The cuts at The Birmingham News, its sister publications in Alabama and the Times-Picayune in New Orleans were felt around the country today. This as others are stepping up to help those affected with job leads and support.
Entries Tagged as 'News'
Operation New Birmingham gets its new president and CEO – and its a familiar face. The decision also means that Main Street Birmingham also gets a new person at the helm. Sounds like a busy Monday to us…
November 7th, 2008 · Comments Off · News
Birmingham is mourning the loss of a local civil rights legend as ABC 33/40 is reporting that the Rev. Abraham Woods died a short while ago at Princeton Baptist Medical Center. He was 80 years old.
October 10th, 2008 · Comments Off · News
Residents and supporters of Five Points South put up a good fight, but ultimately the ZBA decided in a 4-2 vote Thursday to approve the variances for a CVS drug store to be built at 1312-1324 & 1330 11th Ave South and 14th Street. This means three apartment buildings will have to be demolished. Neighborhood association [...]
October 8th, 2008 · 16 Comments · News
The Five Points South Neighborhood Association will voice their opposition Thursday at City Hall in a zoning dispute that could leave several Five Points residents displaced. According to the neighborhood association president, Gary Bostany, a developer requested two variances from the Zoning Board of Adjustments (ZBA) to build a CVS drug store located at 1312-1324 [...]
October 1st, 2008 · Comments Off · News
Birmingham’s revised city-wide curfew goes into effect today. The changes in punishment were recommended by Mayor Larry Langford, in order to address recent crimes involving teenagers. Under the new law, all minors 17 years old and younger must not be on city streets between 9:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. on weekdays or between 11:00 p.m. and [...]
September 29th, 2008 · 3 Comments · Business, News
The New York Times is reporting that Citigroup has agreed to purchase the banking operations of Charlotte, NC-based Wachovia (portions of which are formerly Birmingham based AmSouth Bank sorry, SouthTrust Bank) for $1 a share. We’ll see if we can’t get more information for you as it becomes available today. So how are you dealing with the [...]
September 23rd, 2008 · 27 Comments · News
Photo: Untitled. jflint/Flickr. That’s the question being asked by many of them as they learned that the skate ramps they’d recently created on the site of the old Terminal Station – and next to the 5th Avenue North on ramp to I-20/59 – had been removed early yesterday by the Alabama Department of Transportation. The [...]