Photo courtesy of UAB Media Relations.

Public media station WBHM is taking part in an effort to boost local news coverage in three states. Read more


Michelle Gray

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Two UAB scientists have been named to a list of 100 inspiring black scientists in America Read more


McWane Science Center exterior

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McWane Science Center recently received a $20,000 PNC Foundation grant to offer science education to more than 100 additional families with preschool children in the Birmingham area. Read more

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RMTC staff

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The group members won a national Freddie G Excellence in Dance award for their ensemble work, according to the festival. Read more

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Torbert will realize his dream this month. He’ll direct a production of “35mm” at BSC from March 12-15 in the College Theatre Underground. Read more

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UWCA summer hunger program

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Central Alabama has long faced serious problems in education and public health that can’t be fixed overnight. That’s why the UWCA created its Bold Goals Coalition in 2014 to help boost the health, education and financial stability in the area. Read more


Cornerstone Schools students

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The event will feature cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction, prizes and live music by Just a Few Cats. Read more


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Photo courtesy of Steve Johnson and ASFA.

ASFA seniors choreograph, cast, rehearse, costume and light their own pieces in the annual show, offering local dance fans a chance to experience work from a new generation of artists. Read more


Elevate the Stage _BJCC 2019

Photo courtesy of Knight Eady.

Alabama and Auburn have both competed at the event all six years, according to a news release from Knight Eady, a sports marketing and event operations group that produces the event locally. Read more


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Photos by Jesse Chambers.

In micro-retailing, multiple small vendors display their wares in a shared storefront. This saves them money on rent and allows them to market their wares as a group. Read more


Birmingham City Hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

On March 17, members will hear requests to rezone parcels on and around the old hospital property for a new development. Read more

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Photo courtesy UAB Media Relations.

The school will spend $78.5 million to build a new Science and Engineering Complex and support research in the basic sciences. Read more



Photo by Frank Couch.

The city will permit and regulate the use of shared personal transportation devices, such as scooters. Read more

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Romantically Challenged 2019

Photo courtesy of Max Rykov

The 7th annual event is a 'high-fun night," said event founder Max Rykov. Read more



Photo by Nick Adams, Florida Repertory Theatre.

Audrey Cefaly, an acclaimed Alabama playwright, will hold two master classes on campus Feb. 14. Read more


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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Members approved zoning change to allow for construction of cottages and townhouses. Read more


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Kasia Gonnerman will leave Vanderbilt University to take over UAB Libraries April 1. Read more


Birmingham City Hall

Photo by Jesse Chambers

The Council voted to annex a piece of land on Liberty Parkway for Encompass Health. Read more

Central City

Chinese New Year Festival

Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

The colorful festival, in its 14th year, includes music, dance, crafts and lots of good food. Read more

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Photo courtesy O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center.

The BCRFA recently presented its largest-ever donation of $1.05 million to the O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB. Read more