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Bessemer’s Bargain Town, Once Part of Large Chain, Closes Last Store...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Before Family Dollar and Dollar General, there was Bargain Town and its well-known jingle that was a soundtrack...

Bob Dickerson: Closing the Racial Wealth Gap

By Robert Dickerson We’ve heard the term closing the racial wealth gap throughout the past quarter century. Conversations and strategies to accomplish the feat have...

Sharpe-Jefferson: Own Your Happiness

By Keisa Sharpe-Jefferson As we approach Valentine’s Day on Tuesday Feb. 14, there’s always the temptation to place an expectation on our spouse or significant...

Drew: Sheltering Dogs in the Cold

By Samuetta Hill Drew A long-standing slogan for years has been “a dog is a man’s best friend.” This is obvious since 44 percent of...

“As we commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Children’s March in...

-The Rev. Dr. Bernice A. King, who will serve as keynote speaker for the 2023 International Peace Conference in Birmingham in May

“The community isn’t just watching the process, they’re actually engaged in...

-Onoyemi Williams, deputy director of Faith in Action Alabama’s Birmingham chapter, during an activist training session in Fairfield, according to a Jan. 25 story...

People, Places, and Things

GWEN DERU TODAY… **READ THE BIRMINGHAM TIMES. Catch up on the news! **BOB MARSTON & THE CREDIBLE SOURCES WITH WOODY & SUSHINE at the Nick. **COMPUTER CLASSES AT...

February 2, 2023

_____________________________ Employment ____________________________ GUEST SERVICE AMBASSADOR GUEST EXPERIENCE COORDINATOR BJCC, is recruiting for a Guest Service Ambassador and a Guest Experience Coordinator; for information & to apply visit https://www.bjcc.org/jobs/ or send...

Birmingham Invests $60.4 Million Toward Amphitheater, Neighborhoods

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday approved spending $60.4 million on parks and recreation, libraries and other neighborhood improvements from...

Birmingham Promise Accepting Applications for Students to Get Paid Internships

dcwins.com Birmingham Promise has opened applications for next year’s seniors in Birmingham City Schools to compete for paid internships that are available at a range...

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