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Buying produce at the farmer's market? Make sure to grab these 2 in-season items (video)

Birmingham Breaking News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 16:21
The weekly Pepper Place farmer's market is open 7 a.m. to noon from April through December. Kelsey Stein | kstein@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/kelseystein/index.html

Birmingham soldier, 18, killed in Afghanistan awarded Bronze Star medal, Purple Heart

Birmingham Breaking News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 14:43
Pvt. Errol Duran Aster Milliard, a combat engineer, died on the Fourth of July when his unit was attacked with a rocket-propelled grenade. Kelsey Stein | kstein@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/kelseystein/index.html

Chillin' hot dogs (Today in Pictures)

Birmingham Breaking News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 05:21
A collection of some of the best pictures from the Associated Press Mark Almond | malmond@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/malmond/index.html

Bessemer Hall of History features eclectic mix, even "Hitler's typewriter"

Birmingham Breaking News - Sat, 07/06/2013 - 00:58
The Bessemer Hall of History Museum, housed in an old railroad depot, provides a colorful, eclectic, even educational stop for natives and tourists alike who visit downtown. Jesse Chambers | jchambers@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/jessechambers/index.html

Tuscaloosa County Schools employee arrested on incest, rape, sexual abuse ... - The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)

Tuscaloosa News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 23:15

Tuscaloosa County Schools employee arrested on incest, rape, sexual abuse ...
The Huntsville Times - al.com (blog)
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- A Tuscaloosa County Schools employee has been arrested on charges of incest, rape in the second degree, sodomy in the second degree and first degree sexual abuse. Anessa Dawn Olive Ferguson, a 37 year old white female, ...

New 128-home subdivision off Caldwell Mill Road to be named Kirkman Preserve

Birmingham Breaking News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 23:05
Signature Homes is naming the Hoover community after Kirkman O'Neal, the founder of O'Neal Steel who bought a chunk of property off Caldwell Mill Road more than 50 years ago. Jon Anderson | janderson@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/janderso/index.html

Arts & Entertainment District performances cancelled in downtown Huntsville ... - al.com

Huntsville News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 21:58

Arts & Entertainment District performances cancelled in downtown Huntsville ...
al.com
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Unless you're a duck, you probably won't be outside tonight. With a forecast of 80 percent rain and some thunderstorms for the rest of the day and night, The Arts Council has cancelled the street performances scheduled for the ...

Scratch-and-sniff test for Parkinson's disease study available (video demonstration)

Birmingham Breaking News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 21:35
Here is one of 10 tests in a booklet aimed at identifying the earliest stages of Parkinson's disease. (Photo/Mike Oliver) BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Think you can smell the difference between: a) dill pickle, b) grass, c) smoke or d) peach?Because... Mike Oliver | moliver@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/toniokroger/index.html

Bessemer City Council votes to provide funds for Lincoln Theatre feasibility study

Birmingham Breaking News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 21:31
Recent efforts to renovate the Lincoln Theatre in downtown Bessemer got a big boost Tuesday from the Bessemer City Council, which voted to allocate some block-grant funds for a feasibility study of the project Jesse Chambers | jchambers@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/jessechambers/index.html

City lights at Carraway? Birmingham councilwoman strengthens her pitch for old ... - The Birmingham News - al.com

Birmingham News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 20:38

City lights at Carraway? Birmingham councilwoman strengthens her pitch for old ...
The Birmingham News - al.com
BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The shuttered Carraway hospital provides enough space to house a joint police and fire station while also leaving room for public park space and future mixed use development, Birmingham Councilwoman Maxine Parker said.

BJCC board still stuck in limbo until court rules on lawmakers' appointments

Birmingham Breaking News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 20:30
Jefferson County Circuit Judge Mike Graffeo heard arguments in December over BJCC board appointments but has yet to rule on which three of four appointments were legal. Kyle Whitmire | kwhitmire@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/KyleWhitmire/index.html

Most-Wanted in Blount County: Pay fines or get your mug on Facebook

Birmingham Breaking News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 19:53
District Attorney Pamela Casey said her goal is to put money back into the pockets of crime victims. Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/thisiscarol/index.html

ACRE announces Tuscaloosa real estate education & outreach event to be held ... - al.com (blog)

Tuscaloosa News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 19:32

ACRE announces Tuscaloosa real estate education & outreach event to be held ...
al.com (blog)
Juanita McDowell, President & CEO of InMotion Real Estate Institute, will deliver "Gadgets & Gizmos for Real Estate" at the fourth annual Tuscaloosa ACRE Education & Outreach (E&O) event presented by the Alabama Center for Real Estate at The University ...

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Tuscaloosa man charged with incest, rape of 14-year-old - al.com

Tuscaloosa News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 19:27

Tuscaloosa man charged with incest, rape of 14-year-old
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TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The Tuscaloosa Police Department arrested a man Friday on charges of incest and rape in the second degree. Danny Williams was placed in the Tuscaloosa County Jail pending a total bond of $45,000, according to a TPD press ...
Tuscaloosa County School employee arrested for rape, incest and sodomyCBS42

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Mining commission to hold hearing on Riverkeeper petition Tuesday, sign-up to speak ends today

Birmingham Breaking News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 19:15
The Alabama Surface Mining Commission will hold a hearing Tuesday in Jasper regarding the "Lands Unsuitable for Coal Mining Petition" filed by eco-group Black Warrior Riverkeeper. Jesse Chambers | jchambers@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/jessechambers/index.html

City lights at Carraway? Birmingham councilwoman strengthens her pitch for old hospital

Birmingham Breaking News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 19:12
The shuttered Carraway hospital provides enough space to house a joint police and fire station while also leaving room for public park space and future mixed use development, Birmingham Councilwoman Maxine Parker said. Joseph D. Bryant | jbryant@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/jdbryant/index.html

Theatre Tuscaloosa to celebrate 15 years in Bean-Brown with 'Hairspray,' civil ... - al.com

Tuscaloosa News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 19:04

Theatre Tuscaloosa to celebrate 15 years in Bean-Brown with 'Hairspray,' civil ...
al.com
TUSCALOOSA, Alabama -- The Theatre Tuscaloosa 2013-2014 season, themed "Cheers to 15 Years!" will celebrate 15th anniversary in the Bean-Brown Theatre with three musicals, two special events, a comedy and what the company calls "a renewed ...

Take a trolley tour of downtown Huntsville and Twickenham historic district - The Huntsville Times - al.com

Huntsville News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:52

Take a trolley tour of downtown Huntsville and Twickenham historic district
The Huntsville Times - al.com
trolley.JPG Alabama Constitution Village interperter Neeve Weinberger tells stories about people and places from the past during a trolley tour of downtown Huntsville and the Twickenham Historic District in this file photo. The tours will take place ...

Being road nice can have nasty results (Traffic Mike)

Birmingham Breaking News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:37
Frank Couch/fcouch@al.comQ: While waiting at the traffic light on Alabama 119 to turn onto U.S. 280 east every morning, I witness at least three to five drivers who think that they are being kind by leaving a space between their car... Mike D. Smith | msmith@al.com http://connect.al.com/user/MikeDSmith/index.html

Huntsville close to announcing developer of 25-acre retail site bordering John ... - al.com

Huntsville News - Fri, 07/05/2013 - 18:32

Huntsville close to announcing developer of 25-acre retail site bordering John ...
al.com
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - The City of Huntsville is close to announcing its preferred developer of a 25-acre retail site on the edge of John Hunt Park. Director of Urban Development Shane Davis said the city could name the winning firm as early as Monday.

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