As of today, Council President Pro Tem Wardine Alexander has officially been awarded the $75,000 E Pluribus Unum (UNUM) Fellows Grant and her office is beyond excited to announce that funding will go towards creating a workforce development pipeline between Lawson State Community College (LSCC) and Buffalo Rock that will…


The Birmingham City Council has partnered with NFL FLAG Football, the Housing Authority Birmingham District (HABD), and the Birmingham Park Board for a youth flag football weekend at Legion Field beginning Friday, August 27th.

The weekend activities will start with an NFL FLAG In-Schools Day, where alongside the Atlanta…


The following is a statement from District 1 Councilor Clinton Woods:

Yesterday I learned that the state historic landmark that was installed in Kelly Ingram Park to honor the contributions of my grandfather, Bishop Calvin Woods, has been destroyed. I am extremely angry and disappointed. …


Birmingham City Councilor Crystal Smitherman will be hosting the annual District 6 Job Fair on Friday, June 11 at the Memorial Park Recreation Center from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Her office has partnered with some of the areas largest employers who will be looking to fill positions. Companies like…


The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD) is gearing up for its Annual Summer Youth Program and is pleased to have the support of Birmingham City Councilor Steven Hoyt. …


As a way to incentivize all residents to get a COVID-19 vaccine, Council President William Parker will be presenting a multipronged vaccine sweepstakes plan at Tuesday’s Council meeting.

The $13 million plan would be funded entirely through the $141 million Birmingham received from the American Rescue Plan Act.

President Parker’s…


It’s going to be a great weekend for a family fun day at the 2021 Annual Fishing Rodeo on Saturday June 5, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at East Lake Park sponsored by Birmingham City Councilor Hunter Williams of District 2 and the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board.


It’s going to be a great weekend for a family fun day at the 2021 Annual Fishing
Rodeo on Saturday June 5, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at East Lake Park sponsored by Birmingham City Councilor Hunter Williams of District 2 and the Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board…


Council President William Parker brought forth a resolution (see below) on Tuesday honoring the life and memory of George Floyd one year after he was murdered.

“It’s impossible to calculate the impact that George Floyd has had on the world in the year that has passed,” President Parker said. “As…


This Saturday, Birmingham City Councilor Crystal Smitherman will be spearheading a box lunch giveaway in conjunction with a voter registration drive at the Cooper Green Park Recreation Center. Smitherman has partnered with the Metro Birmingham NAACP who will be on site to assist residents who need to update their voter…

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