BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The top five candidates for Birmingham's mayor faced off in a debate Tuesday evening in Birmingham. The top five candidates in a poll commissioned by WBRC were invited to debate Tuesday evening and answered a variety of questions.
Mayoral candidates William Bell, Chris Woods, Randall Woodfin, Randy Davis, and Patricia Bell discussed their plans to bring down crime. Candidates saying the city needs to find a way to get guns out of the hands of young people and replace with them education and jobs.
In terms of growth, Birmingham is seeing a surge in redevelopment. These candidates say they want to not only see growth in downtown but in all parts of the city. Other topics included education and jobs.