Recently named as one of the most business friendly cities in Alabama, the Cullman County area is also drawing more attention and people to the area because of an environment that supports a positive and healthy quality of life for all ages. From a plethora of free recreational amenities, resources for seniors, parks, lakes and trails, Cullman County is earning an array of distinctions for the quality of life found in the county. In 2013, Cullman was named the number one best place to raise c... More>>
Here’s a quick look at your top five headlines for Friday including the official ribbon cutting ceremony for Birmingham's Uptown Entertainment District, a preview of today's jobs report and a look at new cell phone legislation set to be signed into law today.
A small plane has crashed in Helena, Thursday injuring four passengers on board.
This is the state's 8th year hosting a sales tax holiday weekend for customers to purchases their back to school supplies.
An Amtrak Train claimed the life of a man Thursday afternoon in Tuscaloosa. More>>
One week from today, 1,000 students will enter the Helena High School for the first. "We're very excited for them and we're very excited for the community. They're waited a long time for this to become a reality," Cindy Warner, the Public Relations Supervisor for the Shelby County School System said. Until now, high school students in Helena traveled to Pelham High School. Warner says they realized several years ... More>>
According to her parents, Destiny Schaeztle walked away from her home in Tuscaloosa Sunday night sometime between 5:45 and 6:30. She hasn't been seen since.Tuscaloosa police officers have conducted ground, water, and air searches looking for the missing 13 year old.A flyer the family released says Schaeztle looks much young than 13 and may give a false name if confronted.She was last seen wearing a blue shirt with a flag on it.If you have any information about her whereabouts please call TPD ... More>>
A new high-tech way is coming soon to plan your ride on MAX buses in the metro Birmingham.The Birmingham Jefferson County Transit Authority (BJCTA) announced Thursday that it has teamed with Google Transit to provide trip planning information on smartphones or tablets.Google Transit, a feature of Google Maps, is a web-based application that plans a trip via public transportation by calculating routes, transit times and walking directions.BJCTA’s MAX bus system now has a smartphone app that wi... More>>
A new camera monitoring system is ready to be used at the Tutwiler Prison for Women.The Alabama Department of Corrections reports crews installed more than 300 video surveillance cameras at the facility.Prison staff who will be operating the system have already been trained on using the cameras, and are now getting training on the legal aspects of camera monitoring.The cameras will help eliminate blind spots, aid in investigations of misconduct and improve accountability.“Inmate and staff saf... More>>
A armed showdown between two motorists was recently caught on tape in Fultondale. More>>
Here’s a look at your top five headlines for Thursday including a vote by House Republicans to sue President Obama, a plane crash investigation in San Diego and the growing cost of healthcare.gov.
As lawmakers prepare to leave for summer break, there are many items left on their agenda. One item, though, has been approved---a plan to file a lawsuit against President Obama.
It was a big day in Birmingham as the city welcomed the Reverend Al Sharpton for a few events. City leaders joined Reverend Sharpton to cut the ribbonWednesday morning at the National Action Network Freedom headquarters.The center will serve as the central training hub for summer volunteers who are sent to communities across the country to assist in efforts such as voter registration.Wrapping up his day, dozens joined Reverend Sharpton at 16th Street Baptist Church for a community rally .The ... More>>