Category: ALL POSTS

Very Wet Pattern For Alabama Through Sunday

Very Wet Pattern For Alabama Through Sunday

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:58 am

RADAR CHECK: We have a large mass of rain over North Alabama early this morning… generally north of I-20. Temperatures are above freezing, and there are no issues with ice. Today will be cloudy with rain likely, mainly over the northern half of the state… where rain falls temperatures won’t get out of the 40s. To the south, the high will be in the 50s over South Alabama this afternoon with a cloudy sky.

Read More

Jefferson County Library Cooperative Celebrates Library Champions

Jefferson County Library Cooperative Celebrates Library Champions

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Every December, the Jefferson County Public Library Association celebrates local Library Champions – people and organizations nominated for their selfless work at various branches.

Read More

Honda Launches Passport SUV Production At Alabama Facility

Honda Launches Passport SUV Production At Alabama Facility

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Honda Manufacturing of Alabama this week celebrated the start of production of the all-new 2019 Honda Passport SUV, which will play a key role in the company’s efforts to meet high demand in the U.S. light truck market.

Read More

Dress Up The Holiday Season With Festive-Themed Events In Can’t Miss Alabama

Dress Up The Holiday Season With Festive-Themed Events In Can’t Miss Alabama

| December 7, 2018 @ 5:00 am

Brighten the holidays with exciting holiday performances in this week’s Can’t Miss Alabama.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Clouds Move In Tonight; Cold, Wet Days Ahead

Clouds Move In Tonight; Cold, Wet Days Ahead

| December 6, 2018 @ 3:41 pm

EXTENDED PERIOD OF WET WEATHER IS AHEAD: The sky is partly to mostly sunny this afternoon with temperatures around 50 degrees across North/Central Alabama… clouds will thicken tonight ahead of a weather system loaded with moisture. Tomorrow will be a cloudy and rather chilly day, and computer model guidance continues to speed up the arrival time of the rain. Rain should begin during the day tomorrow, then becoming widespread tomorrow night and Saturday as a surface low moves along the Gulf Coast.

Read More

Partly Cloudy & Still Rather Cold At Midday, Rain Returns Tomorrow

Partly Cloudy & Still Rather Cold At Midday, Rain Returns Tomorrow

| December 6, 2018 @ 12:36 pm

As we have just hit the midday hour on Thursday, skies are partly cloudy across much of Central Alabama.

Read More

Still Dry Today; Cold Rain For The Weekend

Still Dry Today; Cold Rain For The Weekend

| December 6, 2018 @ 6:11 am

COLD, WET PATTERN SETTING UP: Tomorrow will be a cloudy day, and it now looks like some rain could reach the state as early as the afternoon hours. Rain becomes more widespread tomorrow night as a surface low forms around Lake Charles.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More