Councilor Crystal Smitherman patterning with local companies for annual District 6 Job Fair

PRESS RELEASE                                Friday, June 4th 2021Contact: Kim Garner Email:  Birmingham City Councilor Crystal Smitherman will be hosting the annual District 6 Job Fair on Friday, June 11at the Memorial Park Recreation Center from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Her office has partnered … Read more

Legion at Legion

BIRMINGHAM, AL (May 10, 2021) – Birmingham Legion FC announced today that this Saturday’s match versus Memphis 901 FC has been moved and will be played at historic Legion Field, with kickoff scheduled for 3:30pm CT. With support from Mayor Randall Woodfin and the City of Birmingham, as well as City Council President William Parker and the … Read more

Vaccination Clinic at Legion Field open this Saturday

Vaccination clinic at Legion Field open this Saturday PRESS RELEASE                                      Friday, April 30,2021Contact: Kim Garner Email:  A drive thru vaccine site at Legion Field will be operating this Saturday, May 1st beginning at 8 a.m. for residents wanting … Read more

President Parker encourages residents to take advantage of upcoming COVID-19 vaccination opportunities

Birmingham City Council President William Parker is encouraging residents to take advantage of some upcoming COVID-19 vaccination opportunities. Alabama Regional Medical Services Northern Health Center, located at 2817 30th Avenue North, has vaccination clinic days this week on Monday (4/19), Tuesday 4/20), Thursday (4/22), and Friday (4/23) from 9:00am to 12:00pm and from 1:00pm to … Read more

Council votes to rezone Southtown Court, laying foundation for long-awaited mixed-use redevelopment

Capping off years of planning and discussions, the Birmingham City Council has voted to rezone the Southtown Court public housing community, paving the way for a mixed-use redevelopment with residential, retail, restaurants and green space.  During a public hearing, the Council heard from the developers (Southside Development Co.), representatives with the Housing Authority of the … Read more

LIVE FROM LEGION FIELD: COVID-19 Town Hall Vaccine Series

Council President William Parker (D4) continues his bi-monthly COVID-19 Town Hall Vaccine Roll Out series with a panel of experts from Alabama Regional Medical Services. This week, in honor of the Magic City Classic, President Parker and Chris Mosley appeared live from Legion Field to answer any questions about the sporting events taking place this … Read more

President Parker organizing prayer vigil with community and faith leaders following Easter shooting at W.C. Patton Park today at 5:30PM

PRESS RELEASE                                             Monday, April 5, 2021 Contact: Kim Garner Email: Last night, one person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting at W.C. Patton Park. Council President William Parker and community leaders … Read more