Tattoos and the artists who ink them are becoming more and more common, but as the business grows, it faces challenges
The Spectrum Internet Assist program will provide low-cost, high-speed internet to the underserved.
At $428 million, the mayor’s proposed 2018 operating budget is the city’s largest yet. But where is that money going?
Why isn’t our city government fulfilling its most basic duties?
Speaking both publicly and anonymously, most council members express the belief that the mayor played a role in one member not seeking re-election.
A look into the firearm culture that still divides a mostly one-party state.
Looking back at a 1978 meeting of Birmingham’s elites shows just how far Birmingham hasn’t come.
Community activists accuse Mayor Bell of campaign finance violations, neglect of city.
Larry Butler talks about the need for involvement in his neighborhood — from citizens, the city, and the police.
New legislation makes charter schools all but inevitable in the city. But is that a good thing?
Why Birmingham’s inability to reach a consensus on its civil goals is an impediment to its potential greatness.
Bell alleges councilors refuse to recognize his achievements, while councilors accuse him of trying to take all the credit for the city’s initiatives.
John C. Harris discusses his neighborhood’s framework plan for addressing blight and crime.
Jefferson County reserve deputy promises improved transparency and responsiveness.
Dex Romweber talks the Athens music scene, returning to Birmingham, and recording with Jack White.