15 hrs ago
Avondale gym renovated for ministry as Samaritan Place
The 40-year-old cinder-block gym at the 100-year-old church, across the street from Avondale Park at the corner of 5th Avenue South and 40th St.
19 hrs ago
Mountain Brook's "A Tiny Kingdom" celebrates 2-year anniversary
MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama -- Once upon a time - two years ago to be exact - " A Tiny Kingdom " opened its doors in Mountain Brook.
Three sets of triplets in Spain Park High School Class of 2013
Spain Park High School has three sets of triplets in the Class of 2013. They are, from left, Carlton, Amanda and Danielle Ivy; Connor, Paige and Katherine Burleson; and A.J., Sam and Hannah Hudson.
Tue May 21, 2013
BIrmingham's Sarah Simmons once again wows the judges on 'The Voice'
Mountain Brook's Sarah Simmons went the rock and roll route tonight on "The Voice," and judges loved her version of British singer-songwriter Jessie J.'s "Mamma Knows Best." The 23-year old, who has proven herself throughout the competition with beautiful ballads, turned up the heat several notches with the hard-rocking tune during a live ... (more)
Mon May 20, 2013
a oeGummy Beara Implants offer new hope to mastectomy patients
It's something Mountain Brook mother of three Jodie Benck knows all too well. "You know there's a big part of my body that's missing, a physical part and you know that's something I deal with every single day." Two years ago, Benck had a double mastectomy after learning she carried a BRCA2 gene mutation.
Fri May 17, 2013
ALDOT: U.S. 280 highway project begins Sunday with incentives to...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The Alabama Department of Transportation's project to modify traffic flow along U.S. 280 in Jefferson and Shelby counties begins Sunday night -- weather permitting.
Wed May 15, 2013
Emmet O'Neal Library 'talks money' this week with the help of UAB
MOUNTAIN BROOK, Alabama -- Emmet O'Neal Library will host another "Let's Talk Money" event on Thursday, May 16 at 6 p.m. in the meeting room.
Tue May 14, 2013
Sex trafficking happens here, WellHouse tells Irondale, Birmingham Exchange Clubs
IRONDALE , Alabama -- Tanya Hallford was searching the internet looking for a woman she hoped to help escape a life of sexual exploitation when she saw an advertisement selling two young girls for sex.
Mon May 13, 2013
Celebrate "Church in the Park" at Linn Park Wednesdays at noon
Rev. Jack Alvey, associate rector at All Saints' Church in Homewood and Rev. Katie Nakamura Rengers, associate rector at St.
Sun May 12, 2013
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At 92, Weinstein keeps busy directing panel, volunteering
For the past several years, she's directed the Alabama Holocaust Commission, a gubernatorial-appointed position that has offered its share of challenges as she works hard to increase public support.
Sat May 11, 2013
Mountain Brook's Vino restaurant now serving Saturday brunch
Saturday brunch is now served at Vino, the casual Mediterranean and Middle Eastern restaurant in Mountain Brook's English Village.
Fri May 10, 2013
Last minute Mother's Day gift ideas in Birmingham
Mother's Day is right around the corner. In a perfect world, we would already have our plans set as to not disappoint the person who brought us into the world.
Thu May 09, 2013
Senate approves Alabama Accountability Act revisions
Carns' bill specified that no school would be required to accept a student from a school designated as failing under the accountability act.
Mountain Brook Superintendent says 'what's right with our schools' is more than statistic-deep
Dicky Barlow, superintendent of Mountain Brook Schools, talks to students in Heather Hutto's kindergarten class at Brookwood Forest Elementary School in 2009.
Senate might cut short debate on Alabama Accountability Act revisions
The bill, HB658 by Rep. Jim Carns, R-Mountain Brook, would specify that no school would be required to accept a student from a school designated as failing under the accountability act.
Way cool! Steel City Pops opens a third location today in Mountain Brook's Crestline...
Steel City Pops, the way-cool pop shop founded last year by entrepreneur Jim Watkins, will open its third location this afternoon in Mountain Brook's Crestline Village.
Wed May 08, 2013
Irondale rezoning vote set to allow garden homes at Mountain Brook Swim and Tennis Club
IRONDALE , Alabama -- The Irondale City Council is scheduled to meet Tuesday May 14 at 7 p.m. to consider rezoning part of the Mountain Brook Swim and Tennis Club to allow developer Mark Gold to build garden homes there.
Tue May 07, 2013
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Mountain Brook businesses to host Mother's Day celebrations
In this Birmingham News file photo, Abby Waller, of Flower magazine picked out flowers for arrangements made by Margot Shaw, editor Flower magazine at the YWCA Flower Sale in 2009.
Alabama Accountability Act headed back to Senate floor
The Senate Education Policy Committee this morning voted to clarify that schools will not be forced to accept transfers from "failing" public schools under Alabama's new school tax credit program.