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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...

Kelli Solomon Was Raised on Community Love; Now Gives It Back

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Kelli Solomon, vice president (VP) of operations and programs for the Birmingham Urban League (BUL), knows what it’s like to...

Here are the 9 Local Organizations Receiving $500K in Grants From...

www.birminghamal.gov Area organizations with programs to help improve Birmingham, will soon receive funding from the city’s Building Opportunities for Lasting Development (BOLD) Grant Program. This...

UAB’s Office of Community Outreach Celebrates 25 Years

By Joseph D. Bryant UAB News December begins a yearlong commemoration marking the 25th anniversary of the Office of Community Outreach and Engagement at the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center...

Build UP Birmingham changing families’ lives one home at a time

By Bob Blalock Alabama Newscenter The low rumble of a tractor-trailer’s idling engine punctures the stillness of a late spring night in Homewood. Workmen talk in...

Dr. Perry Ward, Lawson State President, Announces Retirement After 33 years

lawsonstate.edu Dr. Perry W. Ward, president of Lawson State Community College has announced his retirement, effective August 31. Ward’s retirement closes a chapter of leadership that...

Douglas Jackson: Kikstart Inc. Founder, Back Home to Serve Those in...

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Growing up in the Ensley community, Douglas Jackson can remember helping his grandparents to pass out meals after church...

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;...

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