Press Releases

Birmingham City Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales win runoff races for the Jefferson County Commission, council seats expected to filled by the end of the year

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Wednesday, July 18, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL— On Tuesday, Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales won their runoff races for the Jefferson County Commission against Democratic incumbents. Since no Republicans are in the race for either of the Jefferson County Commission seats, Councilors Scales and Tyson […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson continues to push for solutions to ongoing problem of trains blocking intersections in neighborhoods

PRESS RELEASE                                                                         Monday, July 16, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— A train has been blocking intersections in West End since Sunday and has still not moved as of Monday afternoon. The location of the train is near Pearson Ave. Among the intersections that are currently blocked, 15thAve. SW […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson to bring greetings at Kids First Developmental Academy, Inc. Graduation Gala

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Friday May 25, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson believes in keeping the youth encouraged and motivated in everything they set out to do. This evening she will give greetings to parents, students and staff at the Kids First Developmental Academy, Inc. Graduating […]

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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 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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Councilor Sheila Tyson gives back with Toys for Kids Giveaway

PRESS RELEASE                                                                     Thursday December 21, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL—Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson has […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson partners with Innovate Bham Workforce Development to help bring job opportunities to the community

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Monday December 18, 2017 Contact: Cody Owens Phone: 205-254-2294 cody.owens@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— The deadline for a workforce development program aimed at underemployed/unemployed Jefferson County residents who are between the ages of 17 and 26 who would like to learn coding basics is this coming Wednesday Dec. 20. There will be a recruiting […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson helps bring awareness to Caregivers benefits during Alabama Family Caregivers Network Conference

  PRESS RELEASE                          Thursday December 7, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – Councilor Sheila Tyson has a heart for giving back to elderly and those that sacrifice their livelihood to take care of them. Today she will address the importance of caregivers’ benefits, as many are responsible for their […]

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Councilor Sheila Tyson helps eligible Jefferson County felons register for absentee ballots

PRESS RELEASE                                                                       Monday December 4, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – In May, Governor Kay Ivey signed a bill into law – named the Definition of Moral Turpitude Act — that restored the voting rights of thousands of felons in Alabama. On Monday, Councilor Sheila Tyson began an […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Sheila Tyson Hosts Free Flu Shots Courtesy of Publix

PRESS RELEASE                                                                          Tuesday October 31, 2017 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2055 Cell: 205-908-7392 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL— Just in time for the cold snap of fall, Councilor Sheila Tyson is inviting the public to get a FREE flu shot plus receive a $10 Publix Gift Card on Tuesday October 31, 2017 on the 3rd floor […]

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