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.
Hong Kong’s ‘Indigenous’ Villages Mirror Tensions Of An Increasingly Divided City
4th Defendant Arrested In Alleged Campaign Contribution Scheme Linked To Giuliani
California To Unveil Earthquake Alert System Thursday
McConnell Prepares Senate For Trump Impeachment Trial As Inquiry Escalates
NASA’s First All-Female Spacewalk Set For Friday
Family ‘Ambushed’ By Trump Suggestion To Meet With Woman Who Caused Fatal Crash
He, She, They: Workplaces Adjust As Gender Identity Norms Change
3 Major Drug Distributors Reportedly Negotiating $18B Opioid Settlement
Trump Administration Moves To Expand Logging In Nation’s Largest National Forest
Salvador Dalí Etching Stolen From San Francisco Gallery In ‘Snatch And Run’
Then-National Security Adviser Called Rudy Giuliani ‘A Hand Grenade’ On Ukraine
Fort Worth Interim Police Chief ‘Deeply Sorry’ For Fatal Shooting
British Family Detained By ICE After Unlawfully Entering U.S. From Canada