On an autumn day in 1970, former Crimson Tide football player and World War II veteran Charley Boswell miraculously scored a hole-in-one on the 17th course of the Vestavia Country Club. It just so happens that Boswell was blind.
In a press conference on Wednesday morning, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin addressed the latest life lost in the city, which has seen near record-breaking levels of violent crime this year.
Alabama’s largest metro area, Birmingham, was officially incorporated by the Alabama Legislature on this day in 1871.
Giving Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) millions in taxpayer dollars would be a “very slippery slope that we would have difficulty retreating from,” according to Jefferson County Commission President Jimmie Stephens.
A five-year-old boy and 15 other people were injured on Friday night after a car hit other cars as well as a crowd of people after doing doughnuts in the middle of a street in Birmingham.
The Birmingham City Council has approved $41 million in funds from the American Rescue Plan (ARP) for various projects around the city.
The Mercedes-Benz Marathon Weekend announced Monday afternoon that its event weekend planned for February 2023 will be its last.
I thought to myself about how lucky I am to live in a place called Magic City. Because it really is.
North Birmingham is getting the ball rolling on its new amphitheater project that many believe will replace the Oak Mountain Amphitheatre in Pelham.
The nation's longest-running Veterans Day parade will be held in downtown Birmingham on Friday, Nov. 11.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin and a handful of state legislators announced their intention on Tuesday morning to back a bill in the upcoming legislative session in spring 2023, which seeks to impose higher penalties on reckless driving activities.
The Jefferson County Commission recently discussed a crime prevention plan that has already been implemented in major metropolitan areas like Compton, California, and Brooklyn, New York. The proposal, which would cost about $32 million over a period of four to five years, was presented by the Aspen Institute, a nonprofit organization for promoting social programs.
State Sen. Jabo Waggoner (R-Vestavia Hills) is placing his support toward moving Pelham’s Oak Mountain Amphitheatre out of Shelby County and into Jefferson County.
Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin announced on Monday that the city will be constructing a “family fun center” in West Birmingham.
An employee at Grandview Medical Center is being investigated after he was accused of sexual assault.
For the last three-and-a-half decades, Pelham's Oak Mountain Amphitheatre has been a staple of North Shelby County and holds the distinction of being the biggest outdoor music venue in Alabama. But it might be moving to Birmingham, according to a proposed project that could cost up to $50 million.
A former Birmingham Water Works employee released an audio recording of herself warning general manager Michael Johnson of potential billing issues in December.
Democratic mayor of Birmingham Randall Woodfin recently attempted to call out those blaming Joe Biden for rising gas prices, and it didn’t take long to backfire.
A law enforcement agency from another state is attempting to hire officers away from the Birmingham area.
The Birmingham City Council introduced an ordinance Tuesday to allow medical marijuana dispensaries to operate within the city limits.
The first day of fall arrived in Birmingham. It came frighteningly quick. Yesterday it was summer, hotter than the hinges of hades. This morning it was cold as gumballs.
The Birmingham Water Works currently serves over 600,000 Alabamians in Birmingham and five surrounding counties. It’s the largest water system in Alabama and has largely been the center of controversy in the city over the summer.
The University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB) received a total of $10 million on Monday to reduce crime and drive economic growth in Birmingham.
The City of Birmingham was set to launch its new Xpress bus line during the World Games in July but didn’t have it ready in time. It will now be launching next week.
Birmingham businesswoman Lora Whitehead started running at 20 years old and has spent all of her adult life continuing that passion.
The Birmingham office of the Department of Veterans Affairs is preparing to offer abortion services, in line with the national plan to begin offering services in VA medical centers regardless of state laws.
Two Birmingham Water Works employees said they warned management of potential billing problems for months, according to WBRC.