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This year’s main event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 22; and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 23. Read more



Photo courtesy of The Lollar Group.

The Junior League of Birmingham’s 14th annual Shop Save & Share fundraiser this year is scheduled for Oct. 2-13. Read more


Taste of Bham 2018

Photo courtesy of Birmingham Boys Choir.

The Birmingham Boys Choir, which draws boys from all over the Birmingham-Hoover metro area, is holding its ninth annual Taste of Birmingham fundraiser on Aug. 20. Read more


West Homewood District 7-10-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

The proposed changes would prohibit more townhouses, light industrial businesses and funeral homes in the West Homewood District. Read more


Travel Inn 6-25-19

Photo by Jon Anderson

At least one hotel owner has objected to the city's stance that hotel guests must stay less than 180 consecutive days. Read more


flag retirement 6-8-19 (1)

Photo by Jon Anderson

The ceremony was held Saturday at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church. Read more


Abby Becker

Photo from Hall-Kent Elementary School website

Abby Becker, an English language learner teacher at Hall-Kent Elementary, is the Elementary Teacher of the Year for District 4 of the state school board. Read more


Chili Cook-Off 2019

Photo by Jon Anderson

There were 152 teams competing to see who could make the best chili. Read more


Lovers Leap 2019 1

Photo by Jon Anderson

Couples stepped off the 80-foot-tall zipline tower and went 1,000 feet side by side through the night sky. Read more



Photo from U.S. National Library of Medicine

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can affect people of all ages but can be deadly for babies less than a year old. Read more


The Junior League of Birmingham is holding its annual Bargain Carousel shopping fundraiser in Hoover for the fourth year in a row. Read more


A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. Read more



Photo courtesy of Sara Franklin/Junior League of Birmingham.

The Junior League of Birmingham is gearing up for its 12th annual Shop Save and Share fundraiser, which allows people to buy a 20 percent off shopping pass to more than 500 businesses in the Birmingham metro area. Read more


The Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind’s Birmingham Regional Center is holding a fall festival at Homewood Central Park on Friday, Sept. 22. Read more



Photo courtesy of Exceptional Foundation.

The Exceptional Foundation is holding its fourth annual Dinnertainment fundraiser at the Country Club of Birmingham on Sept. 22. Read more

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Photo by Paul Robertson (from Alabama Supreme Court website)

The court said a law allowing Jefferson County to reroute sales tax money for schools to other county projects is not unconstitutional. Read more


Sweeney has practiced education law in Alabama for more than 40 years and is recognized nationally as a public education law expert. Read more


Road paver

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The milling and repaving work should be done this calendar year, Mayor Scott McBrayer said. Read more


The effort is called "The Great Give" and includes a social media component. Read more



Photo by Frank Couch.

It has been 15 years since Pat Morrow stepped off the podium as a high school band director, but the rippling effect of his presence can still be felt in Homewood and Hoover to this day. Read more


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