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Tuscaloosa literacy team finds way to help a community thrive

By Ameera Steward For The Birmingham Times Two years after establishing an organization that plans to provide education and literacy to the West End community in...

Civil Rights Marker Damaged in Birmingham, Here’s Response From BCRI

bcri.org An Alabama state historical marker named for Bishop Calvin Wallace Woods, Sr., one of Birmingham's greatest civil rights leaders, was intentionally damaged by an...

J.C. Wells, licensed counselor: ‘Mental health is becoming more critical’

By Haley Wilson The Birmingham Times J.C. Wells, a licensed professional counselor with the Birmingham-based Without Walls Counseling Services, recently spoke to The Birmingham Times about...

These programs can help pay your utility bills and lower your...

By Dennis Washington If you live in Alabama and are low-income, age 60 or older and/or disabled, programs are available to help pay utilities and...

The National Wildlife Federation Continues to Invest in Birmingham Youth

By Simone Lightfoot and Jacqueline Gray Miller  It’s that time of year again when Build UP students prepare for their summer green work experience with...

Birmingham’s Jordyn Hudson awarded Princeton Prize in Race Relations

By Anthony Cook Alabama Newscenter Jordyn Hudson, a recent graduate of Indian Springs School near Birmingham, was recently awarded the Princeton Prize in Race Relations. The prestigious award from Princeton University goes...

Father and Sons Responded When Town Formed Volunteer Fire Department

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Tony Mobley Sr. and his two sons spend a lot of time doing activities together: hunting, fishing, family vacations. Now...

This Alabama Town of 500 Needed Fire Protection. Volunteers Stepped Up

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times North Johns, Alabama, a small community in the western area of Jefferson County, not far from the Tuscaloosa County line,...

Small Town Lacked Fire Gear. Jeffco Commissioner Jimmie Stephens Answered The...

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times North Johns Mayor Kenneth Lindsay remembers his visit with Jefferson County District 3 Commissioner Jimmie Stephens. “When you’re a rural...

Residents reflect on former Ramsay McCormack building in Ensley; look ahead

Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times George McCall remembers when the Ramsay McCormack Building in downtown Ensley was teaming with activity and on Saturday was...

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