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By Erin Edgemon Nike is now the official supplier for Magic City’s professional soccer team Birmingham Legion Football Club. Birmingham Legion FC will begin play in 2019. “We are proud to be a Nike-sponsored soccer club and excited about the partnership as we establish the Legion FC brand,” said Jay Heaps, Legion FC president and […]

Updated 11:54 AM   By Erin Edgemon The Mountain Brook City Council on Monday approved a rezoning request to allow for the construction of a controversial condominium development off Overton Road. The council approved the rezoning 4-1 after a public hearing. Councilman Billy Pritchard voted against the rezoning. The developer, Leitman Perlman/Overton Village Condos LLC, sought […]


By: Jordan Highsmith Updated: May 05, 2018 08:50 PM CDT HOOVER, Ala. (WIAT) — Hoover firefighters responded to an apartment fire earlier this evening. Just before 6 p.m. a fire started in an upper level apartment that then spread to the attic at the Abbey at Riverchase apartments on Longleaf Drive. According to Captain Rusty Lowe with […]

By Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com | Posted on May 5, 2018 3:57 PM | Updated May 5, 2018 4:50 PM The 55th anniversary of the Children’s March is observed in Birmingham with two marches, one organized by the Birmingham Civic Rights Institute and the other by Jack and Jill. Some of the original foot soldiers […]

By: Kayla Gladney Updated: Apr 19, 2018 10:53 AM CDT BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – The Birmingham Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in finding a missing senior. 87-year-old Wesley Reed Jr. was last seen on April 9, 2018, in the 500 block of 24th Place North. Reed was supposed to ride a MAXX […]

WVTM 13 Digital Rendering of NFPA HEROES Experience in Pelham SOURCE: National Center for Fire and Life Safety A new 100,000-square-foot firefighter-themed attraction is coming to Pelham. The National Center for Fire and Life Safety and the National Fire Protection Association announced Wednesday that the first public fire and life safety education attraction, NFPA HEROES Experience, […]

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