At $428 million, the mayor’s proposed 2018 operating budget is the city’s largest yet. But where is that money going?
When we decide some lives are not worth living, are we dimming the lights on American democracy.
Jefferson County reserve deputy promises improved transparency and responsiveness.
For World Press Freedom Day, a moment of reflection on a time before we became enemies of the people.
The State House of Representatives’ new minority leader discusses rebuilding his party from the ground up.
Mayoral candidate and pastor promises a “community-centric” approach to governance.
'Weld' joins a growing list of news organizations around the country charting the rise of hate speech and acts.
Birmingham-based punk band unleashes first single off upcoming album 'The Cavemen We Become.'
Why we should reject Birmingham’s slow descent into abysmal voter turnout — and take our civic duty seriously.
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute pays tribute to Japanese-American survivors of U.S. internment camps — connecting the dots between a wartime disgrace and 21st-century fears.
Local business owner campaigns on transparency, reducing crime, and education reform.
Activists and citizens question hopefuls on policing, budget, race relations.
Our ex-governor’s sex scandal might be salacious, but it’s nothing compared to the state’s deeper, more systemic failure.
Candidate and former Auburn wide receiver promises to bring “championship mindset” to city hall.
Plus, why identity politics shouldn’t factor into this year’s mayoral election.