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35 min ago | Alabama Live
Bessemer Mayor Kenneth Gulley and City Councilman Jesse Matthews . The City Council voted Tuesday to authorize Gulley to seek help from the county, state and federal governments to stop the periodic flooding of Valley Creek.
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2 hrs ago | The Trussville Tribune
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies on Tuesday dispatched to a residence in northeastern Jefferson County to check the welfare of two children ended up making another discovery.
3 hrs ago | Guns and Ammo
What better way to commemorate your 150th birthday than to celebrate with friends, family and neighbors in a brand new home? Steyr Arms did just that on April 4, 2014, unveiling a new 33,000 square-foot manufacturing headquarters in Bessemer, Alabama.
But not until the next morning did any of the teens call police to report it, the young men testified.
African art is one of the Birmingham Museum of Art 's specialties, but for two years its holdings have been put on hold, pending a redesign and renovation of the galleries by Emily Hanna , curator of the arts of Africa and the Americas.
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- For the first time in its 67-year history, a black high school student has won top honors in the Gorgas Scholarship Competition.
Jefferson County sheriff's deputies execute a search warrant at the Anchor Club in Brighton, Ala., on Monday, April 4, 2011.
A measure passed by the Legislature and signed by Gov. Robert Bentley suspends a motor fuel road tax decal program for compressed natural gas vehicles that fuel in the state.
Attorney General Luther Strange and Jefferson County Sheriff Mike Hale on Tuesday announced a decisive ruling in a Jefferson County case involving so-called "electronic bingo."
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will be in Birmingham Wednesday as UAB and the Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority present a new city bus powered by a hydrogen fuel cell.
In Magic City Newsmakers, the BBJ shares notable awards, news and other tidbits about Birmingham businesses and nonprofits.
Not surprisingly, Mountain Brook and Vestavia take the top spots on this year's Wealthiest Zip Codes List.
Jefferson County Manager Tony Petelos discusses the county budget with Tracie Hodge, director of the county's Budget Management Office, at a meeting on Sept.
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. - Families living within miles of the ABC Coke plant in Tarrant will get an opportunity to voice their concerns over health issues at a Monday meeting.
That's part of the information a Birmingham city councilor is giving people who live in his district, as an industrial plant cited for contamination is requesting a new air emissions permit.
Special-needs children who normally play baseball together put down downs the bats and balls, got dressed up and danced with each other at the Gardendale Miracle League Prom Sunday.