In a recent meeting during which two new Birmingham City Council members were appointed, councilors gave clear signals that they’re ready to take on a rewrite of the law that governs separation of powers in Birmingham’s municipal government.
Jeffco Commission Approves Rebranding, Bicentennial Promotion Contract After Scales Raises Questions
The Jefferson County Commission unanimously agreed to a contract with Big Marketing and Communications today, but not without Commissioner Lashunda Scales again expressing her opposition to contracts that don’t reflect the county’s need to increase its dealings with historically under-represented businesses.
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.
Phoenix Mayor Apologizes After Police Draw Gun On Family After Child Takes Doll
‘I Would Do Anything For Her': A German Dad’s Search For His Daughter, Taken By ISIS
Pregnant, Locked Up, And Alone
Dean Obeidallah Wins $4.1M In Defamation Suit Against Neo-Nazi Site
How Some Schools Restrain Or Seclude Students: A Look At A Controversial Practice
Emails Connect Census Official With GOP Strategist On Citizenship Question
A Woman Will Lead Naval War College For First Time In School’s 135-Year History
Bald Eagle Caught Elegantly … Swimming?
Women’s World Cup: First Week Brings Big Wins, Gorgeous Goals — And Some Controversy
As The 50th Anniversary Of Apollo 11 Nears, New Books Highlight The Mission’s Legacy
Mexico Is Overwhelmed By Asylum Claims As It Ramps Up Immigration Enforcement
Trump Blocked Congress From Seeing These Emails About The Census Unredacted
Countries Are Ranked On Everything From Health To Happiness. What’s The Point?