Rising Star: Jessica Tyson

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Jessica Tyson!

  Calling all extras! New movie filming in Birmingham is looking to hire hundreds

Movie crews are setting up in downtown Birmingham, and they are looking to hire hundreds of extras.

Heart Gallery Alabama: Harrison & Houston

Harrison & Houston are very intelligent, polite young boys who make friends easily.

Make-A-Wish surprises local girl at Pell City Jr. High game

She’s the girl we’ve told you about who collected firefighter patches from all around the nation.

Irma evacuee pays it forward during Florence

For one South Carolina woman, an act of kindness, that was a year in the making, has come full circle.

Pratt City Park to move forward

A new park for Pratt City has been delayed for seven years

Cullman Today founder Tim Collins passes away

Cullman Today founder Tim Collins passed away Monday following a brief illness.

Alabama honoring top 50 schools with $1 million for reading success

The Alabama State Department of Education has announced the 50 schools that will share $1 million allotted by the Alabama Legislature during the 2018 legislature session.

Rising Star: Blake Bentley

Congratulations to this week’s Rising Star, Blake Bentley.

Heart Gallery Alabama: Jeremiah, Jayden & Jaleah

Jeremiah is a smart young man who does very well academically. Jayden is an outgoing young man. He is very ambitious and has a lot of energy. Jaleah is a very affectionate girl with an infectious smile.

Calera middle school finds creative way to encourage students

Transitioning to Middle School can be difficult. That's why Calera Middle school has found a fun way of offering support by dividing students in groups they call villages.

  LIFT Program provides free financial training to people in Tuscaloosa

Students in business school at the University of Alabama are sharing their knowledge with others around the Tuscaloosa area.

Walker County job training for students

Walker County school wants to address a growing demand for a trained and skilled workforce.

Buy for RISE fundraiser Sept. 14-15

The buy for RISE fundraiser is Sept 14-15

Hailey

Hailey is a loving child who tends to keep to herself. She enjoys reading, arts and crafts, shopping and eating out.

Andre

Andre is a bright, charismatic boy. Andre wants to be a superhero because of his desire to help save people. He finds joy in being helpful around the house and he makes friends easily. Andre is extremely family oriented and will make a great addition to a family.

Angelina

Angelina, born February 2006, is a pleasant and smart girl. She is very creative in art, dance and school.

Jordan

Jordan likes to play outside and plays Youth League Football. He is almost always happy and smiling.

WBRC Women's Expo to be held August 17

Join us for the WBRC FOX6 News Women's Expo at the Riverchase Galleria on Friday, August 17 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Admission to the expo is free.

Jhirosky & Avante

Jhirosky, born December 2005, enjoys basketball and football. He loves to be outside and is described as caring with a good heart. Avante, born May 2008, is described as outgoing and funny, once you get to know him. Avante likes to play both outside and inside, and he does well playing alone and with others.

Ensley barber gives free haircuts, school supplies to 100 kids

A barber in Ensley used money out of his own pockets to invest in his community - giving out 100 free backpacks and haircuts so kids could start this school year off right.

  2 Cullman Co. sisters give birth within minutes of one another

Talk about a bond only sisters can share.  Two Cullman County sisters gave birth within minutes of one another. Courtney Carpentier and her sister Morgan Bailey found out they were pregnant around the same time, but had no idea they'd be giving birth at the same time-- at the same hospital.

Adamsville PD joins Lip Sync Challenge

The Lip Sync Challenge is sweeping police departments around the nation. The latest department to join is Adamsville.

$4 million sidewalk project starting soon on one Center Point road

Folks in Center Point are about to see some major work start to make one thoroughfare safer for foot traffic.

B'ham Subway manager fired for racial slur apologizes, calls it a 'slip up'

Epperson was fired Thursday because of what took place. She claims she used the wrong choice of words that day.

Ethics commission makes ruling in ethics complain against former B'ham mayor

The ethics commission came with a recommendation that the Jefferson County DA come with a fine. Some call the decision minor.

3 B'ham eateries listed in Top 50 Best Southern Restaurants

OpenTable released their 2018 list of the 50 Best Southern Restaurants in America - and three of Birmingham's best made that list.

Guardian questions DHR's reaction to missing teen

Safety Net is a behavioral healthcare facility in Montgomery licensed by the Alabama Department of Human Resources. Lee says she put 11-year-old Ava Watson there last November.

Puppies rescued from alleged Trussville mill not quite ready for adoption

It's been one month since police raided an alleged puppy mill in Trussville, and the rescued puppies are continuing to get healthier.

Police warn of new phone scam

Hoover Police are warning residents in the city, as well as surrounding communities, about a scam call where the person on the other end claims to be from the IRS.

Joshua

Joshua, born July 2005, is a sweet and friendly child. Some of his hobbies include building with Legos, playing with Hot Wheels, listening to music, playing sports and watching action movies.

  JeffCo man's beach trip goes viral, fund for new wheelchair started

David's current wheelchair is in major need of some TLC. He's had it for several years, and he said it's basically falling apart. And that would make sense since it's his only means of getting around.

Jasper benefiting from I-22 expansion

Just a quick stop off I-22 in Jasper, you'll find travelers from Texas, Florida, Georgia and even - Springfield, Missouri.

Owner of cemetery with open vault responds to complaints

The owner of a McCalla Cemetery has some choice words about complaints over a vault sticking out of a grave.

Hoover PD warns Trace Crossing residents of feral hogs

Police say there have been a few reported sightings in recent days. Animal control and wildlife experts are in process of setting traps for the animals.

Community, loved ones create memorial for longtime Tuscaloosa produce man killed in wreck

A community is mourning this morning and preparing to lay a longtime produce man in Tuscaloosa to rest. Woodie Sanders was killed in a car wreck last weekend.

B'ham promotes transparency with new 'open checkbook'

It's called "Open Checkbook," and it documents budgeting and expenditures every year dating back to 2009.

Nate

Nathaniel, born February 2008, prefers to be called Nate

Swan finds its way into Highway 280 Walgreens

If you stopped by the Walgreens on Highway 280 earlier Tuesday evening, you may have found yourself face to face with a swan.

Good Day Alabama for February 13, 2014

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