Category: Partner News Stories

On This Day In Alabama History: Birmingham Mayor James Powell Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Birmingham Mayor James Powell Was Born

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

One of the true pioneers of Alabama, James Powell, was born Dec. 7, 1814 at Powellton in Brunswick County, Virginia.

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Pet And Animal Safety Can Be A Concern During Holidays, Auburn Experts Say

Pet And Animal Safety Can Be A Concern During Holidays, Auburn Experts Say

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The holiday season is upon us, and the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine reminds pet owners that the safety and well-being of their animals is important during the holidays and year-round.

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Carraway Redevelopment Could Bring New Life To Northern Birmingham

Carraway Redevelopment Could Bring New Life To Northern Birmingham

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Carraway Hospital, which had been in the healing business for more than 100 years, could soon bring new life to neighborhoods near downtown Birmingham.

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Carraway Hospital — And The Iconic Blue Star — Through The Years

Carraway Hospital — And The Iconic Blue Star — Through The Years

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

The iconic blue star atop Carraway Hospital placed on the roof during Christmas in 1958 will remain part of any renovation of the site, developers say.

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The History And Relevance Of The Doppler Effect

The History And Relevance Of The Doppler Effect

| December 6, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Over the last two centuries, there is little to no doubt that atmospheric science observational and forecasting capabilities have come quite a long way.

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Ring Around The Sun Or Moon, Rain Will Come Soon

Ring Around The Sun Or Moon, Rain Will Come Soon

| December 6, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Early last year, many Albuquerqueans were surprised to see a rainbow encircling the sun as it rose over the Manzano Mountains.

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Birmingham Residents Have A Say On Plans For Carraway Hospital Site

Birmingham Residents Have A Say On Plans For Carraway Hospital Site

| December 6, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Anything is better than a vacant 50-acre building site near where they live, say most residents who reside near the long-abandoned Carraway Hospital site.

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On This Day In Alabama History: 1998 Miss Alabama Ashley Halfman Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: 1998 Miss Alabama Ashley Halfman Was Born

| December 6, 2018 @ 5:00 am

December 6, 1975: Ashley Halfman was born in Birmingham on Dec. 6, 1975. She graduated from Vestavia Hills High School. At 18 years old, Halfman won Jefferson County’s and Alabama’s Junior Miss competitions.

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O’Neal Industries Gives $30 Million To UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

O’Neal Industries Gives $30 Million To UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center

| December 6, 2018 @ 5:00 am

O’Neal Industries Inc., a family-owned global business based in Birmingham, and its shareholders have given the largest single gift in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s history – a $30 million donation to the Comprehensive Cancer Center.

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Thompson Faces Undefeated Central-Phenix City In Marquee Alabama High School Football Championship Game

Thompson Faces Undefeated Central-Phenix City In Marquee Alabama High School Football Championship Game

| December 6, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Thirty-six years ago, Larry Simmons became the lone member of an exclusive club. That’s when his Thompson High School team beat Oxford High 14-11 for the 1982 Class 3A state football championship.

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University Of South Alabama Alum Protects Alabama’s Marine Resources

University Of South Alabama Alum Protects Alabama’s Marine Resources

| December 6, 2018 @ 5:00 am

By Maj. Jason Downey’s best recollection, he was about 5 years old when his two grandfathers began taking him to the woods and waters of Alabama to fish, ski and hunt.

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Understanding How To Prepare For Hazardous Winter Weather Driving

Understanding How To Prepare For Hazardous Winter Weather Driving

| December 5, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

Now that winter is in full force, it’s important to prepare for mother nature’s wrath it throws at us in the upcoming months.

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Why Are Winter Storm Tracks So Important?

Why Are Winter Storm Tracks So Important?

| December 5, 2018 @ 9:30 am

During any part of the winter season, there is little to no debate that one of the hotter topics when it comes to winter weather has to deal with the track of coastal low-pressure systems.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Tom Martin Was Admitted To State Bar

On This Day In Alabama History: Tom Martin Was Admitted To State Bar

| December 5, 2018 @ 5:00 am

December 5, 1901: Thomas Martin was admitted to the Alabama State Bar on this day in 1901.

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