Category: Partner News Stories

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Morning Teleportation

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: Morning Teleportation

| June 16, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Morning Teleportation is that they will always keep you guessing. From saxophone features to banjo strumming, even the band members have trouble choosing their genre.

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One Rain System Won’t Cure a Drought

One Rain System Won’t Cure a Drought

| June 15, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

How would you know if you are in a drought? Well, you can observe your local drought monitor website or view what your local Meteorologist has to say. But you can really notice the difference when you step outside and examine your surroundings.

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The Ingredients for Thunderstorms

The Ingredients for Thunderstorms

| June 15, 2018 @ 9:30 am

Thunderstorms are a powerful yet beautiful display of nature and can bring needed rainfall or devastating wind and hail.  While they are most common in the afternoon during spring and summer, they can occur at any time of day, and in any season of the year.

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UAB House Calls Program Reduces Number Of ER Visits

UAB House Calls Program Reduces Number Of ER Visits

| June 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

A nurse takes 74-year-old Jo Smith’s temperature, measures her blood pressure and draws blood while a doctor conducts a checkup and reviews her vitals. All of this takes place while Smith sits at a kitchen table in her daughter’s Gardendale, Alabama, home. While this seems like a routine doctor’s visit, it is a life-changer for Smith and her family.

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This Alabama Bright Light Has A Passion For All Things F. Scott Fitzgerald

This Alabama Bright Light Has A Passion For All Things F. Scott Fitzgerald

| June 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”

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Samford’s Ida Moffett School Of Nursing Receives $2.1 Million Grant

Samford’s Ida Moffett School Of Nursing Receives $2.1 Million Grant

| June 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Samford University’s Ida Moffett School of Nursing has received more than $2.1 million to help make graduate nursing education more affordable for currently practicing or teaching nurses committed to careers in nursing education.

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Orchestra Partners In Tune With Birmingham’s Growth

Orchestra Partners In Tune With Birmingham’s Growth

| June 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

It’s no secret that Birmingham’s City Center is seeing a construction boom, both new builds and renovations. And the developers range from one-person operations to large companies.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Wallace Wade Was Born

On This Day In Alabama History: Wallace Wade Was Born

| June 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

June 15, 1892: Wallace Wade was born in Trenton, Tennessee, on June 15, 1892

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Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: The Brummies

Birmingham Sloss Fest Profile: The Brummies

| June 15, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Performers: John Davidson, Jacob Bryant, Trevor Davis and Jake Thrasher

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How Do We Measure the Strength of a Tornado?

How Do We Measure the Strength of a Tornado?

| June 14, 2018 @ 2:30 pm

On May 20th, 2013, an EF5 tornado decimated the town of Moore, Oklahoma, killing twenty-four people and inflicting two billion in damages.

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Update on the Lower Puna Eruption

Update on the Lower Puna Eruption

| June 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am

On May 3, the Island of Hawaii experienced the beginning of a major episode of the ongoing eruption of Mount Kilauea. Mount Kilauea has been actively erupting since January 3, 1983.

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Facebook To Invest $750 Million In Alabama Data Center With 100 Jobs

Facebook To Invest $750 Million In Alabama Data Center With 100 Jobs

| June 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Facebook announced plans today to build a $750 million data center in Huntsville that will create 100 high-paying jobs and provide a boost to Alabama’s emerging technology sector.

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World Cup 2026 May Yet Have Birmingham Presence

World Cup 2026 May Yet Have Birmingham Presence

| June 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Timing is everything.

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Can’t Miss Alabama Makes This A Father’s Day Celebration Worth Remembering

Can’t Miss Alabama Makes This A Father’s Day Celebration Worth Remembering

| June 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Dads are in for a special treat at SliceFest. The food and music block party is celebrating its seventh anniversary Saturday, June 16, at Slice Pizza & Brewhouse. Regional and local artists will provide the entertainment. Follow this link for the complete lineup. Click here for ticket information. More than $50,000 has been donated to Birmingham-based nonprofit organizations through SliceFest.

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On This Day In Alabama History: Morgan County Got Its Name

On This Day In Alabama History: Morgan County Got Its Name

| June 14, 2018 @ 5:00 am

June 14, 1821: When Morgan County was created by an act of the Alabama Territorial General Assembly in 1818, it preceded Alabama’s statehood by almost two years

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