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COVID Vaccination Site Opens at Birmingham CrossPlex 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times A new COVID-19 vaccination site has opened at the Birmingham CrossPlex in Five Points West.  Vaccines will be administered by...

COVID Changed the Magic City Classic This Year, But Not The...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama Newscenter It’s more than a game. That is the standard description of the McDonald’s Magic City Classic presented by Coca-Cola. The annual fall...

ASU Lost Its No.1 Fan, But He’ll Attend Classic in Spirit,...

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Wanda Dickens would admit to a bit of bias, but she thinks her late husband was the number-one...

AAMU Wideout to Honor Grandmother Who Died of COVID

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For the Birmingham Times Cameron “CJ” Young has been looking forward to the Magic City Classic since playing in his first one...

Drew: Alabama’s New Safer Apart Order

By Samuetta Hill Drew On April 9, the State of Alabama transitioned from an amended Safer at Home order to a new Safer Apart order...

Almost 30 percent of UAB vaccinations go to Black Alabamians, changes...

UAB News The University of Alabama at Birmingham and UAB Medicine have delivered 133,323 Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines since mid-December, with almost 30 percent of those administered to individuals who...

Five Easy Tips to Secure COVID Vaccine Appointments

By James C. Appleby In the United States, more than eight in 10 Covid-19 deaths have occurred among those of aged 65 or above. This sobering...

City Council extends mask ordinance through May 24

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday extended an ordinance requiring face masks or coverings to be worn in public...

Rep. Sewell: ‘Critical funding’ coming to Birmingham ($148M) and Jeffco ($127M)

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times Help has arrived.  That was a message U.S. Rep. Terri A. Sewell delivered during several stops around the Birmingham metro area...

How Black Residents in Birmingham Overcame Fear to Take COVID-19 vaccines 

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times  When some of her family members contracted coronavirus last year, Mary Wilkerson knew she would want a COVID-19 vaccine as...

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