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Alabama Senate approves repeal of Common Core standards

Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The Alabama Senate on Thursday voted to repeal the Common Core academic standards from public schools by the 2021-22...

Jeffco provides infrastructure support for Adamsville

Jefferson County  Jefferson County Commission President Pro-Tem Lashunda Scales and Adamsville city leaders announced Thursday infrastructure projects that will improve seven major roads and park...

How Tuskegee U. educates 70% of African-American veterinarians in the U.S.

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Not far from the main campus of Tuskegee University are four large barns that house horses, cows, goats, sheep, pigs—“common...

The Tuskegee University Family: A Network of Success

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Kaitlynn Pfeiffer, a first-year student at the Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine (TUCVM), knew there was something special about...

At 40, Russell Johnson’s wish for a veterinary doctorate from Tuskegee...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Russell Johnson always wanted to be a Tuskegee University graduate and a veterinarian. The 40-year-old gets to fulfill his wish...

Sanchez Tanniehill overcame stroke at 6 weeks old; now a singer,...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Welcome to Third Thursdays! This series—published in the Birmingham Times on the third Thursday of every month—highlights area citizens who...

Area students get skilled workforce training under Jeffco Sewer Dept.’s apprenticeship...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Mi’Kayla Stinson, a freshman at Lawson State Community College studying chemical engineering, found the ideal preparation for her field of...

When Tae Lee couldn’t find job, she became entrepreneur, now teaches...

By Je’Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times “Never Go Broke” is a lifestyle, mantra, and business for Birmingham entrepreneur Tae Lee, who remembers when she...

R&B Singer Anthony Hamilton featured at UNCF 2019 Mayor’s Masked Ball...

UNCF’s 2019 Mayor’s Masked Ball Grammy award-winning R&B soul artist Anthony Hamilton was among the many celebrities, dignitaries, civic leaders, volunteers, public officials, alumni at...

‘Jokes for Hope’ Fundraiser To Benefit Fallen officers; Dannon Project

Special to The Times Lady Woo of 95.7 Jamz is hosting the Roxxy on the Rocks’ second annual JOKES FOR HOPE comedy show starring comedian...

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