Press Releases

Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead: 5/27 – 6/3

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 President Pro Tem Steven Hoyt Hosting Essay Contest To Honor Outstanding Fathers

According to an article in the Journal of Family Psychology, a study examining father involvement found that father-child contact was associated with better socio-emotional and academic functioning. The results indicated that children with more involved fathers experienced fewer behavioral problems and scored higher on reading achievement. In recognition of the important role fathers’ play in […]

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Birmingham City Council Week Ahead: 5/23 – 5/27

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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Council President Pro Tem Steven Hoyt Awards Over $10,000 in Scholarships to Area Birmingham

Scholarships are often a lifeline toward continual accomplishments to many students who aspire to further their education. According to 2010 Trends in College Pricing report by College Board, since the year 2000 public four-year tuition and fees have increased more than 5 percent annually above inflation. Tuition at public two-year colleges and private four-year colleges […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Valerie Abbott Calls on City Officials to Help Superintendent Lead Birmingham City Schools Out of ‘Failing’ Status

The African Proverb ‘It takes a whole village to raise a child’ speaks volumes with countless students during this season of graduation. As another school year comes to a close the City of Birmingham remains diligent in their efforts to develop cooperative partnerships with the Birmingham City School System to help students reach their full […]

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Birmingham City Council Sending Strong Message About Neglected Properties; Approves Demolition of Blighted Norwood Apartments

Dilapidated properties plague the quality of essential living standards in any community. With neighborhood revitalization efforts in place by residents and community leaders alike these nuisances of structures are prohibiting the growth of many areas across Birmingham. To address the problem, Birmingham City Councilors are continuously sending strong messages to slumlords that have let their […]

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City Leaders Join Mayor Bell and Officers to Recognize National Police Week

Their service and commitment to our city is something that we are thankful for everyday, but this week the city of Birmingham is joining the nation to honor those who work day in and day out to keep our communities safe. As they tackle the injustices of random crime, purposeful intimidation of threats and simple […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead: 5/16 – 5/20

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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From the Big Screen To the Stage: Red Mountain Theatre of Birmingham Presents Sister Act

They are known for one of a kind performances that feature local talent and their latest production proves why people keep returning to Red Mountain Theatre. This weekend through May 22, prepare to be wowed at the Cabaret Theatre and enjoy the highly acclaimed production of Sister Act. For nearly four decades, Red Mountain Theatre […]

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Here’s Your Chance to See Birmingham Through Vulcan’s Eyes!

Red Mountain Park now has a clear vision on what’s in store for the city of Birmingham thanks to their newest attraction. Red Mountain Park recently unveiled the Schaeffer Spectacles, a sculpture sponsored by Schaeffer Eye Center.  The steam punk safety glasses was created to reflect the history of Vulcan. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is doing […]

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Birmingham City Schools Students Recognized as Top Competitors as Gates Millennium Scholarship Recipients

Having big dreams and gaining fuel to fund them is no small matter to many Birmingham City School students as they pack a punch relentlessly in pursuit of scholarship rewards. Stanley Louis II of Huffman High School along with Maya Quinn of Ramsay High School, officially tapped into their full potential as they recently received […]

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Birmingham City Council’s Week Ahead: 5/9 – 5/13

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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