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Birmingham’s mandatory face mask ordinance ends on Friday

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The City of Birmingham will not extend its mandatory face covering ordinance beyond midnight on Friday, May 29, but that...

‘You learn to love each other more as time goes on’

BY JE’DON HOLLOWAY-TALLEY Special to the Birmingham Times “You Had Me at Hello’’ highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like...

Are swimming pools safe during COVID-19? Tips for safely enjoying the...

By Savannah Koplon UAB News Visiting the pool or lake is synonymous with summer fun. As hot weather approaches, parents and swimmers alike are concerned about...

Racial divide of coronavirus is real, so are innovations that can...

By Allyson Y. Schwartz and Martha A. Dawson News about the novel coronavirus, which has now claimed over 90,000 American lives, is all around us....

Birmingham city schools ‘revamp’ plans, will hold in-person HS graduations

Bhamcityschools.org The Birmingham Board of Education will hold traditional, hold in-person high school graduation ceremonies for seniors the first week of June, the school system...

Jeffco Health Dept. keeps entertainment venues, museums closed through June 6

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Citing the recent increase in patients hospitalized in Jefferson County with COVID-19, Health Officer Dr. Mark Wilson issued an order...

Angela Dixon named Jeffco’s CFO, first African-American female in role

jccal.org After a nationwide search Jefferson County announced Thursday that Angela Dixon has been promoted to Chief Financial Officer from Deputy Director of Finance. Dixon is...

Alabama reopens venues and resumes some activities. Here they are.

By Michael Tomberlin Alabama Newscenter Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Public Health have reopened entertainment venues and tourist sites just in time...

How Birmingham City Councilors Maintain Contact With Constituents. From a Distance.

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Social media, emails, conference calls. These have become popular means of communication for Birmingham City Council members, who are limited...

Governing Through Crisis Not New in Jefferson County

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The way of life may have changed for many during the COVID-19 pandemic, but constituent services haven’t, say members of...

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