UAB’s Live HealthSmart Alabama Mobile Market and Bundles of Hope Diaper Bank are partnering to get pantry staples, frozen foods, fresh produce, diapers, and feminine hygiene products to those who need them most.
A UAB engineer says if cities don’t act soon to update storm water infrastructure, we could see more devastating scenarios like the ones we saw just two weeks ago when record flooding caused major damage to homes and businesses in our area.
The Ensley Business Alliance held its fall luncheon in the Tuxedo Ballroom, where business owners and city officials talked about the history and the future of the community that was once an industrial hub of Birmingham.
In the late 1800′s, a pioneer named Stephen Tuttle Thompson founded a small community on Brindlee Mountain in North Alabama. He wanted to name the town after his son, A-rad. Unfortunately, when the request for a post office was finally granted, a clerical error designated the town as Arab.
The Cold Springs High School Royal Blue Band is the smallest band we have ever put the spotlight on. And yet with the sound that it plays this band, with 29 members, is spot on and well deserved to be focused on Sideline.
With a patriot guard escort, a hearse carrying the remains of six Alabama veterans and the wife of a WWI soldier rolled up to the Alabama National Cemetery Tuesday for a ceremony that’s been decades in the making for each of these families.
“For the people of Blount County to send us to Washington D.C. is an honor. There’s no words,” Mansell Gilmore said slowly, his face weathered and strong. His eyes holding back tears. “There’s no words.”
Prime coastal habitat, sea turtles, marine mammals, birds, and oysters in Alabama will benefit from the recent approval of almost $100 million in funding from the Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA) process that distributes restoration funds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill settlement.
Record rainfall in our area last week caused major damage in some parts of Jefferson County. The Emergency Management Agency is working to assess all the damage and possibly get federal assistance, but they need your help.
We’ve all seen the devastation left behind. The people who live there, their families, and businesses have a long road to recovery ahead of them. Now, it’s time for the Gray Television family to help ‘Lift Up Louisiana’.
Jefferson County EMA Director Jim Coker said each city in the county is working to assess how many homes, cars, and businesses were damaged by the flood waters and they will send those numbers to the EMA on Friday.