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Downtown Gadsden gets back its 'Charms,' with a visit from the artist
Workers were on hand today as the "Charms" sculpture by Birmingham artist Deedee Morrison was reinstalled on Gadsden's Broad Street, with LED lighting added.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Alabama ties: 2014 Grammy nominees include Alabama Shakes, Civil Wars, Little Big Town,...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Nominations for the 56th annual Grammy Awards were announced Friday night, and at least six nominees have strong ties to Alabama.
Tougher new rules under consideration for Birmingham payday lending and title pawn businesses
After two years of a moratorium on new payday lending and title pawn businesses, the Birmingham City Council will consider new zoning rules as a long-term control of alternative the financial institutions.
Jasper man arrested, charged with murder in connection with killing at Fort Stewart in Georgia
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A Jasper man has been charged with murder in connection with a killing at Fort Stewart Army Base in Georgia, according to the FBI.
The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile driving around town bringing smiles to parking lots and local Holiday Parades
Growing up in Wisconsin Molly Segall would often see the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile drive up and down the highways and knew that would be a dream job for her.
iExit, the mobile travel app built in Birmingham, makes NYT's 'best of' list
"IExit enables you to push a button and see what's coming up at major exits," the Times' Stephanie Rosenbloom notes.
Alabama Environmental Council to host forum on energy, sustainability Dec. 12 in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Alabama's energy future will be up for discussion next week as the Alabama Environmental Council hosts its second POWER-UP forum with experts in efficiency, renewables and alternative energy.
Author Pat Conroy speaks to students about influence of great teachers
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - When Southern author Pat Conroy was a young student, he ran into some trouble with a famous - if difficult - William Faulkner novel assigned to him by his English teacher.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
'Things like this shouldn't happen': Family, friends...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Michelle Shepherd loved her three children and taught them to love learning, her brother said.
Birmingham police charge 2 in pair of robberies early Wednesday morning
Phillip Daniel Henderson, 21, of Pinson, and Desmond Ray Jones, 24, of Birmingham, each face three robbery charges in connection to two incidents that happened between 12:05 a.m. and 12:55 a.m. Wednesday.
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Raise the bar: It's not just a liquor cabinet
As holiday parties get into full swing, most hosts already know that their guests will end up in the kitchen.
Wade on Birmingham
Hoover, Leeds playing for respective state football championships
Two Birmingham-area teams are back in the state high school football championship games this week.
Renasant wrapping up M&F merger, branch closures
The last six of nine planned branch closures will be completed by Monday as Renasant Bank's merger with M&F Bank if finalized.
Birmingham lady's charity needs your help
A local lady has dedicated her life to providing employment for the disabled in Jordan .
How to make the holiday season unhappy - Part I: Using unpaid interns
Earlier this year, we posted a number of articles on our Alabama Employment Law Blog about the dangers of using unpaid interns in the workplace.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
REV Birmingham marks first year inside a new revitilization project
David Fleming, chief executive of REV, reflected on the first year, which was boosted by the opening of the $64 million Regions Field baseball park, the $400 million Children's of Alabama hospital, the $70 million Westin Birmingham hotel and adjacent Uptown entertainment district as well as the continued growth of UAB.
Birmingham man acquitted of murder in 2011 shooting
A Jefferson County jury acquitted a man of murder Wednesday afternoon in a November 2011 shooting outside a Birmingham apartment complex.
Bojangles in Fultondale opening Dec. 10
FULTONDALE , Alabama - Fultondale will get a new restaurant next week when Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits opens Tuesday, Dec. 10. Bojangles, which serves breakfast all day, will award one customer breakfast for a year.
Bond reduced for Birmingham man charged with killing mother's boyfriend; case sent to grand jury
The case against a Birmingham man charged in the death of his mother's boyfriend will go before a grand jury, a Jefferson County judge ruled Wednesday.
The Baltimore Sun
Memories of sister lost in 1963 Birmingham church bombing fill Laurel home
On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, members of the Ku Klux Klan planted a bomb in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing four young black girls.