Preservation of Selma’s Bloody Sunday site a passion for 2 Auburn professors

Professors Richard Burt and Keith Hébert have started a passion project to save what they consider to be “one of the most important historic sites in the United States.” But they're not talking about the Edmund Pettus Bridge.

  Save money this weekend on supplies to prepare for severe weather

  Tuscaloosa residents donate items for victims of Texas snow storm

  Northport Mayor helps woman hurt during a domestic incident Wednesday

  Birmingham’s Habitat for Humanity helping make home ownership a reality for dozens of families

  JCDH, UAB and NAACP Talk COVID-19 vaccines facts and Myths

Feeding America from The Grand Ole Opry airing on WBRC FOX6 this Saturday

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Shaw’s is Smoking Again

TSA hiring for summer travel at Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport

City of Birmingham hosts water drive for 3 cities impacted by recent snow

  Actor Danny Glover supports unionization at Amazon in Bessemer

One year later: Sheldon’s journey with cancer and Crohn’s

A little child will lead them

34-year-old woman found dead in home following fire in Midfield

The coroner said the preliminary result of the autopsy indicates the death is not related to the residential fire, but the final cause of death is pending additional toxicology testing.

  Alabama man reflects on recovery one year after COVID-19

Chris Sims and his team of doctors believed he had COVID-19 before they even knew much about what COVID-19 was.

  Nearly one month after deadly Fultondale tornado, residents still need help

Large trees are still crushing homes and yards and still need to be cleaned up. Fultondale Fire Chief Justin McKenzie said rainy and winter weather can only make the problem worse.

  Center Point community mourns the loss of beloved teacher Stephen Broxton

School Principal, Dr. Angela Bush said everyone at the school, and many in the community, are devastated to hear of 42-year-old Stephen Broxton’s passing.

Questions about the traffic light at the Amazon facility in Bessemer

  Tuskegee professors to address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy in black community

  Reform faces new water problems after freeze bursts pipes

  How to get help with a high power bill after winter weather in Jefferson County

  JeffCo EMA in a holding pattern to find out if it will receive FEMA assistance following deadly tornado

  What do you do when pipes freeze?

  COVID forces changes to Ash Wednesday traditions in Birmingham, world

Today, many Christians across the world are observing Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent.

GasBuddy: Average price of gasoline may jump 10-20 cents per gallon over next 2 weeks

Such an increase in prices could lead the national average to rise to $2.65-$2.75 per gallon, which are some of the highest prices since 2019 and the highest seasonal prices in over five years.

City of Bessemer collects donations for Fultondale, Center Point tornado victims

The Bessemer Area Chamber of Commerce accepted donations from February 1-12, 2021 and leaders are pleased with the amount of donations from the business community in such a short time.

  Kids and families go snow sledding in Liberty Park

Several families spent the morning sledding down a big hill.

Dogs, squirrels and chickens checking out the snow in Alabama

Much of the area had over 1″ of snowfall on the ground.

  Magic City Classic tickets go on sale next week

Tickets for the Magic City Classic will go on sale February 22.

TOWN OF NAUVOO: Fill up your tubs with water

Fill up your tub or some jugs so you at least will have water to flush your toilets.

Brookwood Baptist celebrating their tiny Valentine’s

Careful! These cuties will steal your hearts!

Sumiton Police search for missing teen

Sumiton Police are asking from help from the public to find a missing 17-year-old girl.

Carvana hiring for 150 positions in Bessemer

The online auto retailer is hosting a two-day hiring event to fill at least 150 positions for entry-level automotive technicians, and autobody and paint technicians for its vehicle inspection center in Bessemer.

  Mississippi Teen reunites with pet chicken thanks to Cullman residents

Thanks to several Cullman residents, a Mississippi teenager has been reunited with his pet chicken he lost at the Cracker Barrel off Highway 157 in Cullman.

  Conversations: The pandemic’s toll on women of color

After the events of 2020, people are taking a second look at the YWCA which has eradicating racism at its foundation.

  Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office delivers Valentine’s treats to area shelters

Deputies within the Sheriff’s Office delivered Valentine treats to women’s shelters across the county.

HABD launches site for residents to submit concerns

The Housing Authority of the Birmingham District has launched a new way to communicate with residents, hear their concerns and resolve issues quickly.

  Bottled water drive organized for people in Reform

Northport City Councilman Woodrow Washington felt compelled to do something after learning the trouble people in Reform were having with their water.

YWCA: Eliminating racism, empowering women

THE YWCA is on a mission to eliminate racism and empower women.

2 Jasper men killed in two different car accidents

A 29-year-old Jasper man and a 76-year-old Jasper man were killed in two different car accidents.

Mazda Toyota to hire more production team members, job fair kicks off Thursday

Mazda Toyota is currently in phase two of its mass hiring process and there are about 2,500 jobs up for grabs.

$2,000 sign-on bonus offered for paramedics in Cullman

“EMS Services across Alabama and throughout the United States have been experiencing staffing shortages prior to COVID-19.”

Bojangles serves up Valentine’s treat with heart-shaped Bo-Berry biscuits

Heart-Shaped Bo-Berry Biscuits are now at Bojangles for the month of February.

  Give a ‘cup of love’ this Valentine’s Day

Shelby Humane is offering a sweet new way to support the shelter and share some love this Valentine's Day.

There’s no place like home

Jeremiah Stallworth has done a lot of traveling in his life; travels which have taken him from his native Conecuh County to Huntsville, Viet Nam, Detroit, Texas and finally back to his ancestral home in the Nichburg community near Evergreen.

  6-year-old Hanceville boy donates money from his piggy bank to Fultondale

A young boy from Hanceville gave money from his piggy bank to help those who lost everything when a deadly EF-3 tornado ripped through the city of Fultondale.

Jurassic Quest Drive Thru experience at Alabama Adventure

The Jurassic Quest Drive Thru will transform the outdoor parking area of Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure into an interactive drive-thru experience from February 26-March 7.

Jack’s serves up Southern-style Valentine’s breakfast

The cost is $7.99 for six heart-shaped biscuits and a pint of milk chocolate gravy and $14.99 for 12 heart-shaped biscuits and two pints of milk chocolate gravy.

  Birmingham man loses job in pandemic, finds joy in new career field

A twist in life he never saw coming, but a change that’s brought joy during a difficult time.

  UAB surgical team performs in-field amputation

A four-person team of UAB surgeons and nurses responded to the requests to free Vasquez-Hernandez, trapped in his home by the fallen tree.

  What happens to all the storm debris?

Fultondale’s Fire Chief Justin McKenzie said the city is still dealing with a tremendous amount of debris from last week’s storm.

  Alabama Wing of the Civil Air Patrol fights coronavirus spread through the air

Coronavirus testing kits are being distributed much faster around Alabama through the efforts of the Alabama wing of CAP.

Birmingham officer injured in line of duty able to hug woman who helped him

The officer suffered a serious head injury in 2020 and an off-duty ER nurse helped him, prayed over him and stayed with him until the ambulance arrived.

Mayor Woodfin and Birmingham Promise announce resources to help families in meeting FAFSA deadline

Birmingham City Schools students graduating in May must apply for Birmingham Promise and complete a FAFSA form by March 1 to be part of the tuition assistance program.

‘I’m really blessed to do this’: Jalen Hurts helps 7-year-old cancer hero and family

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback and former Alabama star quarterback Jalen Hurts said he is blessed to be able to help a cancer hero and his family with new housing.

  Many coping with collective grief throughout pandemic, Dr. Josh explains

Even if it’s not someone you knew directly, Dr. Josh says you can be experiencing grief all the same.

  Bluff Park community comes together for cook who lost everything in tornado

Rod Bonner has been the head cook at the Bluff Park Diner for almost two decades, but he says losing everything is showing him just how much he is loved.

  Water problems force students in Reform to return to remote learning

The town of Reform is facing a water emergency according to the city engineer. It’s forced schools there to switch students to remote learning.

  Absolutely Alabama: Big John and Little Texas

Take a trip to Macon County and spend some time at Big John’s Hillbilly Mall. Both are Absolutely Alabama.

  UAB to open 2 new vaccine clinics Tuesday, volunteers needed

Healthcare workers and event coordinators are anticipating administering around 1,200 shots a day.

  All it takes is a little yarn for one Birmingham artist

Tylar Tucker is expressing herself in a way not many people have ever done before. The Wenonah High School alum can take a ball of yarn and turn it into something artistic that is pleasing to the eye and can leave someone thinking how did she do it. Tucker shares her inspiration for yarn art.

  BREMSS Emergency Medical Personnel of the Year: Phillip Morris

The Birmingham Regional Emergency Medical Services System wants to recognize Phillip Morris – the Emergency Medical Services Telecommunicator of the Year!

  Family survives tornado; left with nothing but each other

Growing up, Twister was one of Jimile Hill’s favorite movies to watch with her dad. She never imagined on Monday night the movie would become her reality.

  Fultondale city officials say tornado debris piles need to be separated into six different categories

The City of Fultondale will begin sending trucks to collect curbside debris on Monday, February 1st, but only separated piles will be picked up.

  Hoover football helps tornado victims in Fultondale

Nearly 40 Hoover football players, wrestlers, and track athletes spent Saturday helping tornado victims in Fultondale.

  Community helping woman who lost home and husband in same week

One woman is asking for volunteers to help a tornado survivor who lost her home and husband in the same week.

  Fultondale’s new football coach focused on students, not football as community recovers from tornado

Kendric Cook has been on campus for less than 24 hours, and after seeing how the Fultondale community has come together since Monday night, he knows Fultondale High School is going to be a special place.

  Batteries, blankets needed for tornado victims in Center Point

Center Point Mayor Bobby Scott says the donations at Center Point City Hall have been great, but there’s still some items that are needed.

Search for your unclaimed property in Alabama

In 2020, Alabama Unclaimed Property returned $36,000,000 to people across the state.

Salvation Army accepting donations for Fultondale, Center Point tornado victims

The disaster relief team from The Salvation Army of Birmingham has been in the field helping those affected by the tornado. Helping families who are still trying to understand what happened and where to go from here.

  Fultondale basketball game welcomed after a tough week

Thursday night, it was the first time many of them were able to see each other, and they left the stress off the court.

City of Birmingham collecting non perishable items for tornado survivors

Organizers will collect items from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, Feb. 1 through Wednesday, Feb. 3.

  Fultondale woman finds creative ways to stay warm following tornado

It’s been three days since a deadly tornado swept through the Fultondale area and many remain without power as temperatures are expected to dip below freezing.

  Fultondale boys basketball team helps with tornado cleanup

After the EF-3 tornado hit Monday night, Fultondale’s varsity boys basketball team immediately texted their Coach Nigel Ramsey asking how they can help.

  Tools and wood donations needed to help in Fultondale

Fultondale Fire Chief Justin McKenzie says the biggest items needed are nonperishable food items and building supplies like wood and tools.

Etowah Co. School Resource Officers get gun safes for long guns

The gun safes will be located in the SRO’s office giving him or her quick access to a long gun inside the building.

Free COVID-19 vaccination clinic at BHA for senior residents 75 and up

The Housing Authority of the City of Bessemer (BHA) is partnering with Cahaba Medical Care to expand COVID-19 vaccinations to senior residents 75 and up who live in one of BHA’s seven public housing communities.

  Samaritan’s Purse helping tornado survivors in Fultondale, Center Point

So far a little more than 20 people from Alabama have offered to volunteer through Samaritan’s Purse. Organizers say they want to spread hope, despite the tragedy.

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to open substation in Fairfield

Plans to open the substation began in 2019 after Sheriff Mark Pettway announced efforts to oversee public safety measures in the neighboring city.

  Plan for displaced Fultondale High students will be announced Friday

Roughly 650 students at Fultondale High School don’t yet know when or where they’ll be able to go back to class, after Monday night’s tornado.

  Fultondale man says his parents and God were watching over him during tornado

The massive cleanup effort continues in Fultondale, and people are still trying to dig out from the mess left behind by Monday night’s tornado.