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Birmingham police investigating fatal shooting near Parker High School  WVTM13

Birmingham police are investigating a shooting near Parker High School Friday afternoon. Sgt. Johnny Williams said a man was found shot to death next to his ...



Parker HS band students ‘ecstatic’ to show off new uniforms  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - New school year, new band uniforms. These young musicians at A. H. Parker High School definitely deserve their new get-up.



The All-High School NFL Centennial Team: 100 years of Alabama preps in the pros  AL.com

An all-time lineup of NFL players from Alabama high schools.



‘Choir Boy’ is Carlton Bell’s black, queer, and unapologetic tribute to Birmingham  AL.com

The cast of The Birmingham Black Repertory Theatre Company's adaptation of "Choir Boy" during a dress rehearsal at the Birmingham Festival Theatre (Credit: ...



Birmingham's Parker High School to open as a warming station Sunday  WVTM13

Birmingham City Schools announced A.H. Parker High School will open as a warming station Sunday. The school's gymnasium will serve as a warm place to ...



The All-State NFL Centennial Team: Alabama roots to the pros  AL.com

An all-time NFL lineup of players with Alabama football roots.



Birmingham schools respond after petition to keep Parker High open spreads online  AL.com

Birmingham City Schools says it has no plans to close A.H. Parker High School after a petition to keep the school open began circulating on social media ...



Mayor Woodfin tweets promise that BCS students will receive free in-state college tuition starting in 2020  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE (8/89/19): Mayor Woodfin joined CBS 42 to share more details about his promise. Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin ...



Tough day for Parker High School; Tough year for Birmingham City Schools  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Two months, three separate tragedies, and five students killed. It has been an emotional year of loss for Birmingham City Schools.



UPDATE: Parker H.S. student identified as 1 of the teens killed after car goes over cliff on Shades Crest Rd  WAFF

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - The identities of two people who died Tuesday when the car they were in went over a cliff on Shades Crest Road have been ...



Parker High School asks for help buying new band uniforms  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Ask the members of the A.H. Parker High marching band what they love about it and they have no problem telling you.?



School coping with loss of 2 students after car goes off cliff  CBS42.com

STUDENTS REACT: We are learning more about the two victims in Tuesday's deadly car crash in Birmingham. A.H. Parker high school had grief counselors on ...



Birmingham City Schools enter leasing agreements with two popular churches  Bham Now

the Birmingham Board of Education entered into a 3 year lease agreement with Church of the Highlands.



More than 90 Parker High School students sign for colleges and universities  Birmingham Times

More than 90 seniors at A.H. Parker High School – double from last year's class – signed to attend colleges and universities during a ceremony held Friday at ...



'They were like brothers': 3 Parker High seniors grew up together, died together  AL.com

Friends and family identified the victims as Michael Davis, Joshua Lang and Jamorial Seay, all seniors at A.H. Parker High School. "They were like brothers,'' ...



Parker High QB Chris Williams inspires team after tragedy  WBRC

Parker quarterback Chris Williams played in the Thundering Herd's football game 18 hours after his family's home caught fire.



Church of the Highlands looks to use space at Parker High School  WVTM13

The Church of the Highlands is looking to use space at Parker High School on Sundays, as part of a lease agreement with Birmingham City Schools. The school ...



New Birmingham Kick Off Classic to be held at Legion Field  AL.com

The city council on Tuesday approved an agreement creating a high school football tournament to be held at Legion Field each year.



Plans in the works to save Legion Field  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - A Birmingham City Councilman has a plan to keep Legion Field running and to bring fans and sporting events into Birmingham.



Horrific, fiery crash killed 3 Parker High School students  AL.com

Parker High School had its prom Saturday night. It wasn't immediately clear whether the victims' attended the prom but were believed to be on their way home ...



Suspect arrested for murder in Smithfield community  WBRC

Birmingham Police confirm they are investigating a homicide.



One-Third of Alabama’s Failing Schools Are in the Birmingham Metro Area  WBHM

The Alabama State Department of Education has posted its list of the state's failing public schools, and 25 Birmingham metro-area public schools are on it. St.



Authorities identify teens killed in vehicle wreck off side of Shades Mountain  Hoover Sun

One was a 17-year-old freshman at Parker High School, and the other was a 15-year-old freshman from Holy Family Cristo Rey Catholic High School.



UAB to spotlight ties with Parker High School in ongoing series with city schools  Birmingham Times

By Shannon Thomason. UAB News. A panel of Parker High School graduates will honor the school's legacy on Tuesday, Feb. 21, in a discussion at UAB's Hill ...



At A.H. Parker HS, Rachel Simonne has dance program that is safe space for students  Birmingham Times

Rachel Simonne may be a part of the millennial generation, but her focus is on the next generation. As the director of A.H. Parker High School's Theater and ...



Former NBA pros hold Basketball camp for aspiring young players  WBRC

Several former NBA pros, including former Alabama basketball star James Robinson, taught more than 75 aspiring young basketball players the fundamentals ...



State Troopers determine drag racing, DUI caused wreck that killed 3 Parker HS students  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Alabama State Troopers are determined the single-vehicle crash that left three Parker High School students dead was caused by drag racing. DUI also played a ...



Birmingham students get seat at political roundtable in D.C.  Birmingham Times

Kamil Goodman, a junior at A.H. Parker High School and Stacey Foster, a senior at Wenonah High School, both attended the Eighth Annual Black Women's ...



Woodlawn High School student accepted to 31 colleges, earns $1.3 million in scholarship offers  Bham Now

Hard work and preparation has paid off Benjamin Holmes of Birmingham. The Woodlawn High School senior began working on his college applications this ...



Parents, principal at odds at Birmingham's A.H. Parker High School  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- With a new building and its third principal in four years, A.H. Parker High School is embroiled in a political tug of war as some parents ...



Parker High School hoping to raise money for new band uniforms  CBS42.com

Alumni of A.H. Parker High School are working to raise money for new band uniforms for the 2018-2019 school year.



Free A.H. Parker! Birmingham, tear down those bars!  AL.com

As long as we're talking about statues... Free A.H. Parker! There's a lot of talk of messaging these days. Of symbols and signs and unintended statements made ...



Smithfield corner store becomes work of art, courtesy A.H. Parker High School Robotics Team and Magic City Mural Collective  The Birmingham News - al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- A mural conceived in collaboration between A.H. Parker High School's Robotics Team and Magic City Mural Collective will be ...



76 Alabama schools on ‘failing’ list  AL.com

The list of schools deemed "failing" based on spring 2018 test scores was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education website Jan. 18.



Stephanie 'Lady B' Byrd: From foster care to Parker High School to stand-up  Birmingham Times

When you've lived a life like Stephanie “Lady B” Byrd's, you learn the importance of a good laugh. Given up at birth, she was left in the care of hospital nurses as ...



Teens killed in SUV plunge off bluff identified as Birmingham students, ages 17 and 15  AL.com

First responders from Birmingham and Hoover were dispatched to the 800 block of Shades Crest Road, directly across the street from Mr. P's Butcher Shop and ...



Ex-Auburn player preaches at Church of Highlands downtown branch  AL.com

The newest branch of Alabama's largest church features a former Auburn University football player as the preacher.



Birmingham senior Jillian Jolly accepts $300000 full ride to Yale University with help of citywide program  Bham Now

Ramsay High School senior Jillian Jolly is going to Yale in the fall. Find out how the College Choice Foundation, an Alabama-based nonprofit, helped the 18 ...



Johnson: ’It was like the wild, wild West,' says woman whose mother died after beating in public housing apartment  AL.com

One former Park Place public housing resident still feels the pain of her mother's death following a brutal attack in the apartment. Are public housing residents ...



BCS operation director makes deal with Church of the Highlands without board approval  WBRC

Church of the Highlands is currently using a space within Parker High School that it was given permission without the Board of Education's approval.



Birmingham high school students raise $5K in supplies for elementary schools  Bham Now

What's out: teachers dipping into their own pockets for basic classroom supplies. (Seriously, boo.) What's in: local high school students on the Birmingham Youth ...



Parker High supporter says he was told Eric Bledsoe was ineligible entering senior season  al.com

Kentucky player's Birmingham attorney takes issue with credibility of accuser.



After losing scholarship offers in HS, Myles Parker wants to prove himself as Auburn walk-on  AL.com

Myles Parker might not have gotten Division I scholarship offers. The jury is still out on whether or not he deserved one.



A surprise each fall: Back-to-school supply, fee costs  AL.com

Justin Dawes | jdawes@mlive.com. School supplies are just part of the cost for parents and children as Alabamians return to school in a couple of weeks.



Alabama Roots: David Dahl brings state's MLB All-Star total to 48  AL.com

Marcio Jose Sanchez. Former Oak Mountain High School standout David Dahl is representing the Colorado Rockies at the MLB All-Star Game on Tuesday night ...



Parker High School alum takes dance skills from Birmingham to Shanghai  Birmingham Times

By Je'Don Holloway Talley For the Birmingham Times. Swanigan teaches dance and choreography for the Birmingham City Schools Arts Education Department ...



Singer, reality star Tamar Braxton surprises Parker HS students  WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - "No matter where you come from never let an obstacle get in your way," Tamar Braxton told A.H. Parker High School students on ...



Meet the millennials on the move in the Magic City  Birmingham Times

For Ace Graham, Birmingham is the perfect metropolis for millennials to launch their dreams. Graham, 34, owns and operates Alchemy, a high-end streetwear ...



Birmingham BOE signs off on leases for Church of the Highlands to use space in schools  WBRC

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) --Birmingham's City School board has decided the Church of the Highlands can continue to worship at two city schools. The school ...



Parker's new football stadium should be named for whom? (Crenshaw)  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- What's in a name? That's the question that's being pondered these days at Parker High. A new day is about to dawn for the ...



Birmingham's old Parker High at least temporarily escapes demolition  al.com

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- Two alumni of Parker High School in Birmingham have been granted a temporary restraining order that prohibits the Birmingham ...



City's Young Basketball Talent on Display at Skills Clinic  Birmingham Times

Dozens of area children were at A.H. Parker High School on Friday for a basketball skills clinic as part of the Young3, an initiative for children ages 7-14. Young3 ...



Triple Shooting At Smithfield Housing Projects  Patch.com

Triple Shooting At Smithfield Housing Projects - Birmingham, AL - Police are on the scene at a shooting off 2nd St N near Parker High School in the Smithfield ...



Dannetta Thornton Owens, 80, former Birmingham school board member  Birmingham Times

Times staff report. Dannetta Thornton Owens, former president of the Birmingham Board of Education, died on December 15. She was 80. She was at home ...



Justin Streeter brings worldview — and millennials — into his Magnolia House nightclub  Birmingham Times

Justin Streeter, owner of the Magnolia House nightclub, is honest in his assessment of Birmingham's nightlife. The 29-year-old Ensley native, who has done his ...



Birmingham Women’s March to focus on black women wellness  AL.com

An LGBTQ group dedicated to people of color have taken the reins of the Birmingham Women's March, focusing the event on women's wellness.



Birmingham neighborhood president named United Way corporate volunteer of the year  Yellowhammer News

The United Way of Central Alabama recently named Thomasine “TC” Jackson as the 2019 recipient of its Corporate Volunteer of the Year. Jackson serves as ...



JOEY KENNEDY: A thundering herd may be on the way in the wake of Parker High principal's ouster  The Birmingham News - al.com

Former Parker High Principal Spurgeon Banyard, left, is known as a disciplinarian. (The Birmingham News/Linda Stelter) Just about everybody admits that in the ...



Ensley Native, Ashley Sankey, Self-Taught Musician  Birmingham Times

Even though she's a classically trained keyboardist and percussionist and a formally trained jazz and opera vocalist, Ensley native Ashley Sankey wanted more.



Former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford dead at 72  WVTM13

Former Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford has passed away at the age of 72. Langford, who was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison in 2009 for bribery and ...



Guardrail possible for Shades Crest Road where teenagers died  WBRC

City leaders in Birmingham are considering putting a guardrail where two teenagers died when their vehicle went off a cliff last week.



Birmingham ranks 4th in ‘Best Cities for Jobseekers 2019’  CBS42.com

In a report from Indeed.com, Birmingham ranked fourth among big cities like San Jose, San Francisco and Boston.



Stepping with Kappa Alpha Psi  WBRC

The Alabaster-Pelham Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi is holding its annual Step Show at Parker High School Saturday, Feb. 23.



Birmingham students hold town hall to battle gun violence  AL.com

The town hall, #NeverAgainBHM, was conceived in the days following the shooting death of Huffman High senior Courtlin Arrington on March 7.



Birmingham, Jefferson County officials preparing for potentially severe weather  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — City and county officials tell CBS 42 that there is a degree of uncertainty when it comes to what Mother Nature has in store for this ...



Jackson-Olin's Quandarrius Robinson commits to Alabama  CBS42.com

Jackson-Olin linebacker Que Robinson flips his commits from Auburn to Alabama. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in ...



4-year-old rushed to hospital after shooting in Birmingham  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: Birmingham police has one person in custody for questioning. There are no charges yet for the suspect. WATCH: ...



Birmingham Women’s March draws activists, local groups  AL.com

Dozens of people attended the Birmingham Women's March on the city's west side Saturday morning to march for equality and learn about resources available ...



Woodfin pushes to name Birmingham Crossplex after Larry Langford  AL.com

Mayor Larry Langford stopped by Parker High School Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008, to look into the problem of the football field not being mowed. He says there are ...



Preserving the memories of Ullman High  Weld for Birmingham

Donna Edwards Todd can recall the months in 1964 when she pondered where she would attend high school. She had a few choices for where she would ...



Parker’s Eric Bledsoe agrees to $70 million deal with Milwaukee Bucks  AL.com

Former Parker High School star Eric Bledsoe and the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed on a four-year, $70 million contract extension.



Dorothea Crosby elected new president of Birmingham NAACP  Birmingham Times

Dorothea Crosby has been elected president of the Metro Birmingham Branch of the NAACP, the organization announced Tuesday. The election which was ...



Jasper soccer teams clinch area titles  Daily Mountain Eagle

Jasper's Oscar Hernandez (19) battles a Parker High School player for the ball during their area game at the Jasper toy bowl field on Monday. Jasper won the ...



Alabama Roots: The 100 greatest NFL careers -- Players 1 through 20  AL.com

Which players from Alabama high schools and colleges have had the greatest NFL careers in the league's 99 seasons?



The History of Black Golf in Birmingham  Birmingham Times

The top shelf of the pro shop at the Highland Park Golf Course in Birmingham's South Avondale area easily doubles as a hall of fame, a place where ...



NBA returning to Birmingham for 2018 preseason contest  Alabama NewsCenter

The students at A.H. Parker High School knew they were gathering in the gym for a pep rally, but it was what they didn't know that caused them to go wild with ...



Birmingham Metro Area: 2018 Year in Review  Birmingham Times

The first black Sheriff and District Attorney elected in Jefferson County. Birmingham gets a new police chief. A police-involved shooting of a 21-year-old man in ...



Thousands of Alabama students enroll without vaccine records  AL.com

Newly-released data show that some public schools enrolled hundreds of students without proof of immunization.



NBA playoffs tip off for 4 former Alabama prep stars  AL.com

Four former Alabama high school basketball stars begin pursuit of the NBA championship this weekend as eight first-round playoff series tip off.



Dana Gresham: From A.H. Parker High to Chief of Staff for Senator Doug Jones  Birmingham Times

By Anita Debro. For The Birmingham Times. Dana Gresham, (right), chief of staff for Alabama Sen. Doug Jones and Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin in ...



Teens Killed In Shades Crest Bluff Crash Identified  Patch.com

Teens Killed In Wreck Off Shades Crest Bluff - Hoover, AL - Two teens died after the SUV there were in plunged off the bluff at Shades Crest in Hoover.



Parker High grad, former Congressional aide, Derrick Richardson now oversees Birmingham nonprofit  Birmingham Times

By Erica Wright The Birmingham Times. Derrick Richardson, of Birmingham, is excited to be named inaugural executive director of The Alabama Alliance of ...



Rivers, Ruth Helen Jones  Dothan Eagle

January 29, 1928 October 13, 2018. Ruth Helen Jones Rivers, considered herself a truly fortunate woman, and enjoyed a blessed life since her birth on January ...



Cap Brown headlines list of former Birmingham coaches to be honored Friday  AL.com

Cap Brown headlines list of former Birmingham coaches to be honored Friday.



Birmingham school board replaces principal who boosted scores at Parker High  al.com

Spurgeon Banyard was one of three principals replaced under a plan approved by the board.



‘He hadn’t even started living really’ : 23-year-old father of twins mourned after deadly drive-by shooting  AL.com

Michael Toney Jr. was killed about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, outside a home on Woodland Avenue S.W. It was the second deadly drive-by shooting ...



13 Birmingham City Schools on Alabama's list of 'failing' schools  AL.com

Birmingham City Schools has 13 schools on the Alabama State Department of Education's list of 75 failing public schools.



"Parker family" mourns three seniors killed in weekend crash  WVTM13

The boys were just weeks away from their high school graduation when they were killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning. The victims have been ...



NBA returning to Birmingham for a 2018 preseason game  Birmingham Times

By Ariel Worthy. The Birmingham Times. Excited Parker High School students surround Houston Rockets star James Harden. (Ariel Worthy photo). The National ...



Guest-curated exhibit at the BMA honors unnamed women of the civil rights movement  AL.com

Activist, organizer, and speaker T. Marie King curated an exhibit for the Birmingham Museum of Art that focuses on unnamed women of the civil rights movement.



City Students on the 'Life-Changing' Experience of the Birmingham Promise  Birmingham Times

Over the past few weeks, there has been an extensive debate about the merits of the Birmingham Promise Initiative, a new program proposed by Mayor Randall ...



Birmingham police arrest suspect in connection to Ensley homicide  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) -- Birmingham police released an update on a homicide that took place on October 11, 2018 in Ensley. Police report that detectives ...



Happy Birthday! Dorothy Levy, founder of United Ability turns 107!  CBS42.com

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) - Dorothy Levy, who was instrumental in the founding of Spastic Aid of Alabama, now United Ability, turns 107 years old on Sunday.



Birmingham looks to fight crime with community through 'Peace in the Park'  CBS42.com

Birmingham Police say crime can go up as much as 42% during the summer months. . For the latest stories in breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in ...



Teens killed in Shades Crest Road crash identified  WVTM13

We're learning more about the two teens who were inside the SUV that plunged over the edge of Shades Crest Road. 



Brett Oates, founder, celebrates 10 years with Silver Glovez baseball camp  Birmingham Times

For the past 10 years, Brett Oates has been able to turn his love of sports into something that benefits the community. The 55-year-old founder of Silver Glovez, ...



'Understand that it's the small things that matter'  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 ...



Houston Rockets vs. Memphis Grizzlies a 'dream' matchup for some  Birmingham Times

Gretchen Sheirr is living the dream. She grew up in Houston, Texas, and was a fan of the hometown Rockets. She was particularly fond of center Hakeem “The ...



Hank Aaron leads Alabama's 100-homer hitters  AL.com

The players from Alabama colleges, high schools, industrial leagues and sandlots who've hit at least 100 MLB home runs.



Failing Alabama public schools: 75 on newest list, most are high schools  AL.com

The newest list of Alabama's 75 "failing" public schools was quietly posted to the Alabama State Department of Education's web site today. As in 2017, most on ...



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