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In Stunning Vote, Two City Councilors Unseat Jefferson County Commissioners

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Jefferson County voters on Tuesday night replaced both Democrats on the five-member county commission, electing two sitting Birmingham City Councilors...

Danny Carr wins Dem Primary; will face Mike Anderton, incumbent Republican,...

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times Danny Carr, once interim Jefferson County district attorney (DA), on Tuesday took one step closer to getting the job permanently...

Birmingham Celebrates Small Businesses Throughout The City

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times During National Small Business Celebration Week, Mayor Randall Woodfin’s administration conducted ribbon-cutting ceremonies designed to support small business growth in Birmingham. A...

Birmingham residents, groups commemorate 50th anniversary of Dr. King’s death

By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times Outside, recordings of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s speeches blared over speakers in front of Birmingham Civil...

Anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela dies at 81

By Christopher Torchia Associated Press   JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, prominent anti-apartheid activist and the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela, died in a hospital on Monday after a...

Desperate For Coverage: Are Short-Term Plans Better Than None At All?

By Julie Appleby Kaiser Health News When one of Cindy Holtzman’s clients told the Woodstock, Ga., broker he was considering dropping his Affordable Care Act plan...

Photo Gallery: 2017 Fred Shuttlesworth Human Rights Awards

Times Staff Report Photos by Stephonia Taylor McLinn The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute (BCRI) on Saturday hosted its combined 2017 Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award...

Randall Woodfin defeats Incumbent William Bell to become Birmingham Mayor

By Barnett Wright The Birmingham Times   Randall Woodfin, the first candidate to declare for mayor of Birmingham last summer, on Tuesday saw his 14-month journey to...

Health: Your kids can ride the bus safely

By Samuetta Hill Drew Some 25 million boys and girls nationwide begin and end their school day on a school bus. The National Highway Traffic...

Magic City eats: A culinary tour of Birmingham combines history, world...

By Ariel Worthy The Birmingham Times Generations of African Americans and other minorities have passed down recipes and dishes from decades ago that still are relished...

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