The state is now the recipient of a gift courtesy of a Huntsville-based technology firm. Baron Services announced during a 1 p.m. news conference that it would be making its premium Saf-T-Net weather alert system available to all Alabama residents for free.
Entries Tagged as 'Statewide'
February 1st, 2012 · Comments Off · Statewide, Take a moment
You’ve seen your friends change their profile pictures to help promote it and you’ve most likely heard your favorite area nonprofit talk about it. We’ve got a few links that tell you a little more and a video showing what some organizations are willing to do to help raise their profile (and that of others in the state of Alabama).
July 21st, 2011 · 2 Comments · transportation
The new walkability scores from WalkScore.com for the state of Alabama are out. While Birmingham climbed a few spots up the list, its overall score didn’t. It also happened to coincide with the release of data taking a look at how much some of our residents are paying for gas per month. Yes, it’s a little disturbing.
July 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments · The City
Birmingham, AL becomes the fifth city in the state of Alabama to approve a texting while driving ban with a unanimous vote of the Birmingham City Council on Tuesday morning, July 13, 2010.
February 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · State Constitution
A new film has been produced providing unique insight as to how the constitution for the state of Alabama – the world’s largest constitution – came to be. Open Secret will be premiering in Birmingham, AL on Friday, February 26, but you’ll want to hurry if you want tickets – they’re going fast.
July 7th, 2009 · Comments Off · politics
Tonight’s the last night that you can offer public comment on the mock constitution that ACCR has been working on to show how it would work if it was allowed to take place in Alabama. See if you like it.
May 27th, 2009 · Comments Off · politics
We will see one more political action committee here in Alabama just in time for the 2010 gubernatorial election as nonprofit organization Empower Alabama announces plans to close its doors at the end of the week.
Now that the hops have been freed and more gourmet beer will be available in Alabama, people are starting to find ways to celebrate, including visit The J. Clyde this evening here in Birmingham.