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AHSAA football previews: 7A contenders still chasing Thompson as Warriors chase history

This is the seventh in an eight-part series previewing the 2022 high school football season, focusing on teams and players across our coverage area in central Alabama. There will be a preview for each classification which includes teams, players and games to watch before we release the first ABC 33/40 Power Rankings of the year and the staff’s preseason picks for the Super 7.
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Birmingham Police issue warning about recent scam

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department warned people about a recent scam. The would-be thief contacts the person by phone using a Birmingham Police Department phone number. The phone number (205) 254-2685 appears on the Caller ID. The scammer then addresses the potential victim by name, and accuses...
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Multiple vehicles broken into in Trussville and Pinson

From The Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Trussville Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office are investigating multiple vehicle break-ins that occurred early Wednesday morning. Jefferson County’s Lieutenant Joni Money stated that vehicles located on Towhee Drive in Pinson were broken into, and most of the vehicles broken into were left unlocked. “According […]

Tarrant man charged with attempted murder

At approximately 12:45 p.m. July 29, officers with the Tarrant Police Department were called to Sloan Alley regarding a report of a shooting in the area. Officers then found Kemari Tariq Rogers, who was suffering from several gunshot wounds. Officers then located a rifle covered in blood, several cellphones, over 90 grams of marijuana, a scale and ammunition allegedly belonging to Rogers.

Springville PD investigates drowning death in McDonald Lake

From The Tribune staff reports SPRINGVILLE — Police here are investigating the drowning death of a Pell City man, with initial indications leading authorities to believe the incident to be accidental, Springville Police Chief Wayne Walton said. Daniel Ray Whatley, 47, was found dead Monday night at McDonald Lake. Whatley was found shortly before midnight […]

How to get tickets for Eagles' 'Hotel California' concert in Birmingham

The Eagles "Hotel California" tour will come to Birmingham on Nov. 21, with tickets going on sale at 10 a.m. Friday through Ticketmaster. The concert will feature the 1976 album "Hotel California" performed live in its entirety from start to finish, accompanied by an orchestra and a choir. After a short intermission, the band will perform a full set of their greatest hits, songs such as "Take It Easy," "One of These Nights," "Lyin' Eyes" and "Heartache Tonight."

Guthrie’s opening new location in Walker County

Guthrie’s has opened a new restaurant in Dora, the second for Walker County. Located at 39 Horse Creek Blvd. near Piggly Wiggly and next to the AT&T store, the restaurant is owned and operated by John and Scott Dyer, and Tracy Wright, who also operate the Guthrie’s restaurant in nearby Jasper.

Week 0 Sideline Game of the Week preview: Briarwood vs. Clay-Chalkville

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The kickoff of Sideline is almost here!. WBRC’s Week 0 Game of the Week is Briarwood at Clay-Chalkville, your defending 6A state champs!. Coach Drew Gilmer and the Cougar squad practiced on August 17. Gilmer said the team has a new level of excitement coming off that state title, but adds it’s a new season and time to rewrite the story.

Man stops in Birmingham during cross-country walk to end violence

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — One man is walking thousands of miles across the country hoping to raise awareness and help end violence, murder, and trafficking. Learn more in the video above. Frantz Beasly, CEO and founder of Respect our Daughter, began his walk across the country on May 16, in...

Meet the Woodlawn Resident Opening Her Co-Working and Event Space on Sat.

Alycia Levels-Moore, a Woodlawn resident, will open a new co-working and event space to support entrepreneurs on Saturday, August 20. The grand opening will be held at 3 p.m. at 5521 1st Ave. South Birmingham AL 35212 in the heart of Woodlawn, a thriving community that has been on the rise and has become home to several start-ups and retail shops. The co-working and event space is open to those who need assistance when it comes to growing or scaling their business. This event space is also available for established entrepreneurs needing a conducive space that will inspire and motivate them as they focus on growing their business.
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Jeff State announces dual-enrollment scholarship

Jefferson State Community College announced that dual-enrollment students in general education classes for the fall 2022 semester will receive 50% off tuition and fees. “Dual enrollment is a great way for students to save money and get a head start on their college education or career training,” Dual Enrollment Coordinator Pam Kelley said. “We are proud to serve over 2,200 dual enrollment students at Jefferson State. With this 50% discount offer along with scholarship opportunities, we expect the number of dual enrollment students to increase for the fall 2022 semester.”

UAB Cares receives national award and recognition

The University of Alabama at Birmingham’s UAB Cares Suicide Prevention Initiative was selected as a recipient of the American College Health Association’s Best Practices in College Health Award for the 2021–2022 program year. According to the ACHA, this award recognizes exemplary, innovative and inspirational practices in college health.

Free cake giveaway at Nothing Bundt Cakes

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - Nothing Bundt Cakes is celebrating its 25th birthday by giving away free cakes at all its bakeries, including locations in the Birmingham area and Tuscaloosa. The first 250 people who arrive at any of their local bakeries on Thursday, September 1, 2022, will each get one...

Man killed when his vehicle stalls on I-65

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - The Birmingham Police Department is investigating the death of a man killed in a car crash on I-65 Friday. 53-year-old Ronald Jay Holt of Adamsville was driving in the southbound lane on I-65 near Daniel Payne Drive around 7 p.m. when his vehicle stalled. He was struck from behind by another vehicle.

Birmingham names new director of Sloss Furnaces

The City of Birmingham has named David Arias as the new executive director of Sloss Furnaces, a National Historic Landmark that became a museum in 1983 to provide visitors insight into Birmingham’s industrial past. “David’s track record of servant leadership and fiscal innovation will help take Sloss Furnaces into...