in all of Mountain Brook. I’ve been posting ComebackTown articles on this Mountain Brook Facebook page for more than eight years, developed a loyal following and—BOOM—I was suddenly banned … Continue reading Banned from Mountain Brook Facebook group →...
Comeback Town at Tuesday, December 29, 2020 2:08:48 PM
Sustained cellular immune dysregulation in individuals recovering from COVID-19
Observational clinical research of COVID-19 patients can help clinicians better understand how the previously unknown SARS-CoV-2 virus acts, and findings from this research can better inform treatment and vaccine design.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, December 29, 2020 11:00:00 AM
UAB earns Womens Choice Award “Best Hospital” designation for six areas
UAB Hospital practice areas honored with the “Best Hospital” designation include obstetrics, orthopedics, heart care, stroke care, cancer care and breast care.
UAB Campus News at Monday, December 28, 2020 3:04:55 PM
ONeal Cancer Centers Office of Community Outreach and Engagement celebrates 25 years of service
This specialized office at the ONeal Cancer Center marks its silver anniversary with renewed commitment to reaching the medically underserved and tackling cancer health disparities in the state and surrounding areas.
UAB Campus News at Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:00:00 AM
A safe holiday connection
This holiday gathering safely allowed some UAB patients with vision impairment to visit with their friends and colleagues.
UAB Campus News at Wednesday, December 23, 2020 8:30:00 AM
UAB awarded $48.3 million NASA Cold Stowage II contract
UABs Engineering Innovation and Technology Development research group is working to build and maintain cold-stowage units for the International Space Station.
UAB Campus News at Tuesday, December 22, 2020 12:00:00 PM

See Also: