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Cornell Wesley: Native Son Now Heads City’s Economic Development Efforts

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Few know Birmingham—its streets, its schools, its churches—as well as Cornell Wesley, the recently named director of the city’s Department...

Mayor Randall Woodfin Names Cornell Wesley New Director of Office of...

City of Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin has appointed Cornell Wesley to serve as the new director of the Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity...

City Council Approves $13M Incentives for Carraway Hospital Project

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  The redevelopment of the former Carraway Hospital site near downtown Birmingham moved one step closer to reality when the...

Alabama Innovation Commission announces partnership with Stanford’s Hoover Institution

By Alabama Newscenter Staff The Alabama Innovation Commission on Wednesday announced a partnership with one of the nation’s leading think tanks – the Hoover Institution...

Josh Carpenter to leave high-ranking post with City of Birmingham 

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times  Josh Carpenter, Director of the City of Birmingham's Department of Innovation and Economic Opportunity, is stepping down effective Nov. 30. Carpenter...

Rep. Sewell’s 9th Annual Job Fair to Be Held Virtually This...

Sewell.house.gov Congresswoman Terri Sewell (AL-07) announced the opening of registration for Alabama’s 7th District 9th Annual and first Virtual Job Fair. Job Fair 2020 will be...

Major redevelopment will replace former Carraway Hospital site

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  The former Carraway Hospital property in North Birmingham, vacant since 2008, will get new life after the Birmingham City...

Bessemer (AL): The Marvel City No Longer in Birmingham’s Shadow

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Drone Photography: Lavon Beard https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_ya530RB7c&feature=youtu.be Bessemer has become a city that is a marvel to behold. In just the past three years look...

Mayor Ken Gulley Means Business for Bessemer and the Region

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Bessemer Mayor Ken Gulley is not one to complain. When he was dissatisfied with the direction of the city a...

Rezoning Hearing Could Mean New Life Around Carraway Hospital 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  The former Carraway Hospital property in North Birmingham may get new life. The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday scheduled a...

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