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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Birmingham will have a mild, partly-cloudy night Sunday with a low of 70, according to the National Weather Service. On Monday, the high will end up in the upper 80s, with a 70 percent chance of rain and the possibility of thunderstorms after 10 a.m. Monday: A slight chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
If you're not among the hundred or so supporters of Miss Alabama Caitlin Brunell in Atlantic City, don't worry. You can still follow the Miss America 2015 competition live on TV tonight.
About the writer John Archibald is a columnist for the Alabama Media Group. His work appears in the newspaper on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and online at AL.com all the time.
A downtown dining landmark prepares to get a major facelift, another new fast-casual eatery is coming to Southside, and the food trucks return to Railroad Park. If you missed any of those stories from the Birmingham food beat this past week, here is your Sunday-morning rewind.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -When the annual bird banding takes place Oct. 4-12 at Fort Morgan, the patriarch of Alabama bird banders will be missing. Longtime Clay resident Bob Sargent, co-founder of the Hummer/Bird Study Group and one of Alabama's foremost bird experts, died on Sept.
A candidate for governor is campaigning with a large inflatable animal. Democrat Parker Griffith is making appearances, accompanied by an 18-foot tall chicken.
"I've traveled to Germany several times," Ritch said while enjoying a meal of weisswurst, sauerkraut and German-style potato salad, as well as a glass of Hofbrau Oktoberfest. "This is as close as I'm going to get this year."
By all accounts the process was a mess , with lots of carriers, including Apple, knocked offline due to the onslaught of people fumbling over one another to throw money one of the richest companies in the world. Nevertheless, and in true Apple form, they outdid themselves once again, reporting record sales this morning , when the phone had been available for less than 12 hours.
A Birmingham-area minister has been formally charged with rape and sodomy after he was arrested Thursday for allegedly victimizing a minor female . Glenn VanZandt, 55, of Hoover, faces charges of second-degree rape and second-degree sodomy contained in his arrest warrants, Pleasant Grove Police Sgt.
With last night's Food Forward panel , our food desert series comes to an end. Our coverage of the issue is definitely not complete, but we wanted to look back at what we learned during the past few weeks.
There could be some occasional showers and storms in the Birmingham area through the night Friday, but those should give way to a partly sunny and dry Saturday, according to the National Weather Service .
Birmingham high school students got a chance to address city leaders about black on black crime in a panel discussion on Friday. The panel discussion was held at the Birmingham Museum of Art as a part of Empowerment Week along with events surrounding the anniversary of the 16th Street Church bombing.
According to James Proctor, leasing and brokerage associate with Harbert Realty Services, three leases have been signed for the Birmingham metro area, and two will be opened by the end of 2014. According to James Proctor , leasing and brokerage associate with Harbert Realty Services, three leases have been signed for the Birmingham metro area, and two will be opened by the end of 2014.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the city $125,000 to examine transportation and development barriers along the Interstate 20/59 corridor downtown. The grant comes from the federal government's TIGER program, short for "Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery."
Homewood residents are soon to see a lot more furry friends strolling down 18th Street, looking for a treat, a toy, a bath or all three. Whole Dog Market , located at 2937 18th St. South beside Southern Trophy and Plaque and Alabama Goods, will open at the end of September.
The view from the Amtrak parking lot across Morris Avenue in downtown Birmingham, taken Sept. 8, 2014.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 02:23 am
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