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Housing Authority to host first ever Women’s Empowerment Conference at the...

By Joseph D. Bryant Housing Authority of the Birmingham District Employees of the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District this week organized mini parades at six...

Area lawmakers list education, economic development as priorities in Legislative Session

By Sinclair Portis Special to the Times Education is one of the main issues facing Jefferson County, according to members of the county’s delegation in the...

Birmingham to open sealed bids May 8 for food tax rebate...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times The City of Birmingham will open sealed bids May 8 from companies to manage its Healthy Food Incentive Program with...

Global diversity celebrated at UAB with opening of campus space

Special to The Times INTO UAB, an initiative launched by the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2016 to increase the global diversity of the...

UAB students innovate new method for disinfecting stethoscopes

By Matt Windsor UAB News The stethoscope is an invaluable tool for fighting diseases. Unfortunately, it can also help spread them. A 2014 study in the...

Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr., Washington D.C. lawyer with ties to Birmingham,...

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Elmer Douglass Ellis Sr, a prominent Washington D.C. lawyer and Birmingham native, died April 1. He was 59. His funeral...

Tri-County (AL) Chapter of The Links honors six outstanding citizens at...

Special to The Times Over 300 guests gathered on the first and second floors for a Cocktail Day Party hosted at The Harbert Center by...

Stress, depression can ‘significantly’ increase chances of heart attack

American Heart Association An estimated 10 percent of Americans ages 18 and older report having depression, according to the American Heart Association. For heart attack patients,...

After Ebola, Liberians slowly embrace mental health care

By Carley Petesch and Jonathan Paye-Layleh Associated Press MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Drawn-out deaths. Communities torn apart. Survivor's guilt. Patrick Fallah says his memories of the...

Beyonce to fund scholarships for women at 4 colleges

Associated Press Beyonce is marking the anniversary of her album "Lemonade" by announcing scholarships for women to attend selected colleges. The singer announced that her Formation...

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