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.

  Small church-based school still recovering from Hale County tornado

Birmingham crews to collect storm debris from March 25 tornado

  Dispatchers honored this week for their work taking 911 calls

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

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

  UAB works with rural communities to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations

Continued Coverage

  Mayor Randall Woodfin Talks about Recent Gun Violence

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

  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

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

Birmingham City Schools hosting job fair

  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

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

A Gift for the Ages

Alabama Adventure and Splash Adventure hosting job fair April 17

  Birmingham Public Library kicks off Money Smart Week

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

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.

Celebrate Hoover Day returns with 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 Saturday, April 24, 2021 from 11 a.m. - 3 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.

Rep. Terri Sewell announces COVID-19 relief funding for Jefferson County

The American Rescue Plan will provide over $1.8 billion in local fiscal relief to cities and counties across Alabama.

INSPIRING: Lost encouragement card makes its way to Tenn. with help from B’ham, Ala. girl

A thoughtful gift almost didn’t arrive at its destination, but with a little help from a Birmingham girl, an inspiring story was born.

Changing times and tulips

Hubert Farms in New Market is one such operation and their most recent crop is a far cry from the cotton and corn grown in The Tennessee Valley for generations. Theirs, then, is a story of changing times and tulips!

McDonald’s adds new McFlurry flavor for National Caramel Day

The McFlurry features vanilla soft serve with brownie pieces and caramel topping blended throughout.

1,000 food boxes donated to community

The food boxes will include an assortment of meats, vegetables, cheese, dessert, butter, and milk.

  Center Point congregation in new church after losing old building in fire

Greater Grace Missionary Baptist Church in Center Point moved into a new church building at 945 Center Point Parkway in Birmingham.

  Analysts say the price of lumber is skyrocketing

New data shows the price of building materials is skyrocketing. A recent report shows the price of lumber is up by more than 170%.

  Talladega Superspeedway raises thousands for storm victims

Hundreds of drivers across Alabama and neighboring states came to Talladega Superspeedway Friday to help raise money for tornado victims.

Princeton NICU shares their most precious “Easter Eggs”

Princeton's Precious NICU Babies Wish You a Happy Easter!

Oak Mtn. students set up lemonade stand to benefit tornado victims

The students held a lemonade, cookie and cupcake sale on Friday afternoon at Veterans Park.

CUTE! Haleyville City Schools wishes students a Happy Easter

Haleyville City Schools made a very cute announcement for Easter!

  Jobs coming back as unemployment declines in Alabama

The unemployment rate is at 4 percent, it’s lowest point during the course of the pandemic, and some jobs are coming back.

  Churches plan for Easter services in different ways amid pandemic

This year, there are signs of hope, giving many churches an optimistic message heading into the holiday.

  Greater B’ham association of Homebuilders advises tornado victims to take their time and do their research

“Make sure you have a good contract. Don’t get in a hurry. A lot of people make mistakes when they get into a hurry."

  Remembering legendary track coach Mary Birdwell

The sport of track and field won’t be the same in our state as legendary coach Mary Birdwell has passed away.

  Birmingham pastor is optimistic despite tornado damage; says the Gospel will be preached regardless

Pastor Brandon Knight is optimistic about the future of his church. But he said the word of God will still be preached, whether there’s a building or not.

  New garbage service in Jefferson County

Jefferson County changed trash pickup service from Waste Management to AmWaste.

  Know the warning signs of domestic violence

The tragic case involving Megan Montgomery in Mountain Brook is once again shining a light on domestic violence.

  Alabama hospital and nursing home groups ask people to continue wearing masks

Nursing home residents and hospital patients are among the most vulnerable populations and until there are more people vaccinated they’re still at risk.

  Brierfield woman loses home in last Thursday’s tornado

Sharon Ledlow has been living in this community her entire life. Unfortunately, her home and many of her precious possessions were demolished last Thursday, but she’s thankful everyone in this community survived.

Find Hidden Eggs and support foster children through virtual scavenger egg hunt

Hidden Eggs of Birmingham: scavenger hunt to raise awareness and money for foster children in the Birmingham area

JeffCo Sheriff’s Office resumes women’s gun safety classes

After pausing for nearly a year due to COVID-19, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office has resumed it’s Citizen’s Firearm Safety class for women.

  Drive your own vehicle around Talledega Superspeedway to benefit Ala. tornado victims

With a $50 donation per vehicle, participants can drive around the track for two full exhilarating laps with the proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross Alabama Disaster Relief.

Lowe’s donated supplies to help storm cleanup

Lowe’s passed out free 27-gallon totes filled with cleanup supplies including trash bags, work gloves, water and bleach.

Alabama Broadcasters Virtual Job Fair

Learn about these opportunities during the Alabama Broadcasters Association Virtual Job Fair April 5 through April 9 at broadcastersvirtualjobfair.com.

Bluff Park Art Show returning in October

It’s set for Saturday, October 2 and will return to the Bluff Park Community.

Bows & boats and boots & saddles

This week we’re circling back to visit some old friends giving a second chance to some horses who need our help at Circle 8 Ranch Rescue.

Cleanup continues in Helena, donations needed off Cunningham Road

Volunteers continued to clean up debris Saturday in Old Town Helena and off Cunningham Road where dozens of homes were destroyed.

  Hoover woman credits her son for warning her of incoming tornado

A Hoover woman is grateful that her son told her to take cover before a tornado tore through her neighborhood.

  YMCA of Greater B’ham providing free showers, child care services to tornado victims

Showers and locker rooms are available at both YMCA branches during open hours.

Tornado relief: Resources and ways to help

Severe storms ripped through Alabama on Thursday, leaving extensive damage. Many people lost their homes, and others are badly damaged.

WBRC FOX6 News partners with the Salvation Army to help tornado victims

Severe storms ripped through Alabama on Thursday, leaving extensive damage. Many people lost their homes, and others are badly damaged.

  Pelham woman, still grieving the loss of her husband, now has to deal with tornado damage done to her home

“It would be a lot easier if he was here, but…I know he’s watching over us. So, we’re good.”

  Donations pour in for Hale County storm victims

Greensboro Baptist Church is one of three distribution sites set up in Hale County after storms ripped through the county Thursday.

U-Haul offering 30 days free storage in B’ham

U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage at four Alabama facilities to those impacted by the severe storms that hit the Birmingham metro area on Thursday.

GBHS providing aide, shelter for animals displaced by tornadoes

GBHS wants to help strays and animals needing emergency boarding services, pet supplies, and vaccines.

  Mt. Olive residents prepare for another round of severe weather

It’s been exactly one week since a tornado tore through the community of Mt. Olive. Now they’re preparing for what could be another round of severe weather.

Peco Foods partners with West Alabama Food Bank to help feed families

Peco Foods donated 40,000 pounds of chicken to West Alabama Food Bank to help feed those in need. This is part of Peco’s long-term partnership with WAFB, with plans for another donation in the fall.

New program in Birmingham offers free mammograms to public housing residents

There is a new health initiative aimed at keeping women healthy.

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute selects new interim president, CEO

The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute Board of Directors selected a new interim President and CEO. The board chose DeJuana L. Thompson, founder of “Woke Vote” and Think Rubix Principal.

A Step Back in Time

For a step back in time in Cullman’s Historic District there’s a spot called Ashley Mercantile where the feeling is definitely old school.

Hundreds gather at Linn Park for vigil, after violence against Asian-Americans

Hundreds of people of Asian American descent joined people of all races Saturday evening in Linn Park, to remember victims of violence against Asian Americans.

  Chilton County storm survivor still shaken by severe weather

Devin Rudolph said he didn’t even know the area was under a tornado warning. He said he was getting ready to lie down and go to sleep when he heard a loud noise that sounded like a train.

  Bones Backstreet BBQ organizes fund raiser for storm victims

One Chilton County restaurant is doing its part to help those impacted by Wednesday’s storms. When owner of Bones Backstreet BBQ, Nicole Bone, saw the path of destruction left by Wednesday’s storms that ripped through parts of Chilton County, she wanted to do something to help.

  New life-saving equipment for Jeffco deputy patrol cars

The LUCAS Devices are designed to give consistent chest compressions allowing first responders to help patients with other needs.

  Busy day for NWS teams surveying tornado damage after Wedneday’s severe weather

Thursday was another busy day for Chris Darden and his colleagues at the NWS Birmingham office. The team spending the day surveying tornado damage after Wednesday’s storms.

  Mt. Olive home demolished during severe storms, family dog survives

Some of the most significant damage seen in Mt. Olive has been from trees that have toppled over onto homes. And that was the case for Sandra Henley. Her childhood home was destroyed in Wednesday's storms.