The Good Stuff

Every K-5th grade student in the Cullman County Schools system will receive free school supplies

Each box, with a retail value of $30, will contain eight essential school supplies.

The official state water comes from the Heart Of Alabama

Say it with a Song

  Community welcomes home 3-year-old cancer survivor

  ‘Thank you, Calera Fire’: A mom’s grateful story about her son, a vase and a helpful fireman

6 stroller-friendly paths for a social distant walk in metro Birmingham

Alabama principal goes viral with humorous COVID-19 video

Continued Coverage

  New “Hen House” changing lives in Cullman

  A sweet beachbound destination

Sitel Hamilton to hire dozens for at-home work positions

Macy’s donates new clothing for those in need

Helping the least of these: Hoover officer helps injured goose

  Valentino, the Goat, gets his permanent prosthetic leg

2011 tornado survivor and Shelby County teen is a FEMA star for his disaster planning efforts

Nyl was featured on the @Readygov daily #Youthprep series as a young voice helping members of their community be storm ready.

  Young singers perform National Anthem at Regions Field

There may not be Barons baseball at Regions Field this season, but that hasn’t stopped the singing of the National Anthem.

  500 new logistics jobs in Birmingham

The City of Birmingham has two projects in the works that will create over 500 jobs in logistics and delivery.

  Are you ready for some flag football at The World Games 2022?

Hosted at Birmingham’s historic Legion Field, Flag Football @TWG2022 Presented by the NFL will feature eight men’s teams and eight women’s teams from around the world.

Lizzo feeds DeSoto County hospital employees

Altimmune COVID-19 vaccine candidate tested at UAB shows positive results

Grateful Oxford residents give gift cards to first responders

County Road 12: ‘Alli and Evie’ a mommy and me fashion line

Becoming An Outdoor Woman program

  Popsicles with Police program brings youth closer to police officers

Reports: ‘Wonder Years’ reboot to be set in 1960s Montgomery

According to multiple other national outlets, the reboot will feature a Black family portraying life during the Civil Rights era in Montgomery.

Governor Ivey awards $18.27 million For coronavirus testing for nursing homes

“This virus is not like anything we’ve ever seen and has hit our nursing homes and staff exceptionally hard. I am relieved to know we will have assistance to contain the spread of this virus and hopefully be able to eliminate it from our nursing homes.”

Tuscaloosa PD to hold ‘Popsicles with Police’ event each Wednesday in July, part of August

This idea was a suggestion from Tuscaloosa City Councilwoman Raevan Howard as a way for kids to interact and meet with police officers in a friendly environment.

Governor Ivey awards $48 million to Alabama Department of Education for help to reopen schools

The money will be used to help schools meet the policies established in the Alabama State Department of Education’s Roadmap to Reopening Schools.

Homewood restaurant’s mission for good food and safe fun

1918 Catering hosted a food truck party in Homewood for customers to watch Thunder on the Mountain.

Nurse saves life on way to daughter’s wedding

Jodi Damrow was just doing what comes naturally for a veteran emergency room nurse.

Sweet Alert! Some tiny firecrackers for the 4th

These precious babies displayed their patriotism on their very first 4th of July!

Massive American flag draped over Gatlinburg SkyBridge

The Gatlinburg SkyBridge is looking very patriotic for the Fourth of July.

Farmers to Families: YMCA food box program

The initiative provides fresh, healthy foods to those in need in the Birmingham community through drive-through distributions at 8 YMCA facilities.

Alabama’s AD showing off pics from the renovated Bryant-Denny Stadium

Renovations include a new student plaza, new ADA seating, new elevators, new video boards, an expanded concourse, Champions Club, a new home locker room and more.

Family, church friends celebrate Rock Hill man’s 102nd birthday with drive-thru parade

Community members gathered by vehicle to celebrate a man who has been in the Rock Hill area for decades.

Blue Bell brings back fan favorite for National Ice Cream Month

Milk & Cookies is a vanilla-based ice cream combined with chocolate chip cookies.

Customer buys car for Taco Casa employee who was walking to work

A loyal customer felt led to give the employee a car, complete with a new engine.

  UAB Police Sergeant goes home after surviving COVID-19

Sgt. Parnell Guyton has spent the last month at Spain Rehabilitation after a nearly two-month stay in the COVID-19 unit at UAB Hospital. Now, family and friends are happy to have him home, and thankful he’s in good health and spirits.

Jump around! Cool call for Springville police

Two Springville Police officers got a kangaroo surprise when they responded to an alarm call Saturday.

‘Friday the 13th’-like villain stars in PSA for mask wearing

A New York public service announcement to get people to wear masks during the pandemic stars a character who looks like Jason from ‘Friday the 13th.’

Children of fallen Auburn officer presented with donation for trust fund

The family of a fallen Auburn police officer received a generous gift in his honor Tuesday.

  Greene County schools use Alabama Power Foundation grant to close digital divide

The Greene County school system received a $30,000 grant from the Alabama Power Foundation earlier this month.