Press Releases

The Magic City Classic Celebrates 75 Years of Rich Culture and Tradition!

For 75 years a historic football matchup between Alabama A&M and Alabama State universities has taken center stage in Birmingham. This historic game is the longest continuous rivalry in the state of Alabama. History shows that the first game between the two schools was played in 1924. This uninterrupted, annual tradition first began in 1945 […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Jay Roberson Working to Create One-Stop Shop for Youth of the City of Birmingham

A one-stop shop where youth can come and receive vital tools and assistance needed to advance and excel in life is what Birmingham City Councilor Jay Roberson envisions for the youth of the City of Birmingham. Councilor Roberson along with various youth organizations throughout the City got a chance to visit the Oasis Youth Center in […]

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New Security Measures will Be Enforced at Legion Field During 75th Magic City Classic Football Game

With the enormous amount of fanfare happening leading into the anticipated faceoff between Alabama A&M and Alabama State at the 75th Annual Magic City Classic, city leaders want to make sure fans are aware of the new security measures prior to arriving at Legion Field on game day. In an effort to increase the safety […]

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Ensley Continues to Tell It’s Story and You’re Invited to Learn More!

To some Ensley is merely a crime ridden, impoverish place but to others who live in the community ensley is home. Hoping to be the voice of the community the junction, a radio project spearheaded by Wbhm 90.3 seeks to tell their story. For more information about everything the Council is doing visit www.birminghamalcitycouncil.org.

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Young Men in the City of Birmingham Sign Pledge Against Violence

Hundreds of male students in the Birmingham School System have joined Birmingham City Councilor Jay Roberson for the Annual 100 Days of Nonviolence Initiative. Hoping to deter crime in the City of Birmingham, Councilor Roberson felt it his duty to the city to create this initiative 7 years ago to help engage youth in the […]

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Birmingham City High School Band Members Gain Insight at Educational Symposium Hosted by Birmingham City Council President Johnathan F. Austin

As festivities around the 75th Annual Magic City Classic begin to kickoff, Birmingham City Council President Johnathan F. Austin is making sure that amidst all the fun there is an educational component to the historic event. Today President Austin hosted an educational symposium for Birmingham City High School band students at the historic Carver Theatre […]

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Seventh Annual District 5 Fun Day Kicks Off the 75th Annual Magic City Classic Festivities

As the fall season officially makes her mark, take advantage of the beautiful cool weather and close out your weekend at the premiere celebratory event that the entire family will enjoy. Birmingham’s own Rickey Smiley will help kick off the 75th Annual Magic City Classic by hosting the Seventh Annual District 5 Fun Day presented by […]

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Prepare to Be Empowered as Councilor Sheila Tyson and Council President Pro Tem Steven Hoyt joins U.S. Congresswoman Terri Sewell at the Financial Literacy Panel and Expo

Research shows that financial decision-making can be influenced positively by presenting high-quality, non-complex information; providing incentives for good decisions, and facilitating the best use of available information in real-life situations. With economic development bustling all over the nation, Birmingham City Councilors are adamant about educating the public on gaining valuable knowledge needed in order to […]

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Birmingham City Council Week Ahead: 10/17 – 10/21

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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Wildwood Shopping Center to Receive New Makeover

The Wildwood Shopping Center is getting a new makeover. Birmingham City Councilor Jay Roberson says this will be one of the largest developments in District 7. The $30 million deal recently approved by the Birmingham City Council includes the development of two new retail pads along the south side of Lakeshore Parkway. The development of this site is […]

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