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David Northern Sr. Steps Down as Head of Birmingham Housing Authority

The Birmingham Times David Northern Sr., President and CEO of The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District (HABD), announced Thursday that he will step down...

Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Moral Conscience, Dies at 90

By Andrew Meldrum Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Desmond Tutu, South Africa’s Nobel Peace Prize-winning icon, an uncompromising foe of apartheid and a modern-day activist for...

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...

Mayor Woodfin Scores First Major Victory of New Term with $35M...

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times It didn’t take long for Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin to score his first major victory with a new city council. On...

Amazon’s Jeff Bezos makes $100M gift to Barack Obama Foundation

By Haleluya Hadero AP Business Writer Former President Barack Obama’s foundation said Monday it has received a $100 million donation from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos that...

Mayor Woodfin to Attend President Biden’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill Signing

birminghamal.gov Birmingham Mayor Randall L. Woodfin will attend the signing of the $1 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act at the White House. The...

Newcomers Oust Two Incumbents in Birmingham City Council Runoffs Election  

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times A pair of political newcomers unseated incumbents in Tuesday’s Birmingham runoff elections giving the City Council a new look heading...

Could football make a comeback at Alabama’s historic Talladega College?

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. Alabama NewsCenter For generations, football Saturdays have been silent on the campus of Talladega College. No tailgating. No revelry. No pageantry. None of the...

Opinion: Supporting President Biden’s Jobs Plans Means Supporting Schools

By Gaynell Hendricks I support President Joe Biden’s American Jobs Plan. This plan, as constituted, makes some investments in three areas that directly affect schools....

Live HealthSmart Alabama celebrates new sidewalks, other upgrades in Kingston

Jessica Snyder UAB News Live HealthSmart Alabama, a University of Alabama at Birmingham initiative, celebrated phase one improvements in the Kingston community last week at Stockham Park. These improvements...

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