Ready, Set, Action: Birmingham’s Become a Film-Making Destination That Brings Jobs, Millions of Dollars to Economy
The Magic City is not quite Hollywood, yet. But Birmingham’s economy is getting a show business-sized boost with millions of film dollars flowing into the local economy. The city’s Red Mountain substituted for the Hollywood Hills, wearing the famous HOLLYWOOD sign in “Bigger,” one of dozens of films made in metro Birmingham in recent years.
State Looking at Plans to Fix or Replace Crowded, Crumbling Prisons; Lawmakers Don’t Expect to Be Part of Infrastructure Plan
Gov. Kay Ivey and the Alabama Department of Corrections aren’t yet talking publicly about possible fixes for the state’s crowded and aging prisons, but they are extending a multimillion-dollar contract with an outside project manager to study construction needs.
Utility Filings Show Coal Ash Ponds Are Too Close to Groundwater Reservoirs. Environment Groups Again Call for Moving Toxic Material
All of Alabama Power Company’s open coal ash ponds sit within five feet of an aquifer, or groundwater reservoir, in violation of federal standards, recent company filings confirm.
The Birmingham City Council voted Tuesday to approve funding for the Birmingham-Jefferson County Transit Authority and a handful of other organizations, including the Birmingham Business Alliance, Create Birmingham and REV Birmingham.
Conquering Hero or Political Villain? How Alabama’s Conservative Voters Will View Jeff Sessions After Turbulent AG Tenure
The end of Jeff Sessions’ topsy-turvy time as attorney general came abruptly, a day after one of the nation’s most important mid-term elections. After nearly two years of being publicly berated by President Donald Trump, Sessions is out and free to return home to Alabama, the state that sent him to the U.S. Senate for 20 years.
A former director of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management, who’s now the regional administrator for the EPA, has been indicted on state ethics charges related to the case in which an executive of Drummond Corporation and a partner in the Balch and Bingham law firm were convicted earlier this year.
Heather Nauert Withdraws From Consideration For U.N. Ambassador
Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund Cuts Payouts By As Much As 70 Percent
Illinois Gunman Opened Fire When He Learned He Would Lose His Job, Police Say
Vatican Defrocks Former Cardinal McCarrick, Finds Him Guilty Of Sex Abuse
U.S. Masses Aid Along Venezuelan Border As Some Humanitarian Groups Warn Of Risks
Ph.D. Student Breaks Down Electron Physics Into A Swinging Musical
Virginia Democrats Now Look To Women of Color For Leadership
Tribune Publishing Recognizes ‘Hartford Courant’ Newsroom Union
U.S. Agency Tightens Immigration Rules To Spotlight Child Marriage
Federal Judge Imposes Gag Order In Roger Stone Case
In The Rio Grande Valley, Residents Prepare For Construction Of A New Border Wall
How One Couple’s Love Story Sparked Change In Their Community, Block By Block
Who Was The ‘Lady In White’? Titian Painted A Mystery Masterpiece