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.
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.
Houses Of Worship Find New Life After Congregations Downsize
DOJ Says Psychologist Removed Jeffrey Epstein From Suicide Watch
Florida Man Found Guilty Of Manslaughter Despite ‘Stand Your Ground’ Defense
DOJ Increases Power Of Agency Running Immigration Court System
Friend Of Dayton Shooter Will Remain In Jail After Judge Denies Motion For Release
Feds Charge 80 People Over Massive Online Fraud Conspiracy
Court Says Idaho Must Provide Gender Confirmation Surgery To Transgender Inmate
California Says Its Cannabis Revenue Has Fallen Short Of Estimates, Despite Gains
Keystone Pipeline’s Alternate Route Gets The Go-Ahead From Nebraska Court
Work Cultures Clash When A Chinese Company Reopens An ‘American Factory’
When His Mom Was Deported In 2008, A Certainty Shattered: ‘Where Is Home?’
Raphael Saadiq Sets His Dark Meditation To Music With ‘Jimmy Lee’
New Music Friday: Our Top 8 Albums Out Aug. 23