Press Releases

2015 Fun Day Impact Reaches Farther Than Railroad Park

The 6th Annual Fun Day kicked off a busy week leading up to the Magic City Classic. It was a great event for District 5, but this year it reached far beyond the edges of Railroad Park. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 10/26 – 10/30

These are the highlights of what The Birmingham City Council will be addressing this coming week. For more information about everything the council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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A Visual Recap of the October 20, 2015 Council Meeting

In case you missed it, here are video highlights of the October 20, 2015 council meeting – For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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District 4 Projects Changing the Landscape for Good

City and state leaders took a tour of progress being made for the Maxine Parker pedestrian bridge and improvements for Maclin Park in District 4. City, state and federal funds will total almost $10 million to finish the 3 lane bridge that will have a dedicated lane for emergency vehicles and walking lanes for pedestrians. […]

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District 7 Youth Football Classic Teaches More Than a Game

There is truly nothing like the feel of fall football. The 4th Annual Youth Football Classic in District 7 amplified that as families from all over the area tailgated and cheered for their teams at Wiggins Park. Guiding the young players into the end zone takes patience, but it is achievable. Guiding them in life […]

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On Your Mark: Birmingham City Councilors Pull Out Their Tennis Shoes in Support of Race for the Cure

Linn Park was a sea of pink this morning as family and friends came together to honor the fight of many breast cancer survivors at the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. In the sentiments of this occasion, Birmingham City Councilors Lashunda Scales, Sheila Tyson, and President Pro Tem Jay Roberson joined in on […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 10/19 – 10/23

These are the highlights of what The Birmingham City Council will be addressing this coming week. For more information about everything the council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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New Lawson State Expansion Coming to District 7

School administrators are making way for the new Lawson State Community College Academic Success Center in District 7. Demolition has begun on the old Wenonah Elementary School that closed in the summer of 2011. The new building is scheduled to open for the 2017 academic year. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Committed to Building Future Leaders

Birmingham City Schools are at the forefront of community priorities for the Birmingham City Council and as Councilors look to continue supporting the enrichment of the school system they are committed to ensuring that proper funding is provided to build future leaders. Councilor Valerie Abbott recently gave back to the Birmingham City School system through […]

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A Big Victory for Birmingham City Councilors! Unanimous Vote Clears the Way for Demolition of Abandoned Property Known as Larkway Gardens

The wait is over! After working non-stop to remove the eyesore in the West End community known as Larkway Gardens, Councilors finally received the victory they’ve been waiting for. A unanimous vote during this week’s Council Meeting declares the property a nuisance thus allowing for the buildings to be demolished. Residents of Oakwood Place and […]

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