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  1. Couple celebrates 50 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    Mr. and Mrs. Royce Thomas of Kinston celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Friday, Dec. 5. A dinner party to be held Jan. 24 in New Bern is being planned by the couple's children - Kim Rademacher of New Bern and Steve Thomas of Birmingham, Ala. The couple has four grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


  2. Forecast: A slight chance of rain tonight and Monday in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Central Alabama could catch a bit of precipitation. Sunday evening, according to the National Weather Service.


  3. Alabama officials seeing more drug addicted babies: 'It's not fair to these innocent...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... Kesha Kennedy, clinical director at Aletheia House, a substance-abuse treatment and prevention program based in Birmingham. "That way, we can work to get the mothers off drugs, which will help ease up the problems the children will face once they ...


  4. Coming to Birmingham: Robyn Hitchcock, Charlie Wilson, Sylvan Esso, Amanda Shires, Hozier,...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- We're in ICYMI mode today, catching up on concert announcements for Birmingham. Mark your calendar for these 27 shows, all confirmed by promoters in recent weeks: Steve Forbert , Jan. 3 at 7:30 p.m., Moonlight on the Mountain , 585 Shades Crest Road, Hoover, $20 at the door, cash only.


  5. Candle-lighting for slain NYPD officers planned for midnight in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A Birmingham organizer is honoring two New York police officers killed in the line of duty Saturday with a candle-lighting at midnight Sunday evening and a sit-in Christmas Day. On Saturday, Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot and killed two New York police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, in their patrol car, before killing himself, The New York Times reported .


  6. Car on fire blocks lanes on I-20/59 West in downtown BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    A car accident closed several lanes of Interstate 20/59 West in downtown Birmingham Sunday morning and sent one person to the hospital. The Birmingham Fire Department responded to an accident involving a car on fire at 10:15 a.m. on I-20/59 West near 17th St. One person was transported to the hospital.


  7. On this date 2007: Reds trade Josh Hamilton to RangersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | 700WLW Cincinnati

    ... game that night. After the show, I met Casey and my dad at the Skyline Chili in Covington. We were driving to Birmingham, Alabama that night to watch UC play in the PapaJohn' Bowl vs Southern Mississippi on December 22. We debated the trade for ...


  8. Life Stories: A life led by giving back, Joe Grimes personified the Golden RuleRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    When Birmingham native John Joseph "Joe" Grimes retired to Orange Beach, his community involvement would later earn him recognition for dedication and leadership and even a key to the city, which he helped incorporate in 1984. While the impact of his service was felt by the Orange Beach community as a whole, perhaps even more impressionable was the touch he left on a multitude of individual lives throughout his lifetime.


  9. Birmingham Metro Area residential sales in November improve 2.4% over last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Birmingham Metro Area residential sales improved 2,4% from last November. YTD sales are up 5.6%.


  10. The Week in Birmingham History: Truth serum used in axe murder case; Shuttlesworth home bombedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    In 1961 Head was appointed to the Alabama Advisory Committee to the Civil Rights Commission. He challenged segregation as a detriment to the development of Birmingham.


  11. Winter solstice 2014: When is the darkest day of the year?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... have their earliest sunset a week or two before the solstice and their latest sunrise sometime in January. For Birmingham, the earliest sunsets were at 4:39 p.m. on Dec. 2-6. In Huntsville they were at 4:35 p.m. on Dec. 2-8, and in Mobile they were ...


  12. For Coach Jerry Stearns, filming of "Woodlawn" movie dramatized a slice of a long careerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - Former Woodlawn High School football coach Jerry Stearns didn't get the chance to see himself portrayed on the big screen, but he did get to work with the actor playing him in the movie "Woodlawn." Stearns died on Dec. 13, four days before filming wrapped up Dec. 17 on the Birmingham-based football drama.


  13. Kwanzaa 2014: events around BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Wade on Birmingham

    ... from 3 to 5 p.m. Free. 1500 Sixth Ave. N., downtown [ map ]. Dec. 30: The Five Points West branch of the Birmingham Public Library has Kwanzaa Kraft Time from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free. 4812 Ave. W [ map ]. Dec. 30: The Birmingham Civil Rights ...


  14. Senseless murders of NYPD officers stain a struggle for social justice: opinionRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    ... was nearly unraveled by Brinsley's heinous actions. Peaceful protests, from New York last weekend to those in Birmingham just Friday , aimed to bring awareness to injustices that have plagued minority communities for generations. Those ...


  15. Carver-Birmingham 68, Walker 59: Parker leads Rams in Walker County TournamentRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Alabama Live

    Paris Parker scored 20 points to lead Carver-Birmingham to a 68-59 win over Walker in the Walker County Tournament. Nydreland McCray added 14 points for the Rams , while Journey Jones scored 11 and Kylie Roscoe contributed 14 assists and seven points.


  16. 3 juveniles confess to burglaries in BirminghamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    Birmingham Police arrested three juveniles on Friday after responding to a residential burglary in progress in the 200 block of Theta Avenue. Police say the officer who responded first saw three young black males fleeing the incident location on foot.


  17. Birmingham man dies 9 days after being shot on College Ave.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    ... via social media? That's how one east Alabama family said they found out about the deaths of their loved ones. Birmingham Police are conducting a homicide investigation after a Birmingham man died nine days after he was shot on College Avenue in the ...


  18. Brasch WordsDID Penn State Trustees Violate State Law?Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2011 | American Reporter

    The video footage of Lt. John Pike of the University of California at Davis casually hosing down a group of unarmed, non-violent protesters with pepper spray on Nov. 18 has been compared to the fire hoses and police dogs turned on civil rights protesters in Birmingham, Ala., in the early 1960s.


  19. A Christmas list: Things learned at the Red Mountain Theatre 'Holiday Spectacular'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Alabama Live

    ... and the amazing Belinda George Peoples lighting up he stage every time she's on it. Don't forget the kids. Birmingham is blessed with talented kids, and when a bunch of them are on stage together for this "Holiday Spectacular," that becomes even ...


  20. Man Convicted in Baltimore County MurderRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WBAL-AM Baltimore

    ... c handgun. Prosecutors save the motive for the shooting remains unknown. Authorities say Anderson was arrested in Birmingham, Alabama in July 2013. He faces a maximum penalty of life without the possibility of parole at sentencing on March 16.


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