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DC Blox Birmingham opens flagship data center in Titusville

By Michael Tomberlin Alabama NewsCenter  DC Blox has opened its flagship hub data center in Birmingham, the first of what could become a $785 million investment...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright Now that summer is halfway over, we asked Birmingham residents: How do you plan to spend the rest of the summer? Jessica...

Inside the Birmingham Zoo and its must-see attractions

By Ameera Steward  The Birmingham Times   Ritina Bailey of Bessemer has been a fan of the Birmingham Zoo for so long that she couldn’t wait for her daughter...

Conservation an important part of the zoo’s mission

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Conservation is a huge part of the Birmingham Zoo’s mission. “We’re working to let people know that zoos really work to...

How zoo officials ensure that the animals remain protected

By Ameera Steward  The Birmingham TimesAt one time, most animals came to the zoo from the wild, but now that’s rare, said Roger Torbert, Birmingham Zoo Vice President...

The Birmingham Zoo attracts about 600,000 annually. What some had to...

By Ameera Steward  The Birmingham Times   The Birmingham Zoo is the largest in Alabama and averages about 600,000 visitors annually. Here’s what some had to say:  Lawonda Jackson, Columbus, Miss.  “ love coming out and looking at...

Ongoing building plans at the Birmingham Zoo include these

By Ameera Steward  The Birmingham Times   Building plans for the Birmingham Zoo are ongoing, according to Roger Torbert, Vice President of Education.  In June, the zoo held a ribbon cutting and...

Bacarra Mauldin: The advocacy of Clastran’s executive director

By Erica Wright  The Birmingham Times   Advocacy has been a part of every job Bacarra Mauldin has worked—and it’s an important part of her role as executive director of ClasTran.  “My mother was a coordinator...

Clastran Turns Around, Being Steered in the Right Direction

  By Erica Wright  The Birmingham Times   The nonprofit ClasTran coordinates specialized transportation, also known as paratransit, services in Jefferson, Shelby, and Walker counties. It provides subsidized rides for people...

YWCA Central Alabama Selects Industry Vet as New CEO

ywcabhm.org  LaRhonda Magras, Ed. D. has been elected CEO of YWCA Central Alabama and the appointment is effective September 1, the Board of Directors announced Tuesday.  Magras,...

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