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Here Are Candidates for Birmingham’s Oct. 8 City Council Election

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The special election for Birmingham City Council seats in districts 1, 6, and 7 is on Tuesday, October 8. With...

Meet City Council Candidates in Tuesday’s Birmingham Special Election

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The special election for Birmingham City Council seats in districts 1, 6, and 7 is on Tuesday, October 8. With...

City Council names bridge in honor of Titusville’s Iva Williams Jr.

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday voted to name the underpass bridge on 6th Ave. South in Titusville after Iva...

BCRI gets 17 new board members with Angela Davis fiasco behind

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Following backlash from a decision to rescind an invitation to civil rights activist Angela Davis, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute...

BJCTA Fares to Increase; Many Not Pleased

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority’s (BJCTA) plans to increase fares and cut some routes beginning in September and some...

Birmingham Promise Education program exceeded expectations, city officials say

By Erica Wight The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Promise Initiative, launched this summer to build pathways into quality jobs for Birmingham City School (BCS) students, came...

City Council Approves Mayor’s $451M Budget for FY20 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  More than two months after Mayor Randall Woodfin presented his fiscal 2020 budget and three weeks after the fiscal year...

These groups received $107K from city to help with violence reduction

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times TeAndria Ellis remembers when her brother was killed seven years ago at the age of 22. The teens who killed...

City Council Passes Moratorium on New Self-Storage Facilities

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday passed a temporary moratorium on the opening of new self-storage facilities in downtown. The council...

City to consider halt on self-storage facilities downtown

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  The Birmingham City Council will consider limiting the number of new self-storage facilities in downtown because they take up a...

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