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Barefield makes transformative $10 million gift to UAB

Frank Barefield Jr., president of Abbey Residential and chairman of Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama, has made a $10 million gift to the University of Alabama at Birmingham. It...

Alabama based Mercedes EQS SUV soon to be Tuscaloosa’s newest Champ

Mercedes-Benz will be exclusively producing the all-electric EQS SUV at its North American passenger vehicle plant in Tuscaloosa, AL. Since building the plant in...

Aderholt ‘optimistic’ Congress will avoid government shutdown

For Congress to avoid a government shutdown, a funding bill will need to be passed by midnight Sept. 30. Meanwhile, negotiations for a continuing resolution...

¡Somos Familia! Fiesta Birmingham 2022 focuses on the family

Hispanic entertainers and pro wrestlers will be in the spotlight Saturday at the 20th annual Fiesta Birmingham in Linn Park. The festival's theme is ¡Somos...

Alabamian elected chairman of Ducks Unlimited

As president of Ducks Unlimited, Huntsvillian Doug Schoenrock oversaw the organization's record-breaking conservation efforts. Now the organization's chairman of the board, Schoenrock will ensure Ducks...

Elizabeth ‘Bettsie’ Norton is a 2022 Woman of Impact

Alabama is fortunate to boast an incredible slate of business and community leaders who have chosen to make the Yellowhammer State their home. Elizabeth...

Youth hunt dates set for Forever Wild Field Trial Area

Registration is underway for the youth deer and duck hunts dates at M. Barnett Lawley Forever Wild Field Trial Area in Hale County. The hunts...

PeggyLee Wright is a 2022 Woman of Impact

Army officer, Blackhawk helicopter pilot, educator, volunteer, entrepreneur, wife, and mom to four kids. PeggyLee Wright used every one of those experiences to build The...

Birmingham-Southern ranked among top liberal arts colleges

Birmingham-Southern College continues to move up among the ranks of the country's top liberal arts colleges. In this year's ranking by U.S. News and World...

Trio of law students are called for Shunnarah scholarships

Answering the call to serve their community, three law students were recently awarded scholarships from the Alexander Shunnarah law firm. The trio received the firm's...

Rosemary Elebash is a 2022 Woman of Impact

After decades of making waves in Alabama politics, Rosemary Elebash says that, even still, “every day is a new adventure.” With no plans to...

April Weaver is a 2022 Woman of Impact

With a humble and servant-minded mentality, State Sen. April Weaver (R-Brierfield) is one of the most authoritative voices in the Alabama Senate on issues...

Cullman County man reunited with dog after carjacking

On Aug. 28, Phillip Lewis of Cullman County lost his dog while being carjacked at gunpoint. Lewis was at a Chevron gas station in Dodge...

‘Last Chance U’ star Brittany Wagner to lead Grainger Center at University of Montevallo

Brittany Wagner, star of the hit original docuseries “Last Chance U” on Netflix, has been hired as director of the Grainger Center for Professional Development and as a...

Sanders Capital puts skin in the game with dermatology group acquisition

Birmingham-based Sanders Capital Partners purchased three medical practice offices from the Surgical Dermatology Group. The acquisition of the offices in Vestavia, Montgomery, and Gadsden...

Capstone Building breaks ground on Georgia development

Capstone Building of Birmingham has broken ground on a $13.45 million multifamily project in West Point, Ga., the company said in a news release. The...

Ross Bridge greens mistakenly poisoned; course not booking tee times

Robert Trent Jones' Ross Bridge golf course in Birmingham is not booking tee times due to a series of grounds-keeping errors. The property's maintenance crew...

UA sets enrollment, National Merit Scholars records

For the fall semester, the University of Alabama reached its highest-ever enrollment in the institution's 201-year history. UA has 38,645 students enrolled; the previous high...

Auburn, Army sign natural resource management deal for Redstone, other bases

Auburn University and the Army have signed a 10-year agreement to provide natural resource management services to eight military bases across the Southeast, including...

Are we in a recession or aren’t we? AU Harbert Eminent Scholar weighs in

James R. Barth, Auburn University's Harbert Eminent Scholar, recently detailed what constitutes an economic recession. Questions and answers courtesy of Auburn University Can you explain to...

Birmingham-Southern College awarded $1.25M STEM grant to develop curriculum

Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) has been awarded $1.25 million to develop curriculum centered around environmental-related issues for schools in Mobile. The grant, which was issued by...

‘Whole of law enforcement’ said needed to combat violent crime in Birmingham

After a deadly Labor Day weekend of violent crime in Birmingham, Mayor Randall Woodfin said on a Facebook post that gangs need to "chill...

Report: Alabama opioid prescriptions continue to fall, fentanyl use rises

As the opioid crisis continues to spawn death and destruction throughout the nation, Alabama physicians are taking action to combat the calamity in the...

Yellowhammer Multimedia honors Alabama Women of Impact

Yellowhammer Multimedia is proud to announce the fifth annual Women of Impact Awards, a celebration of strong women who shape and propel Alabama. This year’s...