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Spain Park Inspiring student athletes on and off the field
Spain Park starts mentor program to help connect football players and teachers
Published October 9, 2019 at 5:09 PM
Hospital offering comfort and encouragement with waiting room survival kits
Brookwood hospital offers comfort to women waiting on mammograms or breast cancer treatments.
Published October 3, 2019 at 6:41 PM
Hoover Police go pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Hoover police are wearing pink the entire month of October.
Published October 3, 2019 at 5:29 PM
Child Passenger Safety Week: Seatbelts are key
Car crashes are leading cause of childhood death, make sure you have the right car seat, and it’s installed correctly
Published September 18, 2019 at 3:59 PM
Living History: students learning from those who lived through September 11th
Students learning about history from those who lived through it at Hoover's Patriot Day ceremony
Published September 11, 2019 at 4:50 PM
UAB expanding tele-medicine to North Alabama
UAB expanding tele-health options to women in north alabama
Published September 11, 2019 at 4:30 PM
Homewood business becomes one of the only deaf friendly salons in the state
Beauty and Ashes Salon and Color bar reaching out to hearing impaired and becomes one of the only deaf friendly certified salons in the state.
Published September 11, 2019 at 4:18 PM
Hoover Teachers given nearly $50,000 in grants for new classroom programs
Record number of grants given to Hoover teachers to implement innovative new programs in the classroom
Published September 10, 2019 at 4:28 PM
You are what you eat: UAB researchers find a link between diet and depression in teens
Teenagers aren’t known for making the best choices, especially when it comes to what they eat, but new research from UAB shows a teens diet, can be a causal factor in depression.
Published September 4, 2019 at 4:45 PM
September is newborn screening awareness month
A simple heel prick can lead to a better quality of life: Doctors reminding parents of the importance of newborn screening this month
Published September 4, 2019 at 3:51 PM
3rd Annual Taste of Five Points South set for Sunday September 8th
Event celebrates the history and culinary arts offered in one of Birmingham's most diverse neighborhoods
Published September 3, 2019 at 5:12 PM
New park, walking trail to Cahaba River coming to Hoover
The city of Hoover is working on a new park and walking trail to give folks better access to the Cahaba River.
Published August 2, 2019 at 9:12 PM
Free breastfeeding support programs offered for nursing moms
World Breastfeeding Week kicked off August 1, and that kicks off an entire month of awareness.
Published August 2, 2019 at 9:11 PM
Bessemer Food Connection encourages eating healthy and eating local
Organizers in Bessemer are working to give the community fresh and healthy food options for the present and future.
Published August 1, 2019 at 5:43 PM
UAB kicks off oral history project to celebrate 50 years of dreams and discoveries
From research to education, patients and community impact, UAB is looking for unique stories that have shaped the lives of the Blazer family.
Published July 31, 2019 at 6:13 PM
Blazing Hooks and Needles: Connection, compassion, and comfort through crocheting and knitting
UAB employees become volunteer knitting and crocheting instructors, providing a therapeutic and creative distraction for families of babies in NICU.
Published July 31, 2019 at 5:29 PM
Keeping Cool: UAB adds mobile infant cooling technology to save babies brains
Normally, babies are kept nice and warm. But if there are issues during labor or delivery that interrupt oxygen flow to the baby’s brain, that thinking gets reversed
Published July 11, 2019 at 6:24 PM
Power of Art: New Five Points mural aims to unite and spark conversation
Unveiling ceremony set for new Five Points mural "Freezing Time"
Published July 11, 2019 at 5:49 PM
Big boost for Children’s Harbor from Birmingham Auto Dealers Association
Birmingham auto dealer's association steps up to support Children's Harbor mission.
Published July 10, 2019 at 5:33 PM
Pepper Place Pop up Restaurant brings fresh ideas and fresh food to Birmingham
New pop up restaurant creates local, organic and nutrient dense food
Published July 10, 2019 at 5:16 PM
Brookwood Baptist Hospital celebrates lives saved through cord blood donations
Bringing a baby into the world is a beautiful experience. For mothers at Brookwood Baptist Hospital, the birth of their child can also save a life.
Published July 9, 2019 at 4:54 PM
U.S. Women’s World Cup win inspires young players
Local youth female soccer players inspired by the U.S. World Cup win, and say they are encouraged to chase their dreams.
Published July 8, 2019 at 6:22 PM
Celebrating Peaches: Chilton County Peach Festival has something for everyone
Celebrating Peaches, and Chilton County History
Published June 28, 2019 at 5:30 PM
Growing in popularity, but is a 3D mammogram right for you?
3D mammograms, are growing in popularity and doctors say they can make a big difference in diagnosing breast cancer.
Published June 26, 2019 at 5:22 PM
New scenic overlook unveiled in Blount County
Foresight and teamwork kept it from being torn down, and now a new pedestrian bridge and river access point have been unveiled.
Published June 24, 2019 at 8:11 PM
Magic City Theatre Festival offers new Alice in Wonderland Adaptation for FREE
Birmingham Children's theatre is kicking off this years magic city theater festival, with a *free* production of Alice in Wonderland.
Published June 6, 2019 at 7:32 PM
Art From the Heart: Event supports local artists with autism
Support local artists with autism at the 30th annual Art from the Heart event
Published June 6, 2019 at 7:12 PM
Summer Day Camp Kick off
The Exceptional Foundation kicks off summer camp aimed at giving students with special needs a traditional day camp experience
Published June 3, 2019 at 4:03 PM
‘It’s not about picnics’: A war widow has a message for Americans on Memorial Day
She lost her husband in Vietnam. Now she has a message for Americans.
Published May 24, 2019 at 7:31 PM
Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate! Paramedics warn everyone to be safe in the heat this holiday weekend
What you need to know to stay safe in high heat for the holiday weekend.
Published May 23, 2019 at 4:51 PM
UA student pleads not guilty after allegedly making a bomb threat against Tiger Stadium
Shelby Co. Sheriff’s Office encouraging residents to lock their cars
Crime Stoppers investigators on search for Kamille: The response is great
Chelsea creates new website to better assist residents
Man arrested after he wrecked in a yard in Dora