District 3 News


November 17, 2020

PRESS RELEASE                              Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Contact: Kim Garner Phone: 205-254-2036 Email: kimberly.garner@birminghamal.gov During Tuesday’s meeting, Councilor Valerie Abbott addressed comments that she had made during Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting regarding City budget constraints and furloughed employees. On Monday night, an […]

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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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Local City Attraction Kicks-Off This Weekend!

December 9, 2016

Millions of lights and gravity defying displays with your favorite wildlife animals in the heart of Birmingham! Prepare for an evening of excitement as the Birmingham Zoo hosts 17 nights of holiday-centric fun during the annual ZooLight Safari presented by Wells Fargo that kicks off tonight! Participants will watch in amazement as the festive dancing […]

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Enjoy a ‘Twist’ In Your Saturday Morning Routine at The Local Pepper Place Farmer’s Market

November 11, 2016

Wake up to the perfect morning and dance into your day of plentiful activities with Birmingham independent label, Communicating Vessels as they liven up the Farmer’s market this Saturday November 12th from 7am until noon at the Pepper Place! With local farmers and vendors on hand serving fresh homegrown vegetables and fruits as well as […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Roll Up Their Sleeves To Cleanup Schools

August 4, 2016

The hot weather didn’t stop Birmingham City Councilors from rolling up their sleeves and getting their hands dirty for a great cause. City Councilors took part in a back to school cleanup day spearheaded by Hands on Birmingham to ensure that students in the Birmingham school system go back to beautiful and clean environments. School officials say it’s important […]

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Parents Anticipate the Restructuring of the After School Programs in the

July 27, 2016

Birmingham City Schools should not anticipate closing several after-school programs, but rather restructuring the programs that would be more beneficial to students. Dozens of concerned parents showed up at a Special Called Birmingham Board of Education Meeting at Parker High School to discuss finances and the management strategy of the after-school programs. This meeting trailed […]

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Birmingham City Councilor Valerie Abbott Calls on City Officials to Help Superintendent Lead Birmingham City Schools Out of ‘Failing’ Status

May 20, 2016

The African Proverb ‘It takes a whole village to raise a child’ speaks volumes with countless students during this season of graduation. As another school year comes to a close the City of Birmingham remains diligent in their efforts to develop cooperative partnerships with the Birmingham City School System to help students reach their full […]

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Birmingham City Schools Students Recognized as Top Competitors as Gates Millennium Scholarship Recipients

May 12, 2016

Having big dreams and gaining fuel to fund them is no small matter to many Birmingham City School students as they pack a punch relentlessly in pursuit of scholarship rewards. Stanley Louis II of Huffman High School along with Maya Quinn of Ramsay High School, officially tapped into their full potential as they recently received […]

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Avondale Growth Inspires Hope for Business & People

January 8, 2016

Avondale, been here lately? Well you should. This hot spot’s huge growth could be described as unusual or unexpected, but with eclectic design, modern cuisine, and an attitude of success, Avondale’s community isn’t just growing, it’s expanding at a pace that rivals most big start-ups. For more information about everything the Birmingham City Council is […]

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Birmingham City Council’s “Nine Acts of Kindness” Continues With District 3

November 23, 2015

Our Nine Acts of Kindness project continues this time with a visit to Glen Iris Elementary School in District 3.  Through the “Nine Acts of Kindness” campaign, each Councilor is donating much needed school supplies to each school in their district to show our appreciation for our students and teachers as we pause to reflect […]

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Birmingham City Councilors Committed to Building Future Leaders

October 15, 2015

Birmingham City Schools are at the forefront of community priorities for the Birmingham City Council and as Councilors look to continue supporting the enrichment of the school system they are committed to ensuring that proper funding is provided to build future leaders. Councilor Valerie Abbott recently gave back to the Birmingham City School system through […]

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