Aggregated news from Birmingham's leading news sources.
Freight company plans $36M project, 65 new jobs for Birmingham
The current facility no longer has the capacity to house the company's growing needs.
Birmingham Business Journal at Sunday, December 10, 2023 6:24:07 PM
Guest notebook: Nonprofits looking for leaders should try 'recruiting for mission'
A nonprofit executive recruiter offers tips to organizations looking to recruit new leadership amid an uptick in staff vacancies and tighter budgets.Birmingham Business Journal at Sunday, December 10, 2023 6:03:02 PM
Bham edtech startup tapped for California-based accelerator
The accepted startup was co-founded by Birmingham local Sean Haskell and Alabama native Taylor Larsen.Birmingham Business Journal at Sunday, December 10, 2023 6:01:17 PM
At Miss Ambers Café in Wedowee, Alabama, its all about family
A four-member team serves up family favorites and rich desserts to a happy following.Alabama Power at Sunday, December 10, 2023 4:00:17 PM
If you saw this contraption on your vacation, it was probably made in Alabama
The company has been helping people get a closer look at impressive sights since 1960.Alabama Power at Sunday, December 10, 2023 12:00:27 PM
Media Release 263- Homicide Investigation- Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North
Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department is conducting a homicide investigation. The incident occurred on Sunday, December 10, 2023. The victim has been identified as: Quantez Banks, (32), B/M, of Center Point, Alabama. At approximately 2:45 a.m., South Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot call at Mels Lounge, which is located at 3921 […]
The post Media Release 263- Homicide Investigation- Richard Arrington Junior Boulevard North first appeared on Birming...Birmingham Police News at Sunday, December 10, 2023 11:42:54 AM
Yule be safer during the holidays by following these tips
An average of 790 U.S. home fires per year begin with holiday decorations.Alabama Power at Sunday, December 10, 2023 10:00:29 AM
Submit your nomination for Alabama State Parks 8th annual Eagle Awards
The awards recognize special contributors to the parks in five categories.Alabama Power at Saturday, December 9, 2023 4:00:01 PM
Recipe: Boozy Bourbon Peppermint Hot Chocolate
Here's a holiday treat to enjoy after the kids go to bed.Alabama Power at Saturday, December 9, 2023 12:00:26 PM
Media Release 262- Arrest Made in Woodlawn Armed Robbery Investigation
Arrest Made in Woodlawn Armed Robbery Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to a robbery investigation in the Woodlawn Community. On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at around 8:25 a.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to the 200 Block of 59th Street South on report of […]
The post Media Release 262- Arrest Made in Woodlawn Armed Robbery Investigation first appeared on Birmingham Police Department .Birmingham Police News at Saturday, December 9, 2023 11:34:19 AM
Scott Martin: Strong storms move into Alabama tonight, then much cooler air
The main window for strong storms will be from 6 p.m. in the northwest until 10 a.m. in the southeast.Alabama Power at Saturday, December 9, 2023 10:00:50 AM
These are the 8 best Birmingham venues for live shows
??LIVE SHOW VENUES: We asked YOU what your favorite live show venues in Bham are... and here is what you said!
#birminghamal #music #concert #venue #comedy #liveshow #theatre #festival #fun #entertainment #magiccity #bham #JS...Bham Now at Friday, December 8, 2023 9:00:45 PM
These 2 innovative startups won $75K from Alabama Launchpad
DevClarity and Autonoma walked away with a combined $75K in non-dilutive funding at the Alabama Launchpad Finale at Innovation Depot ??
#NowPartner #AlabamaLaunchpad #EconomicDevelopmentPartnershipofAlabama #EDPA #InnovationDepot #Innovation #NW...Bham Now at Friday, December 8, 2023 9:00:45 PM
Hobby Lobby founder donates $17.5M matching grant to Birmingham school
The donation will be used to fund a residence hall renovation.Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 8, 2023 4:59:29 PM
James Spann: Strong storms arrive in Alabama Saturday night
A dynamic storm system will push rain and storms into Alabama over the weekend.Alabama Power at Friday, December 8, 2023 3:35:55 PM
The Next Round Alabama News Center College Football Look Ahead: Army-Navy Game edition (with a peek
The Next Round guys are taking in the Army-Navy rivalry from the Flora-Bama where they will also see Alabama and Auburn play key basketball games.Alabama Power at Friday, December 8, 2023 2:00:23 PM
Birmingham senior living facility property acquired for $9M
The property that has been sold is near Eastwood Village shopping center.Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 8, 2023 1:22:23 PM
Birmingham startup wins funding in Alabama Launchpad competition
Finalists competed to earn a combined $75,000 in non-dilutive funding.Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 8, 2023 1:20:54 PM
New sports, exercise medicine clinic opens on UAB campus
The new clinic specializes in the evaluation, management, rehabilitation and prevention of injury and disorders in patients of all ages.Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 8, 2023 1:16:26 PM
Media Release 261- Arrest Made in the Roebuck Walmart Shooting Investigation
Arrest Made in the Roebuck Walmart Shooting Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to an Assault Investigation. The incident occurred on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at the Roebuck Walmart (9248 Parkway East). Just after 1:30 p.m., East Precinct officers were dispatched to a Person Shot […]
The post Media Release 261- Arrest Made in the Roebuck Walmart Shooting Investigation first appeared on Birmingham Polic...Birmingham Police News at Friday, December 8, 2023 1:02:23 PM
NEW OPENING—Shop Sun Black Boutique on Lorna Road in Hoover
?? OPEN NOW: Shop Shun Black Boutique held its ribbon cutting today, Dec. 8 in Hoover.
#hooveralabama #openings #shop #boutiques #PI...Bham Now at Friday, December 8, 2023 1:00:48 PM
Former Stockham Valve site slated for cleanup to make way for company expansion
A Birmingham manufacturer is remediating roughly 100 acres in East Birmingham to make way for future company expansion.Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 8, 2023 12:54:51 PM
Media Release 260- The Birmingham Police Department Hosts Community Coat Drive
To continue with our community engagement efforts, The Birmingham Police Department will be hosting a community coat drive. Starting on Friday, December 8th, our Community Safety Partnership Division will be accepting donations for brand new or gently used coats. Until December 20th, community members and organizations can drop off their items at the following locations: […]
The post Media Release 260- The Birmingham Police Department Hosts Community Coat Drive first appeared on Birmi...Birmingham Police News at Friday, December 8, 2023 12:41:50 PM
6 Alabama fast food, chicken finger sauces: Which ones the best?
When the craving for crispy fried chicken fingers inevitably hits, there are plenty of Alabama chain restaurants that are sure to satisfy it. And all of them offer up dipping sauces to go with them. But which dipping sauce is best? Every Alabama-based fast-food chain, like Milos, Jacks, Foosacklys and Guthries, boasts a dipping [...]...Alabama Power at Friday, December 8, 2023 12:00:43 PM
18 New and Coming Soon Homes in Birmingham—December 8-10
?? GORGEOUS LISTINGS: Check out these homes for the holidays, Birmingham. ??
#NowPartner #realtysouth #newbirminghamhomes #alabamahomelistings #birminghamal...Bham Now at Friday, December 8, 2023 11:00:58 AM
Have the best time for a great cause at Christmas is a Drag—Dec. 23, 7PM at Saturn
??CHRISTMAS IS A DRAG: Watch internationally-known performers from RuPaul's Drag Race sleigh the stage + support AIDS Alabama's Holiday Wish program—get tickets now. ??????
#NowPartner #AIDSAlabama #CentralAlabamaPride#SaturnBirmingham #Drag #SMS...Bham Now at Friday, December 8, 2023 11:00:58 AM
Jubilee Joes is the perfect venue for your next party – unique food, private patio and more
?? PLANNING AN EVENT? Change it up at this local restaurant ??
#NowPartner #CP #JubileeJoes #HooverAL...Bham Now at Friday, December 8, 2023 11:00:58 AM
Ring in the New Year with MoonPie over Mobile
??NEW YEAR'S EVE PLANS: Looking to take a trip to ring in 2024?
We've got just the thing... MoonPie Over Mobile!
#NowPartner #MoonPieOverMobile #VisitMobile #moonpiedrop #newyearseve #mobilealabama #CM...Bham Now at Friday, December 8, 2023 11:00:57 AM
4 holiday movie classics celebrate milestone anniversaries at theaters in Alabama
Plus, we're throwing in another holiday movie showing at an Alabama theater, for good measure. When it comes to holiday movies, there's nothing like the classics. And seeing them at the theater can make the experience even more special. This holiday season, there are several opportunities across Alabama to visit a local theater (including [...]...Alabama Power at Friday, December 8, 2023 10:00:10 AM
OMESs Vaughan named SCS Elementary Teacher of the Year
Vaughan said the honor doesn't feel like an individual award, but a group award.280 Living at Friday, December 8, 2023 9:00:44 AM
Live music with Will Paustian, Crazy Matt's Pizza on Dec. 9
On Dec. 9, Cat-n-Bird Winery, located at 11661 Old U.S. 280 in Chelsea, will host an event featuring live music with Will Paustian and the culinary delights of Crazy Matt's Pizza.280 Living at Friday, December 8, 2023 4:00:59 AM
How colleges are helping students build lives of “significance” and success: Q&A with higher ed lead
Fame and fortune can be wonderful things. But what happens when business leaders reach what they thought were their goals? Some may find its lonely at the top. They may yearn for a life imbued with deeper meaning, a life of impact, collaborating and helping others in the community and around the world.
That impact is what the folks at Highlands College and High Point University call “significance.” And one of the institutions most sacred missions is helping students learn to value significa...Birmingham Business Journal at Friday, December 8, 2023 1:00:00 AM
Birmingham Family Recalls The Grief and Pain of 17-Year-Old Who Died of Suicide
By Sym Posey The Birmingham Times To lose a sibling is painful, and the weight of grief can seem almost unbearable and be even more profound during the holidays, according to professionals. Rather than times of family togetherness, sharing, and thanksgiving, holidays can bring feelings of sadness, loss, and emptiness for those who have lost […]...Birmingham Times at Friday, December 8, 2023 12:21:16 AM
Wenonah High School Works Overtime to Claim Class 1A-5A Flag Championship
By Josh Bean | For the AHSAA TUSCALOOSA – Wenonah High School quarterback Samarian Franklin didnt find anyone open so she sprinted toward the goal line. She didnt need to. Franklins 1-yard touchdown run on fourth down in overtime lifted the Dragons to an 18-12 victory over Montgomery Catholic, coached by Whitney Toole, in Wednesdays AHSAA Class 1A-5A flag […]...Birmingham Times at Friday, December 8, 2023 12:20:58 AM
Army Vet And Father of 2 Overcomes Odds to Earn UAB Accounting Degree
By Adam Pope www.uab.edu Before senior accounting major Demarcus Davis began his college journey at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, life had other plans for him. After two months into his college experience at another institution, he received news that would change the course of his life — a second baby was on the way. […]...Birmingham Times at Friday, December 8, 2023 12:20:46 AM
Jeff State creates program to fill local surgical workforce gap
A local health care entity expressed a need that Jeff State worked quickly to fill.Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 7, 2023 9:06:53 PM
Chiropractic practices merge, expand
The group has offices in Hoover, Cahaba Heights, Gardendale and the Clay/Chalkville area with plans to expand.Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:56:34 PM
Immigration law firm moves to larger Hoover space amid steady growth
A personal injury and immigration law firm has expanded into a new headquarters in Hoover. Serving a growing, underserved community across the state brought it to this point.Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:49:58 PM
BBJ unveils CEO Awards winners for 2023
All of the finalists in each category demonstrate the excellence present among executives in the metro area.Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 7, 2023 8:48:14 PM
Birmingham-Southern College placed on warning by accrediting body
Accrediting agencies ensure that higher education programs and institutions meet certain quality standards, according to U.S. News & World Report.Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 7, 2023 5:03:23 PM
Samford University announces plan for new residence halls + additional parking
?? Big news for Samford! The university will gain 3 new resident halls + nearly 600 parking spaces.
#birminghamal #education #construction #PI...Bham Now at Thursday, December 7, 2023 4:00:52 PM
DYK the author of “The Hunger Games” has links to Birmingham?
??Writer of The Hunger Games novels, Suzanne Collins, graduated from the Alabama School of Fine Arts in Birmingham!?? #HungerGames #BalladofSongbirdsAndSnakes #MockingJay #HungerGamesGirlies #SuzanneCollins #SSL...Bham Now at Thursday, December 7, 2023 4:00:52 PM
James Spann: Warming trend ahead for Alabama; rain, storms by the weekend
Colder spots across north Alabama could see a light freeze.Alabama Power at Thursday, December 7, 2023 3:06:50 PM
Media Release 259- Arrests Made in the Anthony Blount Jr. Homicide Investigation
Arrests Made in the Anthony Blount Jr. Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to the murder of Anthony Blount Jr., who was shot and killed on Thursday, November 16, 2023, while in the 1000 Block of 2nd Court West. The suspects have been identified […]
The post Media Release 259- Arrests Made in the Anthony Blount Jr. Homicide Investigation first appeared on Birmingham Police Department .Birmingham Police News at Thursday, December 7, 2023 2:39:41 PM
17 weekend events including Vulcans Magical Nights—Dec. 8-10
??WEEKEND EVENTS! Looking for something to do around The Magic City? We've got you covered.
#Birminghamalabama #weekendevents #CM...Bham Now at Thursday, December 7, 2023 2:01:11 PM
Techstars Demo Day highlights energy innovators Alabama experience
This years Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator cohort was the largest ever. A dozen energy tech startups on Tuesday got to strut their stuff during Demo Day for the Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator – the fourth cohort of energy-sector entrepreneurs to converge in Birmingham for a 13-week mentoring program that continues to grow its reputation [...]...Alabama Power at Thursday, December 7, 2023 2:00:30 PM
Media Release 258- Arrest Made in the Kevin Davis Homicide Investigation
Arrest Made in the Kevin Davis Homicide Investigation The Birmingham Police Department reports detectives have obtained a warrant for an arrest in connection to the murder of Kevin Davis who shot and killed on Thursday, October 26, 2023, in the 300 Block of Lexington Street. The suspect has been identified as: Braxton Lewis, (22), B/M, […]
The post Media Release 258- Arrest Made in the Kevin Davis Homicide Investigation first appeared on Birmingham Police Department .Birmingham Police News at Thursday, December 7, 2023 1:51:34 PM
German appliance manufacturer bringing hundreds of jobs to Alabama
The company is opening a facility in the state.Birmingham Business Journal at Thursday, December 7, 2023 1:34:18 PM
8 must-try desserts in Auburn and Opelika [VIDEO]
These eight desserts in Auburn and Opelika are sure to satisfy your sweet tooth ??
#NowPartner #AuburnOpelikaTourism #Auburn #Opelika #NW...Bham Now at Thursday, December 7, 2023 1:01:04 PM
Local Birmingham bartender up for national recognition + title of Bar Boss—VOTE NOW
?? BAR BOSS: Vote for Rojo Birminghams Josh Jackson to be named Bar Boss, win $10,000 + be featured on the cover of Bartender Magazine. Deets below!...Bham Now at Thursday, December 7, 2023 1:01:02 PM
White folks, no need for shame when shielded from truth as kids
Today’s guest columnist is Amos Townsend. As a Black child growing up in Birmingham, Alabama in the 1960s, the information about the times I lived in were shaped around messaging from ministers, particularly those associated with the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC), Black radio, and feedback from family members who lived outside the South. I … Continue reading White folks, no need for shame when shielded from truth as kids →...Comeback Town at Wednesday, December 6, 2023 7:43:08 AM
Downtown Birmingham was really cool when I was growing up
By David Sher I grew up in the 50s and 60s and the number of contemporaries I can share my memories with is shrinking. I feel compelled to tell my story of growing up in Birmingham—specifically downtown—because it was a unique time that young people today will find difficult to comprehend. During my childhood everyone … Continue reading Downtown Birmingham was really cool when I was growing up →...Comeback Town at Tuesday, November 28, 2023 9:23:12 AM
What a fragmented Birmingham can learn from an even more fragmented city
Today’s guest columnist is Ron Blatman. I know cities. I write about cities. I produce documented series about making cities better places. Ive always been fascinated with Birmingham, Alabama and… Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. In Pittsburgh, Birmingham is known as “the Pittsburgh of the South” while in Birmingham, locals refer to their northern cousin as “the Birmingham … Continue reading What a fragmented Birmingham can learn from an even more fragmented city →...Comeback Town at Tuesday, November 21, 2023 2:44:55 PM
Mtn. Brook parents, dont give up on your childrens future in Birmingham
By David Sher People ask, “Why do you write about Mountain Brook?” The answer is simple. I’ve lived much of my life in Mountain Brook. If I had grown up in Trussville, I would probably write about Trussville. I graduated in the last 8th grade graduating class at Crestline Elementary and from the first graduating … Continue reading Mtn. Brook parents, don’t give up on your children’s future in Birmingham →...Comeback Town at Tuesday, November 14, 2023 2:57:12 PM
Alabama Business Hall of Famer driven to build Birmingham
Today’s guest columnist is Mike Mouron. I graduated from the University of Alabama in 1972 in Accounting and became a CPA. Never did I dream when I moved back to Birmingham in 1985 that I would found Capstone Development in 1990 —and it would become a company that exceeded my wildest expectations. When I retired … Continue reading Alabama Business Hall of Famer driven to build Birmingham →...Comeback Town at Tuesday, November 7, 2023 8:09:09 AM
Jeff Bezos is not going to save Birmingham
By David Sher Ive been active in our Birmingham business community most of my adult life and Ive never seen Jeff Bezos, the third richest man in the world, and the founder of Amazon. Ive not seen him in downtown Birmingham, in Vestavia Hills, or in any of our suburbs. Ive not seen him at … Continue reading Jeff Bezos is not going to save Birmingham →...Comeback Town at Tuesday, October 31, 2023 7:33:44 AM
Red Mountain Cut idea goes viral (New video)
By David Sher Two weeks ago Bryson Stephens grabbed Birmingham’s attention with a brilliant idea for a lighted bridge alongside the Red Mountain Cut–an idea that could change the face of Birmingham. The response has been positive and overwhelming. Called “Gateway to the City, Bridge to the future,” a new website and video have just … Continue reading Red Mountain Cut idea goes viral (New video) →...Comeback Town at Thursday, October 26, 2023 6:58:44 AM
Unprecedented $50M grant huge boost for Birmingham
Today’s guest columnist is Dontrelle Young Foster. A once vibrant community, full of life and promise, now sits quietly in a forgotten area. Located just a stones throw away from Legion Field and steps from A.H. Parker High School is the once bustling neighborhood known as Smithfield. In the early 1900s, Smithfield was known for … Continue reading Unprecedented $50M grant huge boost for Birmingham →...Comeback Town at Tuesday, October 24, 2023 5:25:31 PM
New partnership marks stunning victory for our parks
This week’s guest columnist is Tom Spencer. This month, the Jefferson County Greenways Commission is launching a national search for a superintendent to lead the development of a system of large-acreage public parks, bringing together Red Mountain Park, Ruffner Mountain, and Turkey Creek Nature Preserve. Its a stunning turnaround moment for three well-loved but heretofore … Continue reading New partnership marks stunning victory for our parks →...Comeback Town at Tuesday, October 17, 2023 9:36:26 AM
A one-of-a-kind world-class asset could change the face of Birmingham
Today’s guest columnist is Bryson Stephens. (Illustrations below show what is possible for our Red Mountain Cut) On a chilly winter day in 2015, my 11-year-old daughter and I climbed the eastern wall of the Cut in Red Mountain. A few months prior, a businessperson had told me that the Cut “looked like crap.” The … Continue reading A one-of-a-kind world-class asset could change the face of Birmingham →...Comeback Town at Tuesday, October 10, 2023 9:24:58 AM