Gov. Ivey Extends Mask Order Until March 5

Alabama residents must continue to wear masks in public for another six weeks.


Birmingham Native Co-Creates The ‘Bridgerton Musical’

A singer-songwriter from Mountain Brook is using her musical skills to transform one of Netflix's top TV shows into a musical.

What Hollywood Gets Wrong About The South

Author Ben Beard surveys the South through movies in his new book "The South Never Plays Itself."

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Fact Check: Biden’s Inaugural Address

Joe Biden is giving his inaugural address after being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. NPR reporters are annotating his speech live with fact checks and analysis. Loading…

UAB Hospital Ready To Vaccinate More People, Waiting On More Vaccine

Alabama’s biggest hospital says it could establish a mass vaccination site this week if it had more doses.

JeffCo Commission Picks Up Where Feds Left Off, Will Pay For COVID Time Off

The Jefferson County Commission unanimously approved funding this week that will help pay county employees for time off related to COVID-19.


COVID Vaccinations Begin For People 75+ Years Old

Jefferson County residents 75 and older started receiving the COVID-19 vaccine this week.

Alabama Young Voters On Capitol Attacks: ‘We Can’t Unsee Those Images’

Young voters of both parties look toward the future as a new administration takes over.

Woodfin Looks Toward A Better 2021 In State Of The Community Address

The mayor discussed continued neighborhood revitalization, the rise in homicides, and encouraging economic development projects on the horizon.

Scales Announces Bid For Mayor

The county commissioner would be the first elected female mayor of the city.

The History In ‘Angel Of Greenwood’ Could Not Be More Timely

Birmingham's Randi Pink's new book 'Angel of Greenwood' is reviewed by Caitlyn Paxson, a regular reviewer for NPR Books.

Union Election At Amazon Warehouse Set For February 8

About 6,000 Amazon workers from the fulfillment center in Bessemer will begin voting next month on whether to unionize.