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Birmingham May Transfer Inmates Out of City Jail; Sheriff Not Aware

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The City of Birmingham is considering the future of its municipal jail and no timetable has been set when and...

Jefferson County Sheriff Mark Pettway Defeats GOP Newcomer, Re-Elected to Second...

By Barnett Wright and Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Mark Pettway, who made history as the first Black sheriff elected in Jefferson County (AL) four years...

Proposed $50 Million Amphitheater in Birmingham Raises Concerns in Jeffco

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times A proposed $50 million amphitheater in North Birmingham that would anchor The Star at Uptown, a $300-million mixed-use development on...

Tourists Spent Estimated $2.2 Billion in Jefferson County (AL) Last Year:...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Visitors spent an estimated $2.2 billion in Jefferson County (AL) in 2021, a 45 percent increase over the previous year’s...

4 of 5 Jeffco Commissioners Face No Opposition in May 24...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The race for a seat on the Jefferson County Commission, once heavily pursued by Democrat and Republican candidates, will be...

USFL Makes It Official: Entire 2022 season in Birmingham

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times The new United States Football League (USFL), a Fox Sports-owned league of eight teams that will play its entire 2022...

Birmingham Likely to Host USFL’s Entire New Season Beginning in April

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham City Council on Tuesday voted to approve $500,000 in in-kind services to the new United States Football League,...

UPDATED — As Coldest Air of Season Moves In, City Announces...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times The Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) will be used as warming station on later this week and early next after...

Miles College extends President Bobbie Knight’s contract through 2024

The Birmingham Times The Miles College Board of Trustees has voted to extend the contract of President Bobbie Knight to run through May 2024. Knight began...

Turmoil at JCCEO: $2M deficit, potential layoffs, influential board member ousted

By Roy S. Johnson | rjohnson@al.com After more than half a century of serving low-income families through critical education, health, and other much-needed services, the Jefferson...

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