Mother and daughter, who both had heart transplants, use Mother’s Day to raise awareness about heart disease

The month of May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and this Mother’s Day weekend is extra special for a mother and daughter pair who underwent heart transplants.

Eat in the Streets returns in Birmingham for Mother’s Day Weekend

Gun buyback in Birmingham “No Questions Asked”

Sweet Grown Alabama! A guide to Alabama farmers markets

Tigers for Tomorrow: Wild weekends are here

WBRC TV Photojournalist Vincent Parker wins Murrow Award

Birmingham brings Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic to city this Fall

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  Birmingham Brings Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic to City This Fall

  Who to call in Birmingham when storm drains are clogged

  Floodwaters can be contaminated and require professional cleaning

  Flood waters impact Shelby County school facilities, students expected to return Thursday

Man killed in Adamsville house fire Wednesday afternoon

  Flooding causes late start at Mountain Brook Jr. High

Paying it forward, with bagels

Homewood Bagel Co. gives community a way to show love and support to strangers.

Bluff Park mom and daughter team up to celebrate, support moms this Mother’s Day

Mom and daughter teaming up to support moms this Mother's Day.

  Nurses celebrated during Nurse Appreciation Week

This week is Nurse Appreciation week. While we appreciate their work every day, this year it means even more because they’ve helped us and our loved ones during the pandemic.

Disney Princess - The Concert coming to BJCC

Your favorite Disney Princesses and your favorite princess songs are coming to the BJCC Concert Hall in November with the Disney Concerts presents Disney Princess - The Concert, a nationwide tour.

  Pandemic leaves lasting impact on food insecurity

  UAB doctoral grad talks about the challenges she faced during the pandemic

  Tuscaloosa County homeowners question creek’s water quality

  Dread River Kentucky Derby patio party

  Friends remember Robyn Herring as light in the community

UAB and Samford holding masked commencement at stadiums

  Will high school graduations be in person in 2021?

Walking across the graduation stage is a milestone that was disrupted for many last year, but this year, high schools are preparing to return to more traditional graduations.

New license allows night hunting of feral swine, coyotes

When the season is finalized, Alabama residents will be able to purchase a $15 license ($51 for non-residents) to hunt feral hogs and coyotes at night.

  Federal program offering free meals to all students

The US Department of Agriculture is extending waivers for students to eat free for the 2021-2022 school year.

City of Fultondale dedicates Main Street storm shelter on April 27 anniversary

The new storm shelter located on Main Street in the City of Fultondale.

Fire investigation at Costa’s BBQ

Birmingham Fire Rescue crews said the fire started outside the kitchen at the smoker location and made its way inside the kitchen.

10th annual Bo Bikes Bama event set for Saturday

Alabama’s native son, Bo Jackson, is back for another bike ride in the 10th Annual Bo Bikes Bama event, though 2021′s event will look a little different .

  Magic City Art Connection 2021

MCAC’s 38th arts year will present 150 juried fine artists from the region and around the country to visitors hungry for art, culture, creativity, entertainment, food, and fun.

  School year nearly over, Jefferson County Schools preps for summer enrichment

Jefferson County School leaders say thousands of students are now enrolled in summer enrichment programs to bridge learning gaps.

  University of Alabama recycling center curbing the amount of trash going to landfills

The University of Alabama’s recycling center plays a big part in making sure less trash makes its way into landfills.

STUDY: A crash was reported every 3 minutes 18 seconds in Alabama

Nearly 35,000 people were involved in a crash in Jefferson County alone in 2019.

World Games 2022 tree planting event at Legion Field

The trees will be planted at Legion Field’s Parking Lot M at the corner of Jasper Rd. and 8th Ave. West.

  Law enforcement training after death of George Floyd

Sgt Money said some deputies admit that the training does open their minds to new methods or ways in dealing the public.

  UPDATE: FEMA now offering funeral assistance for COVID-19 deaths

FEMA will soon start reimbursing families of loved ones who died from COVID-19, but you may have to get in line. The agency is dealing with high call volume.

Alabama Ballet presents ‘Romeo & Juliet’

The Alabama Ballet will also perform a free school show matinee on Thursday, April 22 at 10 a.m. for school students as part of its outreach programs.

Shrimp Basket giving away new car as part of hiring blitz

The restaurant chain has an ad on their website that says “Work with us. Win with us. Join our team for your chance to win a brand new car.”

  Pardons for Progress initiative relaunched in Birmingham

The city of Birmingham initially unveiled the initiative in 2019. The program is aimed at helping people convicted of misdemeanor marijuana possession when it comes to finding jobs.

Salvation Army’s emergency response to tornadoes transitions to long-term recovery

The Salvation Army may help with food, home insurance deductibles, basic furniture, appliances and first month’s rental fee to relocate if your rental housing was damaged.

Foreigner coming to BJCC Concert Hall

The concert will be held on November 17.

Response to newly formed Birmingham Civilian Review Board

McClure says this is a step in the right direction, but she wants to be sure the community is able to have input.

  Hoover Public Library aims to expand accessibility to books through Little Free Libraries

Hoover Public Library working to get books into the hands of people and children who can’t come to the library through little free library project

The Great Outdoor Adventurer

From the largest State Park at Oak Mountain to the smallest, Blue Springs in Barbour County, there are plenty of things for you to see and do this Spring and Summer.

  Jefferson County Sheriff announces new Jobs not Jail initiative

Starting Monday, the Sheriff’s Office will visit various cities in the Job Mobile. The Job Mobile is a mobile command unit with in-person services, including resume writing, interview skills, dress for success tips, and more.

  Ensley business alliance says Ramsay-McCormack building demo dust affecting health

This week, the remaining floors of the historic Ramsay-McCormack building were demolished, but local business owners say they weren’t notified.

  79th Annual Magic City Classic kicks of Saturday at Legion Field

A longtime Birmingham tradition is happening this weekend Alabama A & M takes on Alabama State in The Magic City Classic Saturday, but there will be plenty of changes because of COVID.

  Don’t get bamboozled by imposter Birmingham Hot Air Balloon event

Facebook events might not be what they seem and this particular ruse quickly burst upon closer inspection.

  Small church-based school still recovering from Hale County tornado

A small school in Hale County is determined to continue its mission despite major setbacks.

Birmingham crews to collect storm debris from March 25 tornado

The work will primarily focus on the hardest hit Birmingham neighborhoods of South East Lake and Roebuck Springs.

  Dispatchers honored this week for their work taking 911 calls

When you call 911, it’s often one of the scariest moments of your life. This week, the people who answer those calls are getting recognition for their work

  B’ham plans to enforce COVID-19 protocols at 79th annual Magic CIty Classic

Adhering to state and federal health guidelines, officials put several measures in place to prevent the spread of COVID at the 79th annual Magic City Classic.

  Monthly art boxes helping kids get through 2nd summer of the pandemic

A creative outlet for kids as another summer of restrictions approaches.

  UAB works with rural communities to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations

Vaccine hesitancy continues to be a problem in Alabama, especially in rural communities. That’s why UAB is working to address concerns some may still have about getting a COVID-19 shot.

  Mayor Randall Woodfin Talks about Recent Gun Violence

Woodfin says Birmingham Police Department is doing all it can to bring the people responsible for the violence building up around the city accountable, but he says the community will also have to play a role to make it happen.

Half Shell Oyster House raises minimum wage for non-tipped employees

Half Shell Oyster House increased minimum wage to $12 an hour for all non-tipped employees beginning Thursday, April 15.

  UAB encouraging Mental Health Wellness with mindfulness and new app

UAB encouraging Mental Health Wellness with mindfulness and new app

  Age is just a number: 81-year-old graduates from Alabama A&M, inspires others

We are three days away from the Magic City Classic at Legion Field and for one Alabama A&M graduate, she believes she’s giving the Bulldogs something to cheer about before her team hits the field.

  Bluff Park Elementary School teacher on a mission to feed those in need

Bluff Park Elementary School teacher creates Little Free Pantry to help address hunger in community

Birmingham City Schools hosting job fair

The district is offering several opportunities for new careers in professional education and support positions such as transportation, food service and building operations.

  Virtual Taste of Teal Gala

The event is for a great cause, the Laura Crandall Brown Foundation. The virtual event lasts 15 days.

  Titusville working to revitalize blighted properties

The Triangle Park will be more than just a green space, it will serve as a place of hope for the historic community.

Buffalo Rock to host pop-up, drive-through career fair

Buffalo Rock will host a pop-up career fair Wednesday, April 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Jefferson Co students aim to win $1000 in anti-littering competition

High school students in Jefferson County have the opportunity each year to film a special PSA message for a chance to win money for their school. The competition is a part of an anti-littering campaign for Litter Quitters.

Milo’s celebrating 75 years with 75-cent burgers

To pay tribute to its customers, Milo’s will be offering 75-cent original hamburgers and original cheeseburgers for dine-in and drive-thru guests across its 21 stores in Greater Birmingham and throughout Central Alabama.

  Breaking Barriers: Local girl sworn in as first female Eagle Scout

Local girl breaking barriers by becoming one of the first female Eagle Scouts in the state

A Gift for the Ages

A recent donation to The University of West Alabama has allowed the school to begin development of a new biodiversity center along the banks of The Cahaba River.

Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure hosting job fair April 17

The event will be held at the administrative office on Prince Street from noon to 3:00 p.m.

  Birmingham Public Library kicks off Money Smart Week

Birmingham Public Library kicked off Money Smart Week on April 10 to help families affected financially by the COVID-19 pandemic.

UAB nurse uses photography to tell story of COVID-19 frontlines

One UAB nurse, planted on the frontline of the fight against the virus, used her camera to provide a intimate look at the health crises that strained the country.

This Alabama day trip is a must on a nice day

Pencil in a trip up I-59 and be ready to take a bunch of photos and build great memories.

  FEMA accepting COVID-19 funeral assistance applications starting Monday

To be eligible for funeral assistance, the death must have occurred in the U.S. and the death certificate must indicate the death was because of COVID-19.

Tuscaloosa County Schools encourages, but won’t require, mask wearing

Students or staff will be allowed to wear masks on Tuscaloosa county school property if they choose.

  Jill Biden addresses how stimulus bill can help children in Birmingham

She told crowds in Birmingham the American Rescue Plan will help children and their parents get out of the financial trouble caused by the pandemic.

Birmingham School Resource Officer helps student with classwork

The student told Officer Fikes he loved him and thanked him for spending time with him.

  New date for Celebrate Hoover Day, added COVID-19 precautions

Celebrate Hoover Day features activities that are fun for the whole family to enjoy at the park. This year’s event will be held Sunday, April 25, 2021 from 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Veterans Park.

  15-year-old Patton Park shooting victim describes chaotic moment, recovery

One of the younger victims in that Easter Sunday shooting at Patton Park continues to recover at home.

  It’s like Uber for songs: University of Alabama Grad creates business support musicians and share love

University of Alabama Grad creates business to connect consumers with musicians for custom songs

Alabama Auto Show returns to Birmingham and it’s FREE to get in

Numerous cars from multiple brands will be on display across two levels at this year’s Alabama Auto Show.

  Fundraising events for Magic Moments

The Second fundraising event for Magic Moments will take place Sunday, April 18 called Magic Moments Magic Show.

Shelby County Chamber ‘Ready to Shred’ event

The annual “Ready to Shred” Recycling Day will take place at the Chelsea City Hall on Thursday, April 8, 2021.