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Legacy Arena re-opens in Birmingham after $125M renovation

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Area leaders gathered at downtown Birmingham’s Legacy Arena Thursday to celebrate the facility’s re-opening after $125 million in renovations, Dennis Latham,...

Magic City Fashion Week Showcases Best of Birmingham (Photos)

By Ameera Steward For The Birmingham Times One of Birmingham’s largest fashion events, Magic City Fashion Week (MCFW) kicked off on Friday October 29, looking to rebrand,...

Forge Breast Cancer Survivor Center aims to provide support for healing,...

By Joseph D. Bryant UAB Lauren Roberts was surrounded by a seemingly endless supply of pink bags as she stood in the back office of a...

Alabama 14-year-old twins fight for women’s empowerment, menstrual equity

By The Associated Press  In between schoolwork, Wednesday night church and other typical activities for 14-year-old twins, Brooke and Breanna Bennett work alongside their mother to...

‘SoulSistah’ Tamica Banks Celebrates Culture with Africa-Inspired Business

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times Centered around “community, culture, and sisterhood,” SoulSistah3.0 is an “Africa-inspired business” that not only offers a variety of stylish earrings—wood-burned,...

Tuscaloosa literacy team finds way to help a community thrive

By Ameera Steward For The Birmingham Times Two years after establishing an organization that plans to provide education and literacy to the West End community in...

Civil Rights Marker Damaged in Birmingham, Here’s Response From BCRI

bcri.org An Alabama state historical marker named for Bishop Calvin Wallace Woods, Sr., one of Birmingham's greatest civil rights leaders, was intentionally damaged by an...

J.C. Wells, licensed counselor: ‘Mental health is becoming more critical’

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times J.C. Wells, a licensed professional counselor with the Birmingham-based Without Walls Counseling Services, recently spoke to The Birmingham Times about...

These programs can help pay your utility bills and lower your...

By Dennis Washington If you live in Alabama and are low-income, age 60 or older and/or disabled, programs are available to help pay utilities and...

The National Wildlife Federation Continues to Invest in Birmingham Youth

By Simone Lightfoot and Jacqueline Gray Miller  It’s that time of year again when Build UP students prepare for their summer green work experience with...

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