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Woodlawn High School student accepted to 31 colleges, earns $1.3 million in scholarship offers  Bham Now

Hard work and preparation has paid off Benjamin Holmes of Birmingham. The Woodlawn High School senior began working on his college applications this ...

Birmingham City Schools see big improvements in newly released 2017-2018 school report cards  Bham Now

Ramsay High School earned a B for academic year 2017-2018. Photo by Bham Now It's not just students who get report cards. Schools get them, too. Find out.

Birmingham high school students raise $5K in supplies for elementary schools  Bham Now

What's out: teachers dipping into their own pockets for basic classroom supplies. (Seriously, boo.) What's in: local high school students on the Birmingham Youth ...

Former Birmingham high school soccer coach charged with sex with player

Daniel Mason Carlisle, up until his arrest the girls' coach at Birmingham's Carver High School, was arrested Sept. 13, Irondale police said Monday.

Marguerite Cline  Sandusky Register

Nov. 21, 1923 – May 21, 2019 Marguerite Cline, 95, of Berlin Heights, passed away early Tuesday morning, May 21, 2019, in Stein Hospice Care Center, ...

Redemptive Cycles internship provides hands-on experience for Birmingham high school senior  Bham Now

Curtis Watson. Photo via Redemptive Cycles If you're a high school student interested in engineering, an internship where you learn bicycle mechanics is a.

Meet the 2018 All-Birmingham HS Football Team

Today, we cap the 2018 season with the release of the 2018 All-Birmingham Football Team.

Vincent Smith Jr.: Birmingham high school grad now a stylist for megastar Cardi B's wardrobe team  Birmingham Times

From cousin-filled play dates in the woods of Alabama to awe-inspiring sunsets on the black-sand beaches of New Zealand, Vincent Smith Jr. has learned to ...

Birmingham students get seat at political roundtable in D.C.  Birmingham Times

Kamil Goodman, a junior at A.H. Parker High School and Stacey Foster, a senior at Wenonah High School, both attended the Eighth Annual Black Women's ...

Birmingham Fire & Rescue kicks off 'Operation Safe Prom'

The Birmingham Fire and Rescue *Service* is kicking off its Operation Safe Prom initative, a campaign designed to remind students about the dangers of drinking ...

Birmingham High School Senior Accepted into 31 Universities, Awarded $1.1 Million in Scholarships  The Epoch Times

When high school seniors send out their college applications in the fall, they cross their fingers and wait in nervous anticipation to see if they'll get accepted to ...

Woodfin wants Birmingham to buy band uniforms for city's 7 high schools

More than a week after news broke that Mountain Brook High School donated its old band uniforms to a Birmingham high school, Mayor Randall Woodfin has ...

Join 1500 high school students at The Birmingham College Scholarship and Career Fair at Boutwell Auditorium on Nov. 1. Free transportation provided!  Bham Now

Attention Birmingham high school students! It's time to collect your ACT scores and high school transcripts and head to The Birmingham College Scholarship ...

Miles College renaissance provides a model for THE YARD, a national HBCU initiative born in Birmingham  Bham Now

THE YARD is a national initiative that aims to take HBCU's from surviving to thriving. Miles College in Birmingham is a model for success.

Birmingham high school freshman still in ICU one week after collapsing during football workouts  WVTM13

A Birmingham teenager is still in the intensive care unit at Children's of Alabama one week after collapsing during high school football workouts, according to a ...

“Break Barriers” Birmingham, support the Alabama Fire, our hometown women’s football team on May 18  Bham Now

Watch the Alabama Fire - Women's Football, Saturday, May 18th, 5:00PM at General Krulak Stadium on the campus of Birmingham Southern College,

B’ham mayor talks budget proposal at town hall meeting  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Mayor Randall Woodfin is proposing a $451 million budget. Woodfin wants to focus on neighborhood revitalization. He has $14.2 ...

Teen accused of killing Woodlawn HS football player indicted by Grand Jury  WBRC

The teenager accused of killing a Birmingham high school football player has been indicted by a Grand Jury.

Birmingham Corporate Challenge is coming April 11-13  Bham Now

Corporate Challenge is like Field Day, but for adults (and they serve beer)! Photo via Knight Eady Have you ever felt the need to crush your fellow.

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Richard Dickerson, of Birmingham, is a consultant in government and community relations, media and business development. It is often stated that numbers ...

Rewinding Monday's Birmingham HS Football Media Day

More than 20 AHSAA teams from Jefferson and Shelby counties kick off the first of two media sessions.

Homewood’s Patriot Band to make 9th appearance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade  Bham Now

Homewood High School Patriot Band has appeared in more Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parades than any state in the country except New York.

Boulo Solutions, a Birmingham start-up, is connecting stay-at-home-moms with job opportunities  Bham Now

Birmingham based start up Boulo Solutions is helping local stay-at-home-moms get back to work by connecting them to part-time job options.

10th annual “Love the Bus” event honors 2019 Alabama school bus driver of the year  Bham Now

On Feb. 13, Transportation South hosted the 10th annual "Love the Bus," honoring 41 of Alabama's top school bus drivers, plus Driver of the Year 2019 Becky ...

Rewinding Day 2 of Birmingham HS Football Media Days

Twenty AHSAA teams from Jefferson and Shelby counties are participating on the event's final day.

Birmingham SROs not liable in federal pepper spray case, federal ruling overturned

A federal appeals on Monday overturned a judge's ruling against SROs' use of pepper spray on students during fights at different city schools about 10 years ...

Doug Jones heckled over Brett Kavanaugh at Birmingham town hall

A woman shouted at Jones and threw a pair of stuffed lips at the senator to voice her anger that he has not come out against Kavanaugh. Jones has said he is ...

Searching for the cancer cure: Rebecca Boohaker of Southern Research in Birmingham  Bham Now

It's the word we hope the doctor never utters. It's the monster inside us, unwelcome and unseen—cancer. In the labs of Southern Research in Birmingham, ...

Filming for western movie ‘Hell on The Border’ shot in Bessemer. Will it be completed?  Bham Now

Extras and even some well-known celebrities took to downtown Bessemer for the filming of a new action thriller "Hell on The Border."

2 teens charged in shooting death of Birmingham high school student

Two young men are charged with capital murder in this week's shooting death of a Birmingham high school student. Birmingham police on Friday announced ...

Sprint to provide free internet service to 1,000 Birmingham high school students

More than 1000 high school students attending Birmingham City Schools will receive free wireless internet hotspots and free internet *service* in their homes ...

Reward increased in case of missing Carver High School senior Daniel Rickett

The reward for information on a missing Birmingham high school student has now been raised to $3,000, Birmingham police announced on Tuesday.

2 Birmingham 6th graders afraid of school shootings pen last wills and testaments

A rash of school violence threats sweeping the country in recent weeks led to two Birmingham sixth-graders penning a Last Will and Testament of sorts on loose ...

Birmingham named ‘up and coming foodie city’ by TripAdvisor  Bham Now

The rising Birmingham food scene strikes again! TripAdvisor named the Magic City one of their 10 up and coming foodie cities in the US.

5 Birmingham museums to offer free admission on Museum Day, including McWane Science Center, on Saturday, September 22  Bham Now

From art to science to fire engines, Birmingham is home to an incredible list of museums. Plan a visit on Museum Day happening Sat., Sept. 22 and get you and ...

Search planned for Birmingham high school senior now missing 5 weeks

Teams of searchers will fan out over the several Birmingham neighborhoods Saturday in search of a Carver High School senior who vanished five weeks ago.

Ferrill African Wear: Part of the new look in Fourth Avenue Historic District  Birmingham Times

Shirley Ferrill may be one of the new kids on the block in downtown Birmingham's historic Fourth Avenue Business District, but she's old school when it comes to ...

Mayor Woodfin announces online tool to help residents track capital projects  Birmingham Times

Major capital projects are underway or will be underway by this summer and residents will be able to track the work online, Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin ...

15-year-old Birmingham high school student shot to death in Ensley now identified

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office identified the victim as Terrius Hilliard. He attended Jackson-Olin High School.

American Family Care employees raise $17,578 for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk  Bham Now

American Family Care is headquartered in Birmingham and fosters a work culture that gives back big, supporting 20 charities annually.

20 Alabama schools with the lowest average ACT scores

A list of average ACT scores from the 2015-2016 school year has been released, ranking all Alabama schools with their average ACT score. Check out the ...

2 buses carrying Birmingham high school students to basketball game involved in Anniston crash

Two buses carrying Ramsay High School students to a semifinal basketball game in Jacksonville were involved in a crash Friday morning in Anniston.

Vestavia Hills music teacher Deanna Bell is semi-finalist for 2019 Grammy Music Educator Award  Bham Now

Revealed on CBS This Morning, Deanna Bell joins 25 music teachers from across 16 states as a semi-finalist for the 2019 Grammy Music Educator Award.

Meet the 2017 All-Birmingham HS Football Team -

Josh Bean | The 2017 high school football season ended with Hoover winning the Class 7A championship, Pinson Valley capturing the 6A ...

Huffman High School Shooting: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

One student was killed and another critically injured in an apparently accidental shooting at Huffman High School in Birmingham, Alabama.

Bryant-Jordan Awards: Six area athletes included in the 104 from around the state  The Decatur Daily

BIRMINGHAM — High school athletes from around the state were honored Monday night at the annual Bryant-Jordan Scholarship banquet.

Learn how a lily saved the Cahaba River. Join the Cahaba River Society Family Reunion on January 31  Bham Now

On Thursday, January 31 at Independent Presbyterian Church, the Cahaba River Society (CRS) will be celebrating their 30th Anniversary Annual Meeting with a ...

Get ready for Birmingham high school football spring practice, games

Gary Estwick | Don't Edit. Gary Estwick | Hoover. 2016 record: 12-2 defeated Bob Jones in the first round of the Class 7A ...

Cap Brown headlines list of former Birmingham coaches to be honored Friday

Cap Brown headlines list of former Birmingham coaches to be honored Friday.

National Girls High School Rankings For May 8  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its fourth National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...

‘I don’t want to be Boogie’ — DeMarcus Cousins tries on something new for size  The Undefeated

There are two stories of how Golden State Warriors center DeMarcus “Boogie” Cousins got his nickname. One is true, one is apocryphal. But that doesn't mean ...

Woodlawn vs. Banks 1974: Remembering the biggest game in Alabama high school football history

Forty years after 42000 fans flocked to Legion Field, the memories of that game live on.

Viral Birmingham rapper YBN Nahmir hosts Christmas toy giveaway with local radio station

The "Rubbin' Off the Paint" rapper is giving back while he's away putting Alabama rap on the map.

Top Birmingham high school football players entering 1st round of playoffs

It's about to get real. Like, really, really, real. Win or go home. That's what the playoffs are all about. And these playmakers plan to keep playing, all the way until ...

The 19 obscure football teams that once played Alabama

Digging deep into the record book for Alabama opponents of a different time.

Accused Alabama school shooter, sister mug for camera after his release on bail  Dayton Daily News

The sister of an Alabama teen accused of fatally shooting a classmate on campus Wednesday posted a lighthearted selfie, complete with flowery Snapchat ...

Before 'Woodlawn' movie, vintage photos reveal ugly scene for students

The movie "Woodlawn" puts Alabama's civil rights history in the spotlight with the story of a Birmingham high school football team coming together through faith ...

SCORES: Round Three of AHSAA Football Playoffs

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Round Three of the AHSAA Football state playoffs are this weekend, and many of the Birmingham metro teams that made the post-season ...

Former Alabama high school star athlete shot to death by Shelby County deputy after chase in stolen SUV

A former Birmingham high school standout athlete arrested just two months ago on drug and gun charges was shot to death early this morning by a Shelby ...

All Birmingham High School area valedictorians are girls  WBRC FOX6 News -

All nine valedictorians from Birmingham High Schools are female.

Birmingham high school teacher, 41, charged with having sexual contact with 14-year-old student  The Birmingham News -

Philllip Smith III was released from jail after posting $60000 bond.

Wenonah High student killed in shooting while walking home from school

The 17-year-old boy was walking home from school with a friend when a car pulled up and opened fire. The victim was rushed to UAB Hospital but died en ...

Amid protests, riots, 5 black students changed Birmingham schools forever 50 years ago this week  The Birmingham News -

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- By the time 11-year-old Dwight Armstrong joined four other black students in integrating Birmingham schools in 1963, he was already ...

Check out Best of Birmingham high school football players - Part 2

On Tuesday, debuted its Best in Birmingham list of the top high school football players in the metropolitan area. The list included the top 25, highlighted ...

Birmingham high school students create blogs available to millions  Birmingham Times

By Ariel Worthy. The Birmingham Times. Howard Crosby, middle, and his Advanced Blogging studio art class. (Ariel Worthy, The Birmingham Times). Students in ...

3 reasons to get excited about tailgating at UAB football games  Bham Now

Take a look at all them Blazers | Photo courtesy of @UABGameday Instagram The UAB football program made its much anticipated comeback last year after a.

2 teen girls shot as Birmingham water balloon fight turns into gun fight at Senior Skip Day

A water balloon fight turned into a gun fight at a Birmingham park Friday afternoon. Two victims -- both senior girls who attend Huffman High School -- were ...

Three teens killed in wreck near Birmingham  WAAY

The wreck came just hours after the school hosted prom, but it isn't known if the victims attended the dance.

Birmingham rape survivor speaks up

"This ugly incident challenged everything I assumed or thought I knew about who gets sexually assaulted and why."

news Malik Jackson: 'I don't think there's a better D-line in the league' The

Malik Jackson walked to the podium in front of the NovaCare Complex auditorium sporting his high school letterman jacket representing Birmingham High ...

Straight Up Conversation: Build UP Founder Mark Martin  Education Week

Today, I chat with Build Urban Prosperity founder (and one of my former students), Mark Martin, about his new venture, Build UP, and the opportunities and ...

'A role model': African immigrant shakes off tragedy to excel at Huffman

Thierry Havah plans to make the most of his opportunity. That's why the Huffman senior slides out of bed at 3 a.m. each day, rising early to study for a few hours ...

Capital murder charges dismissed against teens in deadly shooting of Jackson-Olin student

Capital murder charges have been dismissed against two Birmingham teens implicated in the shooting death of a 15-year-old Jackson-Olin High School student ...

5 cool stadiums to watch a high school football game in the Birmingham metro area

The area has its share of shiny new stadiums, but which ones stands out? Peruse this visual tour of a few of the area's standout high school football stadiums.

In 'Hidden Figures' girls from Birmingham see themselves

The Birmingham Mayor's Office hosted two private screenings of "Hidden Figures" for girls interested in STEM.

Birmingham superintendent finalist Regina Thompson says she would unite system by being 'open, transparent'

Birmingham City Schools superintendent finalist Regina Thompson said she would reunite the school district by being "open and transparent."

Donovan W. Carter of HBO’s ‘Ballers’: ‘LeBron will bring a title back to L.A. … I guarantee it.’  The Undefeated

I have now come full-circle.” These are a few words from the bio on Donovan W. Carter's personal website — and they couldn't be a more perfect summation of ...

Woodlawn's 'Early College High School' program helps students earn college credit  WVTM13

A first-of-its-kind program in Alabama is helping some Birmingham high school students graduate with college credits.

Alabama Football Has Successful Record In Openers  247Sports

I have not seen every Alabama football season-opening game. Beginning on Nov. 11, 1892, when The University took on a team of all-stars from Birmingham ...

Stadium Project - Gaffney High School (South Carolina)  High School Football America

Here is the Reservation at Gaffney High School in South Carolina that is part of High School Football America's Stadium Project.

The legend of Tony Nathan: From Woodlawn to Alabama to the NFL

If it had been up to Louise Nathan, her son Tony never would have touched a football. Once he started playing, though, she never let him quit. So, when Tony ...

Ala. Mayoral Candidate Randall Woodfin Is a Sign of the Growing Progressive Movement in the South  The Root

Randall Woodfin believes any political revolution that takes off across the nation starts in cities like his hometown of Birmingham, Ala., where he is running as a ...

What are the 3 big storylines for Birmingham high school football tonight?

Vestavia Hills Coach Buddy Anderson speaks during the Jefferson and Shelby County Football Media Days in Gardendale, Ala., Monday, July 28, 2014.


Anthony Irwin of the Locked On Lakers podcast comes on the show to discuss the “podcast” Magic Johnson recorded live in front of a host of reporters in the ...

Sally Field honored at high school alma mater in California  The Birmingham News -

LOS ANGELES — Sally Field's high school still likes — really likes — the actress. The 64-year-old Oscar and Emmy winning star of ABC's "Brothers & Sisters" ...

Myreon Jones, state's top-ranked 2018 basketball recruit, leaves Huffman for prep school

Point guard Myreon Jones, the state of Alabama's No. 1 basketball prospect in the Class of 2018, has left Huffman, his Birmingham high school. On Monday ...

Wenonah, Ramsay reach state football championships, first time ever for two city teams in same post season  Birmingham Times

Wenonah in Class 5A finals; Ramsay in Class 6A finals. By Solomon Crenshaw Jr. For The Birmingham Times. Ramsay High football players pose with the ...

Ramsay 21, Opelika 16: Rams capture historic Class 6A championship

Ramsay put a ring on it. The Rams on Friday night sprinted through a Beyonce-inspired pre-game banner at the Super 7, then led by quarterback Baniko Harley ...

The college football teams Alabama should schedule

Michael Casagrande | Who Alabama should play. College football is supposed to be fun. That often comes down to who is playing who ...

Alumni of Birmingham's Parker High School oppose school board plan to tear down historic building

A group of A.H. Parker High School alumni are seeking public support to get the Birmingham school system to scrap plans to demolish an historic campus ...

Arizona Basketball: Devonaire Doutrive an X-Factor for the Wildcats  FanSided

The 2018-19 Arizona Basketball season upon us, but when all is said and done, the Wildcats will have found a diamond in the rough in Devonaire Doutrive.

When The Doors played LA high schools and clubs  LA Observed

The passing of Ray Manzarek, the legendary keyboard player for The Doors, has brought up personal memories of the band all over social media. The Doors ...

Two metro Birmingham high school seniors among 141 U.S. Presidential Scholars

Students honored for displaying a range of achievements.

To combat the negative effects of gentrification, Birmingham task force to hold public meetings  Birmingham Times

Times staff report. A city task force will study ways to limit the negative effects of gentrification.(Nick Patterson, The Birmingham Times). As part of the Birmingham ...

Andre L. Robinson is back at his high school coaching roots at Parker

Carver head coach Andre Robinson discusses the team's outlook with the media at the Birmingham high school football media days day two, Tuesday, July 30, ...

Crenshaw: Get Birmingham middle and high school coaches on same team to benefit kids

Middle school coaches often get little input from the coaches at the high schools to which their athletes will ultimately go.

Birmingham's old Parker High at least temporarily escapes demolition

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Two alumni of Parker High School in Birmingham have been granted a temporary restraining order that prohibits the Birmingham ...

New York fire fighters' 1963 resolution that condemned Bull Connor's racist acts, finds home in Birmingham

When Birmingham Public Safety Commissioner Bull Connor ordered Birmingham firefighters to turn their fire hoses on peaceful civil rights demonstrators in Kelly ...

Boys to mentors: Birmingham middle school frat reunites for youth  The Birmingham News -

The Boys of Style have grown up. It is substance, they now say, that matters. The men, who formed a fraternity in the Birmingham schools nearly three decades ...

Center Point's Willie Miller retiring after nearly 30 years in coaching

CENTER POINT, Alabama -- Center Point's football team becomes the 10th Birmingham metro football program to go looking for a new head coach this ...

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