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Councilors Keeping an Eye on Progress of Clearing Overgrown Lots

ridealongsCommunity pride is being restored all over Birmingham thanks to $6.5 million councilors approved in the budget to tear down abandoned homes and cut overgrown lawns. Councilor Sheila Tyson has been keeping tabs on the progress and in a matter of days neighbors have seen houses torn down, weeds removed and trees that were blown over in the 2011 storms finally cleared away. For more information on the Birmingham City Council go to