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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,...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos makes $100M gift to Barack Obama Foundation

By Haleluya Hadero AP Business Writer Former President Barack Obama’s foundation said Monday it has received a $100 million donation from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos that...

How Green Building Professionals Build Birmingham, Honor Legacy

By Jacqueline Gray Miller The death of a parent is among the most emotionally difficult and universal of human experiences. Lamentably, the recent passing of...

Word on The Street

Compiled by Erica Wright We asked Birmingham-area residents, what is the legacy left by the departed Congressman John Lewis and Rev. CT Vivian? Jazmine Payne: “...

These family businesses have a long history in Fourth Avenue District

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times More than 40 years ago, Ashley Pritchett’s grandfather opened one of the most well-known barber businesses in the city of...

Noted business author Boyce Watkins headlines A.G. Gaston Conference

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Speaking at the 15th annual A.G. Gaston Conference this week in Birmingham, Dr. Boyce Watkins, author, economist and political analyst,...

Mayor William Bell’s legacy: What he accomplished, and what he didn’t

By Nick Patterson The Birmingham Times As any politician who has been in office for decades leaves the seat of power, the question of legacy arises....

Michelle Obama redefines role of the first lady

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Michelle Obama redefined the role of the first lady. “I see Michelle Obama as someone who’s inspiring, someone who has set...

The Obama Legacy

By Nathan Turner Jr. For the Birmingham Times In January 2009, shortly after President Barack Obama took office, the U.S. economy was sinking in quicksand. Millions...

Wilder retains WBC heavyweight title, stopping Arreola

By JOHN ZENOR, AP Sports Writer BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Despite fighting mostly one-armed for half the fight, Deontay Wilder remained in control in the...

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