Remembering An Alabamian Driven To Figure Out How Things Worked

Fred Bischoff worked hard and played hard. The devoted family man a died in June from COVID-19.


UAB’s Director Of Infectious Diseases Warns Caution Around COVID-19 Vaccines In Trial

The director of infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham said vaccines in phase three clinical trials have been fast-tracked and not much is known about the long term effects or success rates.

Alabama’s New Prisons Planned For Bibb, Elmore and Escambia Counties

State officials announced the latest development in their plan to replace most existing male prisons with three regional prisons.

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Priska Neely Chosen To Lead Gulf States Newsroom, A New Model Of Regional News Collaboration

Award-winning public radio journalist Priska Neely will lead the Gulf States Newsroom, a joint regional news collaboration between NPR and member stations in Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana.

Jefferson County Bids for Release From HR Consent Decree

Jefferson County’s attorney filed a motion yesterday asking that the county be removed from its consent decree.

Board Of Education President Criticizes Woodfin’s Plan To Cut Funding For Birmingham Schools

The city of Birmingham’s proposed 2021 budget has faced criticism for funding cuts including those for the city’s school system, libraries and social services.


PSC Allows Alabama Power To Raise Fee Charged To Solar Power Users

Solar power users in Alabama will see a new fee after a vote by the Alabama Public Service Commission this morning.

Birmingham School Board Takes The ‘Interim’ Off Sullivan’s Superintendent Title

The Birmingham Board of Education voted Monday to make Mark Sullivan the superintendent of the school district.

Vestavia Hills Board of Ed. Stands By Rebel Name

There's another effort to remove the Rebel name from Vestavia Hills High School but leaders say the name has a new meaning.

Can Alabama College Students Skip The Next Phase Of Coronavirus Testing? Maybe.

GuideSafe plans to roll out the next phases of testing at Alabama higher education institutions.

Activists Make Hoover Their Focal Point For Protests

Months after the police killing of George Floyd, activists in Alabama continue to protest. One group is focusing its efforts on the city of Hoover.

Fact Check: Trump’s RNC Speech

President Trump is accepting the Republican nomination for president on Thursday. NPR reporters are providing analysis of his remarks live.