Press Releases

Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 1/4 – 1/8

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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Recent Projects Changing the Landscape in North Birmingham

Councilor William Parker got a chance to tour the progress being made for the Maxine Parker pedestrian bridge and improvements for Maclin Park in District 4. But these aren’t the only projects currently changing the landscape of North Birmingham. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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2015 Year in Review – Birmingham City Council

Progress, impact, legacy.  Strong foundations for a successful 2015. City Councilors advancing effective momentum that extends to every citizen in Birmingham. And now with 2015 behind us, the ambitious road paved by dedication and effort is providing a smooth path for 2016.  www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org

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New Retail Opportunities Demonstrate Birmingham’s Evolving Shopping Scene

Birmingham residents have experienced timeless shopping memories over the years. From department stores such as Pizitz to Aland’s, to shopping malls such as Century Plaza and Eastwood Mall, (and who can forget the countless memories of Parisians) Birmingham holds the title of a city constantly reinventing itself to keep up with the times. While all […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 12/28 – 1/1

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 Council’s Week Ahead 12/21 – 12/25

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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GEAR UP Making Huge Strides in the Birmingham City School System

The thriving program known as GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) is continuing to make its mark in the Birmingham City School system. The program is a part of a competitive grant that was awarded by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) to the Birmingham City School System for $19.6 million […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 12/14 – 12/18

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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Winter is Almost Here and the Birmingham Fire Department is Gearing Up with New Equipment

As residents prepare to deck their halls for the holidays, the Birmingham Fire and Rescue Department is gearing up for potential hazards that can come as a result of certain decorations. While Christmas trees are a traditional part of the holiday, they can also be a major source of fuel in a fire.  According to […]

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Bring on the Birmingham Bowl!

Birmingham is known for it’s rich football history, and this years Birmingham Bowl may be one for the books with the expectation that SEC contender Auburn University will play at Legion Field nearly 25 years after playing there for the annual Iron Bowl game. This past Tuesday Birmingham City Councilors approved an ordinance to further […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead 12.7 – 12.11

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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City & State Leaders Working Together for Growth

A joint meeting organized by Birmingham City Council President Johnathan Austin was held to get feedback from local legislators as well as members of the Birmingham Water Works Board, the Birmingham Board of Education, the Birmingham Transit Authority, the Birmingham Airport Authority, and the Jefferson County Commission. During the meeting each entity shared insight on […]

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