WATCH LIVE: Justice Department Inspector General Testifies Before Senate Judiciary
12-11-2019

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz is answering lawmakers’ questions about his report on the Russia investigation, which was released on Monday. Watch the hearing live, Wednesday, December 11th starting at 10 a.m. Central.

Birmingham School Superintendent Receives 3.55 out of 5 in Evaluation
12-11-2019

Birmingham’s school superintendent has “met expectations and goals for improvement” according to an evaluation presented at Tuesday’s board meeting.

Don’t Look at Us, Jefferson County Commission Tells People Upset Over Rising Property Taxes
12-6-2019

Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens used the commission’s committee meeting Tuesday as a platform to dispel the misconception that county government is raising property taxes through reappraisals.

Woodfin Touts Neighborhood Revitalization Work, Cuts in Crime Rates in Update on his Administration’s Progress
12-6-2019

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin marked the halfway point of his first term in office Tuesday evening with a presentation highlighting his administration’s accomplishments and broadly gesturing toward his plans for the next two years.

Alabama Broadband Expansion to Improve High-Speed Internet Access
12-5-2019

Alabamians, especially in rural areas, will see improvements in their internet access. A new partnership announced today plans to expand current broadband infrastructure and provide faster fiber optic cables throughout the state.

High Court Rules Confederate Monument Outside Birmingham City Hall Cannot Be Covered, Fines City
11-28-2019

The Alabama Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the city of Birmingham had violated state law by covering a Confederate monument outside City Hall.

New Birmingham Initiative Pardons Low-Level Marijuana Convictions
11-25-2019

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin launched a new initiative to pardon thousands of people with misdemeanor marijuana convictions, a move meant to ease a significant barrier to employment.

PSC Hears Arguments for Raising or Abolishing Alabama Power’s Fees for Solar Users
11-22-2019

Spectators – many wearing ‘Let It Shine’ stickers – packed a Public Service Commission hearing room this morning to hear testimony about the fees Alabama Power Company charges residents to use solar panels or other alternative means of power generation.

Walter Gonsoulin Named New JefCoEd Superintendent, Its First African American Leader
11-21-2019

Walter Gonsoulin, who has served as interim superintendent of the Jefferson County Schools since the departure past month of Craig Pouncey, now holds the position for good.

Alexander Retains Seat in Birmingham City Council District 7 Runoff
11-20-2019

Despite strong opposition from challenger Ray Brooks, incumbent District 7 City Councilor Wardine Alexander appears to have retained her seat on the Birmingham City Council.