Category : Alabama

Southeast / Alabama - 3 weeks ago

Birmingham citywide cleanup this Saturday

Times Staff Report To help combat litter and illegal dumping, a citywide cleanup will be held on Saturday, Oct. 20 in the city’s nine districts from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The shredding and electronic recycling events will happen from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m....

Southeast / Alabama - 4 weeks ago

Sen. Harris Tells Why She Said “No”

WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released the following statement on her vote on the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court: “When Judge Brett Kavan...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

Norfolk NAACP Holds 61st Freedom Fund Event

NORFOLK The Norfolk NAACP hosted its 61st Life Membership and Freedom Fund observance with a Luncheon on October 6 at the Murray Center Taste N’ See. The branch is under the leadership of Joe Dillard. The Mistress of Ceremonies was New Journal and G...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

Riley Center Quilters make history

Theresa Johnson and Abradella Davis display Johnson's "favorite" quilt. (Ariel Worthy Photos, The Birmingham Times) By Erica WrightThe Birmingham Times Quilts line the walls of the room where a group of women sitting at a long table talk, laugh,...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 month ago

Bib & Tucker Sew-Op: Tailored for the community

Annie Bryant (left) and Lillis Taylor, are co-founders of Birmingham's Bib & Tucker Sew-Op. (Erica Wright Photo, The Birmingham Times) By Erica WrightThe Birmingham Times Inside Bib & Tucker Sew-Op in Avondale, there are sewing machines...