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.
Vocalist and bassist Jack Dolan talks his band's name, new album, and covering the Rolling Stones.
Songwriter for the stars steps into the spotlight.
Mike Cooley talks new album 'American Band,' songwriting and setlists.
Dex Romweber talks the Athens music scene, returning to Birmingham, and recording with Jack White.
An altercation between partygoers and police at five-year-old’s party results in four arrests in Kingston over the weekend.
Bassist Ben Shepherd talks his band’s reunion — and shares how he was almost a part of Seattle’s other big grunge group.
For World Press Freedom Day, a moment of reflection on a time before we became enemies of the people.
Legal or not, people who own wild animals find that it’s not exactly like having a domesticated pet.
The State House of Representatives’ new minority leader discusses rebuilding his party from the ground up.
After a process that was nearly derailed on several occasions, Board of Education announces Dr. Lisa Herring as new Birmingham City Schools head.