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Find out which Birmingham area cities take part in back-to-school sales tax holiday, what...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - School is almost back in session, and this weekend, most cities in Jefferson and Shelby counties are waiving sales taxes on all those back-to-school essentials.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
U.S. 280 eastbound: Lane closures planned Thursday for work in Mountain Brook, Harpersville
The left lane of U.S. 280 eastbound will be closed through the area between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. The work may require an additional day.
Calera High School's new principal leaving leadership role at Vincent Middle High
Joel Dixon is leaving his job as principal at Vincent Middle High School to become the new principal at Calera High School.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Saddle Lake Farms residents approve annexation into Alabaster
Saddle Lake Farms residents Dana Clement and Jordan Hosey give each other a high-five after reading results of the special election in which voters approved annexation into Alabaster on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Ridesharing in Birmingham: 15 years and growing
City council adopted a revised transit code Tuesday that officials have said will allow app-based companies to do business in the city.
Alabaster's new traffic signal on Highway 119 targeting September completion
Installation of a new traffic signal and turn lane on Highway 119 at the intersection of Shelby County Road 80 in Alabaster continues on Tuesday, July 29, 2014.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Shelby County Arts Council accepting entries for annual Juried Art Show
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama - The Shelby County Arts Council is accepting submissions for its sixth annual Juried Art Show until midnight Aug. 10. Amateur and professional artists can digitally submit up to three pieces for consideration in the show.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Armed robbery suspects at large in Full Moon Bar-B-Que heist in Shelby County
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- The Shelby County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding two suspects involved in the armed robbery of a restaurant on U.S. Highway 280 on Friday night.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Montevallo Middle School getting new driveway, gymnasium expansion, other improvements
A renovation project for Montevallo Middle School includes expansion of the gymnasium, a redesigned driveway and parking area in front of the building and other improvements to the institution.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Steve Martin leaves a legacy after 26 years on Shelby County school board
SHELBY COUNTY, Alabama -- Ellie Glasscox was the first superintendent at the Shelby County School District to serve with fledgling Board of Education member Steve Martin back in the mid-'80s.
Rotary Club of Alabaster-Pelham donates van to help BackPack Buddies program
Vineyard Family Services Program Director Stephanie Grissom and Executive Director Ward Williams accept the van for their BackPack Buddies program donated by the Rotary Club of Alabaster and Pelham with the group's Debbie Parrott, Craig Sorensen and others at the Shelby Baptist Medical Center in Alabaster on Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Shelby moms are older: How do the ages of Alabama's mothers vary by county?
Since 1990, nearly one out of every 10 mothers in Dallas, Wilcox, and Perry counties has been under the age of 18, according to data collected by the Alabama Department of Public Health.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
A $1,000 handcrafted pen? Check out these writing instruments made in Alabama
COLUMBIANA, Alabama - Phil Morris has been turning pens from his garage workshop crating one of a kind instruments ranging from functional to ornate.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Shooting outside Old Town Helena nightspot remains under investigation by state agency
Numerous police officers from Helena and Pelham remain at the scene of a police-involved shooting that happened April 19, 2014, outside of Papa Saia's Sports in Helena's Old Town district.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Pelham's Windstone subdivision revives effort to de-annex from city
Pelham Mayor Gary Waters is expecting a meeting to happen in the next month or so involving the petition by the Windstone subdivision requesting de-annexation from the city.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
'We're not anti-immigrants,' say protesters voicing concerns at Birmingham-area rally
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- With some holding signs stating "no amnesty" and "no illegal immigrants period," about 20 people had gathered to protest federal immigration policies this morning along U.S. Highway 280 near the Walmart shopping center in north Shelby County.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Diverse group of animal rescues, therapy groups awarded prestigious Remy Fund grants
It's bigger than my $750,000, and we've given away over $100,000." -- Ken Jackson In the five-county Birmingham metro area, there isn't a more prestigious grant an animal advocacy, rescue or therapy organization can win than a Remy Fund grant.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Former Army Reserve Captain Cindy Bell to challenge Jabo Waggoner for State Senate...
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Local nurse and former Army Reserve Captain Cindy Bell, a Democrat, will challenge 40-year incumbent Sen. Jabo Waggoner, R-Vestavia Hills , in the race for State Senate District 16. "I'm excited to give the voters of District 16 a voice in Montgomery," said Bell according to a news release.
Shelby County man in jail on charges of child porn, solicitation of minor for sexual purposes
Delvin Blayze Burnett, 20, of Columbiana, faces charges of possession of child pornography and electronic solicitation of a child for sexual purposes.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Mooney wins in House District 43 Republican runoff race over Shaver
Arnold Mooney wins the Republican primary runoff for Alabama House District 43 over Amie Beth Shaver.