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Missionary, nurse, activist reflects on growing old

By Chris Hubbuch La Crosse Tribune LA CROSSE, Wis. (AP) - June Kjome doesn’t want to be a bossy old lady. Despite her 96 years of experience,...

Altamont School student raises $12,000 to buy 60 laptops for EPIC...

By Chanda Temple Birmingham City Schools Amrita Lakhanpal, a sophomore at Altamont School, recently raised $12,000 to buy 60 new Chromebooks for EPIC Elementary School. She...

18-year-old UAB researcher working to make her own antibiotic and pesticide

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Rowan El-Qishawi, an 18-year-old freshman at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) who has already been acknowledged nationally for...

How local legend Shelley Stewart survived childhood tragedy to become a...

Special to The Times Spend a few minutes with Shelley Stewart, and you will come away with one thought. At 82 years young, the renowned...

Councilor Lashunda Scales to host crime and economics town hall meeting

Special to The Times Responding to recent violent incidents in the city, Birmingham City Councilor Lashunda Scales is convening a forum comprised of leaders with...

Mobile Police Department promotes first African American female major

By Monique Jones The Birmingham Times Bareneise Dixon has made history by becoming the first African American female major in the Mobile Police Department. Her promotion Friday,...

How Assistant U.S. Attorney Xavier Carter plans to fight human trafficking...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times When former U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance considered a new coordinator for the office’s Human Trafficking Task Force she settled...

Wenonah High School student runs for state officer position with non-profit...

Special to The Times Evelyn Derrico wants to make a difference in the city and state. Derrico, 16, a junior at Wenonah High School in southwest...

#BlackHistoryMonth: Notable Alabamians, Part Thirteen

Times staff report The AT&T Alabama African-American History Calendar has been highlighting the achievements of the state’s best and brightest since 2011. It highlights the...

#BlackHistoryMonth: Notable Alabamians, Part Twelve

Times staff report The AT&T Alabama African-American History Calendar has been highlighting the achievements of the state’s best and brightest since 2011. It highlights the...

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