Press Releases & News Stories

City of Birmingham Partners with Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods

June 22, 2017

Media Advisory Contact: April Odom City of Birmingham Partners with Nextdoor, the Private Social Network for Neighborhoods Partnership Will Enable City Departments to Communicate with Birmingham Residents Via Private, Secure Neighborhood Websites BIRMINGHAM, AL – June 22, 2017 – The City of Birmingham announced today a partnership with Nextdoor (www.nextdoor.com), the private social network for neighborhoods, to improve citywide […]

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Mayor Authorizes City Crews to help on Private Property following Today’s Storms

June 22, 2017

Contact: April Odom Mayor Authorizes City Crews to help on Private Property following Today’s Storms Mayor William Bell authorized City public works crews to remove trees and debris from private property around the city following the severe storms in areas like Ensley and Roosevelt City. Crews will begin work tomorrow as the weather allows. “We […]

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Birmingham Launches New Open Data (Beta) Portal 

June 19, 2017

Media Advisory Contact: April Odom 6/14/17  Birmingham, Alabama Partners With OpenGov to Launch a New Online Platform To Increase Transparency and Accountability, Help the Public and City Officials Access Valuable Government Data and Information  BIRMINGHAM, AL & REDWOOD CITY, Calif – Today, Birmingham, Alabama Mayor William A. Bell, Sr. launched a new way for citizens […]

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 ALDOT Suggests Alternative Exit to Downtown

June 1, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2017  MEDIA ADVISORY  ALDOT Suggests Alternative Exit to Downtown  BIRMINGHAM —While generally pleased with the cooperation it received today from rush hour commuters regarding the 17th Street ramp closure, the Alabama Department of Transportation is continuing to look for ways to ease traffic congestion. Northbound motorists are detoured to exit […]

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Starting Tomorrow, Mayor Bell to Shake Every Single Graduates Hand Again This Year

May 18, 2017

Media Advisory Contact: April Odom Starting Tomorrow, Mayor Bell to Shake Every Single Graduates Hand Again This Year BIRMINGHAM, ALA. (May 18, 2017) –  The Birmingham City Schools’ Class of 2017 will graduate on Monday, May 22 and Tuesday, May 23 at the Bill Harris Arena, 2337 Bessemer Road. The school system will also have […]

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