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Alabama A&M to face Samford, plus other area games this weekend 

By Donald Hunt For The Birmingham Times  Alabama Agriculture & Mechanical will visit Samford University at Seibert Stadium in Birmingham on Saturday, Sept. 21 to highlight...

How three Birmingham-area groups Thrive Together 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times   Thrive Together Jefferson County does just that in East Birmingham. The combination of three nonprofits—Hope Inspired Ministries, which provides workforce training;...

Gov. Kay Ivey Announces She Has Lung Cancer

By Kim Chandler Associated Press MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced Thursday that she will receive treatment for a malignant spot on her...

Jeffco Board of Ed Appoints First Black Interim Superintendent

Times staff report The Jefferson County Board of Education has appointed Dr. Walter Gonsoulin as interim superintendent. Gonsoulin becomes the first African American to hold...

The Women’s Fund of Greater Birmingham: Mission of Advocacy

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Go back to the legislative battle to ensure that more child care centers were regulated in Alabama. “There were many times...

President and CEO Melanie Bridgeforth: The Power of Building Equity for...

By Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times Melanie Bridgeforth’s entire career has been about building equity—something she continues to do as president and CEO of The Women’s...

After Suicide Attempt, Sherilyn Garner Found Way To Address Mental Health

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...

Dr. Monica Baskin: Champion For Improving Community Health

Haley Herfurth UAB News Cancer is a nondiscriminatory disease — affecting people of all races, ethnicities, genders and religions. But for some populations, there are “barriers...

2020 Census Focus of Meeting at Five Points West Library Saturday

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times The Committee to Save Jefferson County will host– “Everybody Counts” – on Saturday, September 21 to give Birmingham residents information...

A Seat at the Table: Women’s Empowerment Brunch

By Javacia Harris Bowser For The Birmingham Times It began with a T-shirt. Longtime friends Danielle Mars and Renee Smith were discussing how therapy had helped them...

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