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Bruce Boynton, who inspired 1961 ‘Freedom Rides’, dies at 83

The Associated Press SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Bruce Carver Boynton, a civil rights pioneer from Alabama who inspired the landmark “Freedom Rides” of 1961, died...

Tips for taking care of older loved ones during a pandemic

By Adam Pope UAB News Mask orders. Constant cleaning. Quarantine. The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed how many people live. This can be especially true for older...

Merry and Bright: Annual Regions Center Holiday Lighting Returns

regions.doingmoretoday.com   As in years past, Regions Bank  transformed the company’s headquarters tower in Birmingham into a brilliant holiday display. On Friday, red, green and white lights...

What to expect on Black Friday and Cyber Monday, according to...

By Auburn University With the pandemic keeping many Americans away from brick-and-mortar stores, online shopping will be a big emphasis this year. Incentives such as...

22 locations in Jefferson County to Dispose of Household Cooking Oil

jccal.org Jefferson County has 22 locations where residents can properly dispose of turkey frying oil this Thanksgiving by recycling it. “We know frying turkeys and other...

Tide’s Saban tests positive for virus, will miss Iron Bowl

By John Zenor Associated Press The Iron Bowl will be without its biggest star. No. 1 Alabama’s iconic coach Nick Saban tested positive for COVID-19 just before...

Domestic Abuse Cases Grow During Pandemic, Local Officials Explain Why

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times Over a seven-day period in Birmingham earlier this month, at least three people were killed in incidents of domestic violence. According...

Tina Thornton Survived Abuse; Helps Others Through Her Group

By Sydney Melson The Birmingham Times In domestic abuse situations, many women lose one important aspect of their well-being—themselves, said Tina Thornton, founder of a nonprofit...

How To Support Domestic Abuse Survivors in Birmingham

By Beth Cunningham  Bhamnow.com Domestic and intimate partner violence are all too common, even in today’s world. These Birmingham organizations are combatting abuse by supporting survivors, generating...

Gov. Ivey Announces $200M Grant for Small Businesses Affected by Coronavirus

By Jerry Underwood Made in Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey last week announced Revive Plus, a $200 million grant program to support small businesses, nonprofits and faith-based...

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