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Jeffco, State of Alabama Offer Additional $25M in Rental Assistance

Jeffco, State of Alabama Offer Additional $25M in Rental Assistance

ahfa.org The Alabama Housing Finance Authority (AHFA) and Jefferson County are working together to offer an additional $25 million in federal Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) for Jefferson County residents.  Funded by the U.S. Treasury, ERA was designed to provide short-term help with rent and utilities to lower-income renters experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 […]

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Mashonda Taylor Appointed to Birmingham Water Works Board

Mashonda Taylor Appointed to Birmingham Water Works Board

By Ryan Michaels The Birmingham Times Woodlawn United Executive Director Mashonda Taylor has been appointed to fill a four-month long vacancy on the embattled Birmingham Water Works Board (BWWB), the city announced on Tuesday. Taylor fills the seat left by former city representative Chris Rice. “It is an honor to be appointed to the Birmingham […]

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New UAB Photo Exhibit Highlights People with Physical Disabilities

New UAB Photo Exhibit Highlights People with Physical Disabilities

www.uab.edu  A new exhibition of photographs highlighting people who live with physical disabilities — and taken by a recent University of Alabama at Birmingham graduate who has cerebral palsy — will open Thursday, Jan. 26. “Strength in Vulnerability – Deconstructing Ableism: Profiles of Success, Determination and Perseverance” explores ingrained, internalized ableism and inclusion, acceptance and advocacy to […]

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Drew: Outdoor Shelters in the Cold for Cats

Drew: Outdoor Shelters in the Cold for Cats

By Samuetta Hill Drew Many instantly think of dogs when you talk about buying or building outdoor shelters for family pets. The American Society for the Prevention of the Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) reports that 44 percent of American households have dogs as pets, but 35 percent of American households have cats as pets. So […]

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Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland announces legislative agenda for 2023 general assembly session

Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland announces legislative agenda for 2023 general assembly session

By Tashi McQueen, AFRO Political Writer, tmcqueen@afro.com On Jan. 25 at 11:30 a.m. the 64-member Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM) announced their top priorities for the 445th Maryland General […]
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Apiary in the Sky works to beautify Newark neighborhoods, improve quality of life for residents

Apiary in the Sky works to beautify Newark neighborhoods, improve quality of life for residents

By Megan Sayles, AFRO Business Writer, msaylesafro.com When the COVID-19 pandemic inundated the world with uncertainty, Newark, N.J. native Marcellis Counts became a beekeeper.  A recent graduate of Seton Hall […]
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January 26, 2023

January 26, 2023

_____________________________ Employment ____________________________ PROJECT MANAGER INTERN BJCC, is recruiting for a Project Manager Intern; for information & to apply visit https://www.bjcc.org/jobs/ or send resume to careers@bjcc.org /fax resume 205-458-8530. BT01/19/2023 ___________________________ UTILITY COORDINATOR BJCC, is recruiting for a Utility Coordinator; for information & to apply visit https://www.bjcc.org/jobs/ or send resume to careers@bjcc.org /fax resume 205-458-8530. BT01/26/2023 ___________________________ COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST BJCC, is recruiting for a Communications Specialist; for information & to apply visit https://www.bjcc.org/jobs/ or send resume to careers@bjcc.org /fax resume 205-458-8530. BT01/26/2023 ___________________________ GUEST SERVICE AMBASSADOR GUEST EXPERIENCE COORDINATOR BJCC, is recruiting for a Guest Service Ambassador and Guest Experience Coordinator; for information & to apply visit https://www.bjcc.org/jobs/ or send resume to careers@bjcc.org /fax resume 205-458-8530. BT01/26/2023 ____________________________ UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO Administrative Assistant II, Communication Department Administrative Assistant, Counseling Services Visit https://jobs.montevallo.edu UM is an AA/EO/F/D/V Institution BT01/26/2023 ___________________________ _____________________________ LEGAL _____________________________ CASE NO. CV-2022-903214 THE BIRMINGHAM LAND BANK AUTHORITY, a Public Corporation, NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION TO:  MOORING TAX ASSET GROUP, LLC; RICHARD GREGORY COX; […]

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January 19, 2023

January 19, 2023

CASE NO. CV-2022-903214 THE BIRMINGHAM LAND BANK AUTHORITY, a Public Corporation, NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION TO:    MOORING TAX ASSET GROUP, LLC; RICHARD GREGORY COX; CLARKE COX; ESTATE OF NORMA JEAN WILLIAMS COX; CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA; J.T. SMALLWOOD, JEFFERSON COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR; AND JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA, and any and all other unknown heirs, […]

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Classified Ads January 19 2023

Classified Ads January 19 2023

CASE NO. CV-2022-903214 THE BIRMINGHAM LAND BANK AUTHORITY, a Public Corporation, NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION TO:    MOORING TAX ASSET GROUP, LLC; RICHARD GREGORY COX; CLARKE COX; ESTATE OF NORMA JEAN WILLIAMS COX; CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA; J.T. SMALLWOOD, JEFFERSON COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR; AND JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA, and any and all other unknown heirs, […]

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January 2023

CASE NO. CV-2022-903214 THE BIRMINGHAM LAND BANK AUTHORITY, a Public Corporation, NOTICE OF FINAL HEARING BY PUBLICATION TO:    MOORING TAX ASSET GROUP, LLC; RICHARD GREGORY COX; CLARKE COX; ESTATE OF NORMA JEAN WILLIAMS COX; CITY OF BIRMINGHAM, ALABAMA; J.T. SMALLWOOD, JEFFERSON COUNTY TAX COLLECTOR; AND JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALABAMA, and any and all other unknown heirs, […]

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Jefferson County (AL) Sheriff: New Mental Health Care Center a ‘Game Changer’

Jefferson County (AL) Sheriff: New Mental Health Care Center a ‘Game Changer’

The Birmingham Times State and local leaders on Tuesday cut the ribbon at the Craig Crisis Care Center in Birmingham which will offer assistance for mental health and substance use disorders. The center will be open 24/7 year-round and features 32 temporary observation beds and 16 extended observation beds. According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s […]

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Birmingham Hosts its First Training Camp for Activists, Organizers and Peacemakers

Birmingham Hosts its First Training Camp for Activists, Organizers and Peacemakers

By Nicole S. Daniel The Birmingham Times Onoyemi Williams, Deputy Director of Faith in Action Alabama’s Birmingham chapter, on Tuesday stood before nearly 50 attendees gathered at the Western Health Center in Midfield for Peacemaker Boot Camp Training and explained the difference between an activist and an organizer. “You can become an activist by accident,” […]

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‘How He Treated Me That Day … I Felt Overwhelmed With Love’

‘How He Treated Me That Day … I Felt Overwhelmed With Love’

BY JE’DON HOLLOWAY-TALLEY Special to the Birmingham Times “You Had Me at Hello’’ highlights married couples and the love that binds them. If you would like to be considered for a future “Hello’’ column, or know someone, please send nominations to Barnett Wright bwright@birminghamtimes.com. Include the couple’s name, contact number(s) and what makes their love […]

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USC Williams named Busch Light Starter 

USC Williams named Busch Light Starter 

USC Quarterback Caleb Williams will continue his off the field activities as he will have his first Coliseum highlight of 2023.The 6-1 sophomore will be waving the green flag for NASCAR’s first race of its 75th anniversary season. He has been named the Honorary Starter for the Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum on Sunday, Feb. 5. He’s the latest addition to a star-studded event that includes racing from the top drivers and cars of the NASCAR Cup Series, and performances by hip hop icons Cypress Hill and Wiz Khalifa. NASCARS season-opening exhibition airs live on FOX, with the main event beginning at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT. 

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