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Sherman Industries unlikely to relocate in Five Points West

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times After fierce neighborhood opposition, the Jefferson County Department of Health (JCDH) will not issue a permit for Sherman Industries, LLC...

Birmingham Police Dept. receives $700K grant for body cameras

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham police department has received a $700,000 federal grant to purchase 276 body cameras. “We’ve been having some...

Mayor Woodfin strongly opposes concrete facility’s planned move to 5 Points...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced on Tuesday that he is opposed to a concrete company relocating to Five Points West...

City of Birmingham employees get paid time off if they donate...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times City of Birmingham employees can have up to four weeks of paid leave if they donate a kidney and up...
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Neighborhood leaders no longer required to report on NUSA Conference

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Local community officers and leaders will not have to write a report from the upcoming Neighborhoods USA (NUSA) Conference in...

City Council approves agreement with MLB for Youth Academy

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council voted 8-1 on Tuesday to approve an agreement with Major League Baseball for a Youth Academy...

Major League Baseball reassesses Academy at George Ward Park

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Calling it a “sad day” in the city of Birmingham, Councilor William Parker said Major League Baseball is now reassessing...

Mayor Woodfin announces online tool to help residents track capital projects

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Major capital projects are underway or will be underway by this summer and residents will be able to track the...

City Council adopts Urban Renewal plan to fight blight

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to expand the Druid Hills Urban Renewal and Redevelopment Plan to include...

2017 Birmingham Municipal Elections: What to know as voters head to...

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times When voters go to the polls for the Birmingham elections today, they will face a dizzying field of candidates vying...

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