Press Releases

Council approves funding for Coding Boot Camp at Lawson State, first of its kind in the State of Alabama

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—This summer, Lawson State, which is located in District 7, will partner with the Birmingham City School System to host a series of four-day Swift Coding Boot Camp that will teach middle school and high school students the basics […]

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Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson to celebrate the success of local student athletes with academic excellence at the ‘Grades Up Laced Up’ event

 PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday, May 17, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—The school year is almost over, but that won’t stop Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson and the Birmingham City Council from reminding all students of their value, success and hard work in all they do, even in their athletics. […]

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East Lake Organic Bakery Receives $75,000 Small Business Loan through Community Development Block Grant

PRESS RELEASE                                                                              May 1, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov    BIRMINGHAM, AL – Monday marked the beginning of Small Business Week. But it’s not just one week out of the year that the Birmingham City Council — working in conjunction with Mayor Randall Woodfin’s administration – is dedicated to improving economic opportunities […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson to participate in informational session that will reveal new safety routes for pedestrians

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday April 26, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—As a member of the Gulf States Coalition, Councilor Sheila Tyson will be in attendance as the group reveals findings from a three-year study this evening at 5:30 p.m. The information will reveal new safety routes throughout the city and will […]

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Birmingham City Schools Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council Presents #NeverAgainBham – Council Pro Tem Jay Roberson to serve as panelist

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday April 26, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— As discussions are happening across the nation about how to curb violence in schools and among youth, Council President Pro Tem Jay Roberson will be a panelist this evening to further those conversations and come up with practical solutions. Following […]

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Wenonah High School Receives National Ranking by MaxPrep Sports

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                   Thursday, May 5, 2016 Contact: Brittany Sharp Phone: 205-721-5369 brittany.sharp@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Another accolade is in the works for the Wenonah Lady Dragons. MaxPreps has announced that the championship team has finished No. 36 nationally for the 2015-16 season. The Lady Dragons will be presented with the award on Friday, […]

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Councilor Steven Hoyt and Mayor Randall Woodfin Host the 2018 District 8 Town Hall Meeting

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                           March 26, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov […]

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Week Ahead Tease 03.23.2018

 

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Birmingham has 24 Opportunity Zones submitted to U.S. Department of Treasury

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Thursday March 22, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254.2294 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – On March 21, Governor Kay Ivey released a list of 158 Opportunity Zones she has submitted to the U.S. Department of Treasury, 24 of which are located in Birmingham. These zones are designed to draw long-term capital investments into […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson to Host Meeting Regarding Future of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Wednesday January 31, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— Councilor Sheila Tyson along with the Committee to Save Jefferson County will be hosting an urgent meeting regarding the future of Cooper Green Mercy Hospital. On January 25, the Jefferson County Commission voted to allow the County Manager […]

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