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Birmingham Design Review Approves $123 Million Plan For BJCC Legacy Arena Renovations

Birmingham Design Review Approves $123 Million Plan For BJCC Legacy Arena Renovations

| December 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

The designs now go to the full BJCC board for approval.

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2019 Made In Alabama Holiday Gift Guide Showcases Craftsmanship

2019 Made In Alabama Holiday Gift Guide Showcases Craftsmanship

| December 12, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

From jewelry to leather to custom fire pits, state residents are creating quality goods.

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On This Day In Alabama History: William Stanley Hoole Died

On This Day In Alabama History: William Stanley Hoole Died

| December 12, 2019 @ 10:00 am

The author, educator and librarian dedicated his life to libraries and education.

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Robert McCammon’s ‘Swan Song’ Makes PBS’ ‘Great American Read’ List Of 100 Beloved Books

Robert McCammon’s ‘Swan Song’ Makes PBS’ ‘Great American Read’ List Of 100 Beloved Books

| December 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

The novel is the only work by a living Alabama writer to make the list.

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Alabama Legacy Moment: Lafayette’s Visit

Alabama Legacy Moment: Lafayette’s Visit

| December 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

The last surviving general from the Revolutionary War visited all 24 states at that time.

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On This Day In Alabama History: One Concord Center Project Announced

On This Day In Alabama History: One Concord Center Project Announced

| December 11, 2019 @ 10:00 am

The Birmingham office building was built on the site of the 1889 Jefferson County Courthouse.

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Alabama’s ‘White Gold’ Draws Worldwide Interest

Alabama’s ‘White Gold’ Draws Worldwide Interest

| December 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

New book celebrates the legacy and global popularity of Sylacauga’s pure-white marble.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Town Of Heflin Incorporated

On This Day In Alabama History: Town Of Heflin Incorporated

| December 10, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

The seat of government in Cleburne County was named for physician Wilson L. Heflin.

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Endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers Show Signs Of Recovery In Alabama

Endangered Red-Cockaded Woodpeckers Show Signs Of Recovery In Alabama

| December 10, 2019 @ 10:00 am

Alabama Power’s Lake Mitchell monitoring program is working to create an environment for the birds to thrive.

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Aerojet Rocketdyne: New Alabama Manufacturing Site Ready For Production

Aerojet Rocketdyne: New Alabama Manufacturing Site Ready For Production

| December 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

The company will work with Northrop Grumman to develop the next-generation ICBM missile.

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McFarland Memorial Trail Opens At Lake Lurleen State Park

McFarland Memorial Trail Opens At Lake Lurleen State Park

| December 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

The trail honors the late Tuscaloosa businessman J.W. “Bill” McFarland Sr.

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How Regions’ Headquarters Building Lights Became A Holiday Tradition

How Regions’ Headquarters Building Lights Became A Holiday Tradition

| December 9, 2019 @ 10:00 am

For four decades, the display has made the city’s skyline merry and bright for the holidays.

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Triple Chocolate Cake One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

Triple Chocolate Cake One Of 100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die

| December 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

The Triple Chocolate Cake at Sandra’s Place in Fairhope is one of 100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die.

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