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Historical Alabama: Bankhead Lock and Dam

In this photo from 1914, a pulley lifts a large rock during the construction of the Bankhead Lock and Dam on the Black Warrior...

Retrospect: The Birmingham & Southeastern Railroad

In March 1950, Mobilians were treated to a top-to-bottom tour of the Waterman Steamship Corp.’s new headquarters.

Gadsden Mall thrives while many pine

The Gadsden Mall is thriving while others around the country are struggling.

Spotlight: Jefferson County

Jefferson County spans 1,111 square miles in north central Alabama. It is the state’s most populous county with 659,680 people. Alabama’s largest city, Birmingham,...

Spotlight on Jefferson County: Culture & Recreation

Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument • The Birmingham Civil Rights National Monument is dedicated to telling the history of Black Americans and their fight...

Spotlight on Jefferson County: Higher Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham UAB is a research university and academic medical center and a major economic driver in Jefferson County. With more than 22,500...

Spotlight on Jefferson County: Community Development

Jefferson County is preparing the way for new companies and existing national companies to move in or reinvest their dollars and create new jobs...

Birmingham startup Linq experiences rapid growth

Birmingham startup Linq is experiencing growth with its "digital business card."

Spotlight on Jefferson County: Movers & Shapers

Jason Alexander is president and CEO of Ascension St. Vincent’s and executive vice president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Health System/Ascension...

Spotlight on Jefferson County: Health Care

UAB Health System On its website, UAB Medicine’s charge is clear: “UAB Medicine’s mission is to deliver world-class patient care to the residents of Alabama...

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