Press Releases & News Stories

Mayor William Bell will host Birmingham City School Students for a Private Screening of Movie, “I Am Not Your Negro” at Carver Theatre

March 28, 2017

Contact: April Odom Mayor’s Office of Public Information Mayor William Bell will host Birmingham City School Students for a Private Screening of Movie, “I Am Not Your Negro” at Carver Theatre Mayor William Bell will host young men at the Carver Theatre to watch the powerful documentary, “I Am Not Your Negro,” March 31st, 3:00pm-5:00pm. […]

read more

Birmingham Municipal Court Helps Over 600 Citizens Receive Drivers Licenses via RENEW Program

March 28, 2017

Contact: April Odom Mayor’s Office of Public Information Birmingham Municipal Court Helps Over 600 Citizens Receive Drivers Licenses via RENEW Program The Municipal Court has implemented a “Renew” Program which helps citizens obtain their driver’s license. The program helps those who have had a license suspended, failed the driver’s license test, and those who need assistance […]

read more

City to Replace the Roofs of 15 Fire Stations over the Next 30 days

March 21, 2017

Contact: April Odom Mayor’s Office of Public Information City to Replace the Roofs of 15 Fire Stations over the Next 30 days The City of Birmingham will replace roofing on 15 different Fire Stations over the next 30 days as part of the Trane facility maintenance program conceived and proposed by Mayor William Bell and […]

read more

Operation Green Wave Hits Record 10,000 Lots Cut and Cleared

March 21, 2017

Contact: April Odom Mayor’s Office of Public Information Operation Green Wave Hits Record 10,000 Lots Cut and Cleared On Monday, September 12, 2016, the City of Birmingham launched Operation Green Wave, a massive city wide cleanup that started in the western quadrant of the city and working throughout each community and neighborhood. In just six […]

read more

District 4 Receives $2 Million in a Federal Grant from the Federal Highway Administration for Woodlawn Streetscape

February 9, 2017

The Woodlawn Community will see a 2 phase street improvement project this year with federal funding secured this week. Phase 1 was funded last year via the Federal Highway Administration and programmed by the Metropolitan Planning Organization.  Construction for the first phase of streetscape improvements (new sidewalks, trees, lighting, trash cans, etc.) in Woodlawn began […]

read more