Press Releases

Birmingham Citizens Strut for a Good Cause!

With the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month just a day away many citizens are taking steps to help bring awareness to breast cancer in the City of Birmingham. Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson recently strutted for a good cause to support women of color impacted by breast cancer during the 5th anniversary of Brenda’s […]

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A Really Cool Facility Could Soon Be Coming to Birmingham!

A fun and unique facility could be coming to the Magic City soon and Birmingham City Councilors hope to put the gear in motion. President Pro Tem Steven Hoyt visited Full Blast Recreation Center in Battle Creek, Michigan to tour the multi-purpose recreation facility in hopes of bringing something just as extraordinaire to the city […]

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Cities Across the Country Look to Model the Magic City!

The City of Birmingham is on an uprise and theres no chance of looking back. The Magic City continues to remain in the forefront of bringing new and innovative ideas to the city in order to enhance the lives of all citizens, and city leaders across the country want to know how Birmingham does it all. For more information […]

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Local Leaders Gather to Honor a Pillar in the Birmingham Community

Many know Mr. Calvin Sturgeon Sr. as a pillar of his community. His contributions and businesses have helped flourish and uphold the community of District 7 for over 50 years. City officials, community leaders and residents of District 7 recently gathered to celebrate a sign dedication in honor of the late Mr. Calvin Sturgeon Sr. […]

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Did You Know that Today is National Voter Registration Day?

As an American citizen our vote is a symbol of the diversity and strength of our voices. It’s also an opportunity for our ideas to be heard on important issues that affect many communities including our own. Studies show that in 2008, six million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how […]

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Birmingham City Councilors to Participate in the 2016 Breast Cancer Awareness Sistah Strut Race

Studies show that about one in eight women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2016 alone, over 300,000 new breast cancer cases will be diagnosed in women, not including the nearly 3,000 additional cases that are expected to be diagnosed in men. With epidemics like […]

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Birmingham City Councilors to Join City Leaders for Launch of the ‘On the Porch’ Neighborhood Initiative

It is a known fact that a positive city image draws visitors, residents, businesses, and employees to communities, which ultimately strengthens city services. In knowing this the Birmingham City Council is focused on bringing new life into all 99 of Birmingham’s neighborhoods. Next week Councilors will visit communities to launch the “On the Porch” initiative. […]

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Food Festivals Taking Over Birmingham This Weekend!

If you love good food, this is the weekend to be in Birmingham! Two huge festivals centered around food are taking place in the Magic City! Cultural enthusiasts from all over took part in the annual Greek Food Festival Saturday as they walked the streets of Birmingham to not only feast on Greek food but […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Prepare to Break Down 2016-2017 Budget During Post Budget Tours

Birmingham City Council President Johnathan Austin is firm in his commitment to keeping citizens informed. As Birmingham City Councilors prepare to host hundreds of citizens on the final results of the 2016-2017 budget, the public will have an opportunity to voice their concerns on the latest financial status of the City of Birmingham. To keep […]

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New Security Measures in Place for the 12th Annual Labor Day Golden Classic

Pack up the entire family, set out the lawn chairs and prepare to salute the final days of summer goodbye. Get ready for a fun filled weekend of football fanfare as Miles College kicks off the Labor Day weekend battling it out on the gridiron against the Fort Valley State University in the 12th Annual […]

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