last car, 12.19.2007

12.19.2007 by André Natta · → Leave a comment

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1926 3rd Avenue North

1926 3rd Avenue North. Photo credit: André Natta/Flickr

Tomorrow a called meeting of the Hoover Board of Education may lead to the naming of the man who will occupy what has become one of the most revered coaching positions in all of high school football. The Birmingham News reports that there are as many as six finalists that will be considered; the Atlanta Journal-Constitution shines a spotlight on one of them. Not to be lost in the buzz about the hiring is a decision about the former Berry Middle School property.

We’ll be riding around on vintage streetcars soon enough according to a plan proposed by BJCTA executive director David Hill this afternoon. The proposal would have a streetcar route running from the current MAX bus terminal (part of the proposed intermodal transit center) and connect it to Linn Park as part of phase I. That phase could be in place by 2010.

The mayor seemed happy after his meeting with members of the Birmingham Board of Education this evening when both sides shared their plans for the future of the system. One item of particular interest was Mayor Langford’s plan for college scholarships.

The Birmingham Zoo delivered a 15-month old giraffe to the BREC (Baton Rouge Recreational) Baton Rouge Zoo earlier this month. The male giraffe takes the place of a 12-year old male that passed away at the zoo last May. He joins three female giraffes at the Louisiana zoo.

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