District 1 News

Birmingham City Council issues statement of condolences in the loss of former Mayor Larry Langford

January 9, 2019

PRESS RELEASE                                     Tuesday January 8, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov BIRMINGHAM, AL – “The Birmingham City Council wishes to extend our deepest sympathies and condolences to the family and friends in the loss of our former Mayor Larry Langford. We are deeply grateful for his countless contributions to the City, County and […]

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New District 1 and District 6 representatives sworn in to the Birmingham City Council

January 2, 2019

 PRESS RELEASE                                     Wednesday January 2, 2019 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –Newly-appointed Birmingham City Councilors Crystal Smitherman and Clinton Woods were sworn in as representatives on Wednesday. All nine seats of the Council have now been filled until the next citywide election is held. The two Councilors touched on […]

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Birmingham City Council appoints new councilors to District 1 and District 6 vacant seats

December 18, 2018

  PRESS RELEASE                                      Tuesday December 18, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL –The Birmingham City Council appointed two new members to the governing body on Tuesday to fill the vacant seats in District 1 and District 6. Clinton Woods (District 1) and Crystal Smitherman (District 6) were selected by […]

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Deadline closed for District 1 and District 6 Council seats, over a dozen applicants to be considered for each district

November 19, 2018

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Chiara Perry                                                                                                     […]

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Councilors Scales and Tyson give parting remarks of gratitude and service to colleagues and constituents during final day on Council

November 13, 2018

PRESS RELEASE                                                                        Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Contact: Chiara Perry Phone: 205-254-2036 Cell: 205-383-8432 chiara.perry@birminghamal.gov   BIRMINGHAM, AL – Today the Birmingham City Council and Mayor Randall Woodfin bid farewell to Councilors Sheila Tyson and Lashunda Scales, both of whom will be sworn in as Jefferson County Commissioners on Wednesday. “I want to thank them for their service […]

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9TH ANNUAL DISTRICT ONE MUSIC FESTIVAL

August 14, 2018

Media Advisory Lashunda Scales Phone: 205.854.8595   MEDIA ADVISORY   Live Music, Water Slides & More!   Birmingham, AL (AUG. 14, 2018) — The District 1 Music Festival returns this Friday, August 17, 2018 hosted by Birmingham City Councilor Lashunda Scales. This year’s festival promises to be bigger and better than ever featuring something for everyone!  […]

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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

July 19, 2018

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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District One Holiday Gala Recap

December 24, 2017

Happy Holidays! We hope you enjoy all the holiday festivities this season! Here’s a recap from the recent District One Holiday Gala hosted by Councilor Lashunda Scales.

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District 1 Holiday Gala Delivered Fellowship And Funds

December 18, 2017

Amid Birmingham’s skyline, more than 500 residents came out to enjoy an evening filled with community fellowship and celebration for District One’s 8th Annual Holiday Gala. “I love doing heartfelt things for my people,” Councilor Lashunda Scales said as the sounds of smooth jazz washed over the crowded room on the second floor of Regions […]

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Get Ready for the Eighth Annual District One Holiday Gala Sunday Dec. 17th. FREE and OPEN to the PUBLIC

December 13, 2017

You’re invited to the 8th Annual District One Holiday Gala Community Fellowship on Sunday December 17, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at the Regions Park Stadium on the 2nd floor! Prepare your hearts for a great time with Councilor Lashunda Scales and community leaders as they enjoy a wonderful evening of entertainment, candlelight dinner and […]

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8th Annual District 1 Music and Movie Festival Brought Out the Best in Wholesome Family Fun and Entertainment

August 12, 2017

“Get up out of those chairs and have a good time tonight,” Councilor Lashunda Scales said to the several hundred people gathered at the 8th Annual District 1 Movie and Music Festival held at Huffman High School on Friday. The foreboding rain clouds didn’t dampen the spirits of those who came out to enjoy the […]

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