Press Releases

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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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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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 Visual Recap of the October 13, 2015 Council Meeting

In case you missed it, here are video highlights of the October 13, 2015 council meeting – 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 10/12 – 10/18

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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Youth to Take Part in 100 Days of Nonviolence

Is it socioeconomic, maybe it’s a lack of education or workforce development? What exactly contributes to youth violence? For 6 years now, President Pro-Tem Jay Roberson has explored the answers to that with “100 Days of Nonviolence”. It’s an initiative that pledges nonviolence for 100 days from youth locally and around the country stressing the […]

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A Visual Recap of the October 6, 2015 Council Meeting

In case you missed it, here are video highlights of this week’s council meeting – 10.6.15. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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9th Annual Party With A Purpose Shows That Rain, Sleet, or Snow The Community Is Committed to This Purpose

Constituents are often lauded for their dedication when participating in special community events. This weekend Councilor Steven Hoyt was able to experience that dedication as citizens came out in droves in despite the rain to help kick-off the 9th Annual Party With A Purpose Event at Ensley Park. Councilor Hoyt said he was very pleased […]

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9th Annual Party With a Purpose a Success

Violence doesn’t stop just because it is raining, and it didn’t keep District 8 from combating it either. The 9th Annual Party With a Purpose brought people together from all over the Southeast. And despite some rain, the music, free food and fun celebrated this community’s commitment to reducing violence. While this was another successful […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 10/5 – 10/9

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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First Distillery Since Prohibition Opening in Birmingham

Redmont Distilling Co. will be opening soon in Birmingham. It is the first distillery to operate in the city since prohibition. The owners will make vodka and gin with plans for whiskey in the future. It is not open to the public just yet, but once it is, plans call for an on-site tasting room. […]

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Time to Pedal! Birmingham City Councilors Set to Vote on Bikeshare System Funding

Health and fitness will always be an important topic when addressing thriving communities in the United States. The City of Birmingham is not short on engaging residents on the importance of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. With monthly Health Smart classes addressing the danger zones of high blood pressure, and diet friendly programs that target warning […]

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Party With a Purpose to Combat Violence

The 9th Annual “Party With a Purpose” is this Saturday Oct. 3rd from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Ensley Park. Formed in partnership with Anthony Marino of Marino’s Grocery and a ton of community partners, this special event offers an example of an intentional “purpose” to stop violence. Over the years, Councilor Steven Hoyt […]

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