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Randall Woodfin

Three members of the Birmingham City Council who were appointed to that body in the past year to represent districts 1, 6 and 7 will stand for election on Tuesday, Oct. 8, taking on a total of 10 challengers. Read more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo courtesy of South Crestwood Neighborhood Association.

The Crestwood South Neighborhood Association hosted a ribbon cutting July 13 to mark the opening of a new half-mile section of the Clairmont Walking Trail. Read more

Crestwood

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

Three Birmingham City Council seats will be at stake in a special election in October, the Council passed a city budget for fiscal year 2020 and the city is accepting applications for it's BOLD grants. Read more

Neck of the Woods

There are four meetings left this week at the BJCTA boardroom and Birmingham Crossplex. Read more

Central City

The budget includes more money for neighborhood cleanup and the city's pension fund. Read more

Central City

The ordinance, a priority for Mayor Woodfin, seeks to expand access to healthy food in the city. Read more

Central City

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

Councilor Steven Hoyt said city should do more; Woodfin defended efforts by police. Read more

Central City

Mayor Randall Woodfin

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The budget prioritizes neighborhood revitalization and fully funding the city’s pension fund, according to Woodfin. Read more

Central City

Birmingham City Hall

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The mayor said the proposed facility near Five Points West would harm the 'quality of life' of residents. Read more

Central City

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The Birmingham City Council approved an amendment to the city's budget that will allocate some more money to tear down dilapidated houses. Read more

Central City

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Sydney Cromwell

The voluntary agreement states that the cities will not give incentives or otherwise try to lure businesses from their neighbors. Read more

Business

Birmingham City Hall

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Woodfin said the ordinance will promote access to healthy food in Birmingham, partly by limiting the number of dollar stores. Read more

Central City

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Jesse Chambers

The mayor announced a partnership between Mercedes-Benz and Lawson State and said he wants to rename the CrossPlex after the late Larry Langford. Read more

Central City

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Photo courtesy Birmingham Iron

The city's new AAF pro football team plays its first game at Legion Field Feb. 10. Read more

Central City

Members approved $1 million to help build a new Firehouse Shelter. Read more

Central City

Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin picked Brandon Johnson in June to serve as the city’s director of community engagement. Read more

Faces

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The Birmingham City Council approved money for 6 trucks for Public Works, and a local attorney will join the Park Board. Read more

Central City

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Randall Woodfin told the Birmingham City Council that adults must help guide youth. Read more

East Lake

Birmingham City Hall

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The money, including $20 million for Bus Rapid Transit, comes from a recently approved bond sale. Read more

Southside

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Photo by Jesse Chambers

The tech firm is to receive about $1.7 million to create 881 new jobs. Read more

Central City

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Jeff Johnson speaks during Woodfin's inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Members of the crowd applaud during Woodfin's inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sebastian Kole performs during Woodfin's inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Randall Woodfin gets sworn into office by The Honorable Niakita Blocton while Woodfin's parents look on during his inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Randall Woodfin embrances his mother after being sworn in as mayor of Birmingham during Woodfin's inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.

  • Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Sarah Finnegan

    Mayor Randall Woodfin Inauguration

    Mayor Randall Woodfin speaks after being sworn in during his inauguration on November 28, 2017 at Linn Park.