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Red Mountain Theatre to put on ‘Alabama Story’ play

The Red Mountain Theatre Company on May 2-3 is putting on a play at the Hoover Library Theatre that reflects back on Alabama’s segregationist history. The two-act play, called “Alabama Story,” is based on the true tale of Emily Wheelock Reed, Alabama’s former state librarian who in 1959 was challeng


Alabama college students commissioned for summer missions

| Alabama college students commissioned for summer missions. More than 100 students were commissioned for summer missions at One Mission Students’ annual Student Missions Commissioning Service held April 13 at Liberty Baptist Church, Chelsea.


Originality 101 is an Alabama Maker adding artistry to jewelry

Originality 101 (Birmingham) For Nykki Houston, founder and artist of Originality 101, art not only imitates life, but art is a way of life. This Alabama Maker works with her hands to create wearable art. She paints and fashions:


Measles outbreak hits 22 states, surrounding Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WAFF) - The measles outbreak is getting out of hand and health experts are worried! 626 people in 22 states have reported having the illness. No confirmed cases of the measles have been reported in Alabama, but the doctor says there have been in surrounding states including Florida,


Samford tops Alabama A&M Baseball

BIRMINGHAM — Kaden Dreier drove in a pair of runs as Samford topped Alabama A&M 4-2 Tuesday night in a non-conference baseball game. Samford scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning and took a four-run cushion in the second.


Auburn's home-away hiccup with Alabama, Georgia not changing

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Fixing the scheduling hiccup that places Alabama and Georgia on Auburn's schedule as road games every other year doesn't appear to be ending any time soon.


On this day in Alabama history: Vulcan casts arrive in St. Louis

The castings for Vulcan, the largest cast iron statue in the world, arrived in St. Louis on April 22, 1904, for the 1904 World’s Fair. The statue was cast in Birmingham and then shipped to Missouri to be assembled and put on display. After the expo ended, the statue was dismantled and returned to it


The Alabama Ballet goes out of the box with Brooklyn choreographer Germaul Barnes

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The Alabama Ballet Company will hold its annual Ovation performance the weekend of April 26-28 in Birmingham. This year, the performance will include a first-of-it’s-kind contemporary dance that is choreographed by critically acclaimed Germaul Barnes. Barnes, based out of Bro


More electric car charging stations heading to Alabama

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Alabama car dealers sold 130% more electric cars last year than the year before. However, the state still ranks in the bottom half of the country in overall sales. So why are buyers so slow to make the move?


All Aboard!: JeffCo Will Pay to Start Bus Service to Several Small Cities

Jefferson County is picking up the tab for bus service for some unserved areas through the end of the current fiscal year. Commissioners passed a resolution at their meeting on Thursday to provide transit for people living in Adamsville, Forestdale, Brighton, Lipscomb, Fultondale, Gardendale and Fai


ALCAP considers ethical issues facing Ala. lawmakers

Alabama Citizens Action Program (ALCAP) Executive Director Joe Godfrey saluted members of the ALCAP board at their annual meeting on April 2, voicing his gratitude for their support in these days of “moral onslaught.”


Rivera of @BamaStateBB named SWAC Pitcher of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.| Alabama State freshman Jeremy Rivera was named this week's Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Pitcher of the Week for his performance against Alabama A&M on Thursday, announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.


Snead State Students Place at Phi Beta Lambda State Conference

Thirteen Snead State Community College students successfully placed in their individual categories at the Phi Beta Lambda Alabama State Leadership Conference in Birmingham April 11-12. The wins qualified the students for the National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas, June 24-27.