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Drew: All hands-on deck – boating safety

By Samuetta Hill Drew Another activity many enjoy during the dog days of summer is boating. Sailing on the lake, gulf or ocean can be...

Ellis: Falls and fractures in the elderly

By Glenn Ellis It's a common fear among many with aging parents: a dreaded phone call comes in the middle of the night that a...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Ameera Steward We asked Birmingham area residents, which profession does not get enough credit or respect? Charles Gordon “Teachers. I think they have such an...

People, Places and Things

By Gwen DeRu TODAY BUSINESS IN BLACK, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Cantina Laredo. LIVE BAND KARAOKE OPEN MIC at Perfect Note. JIMBO MATHUS and KATE TAYLOR HOLLINGSWORTH...

Amid criticism, Woodfin offers ‘facts’ about pilot education program 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  Mayor Randall Woodfin said Tuesday he wanted to put out “factual” information regarding the Birmingham Promise Education Initiative, launched earlier...

‘Honest line of communication, and always put God first’

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...

Donald Watkins Sr. sentenced to 5 years for scamming Barkley, others

Associated Press Lawyer Donald Watkins Sr. was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday after earlier being convicted of swindling NBA star Charles Barkley and...

Distracted driving study enrolling teens to participate in simulation

By Alicia Rohan UAB News Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death among teenagers, with inattention being the primary contributor. They account for approximately...

Hall of Fame boxer Pernell ‘Sweet Pea’ Whitaker dies after being...

Tom Schad USA Today Sports Hall of Fame boxer Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker died Sunday after being struck by a vehicle in Virginia Beach, Virginia. He...

Sadie Roberts-Joseph, Founder Of African American Museum, Found Dead In Car...

Black Voices BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A 75-year-old Louisiana woman who founded an African American history museum was discovered dead in the trunk of...

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