Cahaba Beach Road Project: Too Dangerous For Our Drinking Water? River Advocates Say Yes.

By Hank Black The ongoing fight over extending Cahaba Beach Road from U.S. 280 across the Little Cahaba River will heat up with another public meeting scheduled for Tuesday. Highway engineers will present an update from a meeting a year ago concerning the project’s impact on the river. The Little Cahaba is a vital link […]

Peace Program is on President’s Budget-Cut List. Here’s Why Alabama Teacher Values Its Help

A Birmingham-area teacher is among four selected from across the country to participate in a national program aimed at “empowering their students to see peace as something practical and possible.”

Unpaid Debts: Cities Owe Jefferson County More Than $800,000 for EMA and Personnel Board Costs

Cities and towns in Jefferson County owe the county more than $800,000, according to a report given at the County Commission meeting Thursday in Bessemer.

Internships at WBHM

WBHM internships offer a unique opportunity for a hands-on learning experience in a vibrant, community-oriented media organization. Our goal is to provide interns with a meaningful work experience that builds skills. Interns and adult learners assist staff with projects and assignments throughout the station and will work on their own independent projects. Interns are students currently enrolled in […]

‘Gentlemen!’ Gas Station Safety Debate Turns Heated, Ends With Rebuke

Tempers flared on the Birmingham City Council during Tuesday’s meeting over a proposal to revoke the business license of a gas station where several people have been killed.

Alabama Leaders Oppose Clean Car Standards Rollback

Elected leaders and others gathered in Birmingham to oppose to Trump administration’s plan to roll back clean car standards, including those setting targets for fuel efficiency.

Relatives of Unaccompanied Minors Fear Deportation

As the court-imposed deadline for the Trump administration to reunite unaccompanied minors with their parents nears, relatives across the U.S. including Alabama are reluctant to step up.

It’s Back to the Polls Across Alabama. Voters to Decide Party Nominees

Alabama’s primary runoffs include statewide races for lieutenant governor, attorney general, and a number of local races. Here’s everything you need to know.

2018 Runoff Voter Guide: What Races Are up in the Air and Who’s on the Ballot?

In this edition of the BirminghamWatch Voter Guide, you will find lists of candidates on the ballot and their profiles, which include basic information about each of the candidates such as the top contributors to their campaigns, the main issues they’re citing in their campaigns and links to their web or social media sites.