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NFL FLAG and the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District flag football fest is this weekend

NFL FLAG and the Housing Authority of the Birmingham District have teamed up for a weekend-long festival celebrating flag football and the athletes of Alabama! The weekend will feature a clinic for P.E. teachers, a jamboree for local athletes to prepare for their fall NFL FLAG season, and a tournament where teams from all over the state will come to compete! NFL FLAG In-Schools […]

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Unofficial results from the October 5th runoff elections

Click here to download the unofficial results from the October 5 runoff elections, courtesy of the city clerk’s office.  

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City of Birmingham Allocates Funds for Revenue Loss Recovery Through American Rescue Plan

The Mayor’s Office has recommended and the Birmingham City Council has approved the allocation of more than $42.6 million from the city’s American Rescue Plan funds to revenue loss recovery to address the economic impact of the pandemic on the city’s 2020-2021 fiscal year, which ended in June.  The federal funds are part of the […]

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More than 600 graduates of Birmingham schools will attend college this fall with financial aid and other assistance from Birmingham Promise

Birmingham, Ala. – More than 600 graduates of Birmingham City Schools will attend college this fall with financial aid and other assistance from Birmingham Promise. Birmingham Promise scholarships have been awarded to 380 students in the most recent graduating class, with recipients representing each of the city’s seven high schools. In addition, more than 250 […]

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Tickets on sale for the 85th Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic, presented by the City of Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – (8/13/2021) — Known as the longest-running NCAA Division II classic in the nation, the Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic will be making its way to Birmingham this fall. Since 1902, Morehouse College and Tuskegee University have a long-standing tradition of facing off on the gridiron and that tradition will continue in the heart of Birmingham […]

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Mayor Woodfin’s statement on Bluestone Coke’s ­­­­­­permit

“I fully support the denial of Bluestone Coke’s ­­­­­­permit by the Jefferson County Department of Health. The level of non-compliance identified in the health department’s complaint filed in court today makes it clear this company should not operate in North Birmingham. My administration remains committed to advocating for the residents of North Birmingham, just as we […]

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City of Birmingham currently hiring refuse collectors, salary starts at $15.02

The City of Birmingham has tracking and tracing methods in place for COVID-19. As previously reported, 10 percent of Department of Public Works employees have been affected by COVID-19. Over the last  few weeks, the absences of DPW workers have affected the city’s ability to collect household trash in a timely fashion in some parts of the city. […]

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City of Birmingham Announces Settlement Agreement with Apartment Complex Over Public Safety Concerns

The City of Birmingham’s Office of the City Attorney has announced a settlement agreement with the owner of Monarch Ridge Apartments (formerly Valley Brook Apartments) related to public safety concerns at the property. Monarch Ridge Apartments is located at 2969 Gallant Drive in Birmingham’s Apple Valley Neighborhood. The complex is owned by Steele Valley Brook, […]

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Eat in the Streets will continue into the fall

BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA — Aug. 5, 2021 —  One year after launching in July 2020, Eat in the Streets remains in demand in Birmingham as it continues to let patrons support local eateries while socially distancing outdoors. Several Eat in the Streets events are planned for August in Birmingham. Other fall dates will be announced later. Avondale […]

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